Archive for the ‘Research’ Category

New ACGSI Website “Stuff” for February 2017

New Allen County, Indiana genealogy family history research “stuff” added to our www.acgsi.org web site is listed here. Some items are public while some are Members Only. Volunteers, membership fees and your donations of family research, time and money make it possible to keep adding more items online.

$40 for Forty – 40th Anniversary Donation

40-for-40February 2017

  • Death records through #19733 (1901)
  • Divorces from Common Pleas Order Book I, 1864-1865 (in progress)

Members Only Section

  • General meeting minutes and treasurer reports for the last half of 2016
  • St. John’s Evangelical & Reformed/UCC register, 1941-1982, pp. 156-160

Free Monthly Educational Programs

2016-2017 Free Educational Program brochure on Facebook

 

Second Wednesday evening September to May with 6:30 p.m. refreshments and social time. 7:00 p.m. FREE genealogy program in Meeting Room A at the Allen County Public Library (ACPL), 900 Library Plaza, Fort Wayne, Indiana.

 

 Genealogy Technology Group

Third Wednesday evening September to May at 7:00 p.m in ACPL Meeting Room B. Round table discussion of anything related to genealogy research using the internet, computers, mobile devices, social media, software and much much more.

Web and Social Media Sites:

 

ACGSI web site: www.acgsi.org

Allen INGenWeb: www.acgsi.org/genweb/

Facebook: facebook.com/ACGSI/

Google+: plus.google.com

Pinterest: pinterest.com/acgsi/

Twitter: twitter.com/ACGSI

WordPress blog: acgsi.wordpress.com/

Genealogy Technology Group – March 15, 2017

An open discussion of anything related to genealogy whether software, the internet, monthly backups, computers, mobile devices such as cellphones and tablets, social media and much more.

Guests are Always Welcome!

Every 3rd Wednesday, September through May, bring your questions and/or problems to the 7:00 p.m. discussion in Meeting Room B at the Allen County Public Library (ACPL), 900 Library Plaza, Fort Wayne, Indiana.

$40 for Forty – 40th Anniversary Donation

40-for-40

Also attend our:

Free Monthly Educational Programs

2016-2017 Free Educational Program brochure on Facebook

Second Wednesday evening September to May with 6:30 p.m. refreshments and social time. 7:00 p.m. FREE genealogy program in Meeting Room A at the Allen County Public Library (ACPL), 900 Library Plaza, Fort Wayne, Indiana.

Web and Social Media Sites:

 

ACGSI web site: www.acgsi.org

Allen INGenWeb: www.acgsi.org/genweb/

Facebook: facebook.com/ACGSI/

Google+: plus.google.com

Pinterest: pinterest.com/acgsi/

Twitter: twitter.com/ACGSI

WordPress blog: acgsi.wordpress.com/

“Amish Mennonite Immigrants to Allen and Adams Counties” March 8, 2017 presented by Joe Springer – Free Educational Genealogy Program

In the mid-nineteenth century, Amish Mennonite immigrants began settling in northeastern Indiana. This presentation will explore European places of origin, immigration patterns, and documentation available for these immigrants. Get tips on reliable sources for Amish Mennonite family history.

Joe Springer has been the curator of the Mennonite Historical Library at the Goshen College for over thirty years. He holds master’s degrees in history and library science from Catholic University of America. He has written a two-volume sourcebook including many Allen County immigrants.

Guests are Always Welcome!

6:30 p.m. refreshments and social time the second Wednesday evening, September to May, at 7:00 p.m. is our free Genealogy Education Program in Meeting Room A at the Allen County Public Library (ACPL), 900 Library Plaza, Fort Wayne, Indiana.

$40 for Forty – 40th Anniversary Fundraising Campaign

40-for-40

Genealogy Technology Group

Third Wednesday evening September to May at 7:00 p.m in ACPL Meeting Room B. Round table discussion of anything related to genealogy research using the internet, computers, mobile devices, social media, software and much much more.

Web and Social Media Sites

ACGSI web site: www.acgsi.org

Allen INGenWeb: www.acgsi.org/genweb/

Facebook: facebook.com/ACGSI/

Google+: plus.google.com

Pinterest: pinterest.com/acgsi/

Twitter: twitter.com/ACGSI

WordPress blog: acgsi.wordpress.com/

New ACGSI Website “Stuff” for January 2017

New Allen County, Indiana genealogy family history research “stuff” added to our www.acgsi.org web site is listed here. Some items are public while some are Members Only. Volunteers, membership fees and your donations of family research, time and money make it possible to keep adding more items online.

$40 for Forty – 40th Anniversary Donation

40-for-40January 2017

  • Death records through #19478 (1901)
  • Divorces from Common Pleas Order Books J & K, 1865-1867
  • Divorce clipping with case list, 1859
  • Funeral Card Collection through #15384
  • Klaehn funeral home records, A-C

Members Only Section

  • Marriage books 163 & 164 photographed and uploaded for indexing (1958-1959)

Free Monthly Educational Programs

2016-2017 Free Educational Program brochure on Facebook

 

Second Wednesday evening September to May with 6:30 p.m. refreshments and social time. 7:00 p.m. FREE genealogy program in Meeting Room A at the Allen County Public Library (ACPL), 900 Library Plaza, Fort Wayne, Indiana.

 

 Genealogy Technology Group

Third Wednesday evening September to May at 7:00 p.m in ACPL Meeting Room B. Round table discussion of anything related to genealogy research using the internet, computers, mobile devices, social media, software and much much more.

Web and Social Media Sites:

 

ACGSI web site: www.acgsi.org

Facebook: facebook.com/ACGSI/

Google+: plus.google.com

Pinterest: pinterest.com/acgsi/

Twitter: twitter.com/ACGSI

WordPress blog: acgsi.wordpress.com/

Genealogy Technology Group – February 15, 2017

An open discussion of anything related to genealogy whether software, the internet, monthly backups, computers, mobile devices such as cellphones and tablets, social media and much more.

Guests are Always Welcome!

Every 3rd Wednesday, September through May, bring your questions and/or problems to the 7:00 p.m. discussion in Meeting Room B at the Allen County Public Library (ACPL), 900 Library Plaza, Fort Wayne, Indiana.

$40 for Forty – 40th Anniversary Donation

40-for-40

Also attend our:

Free Monthly Educational Programs

2016-2017 Free Educational Program brochure on Facebook

Second Wednesday evening September to May with 6:30 p.m. refreshments and social time. 7:00 p.m. FREE genealogy program in Meeting Room A at the Allen County Public Library (ACPL), 900 Library Plaza, Fort Wayne, Indiana.

Web and Social Media Sites:

 

ACGSI web site: www.acgsi.org

Facebook: facebook.com/ACGSI/

Google+: plus.google.com

Pinterest: pinterest.com/acgsi/

Twitter: twitter.com/ACGSI

WordPress blog: acgsi.wordpress.com/

“Being a Genealogical Detective” February 8, 2017 presented by Curt Sylvester – Free Educational Genealogy Program

Using detective skills is an important part of learning more about one’s ancestors. Learn to spot clues in documents and then how to research them further using various internet searches. Using Google and other search engines to survey information provided by churches, genealogical societies, governmental agencies and other sources.

Curt Sylvester is a former president of ACGSI and is presently chair of programming. He has written eight genealogical books found in our Genealogy Center and presents lectures and workshops around the state. Curt holds a doctorate degree from Drew University in Madison, New Jersey.

Guests are Always Welcome!

6:30 p.m. refreshments and social time the second Wednesday evening, September to May, at 7:00 p.m. is our free Genealogy Education Program in Meeting Room A at the Allen County Public Library (ACPL), 900 Library Plaza, Fort Wayne, Indiana.

$40 for Forty – 40th Anniversary Fundraising Campaign

40-for-40

Genealogy Technology Group

Third Wednesday evening September to May at 7:00 p.m in ACPL Meeting Room B. Round table discussion of anything related to genealogy research using the internet, computers, mobile devices, social media, software and much much more.

Web and Social Media Sites

ACGSI web site: www.acgsi.org

Facebook: facebook.com/ACGSI/

Google+: plus.google.com

Pinterest: pinterest.com/acgsi/

Twitter: twitter.com/ACGSI

WordPress blog: acgsi.wordpress.com/

New ACGSI Website “Stuff” for December 2016

New Allen County, Indiana genealogy family history research “stuff” added to our www.acgsi.org web site is listed here. Some items are public while some are Members Only. Volunteers, membership fees and your donations of family research, time and money make it possible to keep adding more items online.

$40 for Forty – 40th Anniversary Donation

40-for-40December 2016

  • Death records through #19356 (1901)
  • Divorces from Common Pleas Order Book L, 1867-1868
  • Marriage index maintenance – larger alphabetic sections subdivided to decrease page size
  • Mungovan & Sons funeral home records, v. 3 (from Nancy K.)
  • Sloan funeral home records, 1965-1974 (from Linda)

Members Only Section

  • December Lines
  • Obituary index, March 1936-February 1938
  • St. John’s Evangelical & Reformed/UCC register, 1941-1982, pp. 141-155
  • Tri-State obituaries, 1964-1969, pp. 1-200, A-B

Free Monthly Educational Programs

2016-2017 Free Educational Program brochure on Facebook

 

Second Wednesday evening September to May with 6:30 p.m. refreshments and social time. 7:00 p.m. FREE genealogy program in Meeting Room A at the Allen County Public Library (ACPL), 900 Library Plaza, Fort Wayne, Indiana.

 

 Genealogy Technology Group

Third Wednesday evening September to May at 7:00 p.m in ACPL Meeting Room B. Round table discussion of anything related to genealogy research using the internet, computers, mobile devices, social media, software and much much more.

Web and Social Media Sites:

 

ACGSI web site: www.acgsi.org

Facebook: facebook.com/ACGSI/

Google+: plus.google.com

Pinterest: pinterest.com/acgsi/

Twitter: twitter.com/ACGSI

WordPress blog: acgsi.wordpress.com/

Genealogy Technology Group – January 18, 2016

An open discussion of anything related to genealogy whether software, the internet, monthly backups, computers, mobile devices such as cellphones and tablets, social media and much more.

Guests are Always Welcome!

Every 3rd Wednesday, September through May, bring your questions and/or problems to the 7:00 p.m. discussion in Meeting Room B at the Allen County Public Library (ACPL), 900 Library Plaza, Fort Wayne, Indiana.

$40 for Forty – 40th Anniversary Donation

40-for-40Also attend our:

Free Monthly Educational Programs

2016-2017 Free Educational Program brochure on Facebook

Second Wednesday evening September to May with 6:30 p.m. refreshments and social time. 7:00 p.m. FREE genealogy program in Meeting Room A at the Allen County Public Library (ACPL), 900 Library Plaza, Fort Wayne, Indiana.

And online visit our:

 

Web and Social Media Sites:

 

ACGSI web site: www.acgsi.org

Facebook: facebook.com/ACGSI/

Google+: plus.google.com

Pinterest: pinterest.com/acgsi/

Twitter: twitter.com/ACGSI

WordPress blog: acgsi.wordpress.com/

“Working With A Single Record” presented by Cynthia Theusch – January 11, 2017 – Free Educational Genealogy Program

When researching, you may have a single obituary, funeral card, or death record that doesn’t have other documents to show just how a person fits into history. This presentation will demonstrate how to take information from a single item and locate other data and records.

Cynthia Theusch has been on staff at the ACPL Genealogy Center since 2008. A native of Michigan, she has served as President of the Mid-Michigan Genealogical Society. She holds a master’s degree in Library and Information Science and a Certificate in Archival Administration from Wayne State University.

Guests are Always Welcome!

January 2017 Only – Program will be upstairs in the Genealogy Center Discovery Center. Refreshments will be in the entry hallway.

6:30 p.m. refreshments and social time the second Wednesday evening, September to May, at 7:00 p.m. is our free Genealogy Education Program in Meeting Room A at the Allen County Public Library (ACPL), 900 Library Plaza, Fort Wayne, Indiana.

WinterTech at Genealogy Center

2:30PM WinterTech programs, November through February, in the Discovery Center at the Genealogy Center the same Wednesday as our Free programs. January 11, 2017 Using Third-Party Tools to Analyze Your DNA Results” by Sara Allen. For other programs see their brochure:  http://genealogycenter.org/docs/wintertech20162017

$40 for Forty – 40th Anniversary Fundraising Campaign

40-for-40

Genealogy Technology Group

Third Wednesday evening September to May at 7:00 p.m in ACPL Meeting Room B. Round table discussion of anything related to genealogy research using the internet, computers, mobile devices, social media, software and much much more.

Web and Social Media Sites

ACGSI web site: www.acgsi.org

Facebook: facebook.com/ACGSI/

Google+: plus.google.com

Pinterest: pinterest.com/acgsi/

Twitter: twitter.com/ACGSI

WordPress blog: acgsi.wordpress.com/

New ACGSI Website “Stuff” for November 2016

New Allen County, Indiana genealogy family history research “stuff” added to our www.acgsi.org web site in 2016 is listed here. Some items are public while some are Members Only. Volunteers, membership fees and your donations of family research, time and money make it possible to keep adding more items online.

$40 for Forty – 40th Anniversary Donation

40-for-40November 2016

  • $40 for Forty fundraising page
  • Death records through #19264 (1900-1901)
  • Divorce case files from boxes 232-242, 286, 1830s-1870s
  • Divorce news 1924
  • Marriage database contains 33,937 records
  • Deed index citations 5,636 from 1870s

Members Only Section

  • Society membership directory, November 2016
  • St. John’s Evangelical & Reformed/UCC register, 1941-1982, pp. 67-140
  • Marriage books 161 & 162 photographed and uploaded for indexing

Free Monthly Educational Programs

2016-2017 Free Educational Program brochure on Facebook

 

Second Wednesday evening September to May with 6:30 p.m. refreshments and social time. 7:00 p.m. FREE genealogy program in Meeting Room A at the Allen County Public Library (ACPL), 900 Library Plaza, Fort Wayne, Indiana.

 

 Genealogy Technology Group

Third Wednesday evening September to May at 7:00 p.m in ACPL Meeting Room B. Round table discussion of anything related to genealogy research using the internet, computers, mobile devices, social media, software and much much more.

Web and Social Media Sites:

 

ACGSI web site: www.acgsi.org

Facebook: facebook.com/ACGSI/

Google+: plus.google.com

Pinterest: pinterest.com/acgsi/

Twitter: twitter.com/ACGSI

WordPress blog: acgsi.wordpress.com/