Allen County Genealogical Society of Indiana

P.O. Box 12003
Fort Wayne, Indiana 46862

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Welcome to the Allen County Genealogical Society of Indiana. This is the 40th year since ACGSI began and the 10th anniversary of our website, We are planning a number of special celebration events.

Our website information is focused on Allen County, Indiana and is constantly being updated with new features, records, charts, maps, and links. We welcome suggestions for types of materials to add. You can also find us on Facebook and Twitter. Be sure to check out our blog and the Allen County GenWeb.

ACGSI presents programs on the second Wednesday of each month, September through June, at the main Allen County Public Library. Refreshments are served at 6:30 P.M. followed by our speaker of the evening at 7:00 P.M. Everyone interested in genealogy and family history is welcome as the programs are free, educational, and related to the subject of genealogy.

Interested in computers and genealogical research? Then our Genealogy Technology Group is for you. This group meets on the third Wednesday, September through May, beginning at 7:00 P.M., at the main Allen County Public Library. We will do our best to answer questions you may have about relevant topics and we discuss items of interest to the attendees.

Membership is open to anyone world-wide. As a member, you will receive access to the members-only section of this website along with Lines, our quarterly newsletter. Click on the link for an application form or join online.

I hope you will find helpful for your research and encourage you to attend the free ACGSI monthly programs. See you there!

Dave Peterson War of 1812 Contributor
Dave Peterson, President


Fort Wayne Electric Corp. Payroll Ledger

We are pleased to present never-before-available employment records which cover about 570 factory employees from Aug. 1894 to Sep. 1896. The FWEC factory, a predecessor of the General Electric Fort Wayne Works, employed about 1.5% of Fort Wayne's population. Explore these records here.

Funeral Card Collection
We seek funeral cards to add to our online archive containing thousands of records. Check out the collection.

New Records on this Site
Deed Index, 1870s
Divorce News, 1892-1893
Guardianships, 1860s-1890s
Marriages, 1943-
Peltier & Wellman Mortuary Records, 1800s-1900s
Vital Records Collection, 1890s

Next Program
The next monthly program will be held Dec. 9, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. at the main Allen County Public Library, 900 Library Plaza. Marge Graham will present Wills and Probate Records.

Online Shopping
Visit our page for online ordering. It may be used for purchasing books, paying membership dues, or making a donation to further the work of the society.

Veterans Honor Roll
ACGSI is sponsoring the Web site for the 21st Century Allen County Veterans Honor Roll at If you know of veterans or active troops who are missing from the roll, please forward that information to John Hannigan.

Learn about the Work of ACGSI

This interview footage is presented here courtesy of Linda Jackson and Granite Broadcasting. It originally aired in June 2011 on Indiana's News Center.

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