Allen County, Indiana Lookups

Allen County Reference Books and Lookup Volunteers

Consider leaving a Surname Query before asking for help with a particular person or family.

Thousands of pre-1920 Allen County, Indiana books are being posted online by the Internet Archive, so check our eBooks pages to see what we've found.

Use the Search Box on the top right to search over 10,000 pages on our 2 web sites, before requesting lookups.

Several Indexes are on our sister sites The Genealogy Center of the Allen County Public Library and Friends of Allen County.

ACGSI has some of these books available for sale such as cemetery records, surname lists, church histories, and Civil War records. If you find other Allen County books not listed here or, if you own Allen County books, and will do lookups, please let us know, since volunteers are always needed.

Please limit your request to one name per request. Make sure ALLEN COUNTY LOOKUP is in the subject line of your request to insure the message is not overlooked or accidentally deleted. In the first line of the message, put the name of the book you are requesting for the lookup and be sure to include at least one date to help identify the person.

If you request a lookup, don't forget to thank your volunteer for their time.

ACGSI has some of these books available for sale such as cemetery records, surname lists, church histories, and Civil War records.

The Allen County Indiana Archives on USGenWeb has additional user contributed files.

For questions about Lutheran Church families associated with the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod in Allen County, Indiana contact Allen Franz who will share his extensive knowledge of their history.

Books Available for Lookups

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Allen County Cemetery Books
As these books sell out, rather than reprinted, they will be added to our Members Only section - so consider becoming a member.
Names in the township cemetery books will appear in a Search on the top right of any page to confirm your persons are listed.
The DAR is photographing all tombstones in all cemeteries in Allen County so consult our 185 Cemetery Names page to see which cemeteries have been photographed!
Volume I: Madison and Monroe Township Cemeteries Linda Churchward
Volume II: Marion, Pleasant, Lafayette and Aboite Townships Cemeteries Linda Churchward
Volume III: Wayne Township Cemeteries Linda Churchward
Volume IV: Adams and Jefferson Townships Cemeteries Linda Churchward
Volume V: Lake, Washington, and Perry Townships Cemeteries Linda Churchward
Volume VI: Scipio, Springfield, Maumee, Milan, and St. Joseph Townships Cemeteries Linda Churchward
Volume VII: Eel River and Cedar Creek Townships Cemeteries Linda Churchward
Scheumann Funeral Home, Mortuary Records 1899-1951
by Fort Wayne Public Library (1971)
Linda Churchward
A Collection of Cemetery Inscriptions of Allen County, Indiana by Mary Penrose Wayne Chapter, N.S.D.A.R. Fort Wayne, Indiana (1932) Linda Churchward
Concordia Lutheran Cemetery Records 1850-1994, Old Cemetery Maumee Ave. and Anthony Blvd., Fort Wayne, prepared by the Allen County Genealogical Society of Indiana (2000) Linda Churchward
Excluded from these books are Concordia Lutheran Cemetery (old and new), Lindenwood Cemetery, Greenlawn Cemetery and the large Catholic Cemetery. All books are indexed. Linda Churchward
Allen County Public Library Newspaper Obituary Index 1841-present Online Index
Catholic Cemetery 1873-1993, Fort Wayne, abstracted from the original records by Virginia F. (Jordan) Bloomfield and the staff of the Allen County Public Library (1975) Online Index
Old Concordia Cemetery Online Index
I.O.O.F. Cemetery New Haven, Indiana Online Index
Lindenwood Cemetery 1860-1992, Fort Wayne, abstracted from the original records by the staff of the Allen County Public Library, Linda Lauer & L.M. Palmer (1973, 1975, 1978 & 1992) Online Index
Prairie Grove Cemetery Index Online Index
Riverview Cemetery Index Online Index
Allen County Census Records
Allen County 1830-1930 Census Indices Norma Karter
1850 Allen County Census Jane Hunter Hodgson
1860 Allen County Census Jane Hunter Hodgson
Allen County 1850-1920 Census Indices Susan Marr Please provide ED# for any lookup requested from Fort Wayne
City Directories - most City Dirctories from 1860 to 1923 are now online linked from our eBooks pages
Fort Wayne City Directory for 1939 Thomas Palmer
Fort Wayne City Directory for 1946 Thomas Palmer
Fort Wayne City Directory for 1949 Marge Graham
Fort Wayne City Directory for 1954 Marge Graham
Fort Wayne City Directory for 1963 Marge Graham
Allen County Family Histories
McKeeman Family History by Mary Ellen Hower Jane Hunter Hodgson
Genealogical Records of German Families in Allen County, Indiana 1918, by Virginia F. (Jordan) Bloomfield Online Index
Friends of Allen County
Theodore F. Thieme: A Man and His Times
by Ross F. Lockbridge, A.B., LL.B., Litt. D.
Marge Graham
Allen County First Families and Homesteaders
First Families of Allen County - please see list for specific families Linda Churchward
Homesteaders of Allen County - please see list for specific families Linda Churchward
Allen County Funeral Homes
Allen County Funeral Home Lookups Linda Churchward
Allen County Histories, Atlases, etc.
Allen County Databases compiled by Friends of Allen County Available Online
Civil War Veterans Living in Allen County 1889 Jean Decker Allread
Fifty Years with Zion: A Brief History of Zion Lutheran Church, Fort Wayne, Indiana 1883 - 1933 gathered and arranged by W.A.G. Wolf, teacher at the Zion school Marge Graham
History of Fort Wayne & Allen County, Indiana 1700 - 2005
2 Volumes - with copies still available for sale at $124.95
Linda Churchward or Marge Graham
History of the Maumee River Basin Index Online
The Pictorial History of Fort Wayne, Indiana by B.J. Griswold (1917)
online at Google books
Index Online
Jubulate Zion, 100 Years: 1883-1983 Marge Graham
Allen County Vital Statistics Births, Deaths, Wills and Marriages Deed Books, Minute Books and Tax Lists
Obituaries Index (1841-present) Index Online
Allen County Marriages: 1824-1849 compiled by the staff of Ye Olde Genealogie Shoppe (1993) Marge Graham
Will Records of Allen Co IN 1831-1869 Norma Karter
Allen County War Records
Memorial Record of Allen County Soldiers, War of the Rebellion 1861-65 by Louis A Warren - is also available for sale by ACGSI Index Online

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