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. Since 1976, our Society has worked to promote genealogical research and enhance access to materials of interest to family history researchers.

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

We've scheduled speakers for the 2023-2024 free educational program season, which runs from September 2023 through May of 2024. These programs are free, educational, and relate to the subject of genealogy. For more information, see our online schedule of programs. We record the free educational programs and place them on our website under the "Members Only" section. Another good reason to become a member of our society!

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!

Mike Vorndran, Program Chair

News & Events

Next Program

Meeting calendar icon The next monthly program will be held Sep. 11, 2024 at 7:00 p.m. at the main Allen County Public Library and online. Kayleen Reusser will present Vintage Eats: Recipes from Our Ancestors.

Genealogy and Family History Workshops

Meeting calendar icon Third-Wednesday workshops are held monthly. Join us on Aug. 21, 2024 at 1:30 p.m. in Meeting Room C at the main Allen County Public Library for a presentation and discussion on research techniques.

Monthly Program Videos

PadlockWe post videos of our monthly programs as permitted by our speakers. See our members-only area.

Northeast Indiana Jewish Genealogy Society Events

The Northeast Indiana Jewish Genealogy Society, based in Fort Wayne, is offering a slate of online programs for 2024-2025. The society seeks contacts from those with Jewish roots in Northeast Indiana. For more information about the work of the Society, visit their website.

Funeral Card Collection

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

Aldine Lude funeral card

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.

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.

Grow as a Genealogist

There is always room to grow as a family historian and much to do along the way. Find your next steps here.

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