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.

At the present time we are working on converting our ACGSI free educational programs from in-person to virtual meetings utilizing the Zoom meeting website since we can no longer meet at the Allen County Public Library. We are hoping that by offering our programs virtually that we will be better able to reach our members who do not live in the Allen County area, those who might be home bound, or those who are self-quarantining. We are currently negotiating with our program speakers for this upcoming year which starts in September 2020. These programs are free, educational and relate to the subject of genealogy.

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
Mike Vorndran, President

News & Events

Next Program

The next monthly program will be held Meeting calendar icon Feb. 9, 2022 at 7:00 p.m. online. Pre-register here. Gail Blankenau will present Finding Your German Ancestral Village.

Monthly Program Videos

We are posting 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 2021-2022. 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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