Lookups for Allen County, Indiana

Allen County Reference Books and Lookup Volunteers

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Search-able eBooks

Thousands of search-able pre-1923 Fort Wayne ebooks , Allen County, Indiana ebooks and Allen County Public Library ebooks are digitized online at the Internet Archive many from the The Genealogy Center at the Allen County Public Library in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Links to those books are added to our pages as we find them. Google also has similar genealogy ebooks online. If you find ebooks online we have missed please Contact Allen INGenWeb.

Please use our page Search on the top of each page to search over 10,000 combined pages on our Allen INGenWeb and ACGSI.org web sites before requesting lookups.

The Genealogy Center at the Allen County Public Library in Fort Wayne, Indiana

Many Indexes are available at The Genealogy Center and Friends of Allen County. If you need a lookup in a book in The Genealogy Center, you can use their Quick Search form under the Services tab on their website, or use their Research Services form for more extensive research.

Allen County Genealogical Society of Indiana

ACGSI has some 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.

Other Sources

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.

Lookup Requests

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Books Available for Lookups

Cemetery Books
The DAR photographed all cemetery tombstones in Allen County. All names in the cemetery volumes are on their web pages. See our Cemetery Names page for links to those pages! Names in the township cemetery volumes appear in site Searches on any page to confirm your people are listed. Sold out Allen County Cemetery Books are added to their ACGSI Members Only section.
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. Linda Churchward
Allen County Census Records are now online
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
Fort Wayne City Directories 1858 to 1923
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 names Linda Churchward
Homesteaders of Allen County - please see list for specific names 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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Page updated: April 9, 2016