Allen County Genealogical Society of Indiana

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Fort Wayne, Indiana 46862

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One-Room School Records, 1858-1958

Allen County, Indiana

Compiled by Deborah Eidson, November 2009

Amended, Jan. 2020, with data with from eighth-grade graduate lists from Fort Wayne newspapers, 1890-1925

Record Description

The Allen County, Indiana One-Room School Records dated 1858-1958 were collected and compiled during the period of 2006-2009 by Deborah Eidson of Monroeville, Indiana. These records were transcribed "as is" from school directories, teachers' attendance records, 8th grade graduation programs, souvenir booklets, photographs, newspaper clippings, and trustees' ledgers.

Sources of these records are:

  • Allen County-Fort Wayne Historical Society
  • Allen County Genealogical Society of Indiana, Inc.
  • Allen County Public Library
  • Besancon Historical Society
  • Grabill Historical Society
  • Huntertown Historical Society
  • School Collection of Susan Beauchot - Jackson, Jefferson, Madison, and Monroe Townships
  • School Collection of James Ellis and Linda Huge - Aboite Township
  • School Collection of Melba Edwards - Lafayette & Pleasant Townships
  • The many individuals who have loaned or donated photographs and records for use on this project.
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