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Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center

Our Events

Events List

  1. Closed for Christmas

    Sunday, December 24, 2017

    Closed December 24th-26th.

  2. Closed for the New Year Holiday

    Monday, January 01, 2018

    Closed on January 1, 2018.

  3. Finding Free Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps Online

    Wednesday, January 10, 2018

    Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps are a valuable resource for historians and genealogists who wish to learn about the neighborhoods in which their ancestors lived and conducted business.

  4. On the Record: African American Newspapers

    Wednesday, February 14, 2018

    In this session, we will explore the “African American Historical Newspapers” and “Accessible Archives African American Newspapers” digital databases and discover additional resources for locating these informative records.

Beginner’s Day

If you have a question about this event, Please contact us

When

From: 10/14/2017 09:30 AM

To: 10/14/2017 04:00 PM

9:30 AM – 10:30 AM – Beginning Your Family History Exploration
Join us as we discuss beginning steps and sources, such as census, vital records, and more!

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM – Continuing Your Family History Exploration
Explore more useful sources from the court house, as well as military records and passenger lists. Learn the importance of documenting what you find and how to verify information.

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM - Lunch o your own

1:30 PM – 2:30 PM – Introduction to Ancestry & Family Search
The largest subscription database and the largest free database! Discover the basics of using these two great sources for family history research!

3:00 PM – 4:00 PM – Other Online Sources
Now that you have been introduced to the big online sites, meet some of the other subscription sites The Genealogy Center offers, as well as our own free databases!

Presenter: Delia Cothrun Bourne

Discovery Center

To register for this free event, call 260-421-1225 or email Genealogy@ACPL.Info.

Part  of Family History Month 2017


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