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Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center

Our Events

Events List

  1. Digitization in The Genealogy Center

    Friday, October 20, 2017

    Take a virtual tour of the equipment in The Genealogy Center.

  2. Genealogy Scavenger Hunt: Family Fun in The Genealogy Center

    Saturday, October 21, 2017

    The scavenger hunt will show you different aspects of the Center while teaching how to get started in family history research.

  3. Finding Johnny Reb: Researching Your Confederate Soldier

    Saturday, October 21, 2017

    Locating information on a Confederate soldier can be difficult, but not impossible.

  4. The Search for Nancy Hanks: A Historical Wild Goose Chase, Mitochondrial DNA, and the Maternal Ancestry of Nancy Hanks Lincoln

    Sunday, October 22, 2017

    The Nancy Hanks Lincoln mtDNA Study and new historical evidence reveal the surprising truth Lincoln concealed about his mother's family and ancestry.

  5. Using Vital Records & Their Substitutes

    Monday, October 23, 2017

    Vital records are the Holy Grail of genealogical sources.

  6. Evaluating Published Genealogies and Family Histories

    Tuesday, October 24, 2017

    This presentation will offer some critical tools for evaluating published genealogies.

Beyond the Family Bible: Making the Most of Heirlooms and Artifacts in Genealogical Research

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

When

From: 3/07/2013 04:00 PM

To: 3/07/2013 05:00 PM

This talk will cover a wide range of heirlooms that a family might pass down: photographs, books and Bibles, paintings, silhouettes, jewelry, clothing, medals, buttons, silver, clocks, furniture - even ancestral houses and barns. It will discuss sources for investigating them to the fullest and provide methodologies that allow them to tell your ancestor's story.  

To register for this free class, send an email or call 260-421-1225.

For more information, see our brochure.

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