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Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center

Our Events

Events List

  1. Basics of Adobe Elements Workshop, part 1

    Monday, October 05, 2015

    Bring copies of your own family photographs on a flash drive for hands-on instruction in applying what you learn.

  2. Vital Records for Beginners

    Tuesday, October 06, 2015

    What can be found in a vital record.

  3. Warnings Out Issued in the Colonies and Early United States

    Wednesday, October 07, 2015

    Why towns and villages issued warnings to some of the inhabitants to leave the area.

  4. What Genealogy Has Done for Me - A Youth Presentation

    Thursday, October 08, 2015

    Hear how young people have researched their families' histories and what they have discovered about their families and themselves.

  5. Tech Talk: Microfilm & Fiche and Use of the ST200 Printer/Scanner

    Friday, October 09, 2015

    So what is this stuff called "microfish?"

  6. Using German Church Records

    Saturday, October 10, 2015

    Learn more about how to locate, read, and interpret German church records.

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


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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