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Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center

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  1. All the News That’s Fit to Digitize: News Sentinel Text Archive & Other Fort Wayne Digital Newspapers

    Saturday, September 21, 2019

    Digital sources for Fort Wayne news!

  2. One-on-One Consultations in October!

    Tuesday, October 01, 2019

    One-on-One Consultations are available every day in Family History Month!

  3. Food For Thought: Recipes as Memoir

    Wednesday, October 02, 2019

  4. DNA & Family History Interest Groups

    Thursday, October 03, 2019

    Have you done a DNA test for genealogical purposes?

  5. Beginning Your Family History Journey

    Saturday, October 05, 2019

    Have you ever wanted to learn more about your family and where you came from?

  6. I Seek Dead People: Using America’s GenealogyBank to Find Obituaries and More!

    Sunday, October 06, 2019

    America’s GenealogyBank is a particularly valuable tool for genealogy research.

Find My Past: A Tool for British, Irish, and American Ancestry

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

When

From: 8/17/2019 02:30 PM

To: 8/17/2019 03:30 PM

This talk will explore the use of Find My Past, a major website for researching Irish and British genealogy. We will look at some of the major components of the database, including the myriad of British census and parish register information, as well as some unique images of Irish sources, both newspapers and manuscripts. We will also explore use of the Periodical Source Index, which is part of this database.

Presenter: John Beatty

Discovery Center

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