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Birth Records

Event Covered (Birth, Marriage, death, etc.) Material Type (original record, abstract, or index) Begin Date & End Date of Time Period Covered Volume/Books Covered/ Represented by item Item Quantity & Format Specific Item Location (Call No./Microtext Drawer No.) Title & Item Detail Further Item Detail &/or Comments
BIRTH RECORDS
Births (Fort Wayne City) Records 1882-1907 Bks. SCH 1-7; Bks. Ch1-2 2 35mm microfilms Microtext Drawer 67 -B-3, reel #3-4 Allen Co., IN City Birth Records (box title) Reel #3: Births city 1882-1891 Bks. SCH1-SCH4, SCH-5(part) Reel #4: Births city 1891-1907 Bks.SCH5(part), SCH6-SCH7 & CH1-CH2 *images of original records* *returns from 15Feb1882 to 12Nov1907, earliest recorded birthdate 2Feb1882* *returns missing 6Jan1901 to 14Jun1901* *part indexed by Supplementary Index to Birth Records Allen County, Indiana 1882-1896 Inclusive (977.201 AL5unba), part by Index to Birth Records 1887-1920 Inclusive, Allen County, Indiana (977.201AL5unb)*
Births (Fort Wayne City) Records (& partial Indexes) 1907-1920 Bks. CH 3-8 210 microfiche Mictotext Drawer I-5, fiche # 26-236 City Birth Records 1907-1920 (tab title) Fiche #26-236: 1907-1909, 1909-1911, 1911-1913 (with index) 1913-1916 (with index) 1916-1918 (with index) 1918-1920 (with index) *images of original records* *returns from 16Oct1907 to 10Aug1920, earliest recorded birthdate 1Oct1907* *volumation of coverage based on item survey* Index to Birth Records 1887-1920 Inclusive, Allen County, Indiana (977.201 AL5unb)
Births (Allen County) Records (& partial Indexes) 1887-1920 Bks. H1-H12 278 microfiche Microtext Drawer I-5 fiche #1-278 County Birth Records 1887-1920 (tab title) Fiche #1-278: 1887-1888, H1 1888-1890, H2 (with index) 1893-1894, H3 (with index) 1895-1896, H4 (with index) 1896-1897, H5 (with index) 1897-1901, H6 1901-1904, H7 (with index) 1904-1907, H8 (with index) 1907-1911, H9 1911-1914, H10 1914-1920, H11 (with index) 1920, H12 *images of original records* *births from 9Feb1887 to 12Dec1920* *mostly indexed by Index to Birth Records 1887- 1920 Inclusive, Allen County, Indiana (977.201 AL5unb)* *births in Bk.H12 from 2 Mar 1920 to 12 Dec 1920 indexed neither here nor in WPA index*
Monroeville IN Births (with deaths, Infectious & contagious diseases) Records 1906-1937 Vols. 1-2 2 35mm microfilms Microtext Drawer 67-B-8, reel # 514-515 Allen Co, IN Monroeville Vital Records (box title) Reel #514: Births 1906, 1909, 1925-37 Reel #515: duplicate of #514 *images of original records* *239 births 1906, 1909-1925; 142 births 1925-1937* *film includes copy of Monroeville, Indiana, Vital Records Indexes, Births & Deaths (977.201 AL5mon)*
Monroeville IN Births (with deaths, Infectious & contagious diseases) Records 1906-1937 Vols. 1-2 2 volumes Restricted Access Storage Row 1 Allen Co, IN Monroeville Vital Records *original records* *AVAILABLE FOR RESEARCH AS LAST RESORT ONLY; SEE LIBRARY STAFF* *original ledgers not numbered; numbered by indexer*
Delayed Births Records 1942-1985 Bks. 1-7 3 35mm microfilms Microtext Drawer 67-B-5, reel # 284-286 Allen Co., IN Delayed Birth Records 1942-1985 (box title) *Reel #284: 1942 Bks. 1-3* *Reel #285: 1942-1952 Bks. 4-6* *Reel #286: 1952-1985 Bk. 7* *images of original records* *LDS film #2133238-2133240* *volumation of Bk.7 based on item survey*
Delayed Births Records 1942-1986 Bks. 1-8 7 volumes Restricted Access Storage Row 1 Allen Co., IN Delayed Birth Records 1942-1985 *original records* *AVAILABLE FOR RESEARCH AS LAST RESORT ONLY; SEE LIBRARY STAFF*
BIRTH INDEXES
Births Indexes 1882-1896 Bks SCH 1-7 1 volume Stack 147 977.201 AL5unba Supplementary Index to Birth Records Allen County, Indiana 1882-1896 Inclusive (Works Progress Administration (WPA), 1938) *title page indicates "CH: City Health Office, Fort Wayne"* *coverage (SCH1-7) based on item survey*
Births Indexes 1887-1920 Bks. Ch 1-9 & H1-11 4 volumes Stack 147 977.201 AL5unb v. 1-4 Index to Birth Records 1887-1920 Inclusive, Allen County, Indiana , 4 volumes (Works) Progress Administration (WPA), 1938) coverage (CH1-9 & H1-11) based on item survey
Births Indexes 1885-1937 H 1-12+ earlier & later 1 volume Restricted Access Storage Row 1 Birth Record Index Allen County
(ledger spine title) entries refer to volumes by letters that correspond to "H1, etc." numeration from WPA index as follows: "D" (1885-1887, unindexed); "E" (1887-1888, H1); "F" (1888-1890, H2); "I" (1893-1894, H3); "K" (1895-1896, H4); "J" (1896-1897, H5); "C" (1897-1901, H6); "B"(1901-1904,H7); "G"&"H"(1904-1907,H8); "L" (1907-1911, H9); "A"&"L2" (1911-1914, H10); "M" (1914-1920, H11); "N" (1920-1926, H12 & unindexed); "O" & "P" (1927-1933, unindexed)
*AVAILABLE FOR RESEARCH AS LAST RESORT ONLY; SEE LIBRARY STAFF* *entries give last & first name, volume & page number* *entries organized by 1) first letter of surname and then 2) by volume letter & page* *Volume L2 is exception to arrangement; crossrefs made in each letter* *appears to have been compiled ca. 1920 retrospectively, entries then made on current basis until sometime in 1933; with sporadic entries of 1937 births at very end* *1885-87 & 1920-33 indexes refer to records not in any other Allen County birth index*
Births (with Deaths) Indexes 1887-1920 Bks. CH 1-9 & H1-11; Bks. SCH 1-9 2 35mm microfilms Microtext Drawer 67-B-3, reel # 1-2 redundant resource--available at GEN in print Reel #1: "Allen Co., IN 1887-1920 Births Index A-Z" (box title) Reel #2: "Allen Co., IN 1870-1920 Births & Deaths Index" (box title) *Reel #1: Index to Birth Records 1887-1920 Inclusive, Allen County, Indiana (977.201 AL5unb)* *Reel #2, Item #1: Supplementary Index to Birth Records Allen County, Indiana 1882-1896 Inclusive (977.201 AL5unba)*
Births (with Marriages, Deaths) Indexes 1887-1920 Bks. Ch 1-9 & H 1-11 1 16mm microfilm Microtext Drawer 67-O-4 reel # 2 redundant resource--available at GEN in print Indiana - Index to WPA Records (AGLL Series Z121) Reel #2, Item 2: Index to Birth Records 1887-1920 Inclusive, Allen County, Indiana (977.201AL5unb)
Monroeville IN Births (with deaths, Infectious & contagious diseases) Indexes 1906-1937 Vols. 1-2 1 volume Stack 147 977.201 AL5mon Monroeville, Indiana, Vital Records Indexes, Births & Deaths (no attribution, no date) Volume 1: 239 births 1906, 1909-1925; Volume 2: 142 births 1925-1937