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:''This article is about a northeast Indiana county. For other uses, see [[Allen]]''.
  
''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] &gt; [[Indiana|Indiana]]&nbsp;&gt; Allen County'' <br>
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''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] &gt; [[Indiana|Indiana]]&nbsp;&gt; Allen County'' {{Adoption Allen County Genealogical Society of Indiana}}<br>
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
* [http://www.genealogycenter.info/search_churchburials.php Allen County Church Burial Records]. Years of coverage vary by church.
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*[http://www.genealogycenter.info/search_churchburials.php Allen County Church Burial Records]. Years of coverage vary by church.
  
 
LDS Ward and Branch&nbsp;Records  
 
LDS Ward and Branch&nbsp;Records  
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==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
* [http://www.genealogycenter.info/search_naturalizations.php Applications for Naturalization, 1844-1906]. Information includes name, date of application, native country. Later ones also include age, port of embarkation, and date and place of arrival.
 
  
==== Ethnic ====
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*[http://www.genealogycenter.info/search_naturalizations.php Applications for Naturalization, 1844-1906]. Information includes name, date of application, native country. Later ones also include age, port of embarkation, and date and place of arrival.
* [http://www.genealogycenter.info/results_aframbirths.php African-American Births, 1887-1920]
 
* [http://www.genealogycenter.info/doc_aframmarriages.php African-American Marriage Records, 1824-1920]
 
* [http://www.genealogycenter.info/results_aframdeaths.php African-American Deaths, 1887-1920]
 
* [http://www.genealogycenter.info/search_germanfamilies.php Genealogical Records of German Families in Allen County, Indiana, 1918]. This index was taken from the "Enemy Alien Registration Files." German- or Austrian-born people who were not American citizens were required to file.
 
  
==== Funeral Homes ====
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==== Ethnic  ====
* [http://www.genealogycenter.info/search_mccomb.php McComb and Sons Funeral Home Records, 1926-1950]
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*[http://www.genealogycenter.info/results_aframbirths.php African-American Births, 1887-1920]
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*[http://www.genealogycenter.info/doc_aframmarriages.php African-American Marriage Records, 1824-1920]
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*[http://www.genealogycenter.info/results_aframdeaths.php African-American Deaths, 1887-1920]
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*[http://www.genealogycenter.info/search_germanfamilies.php Genealogical Records of German Families in Allen County, Indiana, 1918]. This index was taken from the "Enemy Alien Registration Files." German- or Austrian-born people who were not American citizens were required to file.
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==== Funeral Homes ====
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*[http://www.genealogycenter.info/search_mccomb.php McComb and Sons Funeral Home Records, 1926-1950]
  
 
==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
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==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
* [http://www.genealogycenter.info/search_1860maps.php Allen County, 1860]
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* [http://www.genealogycenter.info/doc_1857panorama.php Fort Wayne, panorama, 1857]
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*[http://www.genealogycenter.info/search_1860maps.php Allen County, 1860]  
* [http://www.genealogycenter.info/doc_1929fortwayne.php Fort Wayne Central Business District, 1929]
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*[http://www.genealogycenter.info/doc_1857panorama.php Fort Wayne, panorama, 1857]  
* [http://www.genealogycenter.info/doc_fwsuburban.php Suburban and Rural Additions, 1960]
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*[http://www.genealogycenter.info/doc_1929fortwayne.php Fort Wayne Central Business District, 1929]  
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*[http://www.genealogycenter.info/doc_fwsuburban.php Suburban and Rural Additions, 1960]
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
* [http://www.genealogycenter.info/search_cwexempt.php Persons Exempt from Military Service, Sept. 1862]
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* [http://www.genealogycenter.info/search_pensioners.php Allen County Pensioners, Oct. 1883]
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*[http://www.genealogycenter.info/search_cwexempt.php Persons Exempt from Military Service, Sept. 1862]  
* [http://www.genealogycenter.info/search_soldiers.php Allen County Area Servicemen & Servicewomen, 20th Century]
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*[http://www.genealogycenter.info/search_pensioners.php Allen County Pensioners, Oct. 1883]  
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*[http://www.genealogycenter.info/search_soldiers.php Allen County Area Servicemen &amp; Servicewomen, 20th Century]
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
  
==== Obituaries ====
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==== Obituaries ====
* [http://genealogycenter.info/search_obits1900.php Obituary Index, 1841-April 2010] Web site shows name, date of obituary and name of newspaper and page for the Fort Wayne and Allen County areas. There are more than 536,000 records in the database
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*[http://genealogycenter.info/search_obits1900.php Obituary Index, 1841-April 2010] Web site shows name, date of obituary and name of newspaper and page for the Fort Wayne and Allen County areas. There are more than 536,000 records in the database
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
* [http://www.genealogycenter.info/search_guardianships.php Guardianship Records, 1829-1905]. Index gives the name of the ward and usually the name of the guardian, date of appointment, heir of, and volume/page of the original record.
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*[http://www.genealogycenter.info/search_guardianships.php Guardianship Records, 1829-1905]. Index gives the name of the ward and usually the name of the guardian, date of appointment, heir of, and volume/page of the original record.
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
* [http://www.genealogycenter.info/search_deaths.php Allen County Death Index, 1870s-1920s]
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* [http://www.genealogycenter.info/results_aframbirths.php African-American Births, 1877-1920]
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*[http://www.genealogycenter.info/search_deaths.php Allen County Death Index, 1870s-1920s]  
* [http://www.genealogycenter.info/doc_aframmarriages.php African-American Marriage Records, 1824-1920]
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*[http://www.genealogycenter.info/results_aframbirths.php African-American Births, 1877-1920]  
* [http://www.genealogycenter.info/results_aframdeaths.php African-American Deaths, 1887-1920]
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*[http://www.genealogycenter.info/doc_aframmarriages.php African-American Marriage Records, 1824-1920]  
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*[http://www.genealogycenter.info/results_aframdeaths.php African-American Deaths, 1887-1920]
  
 
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
  
The [[Allen County Public Library]] houses one of the largest genealogical record collections in the world.&nbsp;&nbsp;They can be&nbsp;visited&nbsp;at:<br>&nbsp;[http://www.acpl.lib.in.us www.acpl.lib.in.us]&nbsp;<br>Phone: 260-421-1252<br>  
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The [[Allen County Public Library]] houses one of the largest genealogical record collections in the world.&nbsp;&nbsp;They can be&nbsp;visited&nbsp;at:<br>&nbsp;[http://www.acpl.lib.in.us www.acpl.lib.in.us]&nbsp;<br>Phone: 260-421-1252<br>
  
[http://acgsi.org/ Allen County Genealogical Society of Indiana]
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[http://acgsi.org/ Allen County Genealogical Society of Indiana]  
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==

Revision as of 13:09, 22 September 2010

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County Courthouse[edit | edit source]

History[edit | edit source]

Parent County[edit | edit source]

1823-- Allen County was created 17 December 1823 from unorganized territory and Randolph County.
County seat: Fort Wayne [1]

Boundary Changes[edit | edit source]

Record Loss[edit | edit source]

Places/Localities[edit | edit source]

Populated Places[edit | edit source]

Neighboring Counties[edit | edit source]

Resources[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Church[edit | edit source]

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Fort Wayne

Court[edit | edit source]

Ethnic[edit | edit source]

Funeral Homes[edit | edit source]

Land[edit | edit source]

Local Histories[edit | edit source]

Maps[edit | edit source]

Military[edit | edit source]

Newspapers[edit | edit source]

Obituaries[edit | edit source]

  • Obituary Index, 1841-April 2010 Web site shows name, date of obituary and name of newspaper and page for the Fort Wayne and Allen County areas. There are more than 536,000 records in the database

Probate[edit | edit source]

  • Guardianship Records, 1829-1905. Index gives the name of the ward and usually the name of the guardian, date of appointment, heir of, and volume/page of the original record.

Taxation[edit | edit source]

Vital Records[edit | edit source]

Societies and Libraries [edit | edit source]

The Allen County Public Library houses one of the largest genealogical record collections in the world.  They can be visited at:
 www.acpl.lib.in.us 
Phone: 260-421-1252

Allen County Genealogical Society of Indiana

Web Sites[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).