Allen County, Indiana Genealogy

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This article is about a northeast Indiana county. For other uses, see Allen.

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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).