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:''This article is about a northeast Indiana county. For other uses, see [[Allen]]''.
 
:''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'' {{Adoption Allen County Genealogical Society of Indiana}}<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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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1823-- '''Allen County was created 17&nbsp;December 1823&nbsp;from unorganized territory and [[Randolph County, Indiana|Randolph ]]County.<br>'''County seat: '''Fort Wayne <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref><span style="color: rgb(0, 43, 184); text-decoration: underline;" class="Apple-style-span"> </span>  
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'''1823-- '''Allen County was created 17&nbsp;December 1823&nbsp;from unorganized territory and [[Randolph County, Indiana|Randolph ]]County.<br>'''County seat: '''Fort Wayne <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref><span class="Apple-style-span" style="color: rgb(0,43,184); text-decoration: underline"> </span>
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
*[http://www.acgsi.org/cem/ Allen County cemetery book index]<br>  
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*[http://www.acgsi.org/cem/ Allen County cemetery book index]<br>
 
*[http://www.genealogycenter.info/search_concordiaold.php Concordia (Old) Cemetery]  
 
*[http://www.genealogycenter.info/search_concordiaold.php Concordia (Old) Cemetery]  
 
*[http://www.acgsi.org/cemplat/ Fort Wayne Catholic Cemetery plat maps]  
 
*[http://www.acgsi.org/cemplat/ Fort Wayne Catholic Cemetery plat maps]  
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*[http://www.genealogycenter.info/search_riverview.php Riverview Cemetery]
 
*[http://www.genealogycenter.info/search_riverview.php Riverview Cemetery]
  
==== Census<br> ====
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==== Census<br> ====
  
 
*1840 [http://www.acgsi.org/1840popu/afamer1840.pdf Population Schedule, Af. Amer.]  
 
*1840 [http://www.acgsi.org/1840popu/afamer1840.pdf Population Schedule, Af. Amer.]  
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*[http://www.genealogycenter.info/search_churchburials.php Allen County Church Burial Records]. Years of coverage vary by church.  
 
*[http://www.genealogycenter.info/search_churchburials.php Allen County Church Burial Records]. Years of coverage vary by church.  
*[http://www.acgsi.org/members/cathrec.php Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception records, 1831-1908] ([http://www.acgsi.org/membersh.php ACGSI membership] required)<br>  
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*[http://www.acgsi.org/members/cathrec.php Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception records, 1831-1908] ([http://www.acgsi.org/membersh.php ACGSI membership] required)<br>
*[http://www.acgsi.org/members/stpeters.php St. Peters Catholic Church baptisms, 1872-1929] ([http://www.acgsi.org/membersh.php ACGSI membership] required)<br>  
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*[http://www.acgsi.org/members/stpeters.php St. Peters Catholic Church baptisms, 1872-1929] ([http://www.acgsi.org/membersh.php ACGSI membership] required)<br>
 
*[http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~barrone/wcc.htm West Creighton Ave. Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) membership record index, 1896-1998]<br>
 
*[http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~barrone/wcc.htm West Creighton Ave. Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) membership record index, 1896-1998]<br>
  
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==== Funeral Homes  ====
 
==== Funeral Homes  ====
  
*[http://www.acgsi.org/funeral/ Allen County Funeral Card Collection]<br>  
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*[http://www.acgsi.org/funeral/ Allen County Funeral Card Collection]<br>
*[http://www.acgsi.org/members/eharper.php E. Harper &amp; Sons] ([http://www.acgsi.org/membersh.php ACGSI membership] required)<br>  
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*[http://www.acgsi.org/members/eharper.php E. Harper &amp; Sons] ([http://www.acgsi.org/membersh.php ACGSI membership] required)<br>
*[http://www.acgsi.org/members/elzey.php Elzey-Dickey-Haggard] ([http://www.acgsi.org/membersh.php ACGSI membership] required)<br>  
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*[http://www.acgsi.org/members/elzey.php Elzey-Dickey-Haggard] ([http://www.acgsi.org/membersh.php ACGSI membership] required)<br>
 
*[http://www.genealogycenter.info/search_mccomb.php McComb and Sons Funeral Home Records, 1926-1950]
 
*[http://www.genealogycenter.info/search_mccomb.php McComb and Sons Funeral Home Records, 1926-1950]
  
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*[http://www.acgsi.org/woodburn/ Woodburn Vital Records (1907-1937) ]<br>
 
*[http://www.acgsi.org/woodburn/ Woodburn Vital Records (1907-1937) ]<br>
  
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp; ==
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== Societies and Libraries&nbsp; ==
  
==== Libraries<br> ====
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==== Libraries<br> ====
  
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: [http://www.acpl.lib.in.us www.acpl.lib.in.us]. 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: [http://www.acpl.lib.in.us www.acpl.lib.in.us]. Phone: 260-421-1252<br>
  
==== Museums<br> ====
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==== Museums<br> ====
  
*[http://www.myblackinfo.com/african_americanfw.htm African/African-American Historical Museum]<br>  
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*[http://www.myblackinfo.com/african_americanfw.htm African/African-American Historical Museum]<br>
*[http://www.fortwaynefiremuseum.com/ Fort Wayne Firefighters Museum]<br>  
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*[http://www.fortwaynefiremuseum.com/ Fort Wayne Firefighters Museum]<br>
 
*[http://www.fwhistorycenter.com/ The History Center/Allen County-Fort Wayne Historical Society]<br>
 
*[http://www.fwhistorycenter.com/ The History Center/Allen County-Fort Wayne Historical Society]<br>
  
==== Societies<br> ====
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==== Societies<br> ====
  
*[http://www.acgsi.org Allen County Genealogical Society]<br>  
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*[http://www.acgsi.org Allen County Genealogical Society]<br>
*[http://www.besanconhistory.org Besancon Historical Society]<br>  
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*[http://www.besanconhistory.org Besancon Historical Society]<br>
*[http://www.765.org/ Fort Wayne Railroad Historical Society]<br>  
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*[http://www.765.org/ Fort Wayne Railroad Historical Society]<br>
*[http://www.rootsweb.com/~infpchs/ Four Presidents Corners Historical Society]<br>  
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*[http://www.rootsweb.com/~infpchs/ Four Presidents Corners Historical Society]<br>
*[http://www.huntertownhistoricalsoc.org/ Huntertown Historical Society]<br>  
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*[http://www.huntertownhistoricalsoc.org/ Huntertown Historical Society]<br>
*[http://www.rootsweb.com/~inmpwcd/ Mary Penrose Wayne Chapter NSDAR]<br>  
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*[http://www.rootsweb.com/~inmpwcd/ Mary Penrose Wayne Chapter NSDAR]<br>
 
*[http://www.settlersinc.org Settlers, Inc.]<br>
 
*[http://www.settlersinc.org Settlers, Inc.]<br>
  
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== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
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== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
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County Courthouse

History

Parent County

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

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

  • Aboite Twp.: Dunfee
  • Adams Twp.: Adams Station, New Haven
  • Cedar Creek Twp.: Cedarville, Grabill, Hamilton, Hursh, Leo, Urbana
  • Eel River Twp.: Potter Station
  • Jackson Twp.: Baldwin, Edgerton, Townley
  • Jefferson Twp.: Besancon, Maples, Tillman, Zulu
  • Lafayette Twp.: Aboite, Aboite Station, Nine Mile, Zanesville
  • Lake Twp.: Arcola, Hadley
  • Madison Twp.: Boston Corner, Centreville, Hoagland, Massilon
  • Marion Twp.: Hessen Cassel, Middletown, Poe, Williamsport
  • Maumee Twp.: Bluecast, Edwardsville, Woodburn
  • Milan Twp.: Fairport, Gar Creek, Milan Center
  • Monroe Twp.: Dixon (OH), East Liberty, Monroeville
  • Perry Twp.: Carrolls, Huntertown, Hunterville, Royville
  • Pleasant Twp.: Sheldon, Yoder
  • St. Joseph Twp.
  • Scipio Twp.
  • Springfield Twp.: Cuba, Halls Corners, Harlan, Maysville
  • Washington Twp.: Academie, Wallen
  • Wayne Twp.: Fort Wayne, Kekionga, Lewisburg, South Wayne, Waynedale

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

Church

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Fort Wayne

Court

Ethnic

Funeral Homes

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Obituaries

  • 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

  • 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

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries 

Libraries

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

Museums

Societies


Web Sites

References

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