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Indiana families and history

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  • Silas Charles Poppino (1812 - 1882)
    Silas was a country doctor and a lay preacher in the Universalist Church. The family was in Shelby County, IN from 1846 or before and into the 1850s. They lived in Pleasant View which is just below Ind...
  • Warin Châlons (837 - d.)
  • William Jasper Wallace (1841 - 1909)
    Name: William J Wallace Titles and Terms: Event Type: Census Event Year: 1900 Event Place: Liberty Township (west half), Tipton, Indiana, United States District: 126 Gender: Male Age: 59 Marital Statu...
  • Ransom Berry Barr (1820 - 1906)
    Birth: May 16, 1820 Jennings County Indiana, USA Death: Oct. 6, 1906 Tipton County Indiana, USAFamily links: Parents: Henry Barr (1792 - 1876) Martha LeMaster Barr (1795 - 1877) Spouses: Mary C. McIl...

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Notable Hoosiers

  • Albion Fellows Bacon, activist
  • Eugene Debs
  • Ida Husted Harper
  • Jimmy Hoffa
  • Ryan White, activist
  • Claude Akins
  • Anne Baxter
  • Monte Blue
  • Avery Brooks
  • James Dean, actor
  • Chad Everett
  • Vivica A. Fox, actress
  • Brendan Fraser
  • Ron Glass
  • Florence Henderson
  • David Letterman
  • Greg Kinnear
  • Carole Lombard
  • Shelly Long
  • Marjorie Main
  • Dorothy Mengering "Dave's Mom"
  • Steve McQueen
  • Betsy Palmer
  • Michael Warren
  • Clifton Webb
  • Dick York

County History Projects


Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center "The ACPL Genealogy Center is a unique and valuable resource for the Northeastern Indiana community and the entire genealogical community at large. We have one of the largest research collections available, incorporating records from around the world. Our staff specializes in genealogy and is always available to help."

Jacobs Brothers Funeral Home, Indianapolis, Indiana This project is a collaborative endeavor of the Allen County Public Library's Genealogy Center, the Indiana African American Genealogy Group, and the Indiana Genealogical Society.

Fort Wayne and Allen County, Indiana Area Obituary Index, 1841 - December 3, 2014 []