Foreshadowing next month's bus trip to the Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center in Fort Wayne, at the La Porte County Genealogical Society meeting March 12 Harold Henderson explained the many ways to prepare to get the most out of this nationally famous library. There is no one single place where you can search to find everything they have.
The society's next meeting will be April 9, the evening before the bus trip, when president Alan Zeller will describe his experiences with FamilySearch's new Family Tree.
The genealogy society
meets at the Swanson Center for Older Adults, 910 State Street, La
Porte, on the second Tuesday of each month at 7 pm. The public is
welcome at all meetings. Membership dues are $10 individual, $12
For those who believe they have early La Porte County ancestors
(and can prove it!), July 31, 2013 is the deadline to apply for one or more residency
certificates. Our web site at
information . There's information on how to apply
for First Families of La Porte (before December 1840),
Pioneer Families (1841-1860), Settler Families (1861-1880),
and Civil War Families (1861-1865).