Friday, May 11, 2018

Research Trip to Ft. Wayne

An all day research trip to The Genealogy Center at the Allen County Public Library will be offered on Saturday, May 19, 2018.  Participants will carpool and leave the parking lot behind the Main Library at 7:30 am, arriving back in Kokomo at approximately 7:30 pm.  The group will stop at a restaurant in Fort Wayne before returning to Kokomo.  For required registration, call 765.626.0839.

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Howard County Genealogical Society Meeting

The Howard County Genealogical Society will meet Monday, May 14 from 6 to 8 pm in Meeting Rooms A & B at KHCPL Main.  The speaker will be Gil Porter and the topic will be "Writing Your History".  The public is welcome and for more information call 765.626.0839.  Visit the Genealogy and Local History Department online at www.KHCPL.org.

Thursday, May 3, 2018

Lineage Societies Membership Workshop

Members of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) and Children of the American Revolution C.A.R. will provide information on joining their groups.  Anyone interested in joining a lineage society can come for help with their application.  The workshop will be held from 10:00 am until noon on Saturday, May 5 at KHCPL Main.  Call 765.626.0839 for more information.

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Genealogy Humor


  • Did my ancestors inbreed?  My genes seem tight!
  • Beginner - A Professional in Training.
  • Any family tree produces lemons, nuts and a few bad apples.
  • "The wise man must remember that while he is a descendant of the past, he is a parent of the future" - Herbert Spencer
  • Genealogy without documentation is mythology.

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Reminder: Genealogy for Night Owls

There is still time to sign up for the Genealogy for Night Owls event to be held Friday, April 13, from 5:30 pm until midnight.  Included in the evenings activities are a buffet dinner, snacks, door prizes and access to all of the genealogy collection and databases.  Register now in the department by paying the fee of $15.00.

Friday, April 6, 2018

Civil War Collection on Fold 3

Fold 3 is providing FREE access to their Civil War Collection from April 1-15 "to commemorate the beginning of the Civil War in 1861."  The collection currently has 50 titles with more than 91 million records.  Now is the perfect time to look for your Civil War ancestors.  Go to www.fold3.com and have fun.

Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Howard County Genealogical Society Meeting

The Howard County Genealogical Society will meet Monday, April 9 from 6 to 8 pm in Meeting Rooms A & B at KHCPL Main.  The speaker will be Amy Russell, Head of the Genealogy and Local History Department.  The topic will be information on and a demonstration of the "Flip Pal Scanner".  The public is welcome and for more information call 765.626.0839.  Visit the Genealogy and Local History Department online at www.KHCPL.org.