Site Updates


  • 18 Feb 2018
    1850 U.S. Federal Census - Wayne Township
  • 2 Feb
    NEWS: Divorce--Becker


  • 5 Dec 2017
    BIO: Judge William M Carson, Jane T (Wells) Griggs, Henry Rudisill, David H Colerick, Capt Robert Brackenridge, Judge Joseph Brackenridge, Edward Stapleford, Jacob Fry, Michael Hedekin, Dr Merchant W Huxford, Judge Hugh McCulloch
  • 30 Sep 2017
    Albright Cemetery burials
    Bethel Baptist Cemetery burials
    Massillon Cemetery burials
  • 26 May 2017
    Poe Cemetery burials
    St Patrick Cemetery burials
  • 25 Apr 2017
    St Joseph Church Cemetery Hessen Castle burials
  • Apr 2017
    BIO: Major George Croghan, James H. Smart, Sion S. Bass
  • Mar 2017
    Ryan Murder Trial (compilation of news articles)
    OBIT: Max Ewald


  • Sep 2016
    OBIT: Minnie (Todd) Rider /also added to I.O.O.F. Cemetery
    OBIT: Minnie (Smith) Van Horn /also added to I.O.O.F Cemetery
    OBIT: Nancy Jane (Clem) VanBuskirk /also added to I.O.O.F Cemetery
    OBIT: Glenn W. Ball
    NEWS: Divorce: Maida Johnson Linder vs Thomas C Linder
    NEWS: Party: Double birthday party for Miss Geraldine Hoffman and Miss Betty Rexroth
    NEWS: Birth: Sharon Rose; dau of Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Myers born 15 May 1940
    NEWS: Health: Isaac Taylor, Charles Shifferly, Mrs. Amelia Taylor are ill
    NEWS: Travels: Travels and visitors of the residents of Monroeville, 23 May 1940
  • 22 Jul 2016
    BIOGRAPHY: compilation w/image: John Chapman: a.k.a Johnny Appleseed
    CEMETERY: Lindenwood Cemetery History
  • 15 Jun 2016
    BIO w/image: Pliny Hoagland
    BIO w/image: Dr Charles E. Sturgis
    BIO w/image: Judge James Worden
    BIO w/image: Cyrus Tabor
  • 30 Mar 2016
    -Divorce News: Anna E Lawrence vs John W Lawrence; Laura M Thompson vs John E. Thompson
    -Community News: Disolution of Partnership: O.D. Hurd & Co
    -Court News: New Suits filed
    -Real Estate News: Real Estate transfers, Sheriff Sales, Administrator Sales, Executor Sales
    -Marriage News: Menize/Baltenburg; Moore/Lysher; Staifer/Miller; Wasson/Vail; Steinkemper/Boeker; Kline/Buskirk; Koerdt/Becker; Meeker/Miller; Mains/Bumper & Jenkins in England


  • 8 Dec 2015:
    - added June Lepper and Salorma Cattlet names to obits with link to article in Heath news
    - added Lyman Noble and Hannah Lillie individual names to misc biography with link to their story on the new Noble Family page
    - added obituary for Mrs Charles Brinsley and Mrs Grant Sellers
    - Birth News: Houck, Schlatter, Miller, Hoffman and Rohrback families
    - Divorce news: Iona and Thomas Crist; Anna and Nathaniel Canada
    - Health news: Flu epidemic two deaths; A year of Violent Deaths (1917); Inquest into 5 Deaths
    - Fire news: Aveline Hotel Fire-11 Parish 2 missing
  • 9 Jul 2015:
    - added Obit: John Kelley; Submitted by Teresa Haines Rigney
    - added Obits for John Brown, John M Miller, and Sarah Noble Miller
    - added Bio for John Marshall Lowrie
  • 17 Jun 2015:
    - added data from 1916-1917 publication transcribed and submitted by Mr Thomas M Myers as follows:
    - marriages for several "Black" and "Weaver" surnames
    - Lindenwood Cemetery Headstone Inscriptions for 34 family plots and several miscellaneous graves.
  • 11 Jun 2015:
    - added Civil War 11th Battery Roll;
    - added Civil War 23rd Battery Roll;
    - added Jesse J Landis, Obituary;
    - added John and Isaac Walters Obituaries (contributed by Debra Burgess);
    - added Cemetery page for Sugar Ridge Cemetery a.k.a. Stephenson Family Cemetery (John Walters added)
    - added Cemetery page for I.O.O.F. Monroeville (Isaac Walters added)
  • 25 May 2015:
    - added News articles from Fort Wayne Journal Gazette, 25 Feb 1905 (births, deaths, crime, real estate, travelers, etc.)
  • 11 Apr 2015:
    - added articles for Walker M Mahurin, WWII fighter pilot Ace. Contributed data
  • 1 Apr 2015:
    - added biographies for Edward O'Rourke, Joseph Edgerton, and James Borden.
  • 4 Mar 2015:
    - added biographies for Valentine, Valentine, Lipes, Sturgeon, Johnston, Heffelfinger, Greenwell, Hunter, Hillegass, Metcalf, McDowell, Wilken, Lichtenwalter, Turner.
  • 23 Feb 2015:
    -added Obituary Isabelle Sites Mooney contributed by Liz Randolph (updated)
    - added early settlers for Eel River, Jackson, Jefferson, Lake, LaFayette, Marion & Perry Twp
    - added history bits for Eel River, Jackson, Jefferson, Lake, LaFayette, Marion & Perry Twp
  • 20 Feb 2015:
    - added Bios for Thomas Cook and Christian Parker of St Joseph Township
    - added Bio for Alvin Hall of Milan Township
    - added History of Superior Court of Allen County
    - added list of Early Attorneys
  • 5 Jan 2015:
    -added Washington Township Early Settlers
    - added Washington Township history bits
    - added Bio for Adam Burrier; Samuuel Kariger; Thomas Hatfield; Benjamin Hatfield; Franklin Cosgrove; John Archer; John S Poinsett; Diedrich Geeseking
    -updated Bio, History, Township indexes and update page.
  • 4 Jan 2015:
    - added history bits for Pleasant Twp, Scipio Twp, & Springfield Twp.
    - added early settlers for Pleasant Twp, Scipio Twp, & Springfield Twp.
    - added new bio for Rev Koerdt, A.J. Taylor, & John Dalman of Pleasant Twp.
    - added portrait pictures to Wm D Baker; David E.O. Herin, & Capt Wm C Hollopeter.
    - corrected some typos on Ridenour, Clem, and Wolke bios.


  • 12 Dec 2014: added 1880 Business Directory for all 20 Townships
  • 10 Dec 2014: added 1840 Heads of Households to the directory catagory updated graphics on newspaper article pages.(this should finish major graphical updates)
  • 8 Dec 2014: updated graphic and layout for the goldstar honor roll page and military index pages
  • 7 Dec 2014: removed duplicate obituaries from cemeteries, they are all found in the obituary category, created links from the cemetery listing to the obituary. updated links on Contributors page not only for the corrected page for their contribution but also to bring them exactly to that contribution.
  • 6 Dec 2014: added Cedar Creek Twp History, Cedar Creek Twp Early Settlers,
    added bios: Dawson, Vogel, Wilt, Wolke, Muhler, Peter Notestine, Daniel Notestine, Viberg, Schlatter, Hollopeter, Hamm, Depew, Herin.
  • 5 Dec 2014: added bio for Swineheart
  • 4 Dec 2014: updated Concordia Gardens Cemetery to reduce individual page file size;
    added Lindenwood Cemetery burial list with internment record;
    added individual bois for Zollinger, Kiser, and Kamm;
    added township history for Adams and Aboite Townships;
    added early settlers for Adams and Aboite Townships;
    updated Hadley, Notestine, Masonic, Robinson Chapel, Fogwell and Parker Cemetery pages to table format;
    added separate cemetery reading abreviation code page for cemeteries read by Young;
  • 28 Nov 2014: added bio for Jesse L Williams; added Historical Population Schedule
  • 27 Nov 2014: added 1812 Indiana Census (Militia Township) and 1830 Census in two parts A-K and L-Z
  • 20 Nov 2014: added bios for Brenton, Bruebach, and Tipton, updated TOCs
  • 17 Nov 2014: added history & early settler pages for Monroe Township. added bios for Ridenour, Whittern, Baker, and Clem. added picture to General Anthony Wayne Bio, updated bio, history and township index/toc
  • 15 Nov 2014: added Madison Twp, Milan Twp, & Maumee Twp Early Settlers/bio pages (from bio index) & history pages accessable from History index and Township link
  • 12 Nov 2014: added full pg obituary for Zollner, Foellinger, Bilskie, Hartt & Hoagland. Completely reorganized Obituaries. Took the 5 pages, cleaned out all the duplicates and alphabetized the obituaries to spread over the 4 pages plus one for funeral notices to keep the page size below 100kb each. The old pages are still on the server but accessable only by address bar with notice that the obituaries have moved and a link provided to take the viewer to the index page. The index page has been updated
  • 4 Nov 2014: added Early St Joseph Twp Settlers-biography sketches.
    added dates to Lucile F Lapp Cemetery record as per daughter Dianne
    added obit for Springer
  • 3 Nov 2014: added more cemeteries to the list, as well as directions to St Joseph Cemetery
    added new obituary page for NEW obituary for Isaac Dennis
  • 2 Nov 2014: moved 1887 birth list to its own page and updated birth index page to include link
  • 30 Oct 2014: added Surrounding Counties, Contributors and Resource Addresses pages and linked to home page.
  • 28 Oct 2014: no new info, updated site with graphics, added some index pages,