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Living Large Between the Censuses!

The U. S. census is one of my favorite genealogy tools, but many times, it just isn’t enough.  So much can happen during the decade between each census! This picture puzzle is a perfect example. We have a 1920’s era picture in a cardboard easel frame from Kaylor Studio in Mishawaka, Indiana. The photo is… Continue reading Living Large Between the Censuses!

Local Genealogy · Local History · Resources · St. Joseph County Public Library

Local and Family History eNewsletter

There is a local St. Joseph County resource you may not be aware of to help keep you up to date with resources, programs and more in St. Joseph County – the monthly eNewsletter created by the Local and Family History Department of the St. Joseph County Public Library. The December issue of the newsletter… Continue reading Local and Family History eNewsletter

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New Prisoner and Estate Records Indexes on SBAGS Website!

Prisoner Records Index of Saint Joseph County, Indiana August 1, 1893 – May 31, 1896 Use the search form to access the 2941 index records in this database. http://www.sbags.org/prisoner.htm The data in this index was taken from a book entitled, “Volume 1, Jail Register, Acts of 1891, St. Joseph County.” This database was taken from the… Continue reading New Prisoner and Estate Records Indexes on SBAGS Website!


It’s Membership Renewal Time!

Annual memberships in the South Bend Area Genealogical Society will expire on December 31, 2016. For uninterrupted access to our Members-Only area and to continue receiving our quarterly newsletter please renew your membership for 2017. To renew your membership, just visit: http://www.sbags.org/join.htm You may pay via PayPal, or print out and mail in your membership… Continue reading It’s Membership Renewal Time!