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Congratulations to Irv Morse!

Dear Nominating Committee: I have worked at the St. Joseph County – City of South Bend Archives and Records Center for twenty years starting in 1996. The last sixteen years as the Archivist and Director. It has been my pleasure to work with Irv Morse for all those years. I remember hearing stories about the… Continue reading Congratulations to Irv Morse!

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Database Updates – SBAGS Website

The St. Joseph County, Indiana Prisoner Record Index, August 1, 1893 to May 31, 1896 contains 2.941 index records contained in “Volume I, Jail Register, Acts of 1891”.  This index contains some interesting entries for the various offenses committed. http://www.sbags.org/prisoner.htm The Estate Record Index for St. Joseph County, Indiana, 1832 to June 1963, contains 25.590… Continue reading Database Updates – SBAGS Website

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2017 Society Programs

Happy New Year! I love the start of a new year. Fresh goals, fresh ideas and best of all a new fresh calendar! One of the goals in 2017 for the South Bend Area Genealogical Society is to bring you quality monthly programs. So break out that fresh new calendar and schedule in the following… Continue reading 2017 Society Programs

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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!

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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!

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St. Joseph County Divorce Records Index 1832 – June 1961

Through the efforts of SBAGS volunteers and archivists, utilizing records held at the Archives of St. Joseph County, Indiana, you can now search the Divorce Records Index of Saint Joseph County, Indiana 1832 – June 1910 found at http://www.sbags.org/divorce.htm There are 54,372 index records in this database. Dates prior to 1910 are obtained from other records… Continue reading St. Joseph County Divorce Records Index 1832 – June 1961