Saturday, June 14, 2014

Allen County Genealogical Society Presents Awards

At the Allen County Genealogical Society of Indiana's annual banquet on June 11, 9 individuals were presented with First Family certificates as descendants of pre-1850 Allen County settlers. Ancestor surnames included BOULTON, COUR, DAVIS, DORSEY, RINGWALT, SMITH, STAUFFER, SUNDERLAND, and WOLF. Homesteader certificates (1851-1875) were given to 4 individuals, for two ancestors with the surnames PUTT and WIEST. The society’s annual Genie Award was presented to its webmaster Adam Barone, and to Curt Witcher, manager of the Allen County Public Libray's Genealogy Center manager. More than 100 members and guests attended the banquet.

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