The FIRST West Valley Genealogical Society Sponsored

Research Trip

Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center

Ft. Wayne, Indiana

October 20 - 26, 2019 -- 6 nights

Registration opens Jan 1, 2019

view and print registration form     register on-line click here


Join us in Ft. Wayne, Indiana to research in the nationally famous Allen County Public Library - Genealogy Center!


   *  Compiled family histories           * PERSI(genealogy periodicals index)
   *  County histories                       * Access to multiple genealogy websites FREE
   *  City directories
   *  Military records
   *  Census records
   *  Passenger lists
   *  Native American records
   *  African American records
   *  Canadian records


Check out: 


A WVGS class for those planning on participating in the research trip may wish to attend:

Research at Allen County Public Library on
30 March from 1:00 to 3:00 pm. see flyer     register for class (scroll down to find this class in the store)




There are numerous other genealogy resources in relative close proximity and people with be visiting these before or after our time in Ft. Wayne, Indiana..


Hotel accommodations:


The Courtyard Marriott
1150 S. Harrison St.
Ft. Wayne, IN 46802

phone: 260-490-3629


The Marriot is a short walk to the library and numerous restaurants.


Travel arrangements will be made by each individual -- to fly to Ft. Wayne, Indiana, drive or any other types of travel arrangements and provide information to the Trip Coordinator.

** Allegiant Airlines flies directly to Ft. Wayne, Indiana from Phoenix-Mesa Airport in Mesa.

** All other flights to and from Ft. Wayne require at least one change of plane in Chicago or Detroit.


view and print registration form    pay on-line click here


Questions: Adrienne Haupt, Trip Coordinator, (cell) 480-203-7101


$350.00 Deposit is due with Registration Form: pay on-line click here
  - Members: March 1, 2019

  - Non-members: April 1, 2019

Balance Due: June 1,2019



Please see registration form for breakdown of total costs! Room rates,


Make check Payable to WVGS and mail or drop off at the Library.
(12222 N. 111th Ave., Youngtown, AZ 85363-1225)


Write “Ft. Wayne” in the memo section of your check and include it on the front of your envelope
to avoid confusion.