Genealogical Records of German Families of Allen County, Indiana, 1918
Source: Bloomfield, Virginia F. Jordan. Genealogical Records of German Families in Allen County, Indiana, 1918. Fort Wayne, IN: Fort Wayne Public Library, 1974.
The information transcribed in this data file came from the "Enemy Alien Registration Files" created by the Fort Wayne Police Department in 1918. A four page form was filled out which included a photograph, signature, and fingerprints along with other data. These forms (approximately 1,500) still exist and are part of the collections held at The History Center (Fort Wayne-Allen County Historical Society). The title at the top of the form is "United States of America, Department of Justice, Registration Affidavit of Alien Enemy." Fort Wayne residents who were German or Austrian, and not American citizens were required to file.
Each entry in this database contains the person's name, the page number on which they appear, and a link to an image of the page from Virginia Bloomfield's abstract.
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