The above described records show at a glance what information is lacking and the spaces can be filled in as the information is secured.
All items are available for ed price and if returned within thirty days nty percent will be refunded. Numerous requests for genealogical assistance have been received by the writer over the years.
In many instances, the inquiries could not be satisfactory answered due to the large number of items to be examined and the fact that time was not available. To acquire a hobby as an outlet of one's energies especially by a retired person or any other who has time to spare. To join patriotic and other organizations whose membership qualifications are based on residence of ancestors, their nationality, or their military services. To leave a record of the past as a guide to future generations. To experience the satisfaction of being able to penetrate the past, to pierce the obscurity curtain, to solve a problem or riddle, or to meet and conquer a challenge.
"Where it is a well known fact that an ancestor performed a service to his country in times of war or that his identify was otherwise established, it is posaible to start with that particular ancestor and develop descent to one's self. Wprs 3.00 MEMORIAL BOOK TO ADMIRAL ROBERT EDWIN PEARY , discoverer of the North Pole.
Ancestry hunting will give greater enjoyment and pleasure if it is done by a member of the family rather than by a third disinterested party. Born Cresson Township, Cambria County, his biography and memorials, including his statue erected on Route 22 west of Cresson in 1937.
Branches of the same family often adopted different spellings in order to distinguish them from all others. Practiced medicine as early as 1750 while residing in Peters Township, Cumberland County, from where he was commissioned a Captain of the Provincial Forces and participated in Col.
Xn searching for records in one's ancestors, all possible ways of spelling the family name must be considered. John Armstrong's expedition of 1756 and the burning of the Indian town of Kittanning, during which engagement he was wounded and became separated from his command.
Digitized by the Internet Archive in 2011 with funding from University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign OOhoen GUIDE TO GENEALOGICAL AND HISTORICAL RESEARCH IN PENNSYLVANIA by FLOYD C. , first provost of the College and Academy of Philadelphia.
IIOENST1NK 195S GUIDE TO GENEALOGICAL AND HISTORICAL RESEARCH IN PENNSYLVANIA Suggestions for Research in the Field of Genealogy and History, and Sources of Information A Bibliography of Printed Writings Pertaining to Central Pennsylvania A Description of the Contents of Numerous Publications Containing Genealogy and History of Pennsylvania, In- cluding the Pennsylvania Archives A Cumulative Index with References to the Title, Author, Events and Families, whose Biographical, Genealogical or Historical Records Appear in Print A List of Books and Manuscripts Available for Lending from a Private Library upon Deposit of Quoted Price BY Floyd G. Proprietor and founder of Huntingdon, county seat of Huntingdon County, where some of his descendants lived and are buried.
Page 1 s CONCERNING GENEALOGY WHY 2 HOW 3 WHO k WHEN k WHERE $ EVOLUTION OF COUNTIES $ MAP OF COUNTIES 7 SOURCES OF INFORMATION ASSESSMENTS 8 BAPTISMALS 8 BIBLES 9 CENSUS 9 CHURCHES 10 COLLEGES 10 COUNTY VITAL STATISTICS 11 DEEDS 12 GENEALOGIES 12 HISTORIES 13 MARRIAGE CERTIFICATES 13 MILITARY SERVICES H4.