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Marriage Record (from York County, PA) for John & Eli...

Pennsylvania 29 Dec 2013
This link should take you to a marriage record for John ROBINSON and Eliza Harvey. This John ROBINSON is the ancestor who lists his father as being born in Ireland on one of the censuses. I am still trying to find other records in Pennsylvania for John ROBINSON in order to, hopefully, find his fa...
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Churches of Philadelphia, 1746

Pennsylvania 26 Mar 2014
     Mr. Schlatter found Philadelphia the next town in size to Boston. It lay snugly fastened with one side to the Delaware, and contained something over 10,000 inhabitants. It was a little more than a mile long up and down the Delaware, and one-half a mile...
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Catherine Dinsman

Pennsylvania 11 Jan 2014
Birth Date: 1740 Birthplace: Pennsylvania Volume: 44 Page Number: 87 Reference: Ten "Series" of "Pennsylvnia Archives" have been so far published in from 5 to 31v. Ea. Philadelphia and Harrisburg. 1852- ( We have indexed Ser...
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John Robinson Sr. - Last Will & Testament - 10/19/2013

Pennsylvania 30 Dec 2013
John Robinson deceased – The last will and testament of John Robinson of Martic township, Lancaster County. I John Robinson considering the uncertainty of this mortal life, and being of sound mind and memory, do make and constitute this my last will and testament in the manner and form following,...
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Samuel Tinsman

Pennsylvania 01 Jan 2014
I am looking for Samuel Tinsman.  I do not have a very good birth day or month, nor do I have a record of his passing, but I think I have found him.  There is a headstone in the Evergreen Cemetery in Oakland, Susquehanna County, PA. It indicates his death on 2 Aug 1876.  This...
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Germantown, Northwest Philadelphia

Pennsylvania 10 Aug 2014
              Germantown is an area in Northwest Philadelphia. Founded by German Quaker and Mennonite families in 1681 as an independent borough, it was absorbed into Philadelphia in 1854. The area, which is about six miles northwest from the city center, now co...
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White Oak Church Records Lost

Pennsylvania 24 Mar 2014
The records of the White Oak church in Lancaster county were found by Rev. D. C. Tobias in 1874, but are now again lost.
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Genealogical Data Relating To The German Settlers Of Penn...

Pennsylvania 19 Jan 2014
I see this book listed via Google and Amazon.  I think it is something I need to find.
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Pennsylvania Counties

County Date Mentor County Date Mentor
Adams 1800   Allegheny 1788  
Armstrong 1800   Beaver 1800  
Bedford 1771   Berks 1752
Blair 1846   Bradford 1810  
Bucks 1682 Butler 1800  
Cambria 1804   Cameron 1860  
Carbon 1843   Centre 1800  
Chester 1682   Clarion 1839  
Clearfield 1804   Clinton 1839  
Columbia 1813   Crawford 1800  
Cumberland 1750   Dauphin 1785  
Delaware 1789   Elk 1843  
Erie 1800   Fayette 1783  
Forest 1848   Franklin 1784  
Fulton 1850   Greene 1796  
Huntingdon 1787   Indiana 1803  
Jefferson 1804   Juniata 1831  
Lackawanna 1878   Lancaster 1729 Diane
Lawrence 1849   Lebanon 1813  
Lehigh 1812   Luzerne 1786  
Lycoming 1795   McKean 1804  
Mercer 1800   Mifflin 1789  
Monroe 1836   Montgomery 1784  
Montour 1850   Northampton 1752
Northumberland 1772 Coming Perry 1820  
Philadelphia 1682 Coming Pike 1814  
Potter 1804   Schuylkill 1811 Coming
Snyder 1855   Somerset 1795  
Sullivan 1847   Susquehanna 1810 Coming
Tioga 1804   Union 1813  
Venango 1800   Warren 1800  
Washington 1781   Wayne 1798  
Westmoreland 1773 Coming Wyoming 1842  
York 1749 Coming