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Northampton, Easton, Lutheran, St Johns Lutheran Church

Pennsylvania 11 Jan 2014
I have been reading through this very large set of records for the past few days.  I am not certain it is indexed exceptionally well so I am going through it page by page.     Marriages:   So far, from 1806 - 1835 Johan DINSMAN - Maria FEIN, 6 Mar 1806 Daniel TINSMAN - Margare...
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John Robinson Sr. Cemetery (in Lancaster County, PA)

Pennsylvania 30 Dec 2013
The attached picture is of an area (Chestnut Level Presbyterian Church cemetery) that Dad and I believe John Robinson Sr. is buried. This part of the cemetery is the old part so it is more likely that there are stones missing than that there are still spaces available. You will notice q...
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In what church were John & Eliza married? - 2/21/2012

Pennsylvania 29 Dec 2013
I found the address for the Bible Christian Church were John Robinson and Eliza Harvey's marriage is registered. It is 1023 Foulkrod Street, Frankford, Philadelphia, PA. Here is a link to the history of the church, written in 1918: http://www.archive.o...ofphilade00phil. You can also download it...
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The Tohickon Union Church

Pennsylvania 24 Mar 2014
         The TOHICKON Union Church is beautifully situated near the village of Keelersville, in the extreme western corner of Bedminster township, Bucks county, Pennsylvania, on the Old Bethlehem road, half a mile from its intersection with the Ridge r...
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The Two Brothers, 1752/1753?

Pennsylvania 11 Jan 2014
Those who took the OATH,   Theis DINSMAN   Michael DINSMAN
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18th Century PA German Naming Customs

Pennsylvania 11 Nov 2014
Good information on naming conventions for children: http://www.kerchner.com/germname.htm.  
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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 Genealogy

Pennsylvania 11 Jan 2014
An extensive directory of Pennsylvania genealogy records: http://www.pennsylva...y.net/index.cfm
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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