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Image of 1999.1.3 - Conococheague Pioneer Times

1999.1.3 - Conococheague Pioneer Times

Conococheague Pioneer Times, July 1999 Vol.4, No.3

Image of 1996.4.2 - Conococheague Pioneer TImes

1996.4.2 - Conococheague Pioneer TImes

Conococheague Pioneer Times, Sept 1996, Vol.1, No.1 NOTE: This is the first issue under the title of Conococheague Pioneer Times. The header on the front page lists it incorrectly as Volume 2, Issue 2. It is Volume 1, Issue 1.

Image of 1998.2.4 - Conococheague Pioneer Times

1998.2.4 - Conococheague Pioneer Times

Conococheague Pioneer Times, October 1998, Vol.3, No.4

Image of 1999.1.4 - Conococheague Pioneer Times

1999.1.4 - Conococheague Pioneer Times

Conococheague Pioneer Times, October 1999 Vol. 4, No.4

Image of 2000.3.1 - Conococheague Pioneer Times

2000.3.1 - Conococheague Pioneer Times

Conococheague Pioneer Times, January 2000 Vol.5, No.1

Image of 2000.3.3 - Conococheague Pioneer Times

2000.3.3 - Conococheague Pioneer Times

Conococheague Pioneer Times, July 2000, Volume 5, No. 3

Image of 2000.3.4 - Conococheague Pioneer Times

2000.3.4 - Conococheague Pioneer Times

Conococheague Pioneer Times, October 2000 Vol.5, No.4

Image of 2001.1.3 - Conococheague Pioneer Times

2001.1.3 - Conococheague Pioneer Times

Conococheague Pioneer Times, Jul 2001, Vol. 6, No. 3

Image of 2001.1.4 - Conococheague Pioneer Times

2001.1.4 - Conococheague Pioneer Times

Conococheague Pioneer Times, Oct 2001, Vol. 6, No. 4 (header in the newsletter is mis-labeled Vol. 7)

Image of 2011.211.3 - The Rivlet, Number 4, July 2011

2011.211.3 - The Rivlet, Number 4, July 2011

The Rivlet Newsletter, No. 4, July 2011

Image of Captives' Mansion - An American family chronicle covering nine generations and 200 years in a Pennsylvania rural manor.

Captives' Mansion - An American family chronicle covering nine generations and 200 years in a Pennsylvania rural manor.

Chronicle of an American family and the family home over 9 generations and 200 years; White Chimneys in Lancaster County, PA. Genealogy of the Slaymaker family from an unknown date before 1763 to 1973.

Image of Mary Eliza Easton Diary : 18 December 1872 Through 22 August 1877 - "To supplement the diary entries, I have added snippets from the local newspaper, Public Opinion, printed in Chambersburg, Pa."

Mary Eliza Easton Diary : 18 December 1872 Through 22 August 1877 - "To supplement the diary entries, I have added snippets from the local newspaper, Public Opinion, printed in Chambersburg, Pa."

Diary of Mary Eliza Easton of Fort Loudon, Pa. from 1872-1877, with supplements from the Public Opinion, Chambersburg, Pa. Contains some history of the founding of Fort Loudon, Pa.

Image of Indictments--1750-1800 Cumberland County Pennsylvania

Indictments--1750-1800 Cumberland County Pennsylvania -

These records were given to Cumberland County Historical Society in 1977 to sort, index & store. "I became fascinated with the Indictments because they gave a wonderful picture of what was going on at that time: events that didn't get written about in the county histories." [Author]

Image of Tax Lists - Cumberland County, Pennsylvania 1768, 1769, 1770

Tax Lists - Cumberland County, Pennsylvania 1768, 1769, 1770 -

The contents of this book were copied word for word in longhand from the original tax book in the Cumberland County Court House, Carlisle, Pa. In the instances when there was some question as to the spelling, the name was enclosed in ( ). When working with records as old as these, spelling varies a great deal and creates a few problems. When a name was spelled several different ways, for example: McDowell, McDowel, McDowal, yet was obviously the same person, the name was typed in the index as it was most often spelled in the tax lists. [Author]

Image of Tax Lists - Cumberland County, Pennsylvania 1750, 1751, 1752, 1753
1762, 1763, 1764, 1765, 1766, 1767

Tax Lists - Cumberland County, Pennsylvania 1750, 1751, 1752, 1753 1762, 1763, 1764, 1765, 1766, 1767 -

The spelling of surnames in these records, varies from year to year. Try to think of all conceivable ways to spell the surname when using this index. Surnames beginning with Mc are sometimes found in the M section. For example: McElroy is often Maukelroy and McElwain is often Maukelwain. [Author]

Image of Wills of Franklin County, Pennsylvania 1784-1826

Wills of Franklin County, Pennsylvania 1784-1826 -

Franklin county was formed from Cumberland county in 1784; Cumberland from Lancaster in 1750. It is important to remember the dates. These abstracts were transcribed in the 1950s from the large will books (not the original wills). Franklin county was the "HUB" for the migration west and south. Also during the Civil War (1864) the courthouse was burned by the Confederates, but the records were saved, not all were destroyed.

Image of Story of Leather, The : The Tanning of Hides in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania

Story of Leather, The : The Tanning of Hides in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania -

Hans Jacobus Hollinger, b. 1687; family tree p. 27-29. Until the early part of this century (pre-WWI) there were numerous small tanneries located all over Lancaster County; every township and village seemed to have one or several in operation at any one time. Lancaster City, during the 18th and 19th centuries, was also the location of numerous tanneries. Most were small family operated businesses who secured their hides from the local farmers or butcher shops, and, in turn, sold the leather to the shoe makers, saddlery and harness shops, book binders and other leather craftsmen.

Image of William Green Site (The) : The Movement of Chesapeake Bay Cultural Traditions into the Lower Sehnandoah Valley in the Mid-Eighteenth Century

William Green Site (The) : The Movement of Chesapeake Bay Cultural Traditions into the Lower Sehnandoah Valley in the Mid-Eighteenth Century -

Archeological report on the William Green and Reginal Green sites in the Shenandoah Valley of West Virginia. Includes list of artifacts, buildings, etc. found at both farms, including evidence of earthfast structures.

Image of A Modest Mennonite Home - The story of the 1719 Hans Herr House, an early colonial landmark.

A Modest Mennonite Home - The story of the 1719 Hans Herr House, an early colonial landmark.

"Early in the 18th century, a small band of Mennonites set out from Philadelphia following a winding Indian trail. Most traveled on foot, though a few led horses or pulled two-wheeled carts carrying their posessions. Through miles of thick forest they passed, to the banks of Pequea Creek. This was the heart of an area known as "Conestogo," after the Conestogo Indians. Here, they saw rolling hills covered with oak, chestnut, poplar and walnut trees. Between the hills were marshy meadows watered by streams and springs. According to tradition, the group looked for the tallest oak trees, where they would be sure to find good soil. There, the Mennonites took refuge until their first log cabins wer