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South Central PA

History of Bedford and Somerset Counties - 1906

$39.95 (Item S031)

 

 

The History of Bedford and Somerset Counties, Pennsylvania, Volume I, II and III was published in 1906 under the editorial supervision of William H. Koontz. This three volume set will assist researchers in learning more about the people who settled and raised their families in Bedford and Somerset counties during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.

The first permanent settlement in Bedford County, Pennsylvania was established in 1750. Volume I of this three volume set is devoted entirely to the history of Bedford County. Included in this volume are sketches from everyday life taken from period newspapers, lists of Revolutionary and Civil War soldiers, lists of charter members and officers of secret societies and churches, along with genealogical sketches of Bedford County, Pennsylvania residents.

Somerset County was formed in 1795 from Bedford County, Pennsylvania. The earliest settlers ventured into Somerset County, Pennsylvania in 1768. Volumes II and III are devoted to the history and people of the county. Included in these two volumes is a wealth of genealogical information, along with the history of the formation of Somerset County and the genesis of the townships. Search in second the many lists contained in volume II including lists of the early Somerset County taxpayers for 1783-84, lists of Civil War soldiers, and lists of secret societies and churches and their charter members. Volume III contains well over four hundred family biographies for Somerset County. These biographies oftentimes identify the county or country from which the family came originally.

For those researchers only interested in one of the two counties, please refer to either Bedford CD-B061 or Somerset CD-S151. Portions of this publication along with other publications are included on individual county CDs. (1872 pp. including 56 illustrations) For those researchers only interested in one of the two counties, please refer to either Bedford CD-B061 or Somerset CD-S151. Portions of this publication along with other publications are included on the individual county CDs for the respective counties. (1872 pp which includes 56 illustrations)

Full Text Searchable & Original Page Images This CD contains a powerful search tool and images of the original pages from the following books:  Sample pages are available by clicking the links below.  
History of Bedford and Somerset Counties, 1906, Vol. II from South Central PA - History of Bedford and Somerset Counties - 1906 History of Bedford and Somerset Counties, 1906, Vol. II   (William H. Welfley; Lewis Publishing Co., New York; 1906)
History of Bedford and Somerset Counties, 1906, Vol. I from South Central PA - History of Bedford and Somerset Counties - 1906 History of Bedford and Somerset Counties, 1906, Vol. I   (E. Howard Blackburn; Lewis Publishing Co., New York; 1906)
History of Bedford and Somerset Counties, 1906, Vol. III from South Central PA - History of Bedford and Somerset Counties - 1906 History of Bedford and Somerset Counties, 1906, Vol. III   (William H. Welfley; Lewis Publishing Co., New York; 1906)
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  Features System Requirements
  - Full Text Searchable, simple and advanced - IBM PC or compatible with CD-ROM drive
  - Original Page Images - Windows 95 thru 7
  - Bookmark and annotation capability - VGA display with at least 256 colors
  - Document viewer software included - 4MB hard drive space, 16MB of RAM, 486 or better*
  - Extensive help documentation on the CD-ROM
  * Item 3PA1: Pentium II at 400 MHz, 64MB RAM
  Limitations
  - Not compatible with network software