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Armstrong County - The 19th Century and Before

Armstrong County - The 19th Century and Before Compiler: Retrospect Publishing
Genealogy researchers and historians will find this collection of Armstrong County, Pennsylvania books a valuable resource for learning more about the people who lived in Armstrong County during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. The individual township histories found in the 1883 History of Armstrong County, Pennsylvania contain a wealth of information, including the names of taxpayers for Leechburg (1832), Kittanning (1804), and Warren (1830). The 1883 history not only includes extensive chapters on county and township histories but also a chapter on the Civil War which includes brief regimental histories and lists of soldiers recruited in Armstrong County. Company K, 155th Pennsylvania Volunteers by Brevet Major D. P. Marshall is an extremely interesting diary detailing the daily account of Company K’s activities during the Civil War (1862-1865). The History of the Presbytery of Kittanning contains church histories along with brief profiles of the ministers, and a list of ruling elders for over fifty Presbyterian churches in Armstrong County, Pennsylvania. This CD contains a powerful search tool and images of the original pages from the following books:
  • History of Armstrong County, PA, 1883 (Robert W. Smith; Waterman, Watkins & Co.; 1883)
  • Directory of the Butler Oil Region, containing the Principal Towns from Butler, Armstrong, Beaver, Clarion, and Jefferson Counties (J. Wiggins & Co.;p J.F. Diffenbacher; Pittsburgh; 1873)
  • History of the Presbytery of Kittanning – Churches and Schools (Rev. D.H. Sloan;1888)
  • Slate Lick: An Account of a Reunion of Present and Former Residents (Press of Democrat & Sentinel; 1887)
  • Company “K” 155th PA Volunteers (Maj. J.A. Cline; Br. Maj. D.P. Marshall; Maj. J.A. Cline; 1888)
  • History of the West Glade Run Presbyterian Church (J.F. Brown; 1887)

System Requirements: CD-ROM drive; Windows Operating System. Not compatible with network software.

2004, 2,038 pages, CD
ISBN 1929356307

Price: $39.95

SKU: CD-R-A181

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