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Cumberland Valley - Cumberland and Franklin

Cumberland Valley - Cumberland and Franklin Compiler: Retrospect Publishing
The Cumberland Valley stretches from Carlisle, Pennsylvania to Hagerstown, Maryland. Franklin County, Pennsylvania and Cumberland County, Pennsylvania is within the bounds of the valley. This Cumberland Valley CD will be a valuable resource for individuals doing genealogy research in Cumberland County and Franklin County. Search in seconds for over 20,000 residents who made their home in the Cumberland Valley from the early 1730s to the early 1900s. This CD contains a powerful search tool and images of the original pages from the following books:

  • A History of the Cumberland Valley in Pennsylvania, Volumes I and II (Dr. George P. Donehoo; Susquehanna History Association, Harrisburg,; 1930)
  • Centennial Biography, Men of Mark of Cumberland Valley, PA 1776-1866 (Alfred Nevin, D.D., LL.D. Fulton Publishing Co., Philadelphia, PA 1875)
  • Historical Papers, Franklin County and the Cumberland Valley Pennsylvania (Jacob H. Stoner, The Craft Press, Inc., Chambersburg, PA, 1947)
  • Directory of the Cumberland Valley Railroad Main Line (Breed Publishing Co., Newburgh, NY, 1900)
  • Rural Resorts and Summer Retreat along the line of the Cumberland Valley (Cumberland Valley Railroad Company; Allen, Lane & Scott, Philadelphia, PA, 1881)

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

This history includes names from the Blunston License Book of the earliest settlers who received land grants west of the Susqehannah River during the 1730s as well as excerpts from Rev. John Cuthbertson’s Diary of 1751-1790. The over 500 biographies found in the History of the Cumberland Valley and the Centennial Biography, Men of Mark of Cumberland Valley, Pennsylvania, by Alfred Nevin typically provide valuable genealogical clues by listing not only the children of the subject of the biographical sketch but also the parents.

Whether you are searching the township histories of Cumberland County or Franklin County to see if your ancestors where one of the first families in the valley or searching the 1900 Cumberland Valley Directory for your great grandfather; you are bound to learn more about the people and places that comprised the Cumberland Valley. Pages include 108 illustrations.

2008, 2627 pages, CD
ISBN 192935661X

Price: $39.95

SKU: CD-R-C221

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