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Erie County, PA - The 19th Century and Before

Erie County, PA - The 19th Century and Before Compilers: Retrospect Publishing
The four books contained on this CD will provide researchers interested in Erie County, Pennsylvania genealogy and history a window into the life and times of the county during the 1800s. Using this CD, researchers will be able to search for well over 25,000 Erie County, Pennsylvania residents during this time period within seconds.

The two county histories, History of Erie County, Pennsylvania by Warner published in 1884 and the History of Erie County, Pennsylvania from its First Settlement by Laura Sanford published in 1894, contain a wealth of information about the Erie County and her people. Included in the two histories are biographical sketches; township histories; accounts of the first settlers, including a list of the first settlers from 1795-1800; an account of Perry's victory and Erie County's involvement in the War of 1812; and much more.

Both the 1873 Erie County Gazetteer and the 1867 Erie City Directory provide extensive lists of residences and business. The Erie County Gazetteer also provides excellent descriptions of the towns, townships and churches of the county. The Erie City Directory also includes a list of 1867 taxpayers.

This CD contains images of the original pages along with a full text search capability for the following books:

  • History of Erie County, PA, 1884 (Warner, Beers & Co., Chicago; 1884)
  • History of Erie County from its First Settlement (Laura G. Sanford; 1894)
  • Gazetteer and Business Directory of Erie County, PA - 1873-74 (Hamilton Child; Journal Office, Syracuse, NY; 1873)
  • Erie City Business Directory for 1867-68 (F.H. Lynn & Co.; 1867)

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

      Whether you are interested in Erie County genealogy or history, you are bound to learn more about the people and places that comprised Erie County, Pennsylvania during the 1800s. 98 illustrations.

      2007, 2,196 pages, CD
      ISBN 1929356501

    • Price: $39.95

      SKU: CD-R-E181

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