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Cumberland County, PA History, 1879

Cumberland County, PA History, 1879 Compiler: Retrospect Publishing
Discover the earliest county history devoted solely to capturing the events and lives of the people and families of Cumberland County. Learn about the first pioneers who started to settle in the county as early as 1730. The extensive township and borough histories provide brief biographies on some of the first pioneers along with information on the churches and hamlets of the area. See if your ancestors were among the list of county taxables for 1750-1 or read the chapter on the invasion of Pennsylvania by Lee’s Army.

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

  • History of Cumberland County, PA with illustrations (Rev. Conway P. Wing; D.D. James D. Scott, Philadelphia, PA; 1879)

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

Whether you are interested in learning more about the Indian wars or are interested in seeing if your ancestor was one of the original purchasers of a lot in Shippensburg from Edward Shippen; you are bound to learn more about people, places, and events of the area. Includes 52 illustrations.

2004, 328 pages, CD
ISBN 1929356366

Price: $24.95

SKU: CD-R-C211

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