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Centre County Biographical Resources

  • John Blair Linn's History of Centre and Clinton Counties (1883).
  • J. H. Beers' Commemorative Biographical Record of Central Pennsylvania (Chicago, 1898).
    • Transcription available online through the Centre County USGenWeb Archives Project.

  • William E. Marks' Biographic(al) Survey of Centre County (1941).
    • Available online through Penn State's PA's Past: Digital Bookshelf.

  • Political Graveyard: Politicians with a Centre County connection.

  • Centre County Biographies can be posted online and searched:
    • Centre County USGenWeb Archives: Biographies
    • PA-Roots Centre County Board: Biographies
    • RootsWeb Centre County Message Board: Centre County Message Board
      • Some of the names include Albert Albright, Ephraim Berryman, John Blitz, George Bloom, F. Confer, James Confer, Andrew Dinges, George Dreibelbis, George Eley, Henry Eley, Martin Eley, Forrest Emrick, Joseph Emrick, Rumiel Everetts, James Gunsallus, Alfred Hale, Isaac Hicks, Hannah (Hicks) Hughes, Henry Hughes, John Hughes, John Knarr, Thomas Lemon, Jacob Lohr, Mary (Seyler) Lohr, Bessie (Wasson) Neff, Chester Neff, Margaret (Lohr) Peterman, Samuel Pletts, Lewis Roub, Samuel Rowe, S. P. Schadel, Johannes Seyler, Emily (Seyler) Spangler, William Spangler, Jacob Sweetwood, John Sweetwood, Larue Thomas, David Witmer, Henry Witmer, Joseph Witmer, John Wood and Henry Zimmerman.
      • To see only Biographies from the Centre County Message Board:
        • From the Message Board, click "Centre - Family History & Genealogy Message Board" and "Advanced Search."
        • Click "Centre Board" and select "Biography" from the "Message Classification" pull-down menu.

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