Franklin County Genealogy Project, Lookup Volunteers
Franklin County Genealogy Project
When asking for a lookup, please provide as much information
as possible, giving full names and dates if possible. Be sure
to include which reference you are referring to when sending in
your request and put the words "Franklin County Lookup"
in your subject line. Please do not send in a blanket request,
for example: looking for all of the Jones in Franklin County-we
are volunteers, not paid researchers! Your request should be limited
to one name per request and please be sure to thank the volunteer
for their time!
- From Loretta Lynn Layman I would be willing to do lookups from "The Clan Linn in the Twentieth Century" by Roger Bower Linn, which records the family of Hugh and Sarah (Widney) Linn, who helped to found the village of Concord in the late 18th century.
- From Janice Roden
also check out Janice's home page listed above!
- "1843 Tax Records, Franklin County, PA", compiled
by Robert F. Cell, Oct. 1991
- Abstracts of So. Central PA Newspapers 1791-1795 compiled
by Martha Reamy, 1988, 1994.
- From Marilyn Kuray Please place the word "Lookup" in the subject
- Seilhamer's "The Biographical Annals of Franklin
- I.H. M'Cauley's "Historical Sketch of Franklin County,
Pa." (1878) which was prepared for the Centennial Celebration
- I also have some (but not all) pages of an appendix that
was added to the Historical Sketch at a later date.
- Amos Kreider Stauffer's "A Genealogical Record of
the Crider - Kreider Family" which included information
on many Franklin County families that married into the Kreider/Crider
- Four reports of the Committee on Kreider-Greider Genealogy
(from the 1930s).
- I am currrently putting together a list of the people
buried in the Coble graveyard in St. Thomas. I suspect this has
already been done by the local Historical Society, but we are
enjoying looking at all the stones and trying to figure out how
each person fit into the Coble family (my grandmother's line).
We are photographing the gravestones and trying to decipher all
of the inscriptions.
- I also have a history of the Besecker family of Franklin
County put together by my aunt.
- From Judith Vulgamott
- A book on the Patrick Magee Family who settled in Franklin
Co. Metal Township in the 1700s
- From Connie Doherty
- I have a MICKLEY GENEALOGY FAMILY BOOK that has hundreds
of names from the Franklin Co. area.
- From Michael Hull
- German Reformed Church Records, Saint Thomas
- From Debbie
- 1915 Chambersburg High School Yearbook and partial listing fro 1916
- From Dee Kugler
- John F Pflueger Tombstone Insrciption
- Volume 5, Franklin County, PA, Greencastle Cemeteries
- Volume 6, Franklin County, PA, Add. Antrim Twp. Cemteries
- Volume 24, Franklin County, PA, Add. Washington Twp. Cemeteries
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