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Historical Sketches of Montgomery County, Pennsylvania

Updated: Feb 4, 2019

Montgomery County, locally called "Montco" Pennsylvania, was formed in 1784. It is located in the Delaware Valley and borders the Lehigh Valley. It was originally part of the Welsh Tract settled by Quakers from Wales.

Montgomery County PA 1790
Montgomery County PA 1790

More information about the people of early Montgomery County can be found in "Historical Sketches of Montgomery County, Pennsylvania", published by the Historical Society of Montgomery County,

Volume 1 [Link]

Volume 2 [Link]

Volume 3 [Link]

Volume 4 [Link]

Volume 5 [Link]

Volume 6 [Link]

Volume 7 [Link]

See also Biographical and Portrait Cyclopedia of Montgomery County, Pennsylvania [Alternate Link].


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