Pennsylvania Genealogy and Biography

Updated: Feb 18


"Encyclopedia of genealogy and biography of the state of Pennsylvania with a compendium of history : a record of the achievements of her people in the making of a commonwealth and the founding of a nation", published in 1904 by Lewis Publishing Co., contains:

  1. Earliest explorations and settlements - Pennsylvania, the colony

  2. From the beginning of the French and English wars to the Revolution

  3. Troubles with Connecticut

  4. The Period of the Revolution

  5. Pennsylvania as one of the United States, 1787-1812

  6. The War of 1812-1815

  7. The Commonwealth from 1815-1860

  8. Pennsylvania during the War of 1861-1865 (Civil War)

  9. Pennsylvania from the Civil War to the Present Time (1904)

  10. Agriculture, Commerce, and Manufactures

  11. Education, Literature, and Art

  12. Medicine, Law, and Theology

  13. Social conditions

Biographies and some portraits of representative men are shown in the index:

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