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Trans-Allegheny Pioneers (West Virginia and Ohio): Historical Sketches of the First White Settlers West of the Alleghenies, 1748 and After

By: John P. Hale

Price: $28.50

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: H1385


The author was a descendant of the Scotch-Irish Ingles and Draper families, the first pioneers to make permanent settlements beyond the Alleghenies in 1748. He states that "In connection with... these histories of the Ingles and Draper settlements and families, I shall endeavor to trace, in chronological order, the progressive frontier explorations and settlements along the entire Virginia border, from the Alleghenies to the Ohio, from the New River-Kanawha and tribu... View more info

CD: Some of the First Settlers of "The Forks of the Delaware" and Their Descendants: Being a Translation from the German of the Record Books of the First Reformed Church of Easton, Pennsylvania, from 1760-1852

By: Rev. Henry Martyn Kieffer, D.D

Price: $15.95

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: CD3236


Here is a splendid record of German families in this pre-Revolutionary settlement. In its very early days, Easton was an important site for Indian trading and treaty negotiations. The first 75 pages of the book give an interesting narrative history, discussing the significance of the of the location of “The Forks of the Delaware,” the first German settlers, the old church record books, the Indian treaty which was signed in the church, and more. Illustrations of the i... View more info