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Image for Marriages and Deaths of Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, 1685-1800

Marriages and Deaths of Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, 1685-1800

By: Charlotte Meldrum

Price: $21.50

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc:

Seller ID: M0065


The vital records of birth, marriage and death were not kept by civil authorities until after 1800. This collection of vital records kept by churches in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania beginning in 1685, in most cases the only surviving record. Includes Quaker, Lutheran, Presbyterian, and Reformed church records. Montgomery County, Pennsylvania was formed in 1784 from Philadelphia County. A large number of Quakers arrived in 1682, around the time of William Penn’s ar... View more info

Historical Collections Relating To Gwynedd: A Township of Montgomery County, Pennsylvania

By: Howard M. Jenkins

Price: $34.50

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc:

Seller ID: J1739


Gwynedd, on the outskirts of Philadelphia, is named for that region of North Wales-the stronghold of the Welsh. In contrast to the usual slow growth of most settlements, the Welsh settlers arrived in a body, purchased and immediately occupied their township-their new stronghold. Documents show a dozen plots of land deeded to the settlers by William Penn and Thomas Evan in 1699. A brief physical description and history is followed by a chronological list of notable events... View more info

CD: Historical Sketches. A Collection of Papers Prepared for the Historical Society of Montgomery County, Pennsylvania

By: Montgomery County Historical Society

Price: $15.95

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: CD3457


“The objects of a county historical society are to perpetuate a record of important events occurring within the county, or in any way affecting its welfare, and also to preserve the memory of eminent persons who have lived within its borders, or who have advanced its interests.” This volume is a collection of papers and sketches about Montgomery County arranged as a permanent record for “the study and preservation of the county’s history.” Some of these papers ... View more info

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Descendants of John Michael Kreider of Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, Kentucky, and Tennessee

By: Rebecca L. Blackwell

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc:

Seller ID: B1091


This book follows the descendants of John Michael Kreider (1712-1761), who sailed from Germany to Philadelphia in 1732. He became a blacksmith and the owner of a grist mill in Hatfield Township in Philadelphia County, which later became Montgomery County. The author traces nine generations and follows the families as they settle in Pennsylvania, Virginia, Kentucky and Tennessee. The family surname had changed from Krider/Kreider/Krauter to Crider in the second generation... View more info