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- Church Records: Adams, Berks, and Lancaster Counties, Pennsylvania, 1729-1881
Church records such as those included here are among the best sources for information on births, marriages, and deaths for the period of time before widespread civil registration of vital statistics. This database contains information on approximately 180,000 individuals mentioned in abstracts of baptisms, births, marriages, and deaths from the registers of more than fifty local Pennsylvania churches. The information was extracted from microfilm records of transcriptions of the original records.
- Pennsylvania German Church Records, 1729-1870
This collection is indispensable if you are interested in Pennsylvania German origins. Documenting births, baptisms, marriages, and burials, these records identify people and their relationships to one another – not only parents and children, husbands and wives, but witnesses and sponsors as well.
- Veterans’ Schedules: U.S. Selected States, 1890
Veteran’s schedules were forms that the census takers had with them when they were taking the regular population count. In 1890, these extra veterans’ schedules were meant only to record information about Union soldiers and their widows. However, many census takers also recorded information about Confederate soldiers, as well as soldiers who served in different wars, including the War of 1812 and the Mexican-American War.
- New York Revolutionary War Records, 1775-1840
This data set includes information gathered from a great variety of sources including muster and pay rolls, historical essays, biographies, meeting minutes, correspondence, land records, and town records.
- Maryland and Delaware Revolutionary Patriots, 1775-1783 Military Records
Within the indexed images of 11 volumes, you’ll find approximately 104,000 individuals from Maryland and Delaware who contributed in some fashion as patriots to support the freedom of the American colonies from the rule of Great Britain. While many of the individuals listed were soldiers and associators, others participated by giving material aid to the army or serving in an office or on a committee at the town, county, or state level.