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SURNAME INDEX, GENEALOGICAL & PERSONAL HISTORY OF THE ALLEGHENY VALLEY, BY JOHN W. JORDAN, PUBLISHED IN 1913. 2000 compiled by Sally Jordan Reed.
This book includes transcriptions from tombstone readings at St. Peter's Reformed Church Cemetery and Methodist Episcopal Church Cemetery, as well as brief histories of the churches.
Alphabetical census with genealogical data. Includes history of the church.
MOUNT CHESTNUT CEMETERY, NORTH ROAD, BOROUGH OF MT. CHESTNUT, FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, BUTLER COUNTY, PA. 2008 Compiled by Dwight Copper & Blake Morrow. Alphabetical listing of the interred includes genealogical info and Church history. 41 pages, 8 1/2 x 11 Softbound.
This book covers 36 years of Butler's automotive golden age. During this time, Butler entrepreneurs manufactured six unique vehicles. They faced many challenges--including the Great Depression. One of the Butler-made vehicles--the Bantam Reconnaissance Car--became the most important American vehicle ever built"--the Jeep.
John Roebling was also the famous inventor of wire rope and engineer of suspension bridges, etc. A lot of fascinating information is packed into this small booklet.
About 1800, John Ralston became one of the first settlers along the banks of the Slippery Rock Creek in Butler County. It was from this pioneer that his great-grandson William A. Ralston, the author, gathered most of his information about early times in the area.
INDEX TO BUTLER COUNTY CEMETERY INVENTORY: VOLUMES 1 - 5. 1993 (Reprint) by Butler County Historical Society and Nancy Romig. Each volume of the set is indexed separately in this book by surname only. 206 pages, 8½ x 11 hardbound.
If you haven't yet read Ceane O'Hanlon-Lincoln's award-winning COUNTY CHRONICLES series, you haven't discovered how much fun reading history can be!
If you've already had the pleasure of reading other volumes in this series, be amazed--all over again--with state-of-the-heart author Ceane O'Hanlon-Lincoln's talent for bringing history alive.The reading level for County Chronicles is 5th grade through adult.
Five years in the making, this innovative and unusual work provides an alphabetical listing of municipalities, landmarks, post offices, creeks, railroad stations, ghost towns and other places that just aren't there anymore. Entries are detailed with their locations, how they got their names, their significance, a brief history and name changes.
Slippery Rock University: the Legend behind the Name—the culmination of 40 years of research—is the fascinating story of the evolution of this popular western Pennsylvania college
The second volume in this catalog of cemetery information and tombstone readings of Butler County cemeteries, this book covers the townships of Worth, Brady, Clay, Concord, Fairview, Muddy Creek, Franklin, Center, Oakland and Donegal.
This two-volume book, packed with local history and biographies, begins with chapters about the Indians, the French claim to the Ohio Valley, Washington's historic journey through Butler County, Christian Frederick Post's peace mission, the Moravian Missionary, Colonel Brodhead's expedition against the Senecas, as well as the settling of the wilderness and founding of the town of Butler and other localities.
This important early history begins with the topographical features and mineral deposits of the area, Indian occupation and settlement of Western Pennsylvania, land titles; to the organization of Butler County, its political history, oil and gas industries; early history of the courts, transportation, agriculture, military, medical profession, banks, the press, education, organizations, and public utilities; as well as photos and biographical sketches of many of the prominent citizens.
Tombstone readings by row with additional genealogical data and church history.
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