The uncopyrighted 1949 book "The Genealogy of Michael Korns, Sr. of Somerset County Pennsylvania" was written by Charles Byron Korns, Sr. MD and focuses primarily on the descendants of Michael Korn/Korns, Sr. of Southampton Township, Somerset County, PA. It also includes information on his siblings, and his father, the immigrant Carl/Charles Korn of Maxatawney Township, Berks County, PA.
How to access the Korns genealogy book
Individual low resolution chapters of the Korns book are available below in PDF format. Click here to see high resolution photos from the book. Click here to view a searchable text-only copy of the book.
Where to see an original Korns genealogy book
The Korns genealogy book is available for viewing at the Carnegie Library, Oakland, PA, at the Historical Society of Berks County, and at the Historical and Genealogical Society of Somerset County. Another interesting Korns-related book is "A Clowes-Swanson Genealogy" (Baltimore: Gateway Press, Inc., 1989) by Lois Clowes Witherspoon, M.A.; it is available at the Carnegie Library, the Centre County Historical Society, the Coshocton Public Library, the Clarion County Historical Society Library, the Historical Society of Berks County, the Historical Society of Delaware, and the Lehigh County Historical Society.
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