Miscellaneous Somerset County, Pennsylvania History Materials

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Misc. Somerset County history & genealogy materials

  • Photo tour of the Turkey Fort Road, which ran northwest from Fort Cumberland

  • 1881 diary of Josephine Emerick (679KB PDF)

  • Miller genealogy book, Meyersdale, 1963, 53 pages

  • Bible records of Ludwig Bare

  • 1838 Petition of Isaac Miller for Tavern in Berlin, PA

  • Somerset in 1847 "Early History of Western Pennsylvania"

  • 1800-1900 census summary, Somerset County, PA

  • 171st Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteers

  • Old post cards from Somerset County, PA (Index)

  • 1789 Militia list, Londonderry Township, Bedford County

  • Antique rough brake for a horse-drawn wagon

  • Robert Smith, Insolvency Law Petition, 1800 Somerset County, PA

  • Somerset County PA Colloquialisms

  • Somerset Co. chapter from 1847 Early History of Western Pennsylvania and the Western Campaigns (422 KB PDF)

  • Peter Livengood genealogy information

  • The story of George Countryman & Simon Hay

  • Pittsburgh and Connelsville Railroad Company to Samuel A. Long, 1855, Larimer Township

  • Was there a fortification in Larimer Township?

  • Article on Somerset County, PA from the 1843 "Historical Collections of the State of Pennsylvania"

  • Index to maps of Somerset County, PA and nearby Allegany County, MD

  • Somerset County created from a portion of Bedford County, 1795

  • Descendants of Johann Adam Dietel of 19th Century Somerset County, Pennsylvania

  • History of Meyersdale, by John Olinger

  • Gunsmiths of Bedford and Somerset counties, Pennsylvania

  • Click here to see an interactive map I made that compares the Turkey Foot Road to Braddock's Road.

  • Click here to see an interactive map I made that shows the route of the Turkey Foot Road.

  • Finding Sloan's Ford YouTube video (6 minutes 31 seconds).

  • Descendants of Jacob Hochstetler: 1912 (46.2 MB pdf book).

  • 1875 Philson map of Berlin

  • 1898 photo of extended George Werner family

  • Births and Baptisms of Somerset County, Penna. Reformed and Lutheran Church Records of Berlin, Somerset County, Pennsylvania (45 MB) Ezra Saylor, 1929.

  • Digital library of books pertaining to Somerset County, Pennsylvania

  • Some estate papers of George Klingaman, Sr. of Greenville Township

  • The 1814 will of George Klingaman, Sr.

  • The family of Jacob & Susanna (Engle) Deal

  • Bible records of Peter Deal, Jr. of Greenville Township

  • Information on Martin Weimer

  • E. C. Saylor's 1931 notes on the family of Ludwig Baer (906 KB pdf)

  • E. C. Saylor's 1971 notes on the Baer family (614 KB pdf)

  • A Geiger-related extract from 1998 correspondence (1103 KB pdf)

    Misc. Southampton Township, Somerset County history materials

  • Jacob Knuff 1845 Southampton Township tavern petition

  • Catharine Troutman, Consort of William (tombstone), Wellersburg, PA

  • Daniel Benjamin Troutman Muzzle Loading Rifle Photos

  • Southampton twp. descriptions in Somerset County history books

  • Mystery rock stacks near a steep gully along the old turnpike/plank road

  • Agreement, Samuel Witt & George Cook, Jr.

  • Rachel Troutman to Benjamin Troutman, 1871

  • Estate of Samuel Witt to John Long, 1846

  • Remains of Fink's Church along Glencoe road

  • Isaac Harden of Southampton Township, Somerset County, PA (index)

  • The board yard

  • Gladdens School (from Merle Korns's scrapbook)

  • 1838 John Harden to Richard Gaumer article of agreement for 179 acres

  • Southampton Twp, Somerset Co. created from a portion of Bedford Co., 1800

  • Christian Sturtz, early Somerset County resident

  • Eber Cockley's 1967 notes on the Leydig family.

    Wellersburg, Southampton Township, Somerset County, PA

  • Zion's pre-1904 church records (6750KB)

  • Early photo of Main Street, Wellersburg

  • Early photo of Wellersburg store & blacksmith shop

  • Early photo of Wellersburg E.U.B. Church, attended by some Korns families

  • Early photo of 1801 Wellersburg School House

  • The circa 1855 Wellersburg iron furnace

  • The first brick house in Wellersburg

  • Mr. and Mrs. John G. Witt in Wellersburg, PA

  • The Wellersburg Reformed and Lutheran Church

  • Somerset and Cumberland Turnpike

  • 1876 street map of the town of Wellersburg

  • Wellersburg Inclined Plane & Coal Tipple

  • Wellersburg & Jennings Run Railroad

  • Wellersburg Coal Company stock certificate, 1855

  • Wellersburg Pumping Station photo

  • Pure Oil Co. fire bricks from Wellersburg

  • Hay's mill in Wellersburg

  • Uhl gristmill, Wellersburg, PA (updated 8-26-2009)

  • Photo survey of the Uhl Mill site, including race photos

  • Moser Store, Wellersburg, PA, 1800's

  • Dom Farm near Wellersburg, PA

  • Spruce Bank School, near Wellersburg, PA

  • 1855 Jacob Cook deed to Church Trustees, Wellersburg, PA

  • Wellersburg area log house, Somerset County PA

  • Wellersburg PA Post Offices

  • 1938 branch railroad to Wellersburg

  • 1860 Walker map of Wellersburg

  • 1843 Wellersburg tavern petition of John Brallier features many local signatures, including Daniel Korns, Sr.; George Close; George Cook; John Mong; Jacob Cook; Daniel Lepley; Jacob Korns; John R. Brinham; Samuel Gaumer; Daniel Gaumer; Samuel Hoyman.

  • Rev. Benjamin Knepper

    Kennells Mills, Southampton Township, Somerset County, Pennsylvania

  • Old water powered mill at Kennells Mills, PA

  • Kennell's Mill millstone burr stones

  • Railroad along Gladdens Run

  • Old store located near site of Kennells Grist Mill

  • Gladdens Post Office, near Kennell's Grist Mill

  • Fulling Mill near Kennells Mill, PA

  • Water powered mill near the Kennels Mills-area fulling mill

  • Old bridge abutment from the Palo Alto Road near the fulling mill site

    Somerset County, Pennsylvania Churches

  • "The Wills Creek Charge" Church history book

  • Beams Reformed Church, Jenner Township, Somerset County, PA

  • Greenville Lutheran Church, 1993 (53KB)

  • White Oak Mt. Carmel Luthern Church, Larimer Township, circa 1920, photo 1 (214KB)

  • White Oak Mt. Carmel Church, Larimer Township, circa 1920, composite photo 2 (315KB)

  • Southampton twp. church descriptions in 1906 history book

  • Comp's Church, Southampton Township

  • The Wellersburg Reformed and Lutheran Church

  • The Gladden's Reformed and Lutheran Church, Southampton Township

  • Wellersburg Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1897, Irene Wilhelm membership certificate

  • The Mull House where church services were held before the Mulls congregation built a church.

  • White Oak Lutheran and Reformed church, built in 1846

    Hochstetler / Hostetler family materials

  • 2002 Photo of the original farm of John Hochstetler in early Somerset County

  • Photo of Hostetler soda bottle, Meyersdale, PA

  • Book: Descendants of Jacob Hochstetler: Harvey Hostetler, 1912 (46.2 MB pdf).

  • Book: Descendants of Barbara Hochstetler and Christian Stutzman: Harvey Hostetler, 1938 (196.6 MB pdf).

    Somerset County, Pennsylvania Schools

  • Gladys Bittner with her Korns School class of 1923-24

  • Korns School, Southampton Township, Class of 1939-40

  • Korns School, 1955 (Southampton township, Somerset Co. PA)

  • Geiger School building, Irvin Dietle teacher

  • Geiger School outing to nearby Irvin Dietle farm

  • Geiger School class photo from 1930's

  • Class Photo, Geiger School, Larimer Township

  • Class Photo, Witt School, Irvin Dietle teacher

  • Comps School Souvenir, 1913

  • Gladys (Bittner) Korns' class at the Wilson School

  • Mountain School card showing Emanuel Korns as Director

  • Calvin Bittner 1899-1900 Wittenburg School Card

  • 1924 photo of Gladys Bittner at the Philson School

  • Philson School photo

  • The Philson School

  • 1904 Korns School Souvenir, Southampton Township

  • Korns School, Class of 1906-07

  • 1911 Kennells Mills School Souvenir

  • Circa 1930 photo of students at the Kennell's Mill School

  • Witt School, 2021 photos

    Lepley family information

  • The early Lepley stone house and farm

  • The Lepley family of muzzleloader gunsmiths

  • Lepley 19th century rifle-making hardware

  • Lepley Cemetery Index

  • Ancestors of Johanna (Lepley) Korns

  • Lepley hand-hewn hoe, Southampton Township, Somerset County, PA

  • Pages from 1881 book on Joseph Lepley, who married Catherine Korns, daughter of Daniel Korns

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