Mother Cumberland: Tracing Your Ancestors in South-Central Pennsylvania
Raymond M. Bell
A genealogical guide to 10 counties in Pennsylvania: Bedford, Blair, Centre, Cumberland, Franklin, Fulton, Huntingdon, Juniata, Mifflin, & Perry. If you are one of the many Americans searching for family connections in these counties of south-central PA, this guidebook will be a valuable reference for understanding the history of the area & locating the records that can help you document your ancestors¿ presence there. Before & after the Amer. Revolution, pioneers of English, Irish, Scotch-Irish, German, & other ethnic stocks passed through Mother Cumberland in large numbers on their way to Ohio, Maryland, Virginia, & other regions. With this book, you can identify their migration routes & find out more about the settlements they created on the western frontier. Illus.