Genealogy

Our library is available for research during regular hours or by calling Marilyn at (717)362-8991 to make special arrangements. It includes these genealogy books.


  • Baker, Sylvester William. A Genealogy of the Enders Family, 1740-1959. Rutland, Vt: Tuttle Pub. Co, 1960.

  • Berger-Knorr, Lawrence. The Pennsylvania Relations of Dwight D. Eisenhower. New Kingstown, Pa: Sunbury Press, Inc, 2005

  • Cauffman, Paul F., et al. Descendants of Jacob and Margaret Moretz. Basking Ridge, NJ: Jack Akerboom, 1988.

  • Egle, William Henry, et al. Commemorative Biographical Encyclopedia of Dauphin County, Pennsylvania : Containing Sketches of Prominent and Representative Citizens and Many of the Early Scotch-Irish and German Settlers. Chambersburg, Pa: J.M. Runk & Co, 1896.

  • Enders Family Association. A Genealogy of the Enders Family, 1740-1990: Volume II. Harrisburg, PA: Kurzenknabe Press, 1990.

  • Fisher, Robert G. The Descendents of Andreas Schmeltz, 1751-1834. Decorah, Iowa: Robert G. Fisher, 1995.

  • ---. Some Descendants of George Snyder: Orgininating in the Armstrong Valley Dauphin Co., Pennsylvania. Westerly, RI:, 1997.

  • Geist, A. Frank. The Geist Relation: 200 Years in America. 2nd ed. Apollo, PA: Closson Press, 1988.

  • Gentile, Douglas Alan van Brederode, and Tara Mary van Brederode Gentile. Ancestors of the Warfield and Gentile Families of Schuylkill and Dauphin Counties. first ed. Minneapolis, MN:, 1998.

  • Haelen, Eva Hoy. Descendants of Bernhard Hoy (1743-Circa 1810). Baltimore, MD: Gateway Press, Inc., 2006.

  • Klinger, Mary. The Klingers : From the Odenwald, Hesse, Germany, Ca. 1610-1989. Baltimore, MD: Gateway Press, 1989.

  • Klinger, Max E. The Descendants of Johann Peter Klinger and Catharina Steinbruch. New Kingstown, PA: Sunbury Press, 2005.

  • Latsha, Leah Bingaman. Lenker Family History. Dalmatia, PA: Leah B. Latsha, 1996.

  • Latsha, Louise L. (Latsha). The Northumberland County Latsha's and Latshaw's.

  • Martz, Wendy L. Williard. Genealogy of John Peter Williard "Jean Pierre Wieulle" and Mary Magdalena (Jury) Williard., 2006.

  • Meiser, Joseph A., Jr. Ph.D., and Sarah Roadarmel Meiser. A Genealogy of Selected Northumberland Country Pennsylvania Pioneer Families from the Arrival of the Immigrant Ancestors to the Present Time: Part XIII the Johan Nicolas Bahner (Bohner Family). 2nd Ed ed. Elysburg, PA & Ontario, Canada:, 1990.

  • Meiser, Joseph A., Harvey C. Dreibelbis, and Rothermel Family Association. Rothermel Families in America. Newtown Square, PA: Harrowood Books, 1989.

  • Meiser, Joseph A., and Sarah Roadarmel Meiser. A Genealogists Guide to Burials in in Schuylkill County PA. 3rd ed. Grantham, Pa: Robert L.K. Jones, 1998.

  • Morgan, Avice Hepler. The Morgan Family History (1989-2000). 1st ed. Baltimore, Md;: Gateway Press, 2000.

  • ---. The Wagner Family History. 1st ed. Baltimore, MD: Gateway Press, 1997.

  • Novinger, James G. Dewalt Novinger's Legacy : The Novinger Family in the United States from 1737 to 2001. Hershey, PA: Novinger Reunion Book Committee, 2002.

  • Rice, Phillip A., Jean A. Dellock, and Phillip A. Rice. Early Lutheran Records from Dauphin County, Pennsylvania : Includes St. John's Lutheran Church and Zion's Evangelical Lutheran Church of Lykens, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, and St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Derry Township, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania. 1st ed. Apollo, PA: Closson Press, 1997.

  • Rice, Phillip A., et al. Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church at Killinger, Upper Paxton Township, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania (1770-1859). Apollo, PA: Closson Press, 1996.

  • Rice, Phillip A., Jean A. Dellock, and Schuylkill Roots. Collected Cemeteries of the Tri-County Region (Schuylkill-Columbia-Northumberland) Pennsylvania. Apollo, PA: Closson Press, 2006.

  • Rice, Phillip A., and Jean A. Dellock. Dauphin County Archives. 1st ed. Apollo, PA: Closson Press, 1996.

  • Rice, Phillip A., and Jean A. Dellock. Death and Burial Records of the Buffington-Reed Funeral Home Formerly Buffington Funeral Home Valley View, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania. Apollo, PA: Closson Press, 2006.

  • Rice, Phillip A., Gratz Historical Society, and Schuylkill Roots. Oakdale Church Record : Berrysburg Circuit, East Pennsylvania Conference, Evangelical Association, 1863-1968. Apollo, PA: Closson Press, 1992.

  • Rice, Phillip A., and Jean A. Dellock. Early Records of St. John's Methodist Church: Hegins, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania. Apollo, PA: Schuylkill Roots/Closson Press, 2007.

  • Rice, Phillip A., and Schuylkill Roots. Burial Records of the Methodist Episcopal Cemetery : Williamstown, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, 1893-1990. Apollo, Pa: Closson Press, 2006.

  • ---. Greenwood Cemetery (1896), Tower City, Porter Township, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania. Apollo, PA: Closson Press, 1992.

  • Rice, Phillip A. Funeral and Burial Records of Kull-Heizenroth Funeral Home : Formerly Kull Funeral Home, 901 Center Street, Ashland, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, Beginning in 1908. Apollo, PA: Closson Press, 2006.

  • Savage, Mary Irene. John Christian Schlegel of Berks County, Pennsylvania and Descendants. Baltimore, MD: Gateway Press, 1991.

  • Schoffstall, Lois Green. A History of the Shaffer-Miller' Schrawder Families. Hollis, N.H.: L.G. Schoffstall, 1982.

  • Schwalm, Glenn P., et al. St. Andrew's United Methodist Church. Apollo, PA: Closson Press, 1991.

  • Schwalm, Glenn P., et al. Combined Records of Frieden's Evangelical Lutheran Church (1848-1972) and Frieden's Reformed Church (1855-1957) of Hegins, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania. 1st ed. Apollo, PA: Closson Press, 1998.

  • ---. Collected Cemetery Records from Dauphin County, Pennsylvania. 1st ed. Apollo, PA: Closson Press, 1998.

  • Schwalm, Glenn P., et al. Union Salem's Kirche (Salem's Union Church), Lutheran and Reformed : Now Peace United Church of Christ, Berrysburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania ; Baptisms 1837-1939, Marriages 1863-1910, Deaths 1863-1910. Apollo, Pa: Closson Press, 1990.

  • Schwalm, Glenn P. Saint Matthew's (Coleman's) Evangelical Lutheran Church and Cemetery Records (1872-1966), Lykens Township, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania. Apollo, PA: Closson Press, 1991.

  • Speicher, Paul I. A History of the Speicher, Spicher, Spyker Family, 1737-1983. 3rd rev. ed. Columbus, Ohio: Speicher Family Association, 1983.

  • St. Michael's Lutheran and Reformed Church, 1894-1994, Klingerstown, Pennsylvania. Sunbury, Pa: Mel-Co Printing, 1994.

  • Swab, James Jonas. The Johannes Schwab Family : 240 Years in America : The Two Hundred Fortieth Anniversary of the Johannes Schwab Family in America, 1754-1994. Woodlyn, PA: J.J. Swab, 1994.

  • Troutman, Steve Earl. The Trautman/Troutman Family History. Baltimore, MD: Gateway Press;, 1988-1997.

  • Weiser, Frederick Sheely, Christ Little Tulpehocken Church, and Altahala Evangelical Lutheran Church. Tulpehocken Church Records, 1730-1800 : Christ (Little Tulpehocken) Church and Altalaha Church, Rehrersburg. Breinigsville, Pa: Pennsylvania German Society, 1982.

  • Wright, F. Edward. Early Church Records of Dauphin County, Pennsylvania. Westminster, Md: Family Line Publications, 1995.

And many more records and files!