Genealogical Gleanings of Siggins, and Other Pennsylvania Families: A Volume of History, Biography and Colonial, Revolutionary, Civil and Other War Records Including Names of Many Other Warren County Pioneers (Google eBook)

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Tiernan-Dart Printing Company, 1918 - United States - 714 pages
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