A Genealogist's Refresher Course
The author's overage focuses on the ante-bellum period, boasts of over 200 photographs, and ranges over such topics as John Peter Gabriel Muhlenberg (for whom the county was named), the intrepid first-comers, county boundaries and boundary changes, courts and courthouses, old houses and other county landmarks, education, slavery, the tobacco and coal industries, and discussions of county pioneers.
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This slim little book is like having a favorite Aunt, pleased with your interest in family history, who takes you under her wing. Filled with pointers about searching out your family history this can ... Read full review
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