The Tenmile Country and Its Pioneer Families
Genealogical Publishing Com, 2009 - Monongahela River Valley (W. Va. and Pa.) - 786 pages
This was originally published as a series of newspaper articles by Mr. Leckey before being consolidated as a book in 1950 and then reprinted with an every-name index under the auspices of the Greene County Historical Society in 1977. The work commences with an historical overview of settlement in the Tenmile Country, and it concludes with the aforementioned index of some 30,000 entries. In between, the genealogist of southwestern Pennsylvania can savor 500 or more family histories, of varying lengths, which delineate the lineages of the many families who migrated into this area. The genealogies, which are arranged according to place of settlement, are periodically embellished with rosters of one sort or another, maps, facsimiles, and illustrations. Overall, the genealogical sketches cover or touch on more than 2,000 main families who settled in the Upper Monongahela during the final third of the eighteenth or first quarter of the nineteenth century. Without a doubt this is the starting point for genealogical research in southwestern Pennsylvania, and Clearfield Company is delighted to make it available again.
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Focus is on western Pennsylvania. Very short on general history, but that's OK since other sources cover that topic well. This version runs 774 pages and includes a workable index of names. It ... Read full review
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Anyone considering this book as a genealogical reference needs to be cautioned. I do give Leakey some credit as he is able to give some people reference to situations, but unfortunately his references contradict historical records. Save your money and use Probate, land records and war pensions instead. Visit the local courthouses in the area.
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