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History: Genealogy

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Genealogy section--Call number: CS

Pennsylvania Genealogy--Call number:  F152-F187

Histories available on these families:

Bert, Brubaker-Brubacher-Brewbaker, Groff, Hess, Hostetter, Merkle, Miller, Minnich, Reist, Sangrey, Schwalm, Shenk, Sherk, Staudt, Steckley, Wolgemuth, Zerbey

TV Shows

Who do you think you are? (NBC/TLC) CS69 .W46 DVD

Finding your roots (PBS, multiple seasons) Films on Demand

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Family Search    Search census, death, church, and military records online (Free account set-up required).

Ellis Island Passengers    Open 1892 to 1954 and welcomed 51+ million immigrants.

Castle Garden (1830-1892)   Castle Garden was in NYC before Ellis Island. Over 73 million Americans can trace their ancestors to this early immigration period.