Montgomery County PA

Montgomery County, situated in the southeastern part of Pennsylvania, is a region steeped in historical significance and endowed with a diverse landscape that ranges from lush river valleys of the Schuylkill River to the rolling hills that characterize much of Pennsylvania’s terrain. Established on September 10, 1784, the county was formed from parts of Philadelphia County and named after Richard Montgomery, an Irish-American soldier who played a crucial role in the American Revolutionary War. The county seat, Norristown, serves as both a judicial and administrative hub, reflecting the county’s longstanding role in the political and social fabric of the state. Montgomery County’s geographical position within the Philadelphia metropolitan area has significantly influenced its development, blending urban expansion with rural preservation. This dynamic has fostered a rich cultural and economic diversity, making it a microcosm of the broader trends of growth and change seen across the region.

A history of the Goshenhoppen Reformed charge, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania (1727-1819)

Title: A history of the Goshenhoppen Reformed charge, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania (1727-1819) Author: Hinke, William John Publication date: 1920 Publisher: Lancaster [Press of the New era printing company] Digitizing Sponsor: MSN Contributor: New York Public Library Repository: Internet Archive Reformed Church History in this country has long been a subject of study. It is interesting

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Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Cemetery Records

Most of these are complete indices at the time of transcription, however, in some cases we list the listing when it is only a partial listing. Cemeteries hosted at Montgomery County PAGenWeb Project First Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Norristown (extinct) Hillside Cemetery, Roslyn Indian Creek Cemetery, Telford Methacton Mennonite Cemetery, Worcester Township Old Burying Ground, Pottstown

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The William Wade Hinshaw index to Pennsylvania Quaker meeting records

These monthly meeting records were abstracted from the original Pennsylvania Quaker Monthly Meeting records in the 1930’s by William Wade Hinshaw of Washington, D. C. They are a transcription of the microfilmed records containing birth, death, burial, and marriage records, as well as meeting minutes, removals and certificates. After Hinshaw’s death, the unpublished material was

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A history of George Summers of Douglass and Lower Dublin townships, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania

George Summers, progenitor of one of the Summers Families in America, was born in Germany shortly after the year 1690, and arrived in this country on the 22nd ot September in the year of 1752, landing at Philadelphia on the ship “Brothers, in charge of Captain Wm. Muir. He was married to Elizabeth . They had six sons and one daughter, namely Philip, Henry, John, Martin, George, Peter and Margaretha Elizabeth. Two of them, Philip and Henry, however, did not come over with their father but arrived two years later, September 30th, 1754 on the ship “Edinburg also landing at Philadelphia.

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