This collection is indispensable if you are interested in Pennsylvania
German origins. Documenting births, baptisms, marriages, and burials,
these records identify people and their relationships to one another
not only parents and children, husbands and wives, but witnesses and sponsors
- Fully-indexed vital and ceremonial records from 12 churches and 1 cemetery
in the heart of Pennsylvania German ("Pennsylvania Dutch") country, including
Bucks, Lancaster, Lehigh, Montgomery, Northampton, Philadelphia, and York
- 91,000 individuals represented.
- Genealogically valuable because church records have long been considered
the backbone of Pennsylvania German genealogy.