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Hi and welcome to the Lancaster County Pennsylvania Genealogy Project — a proud member of the PA-Roots family of websites.
Your County Team Associate is Nathan Zipfel and I’m really glad you stopped by and I hope that you find this website useful for your genealogical research.
I’ll be adding to and updating this website as new material is made available, so please be sure to stop by often. If you’ve got data that you’d be willing to contribute, please contact me. I’m always in the need of help in getting data on-line. If you’d be interested in helping, please contact me.
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Nathan

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Townships, Lancaster County

Lancaster County Townships   Source: “Incorporation Dates for Pennsylvania Municipalities”, Comm of PA, Dept Internal Affairs, 1965. Lancaster County – 3rd Class Formed on May 10, 1729 from part of…

Outline map of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania

Outline map of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania From Ellis & Evans History of Lancaster County, 1883.  

U.S.S. Conestoga

U.S.S. Conestoga Excerpt from: From The Devil’s Triangle to the Devil’s Jaw by Richard Winer, Bantam Books, Inc., New York, 1977. pp. 210-12 There is a little town in southeastern…

A Camel in Lancaster

A CAMEL IN LANCASTER By William F. Worner, in Old Lancaster Tales and Traditions, published by the author, Lancaster, PA 1927, pp. 82-85. A century or more ago, camels in…

Migration Pattern of the Scotch-Irish Moore’s

MIGRATION PATTERN OF THE SCOTCH-IRISH MOOREs 1717 to 1775 By David G. Moore Part #1 (Introduction) Some of the more knowledged members in our MOORE discussion group will probably have…

Chapter I General History of Lancaster, Lancaster and its People, An Account of Lancaster, Pa.

Chapter IGeneral History of Lancaster INDIAN SITES AT LANCASTER. The town of Lancaster might be said to have been begun as early as 1721 or 1722, but it was not…

Introduction, Lancaster and its People, An Account of Lancaster, Pa.

INTRODUCTION In the following pages we give a brief epitome of the history of Lancaster city, and also a more extended account of its present condition. The historical portion treats…

History of Lancaster County

History of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania : with biographical sketches of many of its pioneers and prominent men. (1883) Authors:  Ellis, Franklin, 1828-1885; Evans, Samuel, 1823-1908, joint author This book is…

Index, Biographical Annals of Lancaster County, PA

Biographical Annals ofLancaster County, PA     CONTAINING BIOGRAPHICAL AND GENEALOGICAL SKETCHES    OF PROMINENT AND REPRESENTATIVE CITIZENS    AND MANY OF THE EARLY SETTLERS     PUBLISHERS: J. H. BEERS and CO. 1903   …

Look-up Volunteers, Lancaster County

Lancaster County Look-up Volunteers   PLEASE READ Be kind. These people are doing this as a courtesy. Do not expect them to respond quickly or completely. They may get several…