Egle’s Notes and Queries of Pennsylvania, 1700s-1800s

These books by William Henry Egle’s Notes and Queries, regarded to be among the most important work on the genealogy, biography, and history of central Pennsylvania ever published. The columns (and off prints of the columns which appeared in pamphlet form) were reprinted in seven volumes between the years 1894 and 1896. With the five annual volumes for 1896-1900, the complete set of Notes and Queries which appears on this database totals twelve volumes. Since this database contains a great variety of information you may be able to gain a more complete understanding of your ancestors and their lives.

What you’ll find:

  • Genealogies, family sketches, and biographies of central Pennsylvania families.
  • Lists of early settlers and soldiers of various wars.
  • Genealogical source records such as early wills, church records, marriage and death records, tax lists, and lists of early immigrants and frontiersmen.

Included Books: