Cameron County Genealogy Project


History of the Counties of McKean, Elk, Cameron, and Potter, Pennsylvania, with Biographical Sketches, including their early settlement and development; a description of the historic and interesting localities; sketches of their cities, towns and villages; portraits of prominent men; biographies of representative citizens; outline history of Pennsylvania; statistics - J. H. Beers & Co. Each county has its own chapter wherein is described its general history, its townships' histories, and biographical sketches of some of its citizens. Portraits are scattered throughout the book. (1890) 

   Here is an unofficial index to the book! Look ups available.

-From Wendy's Genealogy Section-


History of Cameron County

This section is under construction and will be added to regularly. 

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Disclaimer:  It has been brought to our attention that not all of the information in Beer's History is completely accurate.  Like all such resources, it is a good starting place, but you might want to double check the information for accuracy.  Please let me know of any thing that you know is wrong and I will add notes to the offending section.  All in all, the book makes for good reading!

Chapter I - Topography and Natural History 

Chapter II - Aborigines and Pioneers 

Chapter III - Transactions of the County Commissioners 

Chapter IV - Courts and Bar 

Chapter V - Political History 

Chapter VI -Military History 

Chapter VII -Journalism, Education, Physicians, County Associations, Railroads

Chapter VIII - Shippen Township 

Chapter VIX - Gibson Township 

Chapter X - Grove Township 

Chapter XI- Lumber Township 

Chapter XII- Portage Township 

Chapter XIII Biographical Sketches 

Chapter XIV - Biographical Sketches 

Portraits

 


This page was last updated on  Friday, March 19, 2004.

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