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                   Lookup Volunteers

The following persons have generously volunteered to accept requests to look up information in their personal resources.  Please e-mail them directly with your specific requests, providing as much detail as possible.  Please limit your request to one or two items and don't forget to thank them; they are volunteering their precious free time to help you.  If you have any resources you'd be willing to share, please contact Cindy Elder.

St. James Ridgeville United Church of Christ Cemetery.  New, revised list of tombstone transcriptions of St. James cemetery (one of the oldest in the county) is now complete and all stones have been photographed.  I can look for your ancestor and attach a photo of the the tombstone to an e-mail reply.  Cindy Elder.

Records of Christ Episcopal Cemetery, Danville   Dave Richards, Sr.

1901 Directory of Columbia-Montour County (includes name & address of inhabitants by townships plus some additional information)    Dick Shoemaker

Shoemaker Genealogy  Dick Shoemaker

Brower, D.H.B, Danville, Past & Present. 1881.  A collection of Historical and Biographical Sketches of Danville and its residents written by Dr. Brower, who was founder of the Montour American and Danville Record newspapers.  Ann Thomas.

I have access to all of the MCGS Montour County cemetery records and am willing to look for your ancestor in these lists.  Please be as specific as possible with your request.  Cindy Elder.

Other Lookups

Montour County Naturalizations from 1850-1956 have been microfilmed and are available on microfiche at MCGS.  A full index is available.  Free lookups in the index are offered and copies can be obtained for a nominal fee.  Click here for further information.
Also available - Lookups of deaths and marriages reported in the Danville Intelligencer 1828-1879.  Click here for more information.


Montour County Genealogical Society, 205 Ferry St., Danville, PA  17821  (570) 275-6177

Genealogy Room: Thomas Beaver Free Library, 2nd Floor

 Hours:  Saturdays 11:00 AM to 1:30 PM; Mondays 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM

President:  Megan Ryan      Website Administrator: Cindy Elder             Newsletter Editor:  Lynn Reichen         

Membership: Sue Messersmith     Correspondence/questions: Cindy Elder or Megan Ryan 

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This page last modified on December 06, 2016