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Archival Collections Historical Society of Pennsylvania.   Miscellaneous papers of several Pennsylvania counties, including Mifflin, ca. 1789-1823
Archival Collections Schlabach, Erv. History of Amish Mennonite settlements, 1962-1991. (at Penn State, University Park)
Biography Kasdorf, Julia, 1962- .  Fixing tradition: Joseph W. Yoder, Amish American. Foreword by Marlene Epp. Telford, Pa.: Pandora Press ; Scottdale, Pa.: Herald Press, 2003. [biography]
Biography Mann, Robert, b. 1824.  The autobiography of Robert Mann: with reminiscences of the Mann family in the counties of Centre, Mifflin, and Clinton, Pennsylvania. Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1897.
Biography Biddle, W. S.  Major General Frank Ross McCoy, 1874-1954.  Lewistown, PA, n.d.
Biography Rawle, William, 1788-1858.  Sketch of the life of Thomas Mifflin.  Philadelphia, 1830.
Biography Rossman, Kenneth R.  Thomas Mifflin - Revolutionary patriot.  Philadelphia, 1948.
Biography Rossman, Kenneth R.  Thomas Mifflin and the politics of the American Revolution.  Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press [1952]
Biography Winslow, Stephen N.  Thomas Mifflin.  Philadelphia, 1864.
Biography Illick, Joseph Simon, 1884-.  Joseph Trimble Rothrock: father of Pennsylvania forestry Norristown, Pa.: Norristown Press, 1929.
Cemetery Records Aitkin, Gerri L.  Little Valley Presbyterian cemetery or: Vira Presbyterian Derry Township, Vira, PA.  Lewistown, Pa.: Gerri L. Aitkin, 1998. 28 pp.
Cemetery Records McClenahen, Dan.  Former residents of Mifflin County.  Reedsville, Pa.: D. McClenahen, 1986- . Includes index. Contents v.1. 1832-1883.
Cemetery Records Mifflin County cemetery records, volume III.  1950 Typed on one side only. Mimeograph copy. Tombstone records from Lewistown's oldest graveyard, corner of Water and Brown Streets, Lewistown, Mifflin County, Penna.
Cemetery Records Mifflin County Historical Society.  Cemeteries of Mifflin County, Pennsylvania. Lewistown, Pa.: Mifflin County Historical Society, 1977. 2 vol.; map; index.  [FHL US/CAN Film 1036825 Items 7-8]
Cemetery Records Mifflin County Historical Society.  Index to "Mifflin County" cemetery records  Closson, Bob, comp.  Lewistown, Pa., Mifflin County Historical Society, 1978.
Cemetery Records Morgan, Charles Wm. Biographical record of Mount Rock Cemetery: located in Lewistown, county seat of Mifflin County, PA. Shippensburg, PA (29 Mount Rock Road, Shippensburg 17257): C. W. Morgan, 1999.
Census Bell, Raymond Martin, 1907-. Heads of families in Mifflin County, Pa., 1790: including present Mifflin, Juniata, and part of Centre County; from the federal census and county tax lists. Arranged alphabetically by townships. Lewistown, Pa.: Mifflin County (Pa.) Historical Society, 1958.  [FHL US/CAN Film 1059479 Item 3]
Census James, Jane Emerson. [Transcription of] 1800 Pennsylvania census for Mifflin and Centre Counties. Huntsville, Ark.: Century Enterprises, 1972. [State Library Note: 47 pp. Reproduced from typewritten copy.]  [FHL US/CAN Film 1145775 Item 61]
Census McClenahen, Dan. Township index for Mifflin County: 1860 census. [Author], 1983.
Census Stroup, John Martin, 1896-; Bell, Raymond Martin. The people of Mifflin County, Pennsylvania, 1755-1798; pioneer settlers and defenders of the frontier during the Revolution, a county by 1789 and a thriving area of the Commonwealth by 1800. Tax lists, 1767-1789; federal census, 1790; federal direct tax, 1798. Lewistown, Pa., Mifflin County Historical Society, 1973.  [FHL US/CAN Film 1320530 Item 6]
Court Records / Circuit Court Pennsylvania Circuit Court (Mifflin County).  Circuit court docket, 1792-1809, 1826-1834. Salt Lake City: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1978 [FHL US/CAN Film 1026544 Items 1-3]
Court Records / Coroner Mifflin County (Pennsylvania). Coroner.   Record of coroners inquests, 1875-1919.  Includes index.  Salt Lake City: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1978.   [FHL US/CAN Film 1026543]
Court Records / Common Pleas Pennsylvania. Court of Common Pleas (Mifflin County).  Selected appearance papers, 1851-1905. Salt Lake City: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1978. On 5 microfilm reels:

Papers 1851-1875 -  [FHL US/CAN Film 1026314]

Papers 1875-1885 -  [FHL US/CAN Film 1026315]

Papers 1885-1892 -  [FHL US/CAN Film 1026316]

Papers 1893-1900 -  [FHL US/CAN Film 1026317]

Papers 1901-1905 -  [FHL US/CAN Film 1026318]

Court Records / Justice of the Peace Mifflin County (Pennsylvania). Justice of the Peace.  Justice of the peace docket, 1850-1852.   Salt Lake City: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1978.   [FHL US/CAN Film 1026546 Item 5]
Court Records / Orphans' Court Pennsylvania Orphans' Court (Mifflin County).  Chancery Docket, 1865-1875. Salt Lake City: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1978  [FHL US/CAN Film 1026544 Item 4]
Court Records / Orphans' Court Mifflin County (Pennsylvania). Register of Wills.  Index to register and orphans court [probate records].  Salt Lake City: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1978.  On 2 microfilm reels:

Index, A-L  [FHL US/CAN Film 1026100 

Index, M-Z  [FHL US/CAN Film 1026101 

Court Records / Quarter Sessions

Pennsylvania Court of Quarter Sessions (Mifflin County).  Salt Lake City: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1978.  Most volumes of dockets are indexed.  On 28 microfilm reels: 

Court docket v.B-E 1793-1813 - [FHL US/CAN Film 1026538]

Court docket v.F-H 1813-1840 - [FHL US/CAN Film 1026539]

Court docket v.J-K 1848-1865 - [FHL US/CAN Film 1026540]

Court docket v.L-M 1866-1897 - [FHL US/CAN Film 1026541]

Court docket v.N 1897-1914 - [FHL US/CAN Film 1026542]

Court papers 1843-1848 - [FHL US/CAN Film 1026668]

Court papers 1849-1850 - [FHL US/CAN Film 1026669]

Court papers 1844, 1850-1851 - [FHL US/CAN Film 1026030]

Court papers 1852-1854 - [FHL US/CAN Film 1026031]

Court papers 1854-1857 - [FHL US/CAN Film 1026032]

Court papers 1858-1865 - [FHL US/CAN Film 1026033]

Court papers 1866-1870 - [FHL US/CAN Film 1026034]

Court papers 1870-1875 - [FHL US/CAN Film 1026035]

Court papers 1875-1878 - [FHL US/CAN Film 1026036]

Court papers 1878-1881 - [FHL US/CAN Film 1026037]

Court papers 1881-1884 - [FHL US/CAN Film 1026319]

Court papers 1885-1886 - [FHL US/CAN Film 1026320]

Court papers 1887 - [FHL US/CAN Film 1026321]

Court papers 1888-1890 - [FHL US/CAN Film 1026322]

Court papers 1890-1892 - [FHL US/CAN Film 1026323]

Court papers 1893-1895 - [FHL US/CAN Film 1026324]

Court papers 1895-1897 - [FHL US/CAN Film 1026325]

Court papers 1897-1899 - [FHL US/CAN Film 1026326]

Court papers 1900-1901 - [FHL US/CAN Film 1026327]

Court papers 1901-1903 - [FHL US/CAN Film 1026328]

Court papers 1903-1904 - [FHL US/CAN Film 1026329]

Court papers 1904-1905 - [FHL US/CAN Film 1026330]

Court papers 1905 - [FHL US/CAN Film 1026331]

Education Sipe, E. E. History of Mifflin County schools. Lewistown, PA: Mifflin County Historical Society, c1950.
Family History Bell, Raymond Martin, 1907-. Some Pennsylvania families: with genealogical notes on Bell, Buchanan, Carson, Ensminger, Geiger, Kelly, Martin, McClenahen, Seibert, Sigler, Trimmer, Wommer, Wotring. Washington, Pa.: Author, 1978.
Family History - Bell Bell, Raymond Martin, 1907- . George Bell, captain in Revolution who died in Decatur Township, Mifflin County, Pennsylvania: his children and grandchildren, with notes on Carson, Dorman, McClenahan. Washington, Pa.: R. M. Bell, 1993.
Family History – Bell Bell, Raymond M. Founders of the Bell Family A Record of Pioneer Settlers in Mifflin County Pennsylvania Carlisle, PA. & Goodman c1929.
Family History – Bell Bell, Raymond Martin, 1907-. The Thompson George Bell family. Washington, Pa.: Raymond Martin Bell, 1979.
Family History – Gruber Bell, Raymond Martin, 1907-. Jacob Gruber: 1778-1850, Methodist preacher. Coralville, Iowa: Bell, 1998. [State Library Note "Dedicated to Laura Bell Himes, my great-aunt, whose mother lived with the Grubers from age 10 till 23 when she married Thompson George Bell." Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index. Gruber, Jacob, 1778-1850 -- Family. Bell, Thompson George, 1817-1889 -- Family. Anderson family. Bell family. Gruber family. Himes family. Martin family. McCord family.]
Family History – Powell Smith, Leonard H. Some descendants of William Powell of Mifflin County, Pennsylvania. Clearwater, Fla.: Smith, 1980. Includes index. 69 leaves, [1] leaf of plates: ill.
Family History – Pütchy / Peachey Kanagy, Ezra J. Descendants of the four sons of Moses Bitshe Pütchy, Peachey, of the Kishacoquillas Valley, Mifflin County, Pa.: how the Peacheys in the valley are related and all come from Mose, son of immi. Peter Bitshe. Cover title: The Peachey patriarchs of Big Valley. Belleville, Pa.: E.J. Kanagy, [1983].
Family History – Rhodes Engel, Marie Leighty. The earliest Rhodes of Bedford, Blair, Huntingdon, Mifflin, and Somerset Counties of Pennsylvania / Marie Leighty Engel. Altoona, PA: Blair County Genealogical Society, 1985.
Family History – Zug / Zook Mast, Lois Ann, 1951-. Only a twig: a branch of the Zugs/Zooks from Pennsylvania Lancaster, PA: Keener Manufacturing, Offset Division, 1979. Includes index and bibliography.
Family History - Hobaugh Hobaugh, Jack. Hobaugh's of Mifflin County Pennsylvania. Tucson, Az.: J. Hobaugh, 1998. [State Library Note: Updates "The Hobaugh Family History" by Leverne Stanley Bowser. Photocopy. Contains deed and will.]
Fiction Yoder, Joseph Warren, 1872-1956. Rosanna of the Amish. New York: Family Library (Pyramid Publications), 1973.
Funeral Records Brown, Joseph Oliver.  Burial records of Joseph Oliver Brown, Juniata County undertaker and funeral director beginning with the year 1876 : concerned chiefly with cemeteries west of the Juniata River and including some cemeteries east of the Juniata River.  [FHL US/CAN Film  944765 Item 2]
Genealogy Guides Bell, Raymond Martin, 1907-. Mother Cumberland : tracing your ancestors in south-central Pennsylvania, with maps by Paul J. Connor. Alexandria, Va.: Hearthside Press, c1989.
Genealogy Guides Clint, Florence. Mifflin County, Pennsylvania, area key: a guide to the genealogical records of Mifflin County, Pennsylvania, including maps, histories, charts, and other helpful materials. Denver, Colo.: Area keys, 1974, 1977.
Guides Mifflin County Historical Society. Places of scenic and historic interest in Mifflin County, Pennsylvania. Lewistown, Pa.: Society, c1953. [State Library Note: Scale not given. Includes text, subdivided by township, describing historic building and places in Mifflin County.]
Guides Mifflin County: one of a series of reference works on the counties of Pennsylvania. Huntingdon, Pennsylvania: Mid Penn Educational Publishers, c1992.
Guides Speece, Jack H.; Fisher, Anne Kepler; 1925-1977;  Burkholder, Helen Alexander; Cullinan, Michael D.  Alexander Caverns:"the Carlsbad of Pennsylvania" Altoona, Pa. : Speece Productions, 1973.
Journals / Newsletters Historical news. Lewistown, Pa.: Mifflin County Historical Society. Vol. 1 - v.16, no. 2 (Mar.1990)
Journals / Newsletters Mifflin County Historical Society (Mifflin County, Pa.) Mifflin County Historical Society news. Lewistown, PA: Mifflin County Historical Society. Quarterly. Pub date Vol. 16, no. 3 (Jun. 1990)-v. 23, no. 2 (Spring 1997)
Journals / Newsletters Mifflin County Historical Society (Mifflin County, Pa.) Notes from monument square. Lewistown, PA: Mifflin County Historical Society, Vol. 23, no. 3 (Jun. 1997)-. Published quarterly plus an additional summer issue. Newsletter of the Mifflin County Historical Society.
Land Records Historical Society of Pennsylvania.  Mifflin, Northumberland, and Bedford Counties conveyances, 1795.
Land Records Mifflin County (Pennsylvania). Recorder of Deeds.  Deed indexes, 1789-1953. (Microfilm of original records in the Mifflin County Courthouse, Lewistown, Pennsylvania.)   Salt Lake City: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1978. On 10 microfilm reels:

Grantees, A-E, 1790-1953 - [FHL US/CAN Film 1026092]

Grantees, F-K, 1790-1953 - [FHL US/CAN Film 1026093]

Grantees, L-R, 1790-1953 - [FHL US/CAN Film 1026094]

Grantees, S-Z, 1790-1953 - [FHL US/CAN Film 1026095]

Grantors, A-E, 1790-1953 - [FHL US/CAN Film 1026096]

Grantors, F-K, 1790-1953 - [FHL US/CAN Film 1026097]

Grantors, L-R, 1790-1953 - [FHL US/CAN Film 1026098]

Grantors, S-Z, 1790-1953 - [FHL US/CAN Film 1026099]

Miscellaneous index, no. 1, 1790-1931 - [FHL US/CAN Film 1026102]

Mortgagors index, no. 1, 1789-1936 - [FHL US/CAN Film 1026103]

Mortgagees index, no. 1, 1789-1932 - [FHL US/CAN Film 1026103]

Land Records Pennsylvania. Land Office.  Conveyances for land situated in Mifflin or Northumberland Counties from # 1-134.  (Microfilm of records from the Historical Society of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.)  Salt Lake City: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1948. [FHL US/CAN Film 20452 Item 11]
Local History Bell, Raymond Martin, 1907-1999. Early records of Mifflin County, Pennsylvania: land warrantees, Revolutionary pensioners, Beatty journal, Colbert journal, Donegal Presbytery, Milliken recollections, Fort Granville letter, 1800 census totals.  30 pages   Washington, Pa.: R.M. Bell, 1980 (Hollidaysburg, Pa.: Hoenstine Rental Library).
Local History Bell, Raymond Martin, 1907- . Early settlers in Jacks Valley: now Decatur Township, Mifflin County, Pennsylvania ; Bell, Carson, Glasgow, Hinds, McLenahen, Parshal, Sigler. Coralville, Iowa: Bell, 1996.
Local History Bell, Raymond Martin, 1907-. Mifflin County, Pennsylvania: families and records before 1800. Washington, Pa: R.M. Bell, 1987. Indexed.
Local History Bell, Raymond Martin, 1907-. Mifflin County, Pennsylvania: families and records before 1800 supplement. Washington, Pa.: Raymond Martin Bell, 1991. Indexed.
Local History Brown Township Bicentennial Celebration Committee. America's bicentennial, 1776-1976: history of Brown Township area. [Reedsville, PA]: the Committee, 1976.
Local History Carothers, Diana Foxhill.  Complete surname index to the Commemorative biographical encyclopedia of the Juniata Valley, comprising the counties of Huntingdon, Mifflin, Juniata, and Perry, Pennsylvania, J.M. Runk and Co., publisher, 1897.  Hollidaysburg, PA: Hoenstine Rental Library, 1979.   [FHL US/CAN Film 1597905 Item 14]
Local History Chance, Hilda. Index to Hungerford and Ellis' History of the Susquehanna and Juniata Valleys 1886. Huntsville, AR: Century Enterprises, 1969.
Local History Cochran, Joseph. History of Mifflin County. v. 1: its physical pecularities, soil, climate, etc., including an early sketch of the State of Pennsylvania. Harrisburg, PA: Patriot Pub. Co., c1879.
Local History Cochran, Joseph. History of Mifflin County: its physical peculiarities, soil, climate, &c., including an early sketch of the state of Pennsylvania. Harrisburg, Pa.: Patriot Pub. Co., 1879.
Local History Commemorative Biographical encyclopedia of the Juniata Valley: comprising the counties of Huntingdon, Mifflin, Juniata, and Perry, Pennsylvania. Chambersburg, Pa.: J. M. Runk and Co., 1897.  [FHL US/CAN Film 944764]  [FHL US/CAN Film 1000536 Items 1-2]
Local History Complete index of the commemorative encyclopedia of the Juniata Valley comprising the counties of Huntingdon, Mifflin, Juniata, and Perry. Newport, PA The Perry Historians, 1985.
Local History Frederick, Gordon P. Lewistown & Reedsville Electric Railway Co.: the life and times of a country trolley line. West Chester, Pa.: Ben Rohrbeck Traction Publications, 1983.
Local History Hamilton, Von Gail, 1928- An everyname index to Rupp's History of Northumberland, Huntingdon, Mifflin, Centre, Union, Columbia, Juniata and Clinton counties. Park City, Utah: The author, 1976.
Local History History of Mifflin County [videorecording] presented by Mifflin County Bicentennial Commission. Lewistown, Pa.: Mifflin County Historical Society, 1989. [State Library Note Mifflin County Historical Society slide presentation converted to video.]
Local History History of that part of the Susquehanna and Juniata Valleys embraced in the counties of Mifflin, Juniata, Perry, Union, and Snyder: in the commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Philadelphia: Everts, Peck & Richards, 1886.
Local History History of the Juniata Valley and its people; under the editorial supervision of John W. Jordan ... New York: Lewis Historical Publishing Co., 1913. [State Library Note: Counties included: Huntingdon, Mifflin, Juniata and Perry. "Families and personal history": v. 1, p. [387]-496, v. 2-3. Includes index.]
Local History Lontz, Mary Belle, 1936- . Index to History of Northumberland, Huntingdon, Mifflin, Centre, Union, Columbia, Juniata, and Clinton Counties, Pennsylvania,: 1847 edition, by I. D. Rupp. Milton Pa., Author, 1967.
Local History Pictorial history of Mifflin County. Lewistown, Pa.: Mifflin County Historical Society, 1976.
Local History Rupp, Israel D., comp.  History and Topography of Northumberland, Huntingdon, Mifflin, Centre, Union, Columbia, Juniata and Clinton Counties.  Lancaster, Pa., 1847.
Local History Seven stories of early Mifflin County history for elementary grades. Lewistown, Pa.: Mifflin County Historical Society, 1954.
Local History Stroup, John Martin, 1896-, and Raymond Martin Bell. The genesis of Mifflin County, Pennsylvania: its aborigines, explorers, early settlement and development, Indian wars and the Revolution, and formation as a county, Gleaned from official documents.   Lewistown, PA, c1957. [FHL US/CAN Fiche 6048319]
Local History Stroup, John Martin, 1896-; Bell, Raymond Martin. The pioneers of Mifflin County, Pennsylvania: who's who in the early records with an account of the growth of the county before 1790. Lewistown, Pa.: [Author], 1942. [FHL US/CAN Fiche 6017763]
Local History Sweigert, Luella, and Mrs. Jean Bonham, for the Perry Historians. Commemorative biographical encyclopedia of the Juniata Valley: comprising the counties of Huntingdon, Mifflin, Juniata and Perry, Pennsylvania. Expanded index of 4,348 surnames, 1,036 surnames appeared in the origional [sic] index. Newport, PA: The Perry Historians, 1978.
Local History Wagner, Orren R. The main line of the Pennsylvania Canal through Mifflin County. Lewistown, PA : Mifflin County Historical Society, 1963.
Local History Walk through Lewistown's history [videorecording] Lewistown, PA: The Mifflin County Historical Society, 1998.
Magazines Common ground magazine (McVeytown, Pa.) McVeytown, PA: Brumbaugh, Dunmire, and Zeiders Pub.  Vol. 1, [no. 1] (fall 1989)- . Quarterly.
Maps/ Atlases Hopkins, G. M.  Map of the counties of Perry, Juniata and Mifflin, Pennsylvania from actual surveys by and under the direction of G. M. Hopkins.   (Reprinted in atlas form. Original published: Philadelphia: Smith, Gallup & Hewitt, 1863. "The original from which this atlas was copied is a 5' by 5' wall map.")  111 p.: maps.   Newport, Pa.: Perry Historians, 1979.  
Maps / Atlases Pennsylvania State Highway Department; Strum, Gustave P.; Benedict, Ralph C.  Map of the public roads in Mifflin County, Pennsylvania: constructed from actual surveys made under the direction of the State Highway Department by authority of an act of Assembly approved May 31, 1911.   Pennsylvania : State Highway Dept., 1915.
Maps / Atlases Perry Historians.  Index of the Perry, Juniata and Mifflin counties 1877 atlas. Newport, Pa.: Perry historians, 1993.  65 pages
Maps / Atlases Pomeroy, Whitman & Co. Atlas of Perry, Juniata, and Mifflin Counties, Pennsylvania, from actual surveys, by and under the direction of Beach Nichols. Philadelphia: Pomeroy, Whitman, 1877. [Reprint: Evansville, Ind.: Unigraphic, 1975.]
Medical Records Mifflin County (Pennsylvania). Prothonotary.  Medical register, v. 2, 1895-1919. (Microfilm of original records in the Mifflin County courthouse.  Includes index.)   Salt Lake City: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1978.  [FHL US/CAN Film 1026546 Item 6]
Medical Records Mifflin County (Pennsylvania). Prothonotary.  Register of dentists, 1898-1950. (Microfilm of original records in the Mifflin County courthouse.  Includes index.)  Salt Lake City: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1978.  [FHL US/CAN Film 1026546 Item 10]
Medical Records Mifflin County (Pennsylvania). Prothonotary.  Register of veterinary surgeons, 1889-1915.  (Microfilm of original records in the Mifflin County courthouse.)  Salt Lake City: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1978.   [FHL US/CAN Film 1026546 Item 11]
Memorabilia Burnham, Pennsylvania Historical Book: Golden Jubilee, 1911-1961.
Memorabilia Climb aboard!: celebrate historic Mifflin County, 1789-1989. Lewistown, PA: The Sentinel, [n.d.]
Memorabilia Sentinal Company. Historical souvenir of Lewistown, Penna.: in connection with Old Home Week Celebration, June 28th to July 4th, 1925. Pub. by the Sentinal Company and The Old Home Week Committee, 1925.
Military Records Frysinger, George R. & Eleanor M Aurand.  Mifflin Countians who served in the Civil War. Lewistown, Pa.: Mifflin County Historical Society, 1996.
Military Records Mifflin County (Pennsylvania). Board of County Commissioners.  Applications for burial of deceased soldiers, 1885-1920.  (Microfilm of original records in the Mifflin County courthouse. Includes index.)  Salt Lake City: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1978.  [FHL US/CAN Film 1026546 Item 1]
Millitary Records Mifflin County (Pennsylvania). Relief Board.  Payment of relief to the families of Civil War soldiers, 1861-1865.  (Microfilm of original records in the Mifflin County courthouse.)  Salt Lake City: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1978.  [FHL US/CAN Film 1026546 Item 7]
Military Records Wagner, William F., 1831-1864. Wagner collection, Volume 7: Mifflin county: 500 Revolutionary pension claims under Act of June 7, 1832 Harrisburg, Pa.: State Library of Pennsylvania, 1992.
Naturalization Records McClenahen, Dan. Naturalization papers of Mifflin County, 1803-1906. Reedsville, PA: D. McClenahen, 1984.
Naturalization Records Pennsylvania. Court of Common Pleas (Mifflin County).  Naturalization records, 1802-1912.  (Microfilms of original records in the Mifflin County courthouse.  Includes individual index in some volumes.)  Salt Lake City: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1978.  Naturalization papers 1810-1912 -  [FHL US/CAN Film 1026313]  Declarations of intention 1851-1907 Naturalization docket 1802-1903 -  [FHL US/CAN Film 1026536]
Newspaper Extracts & Indexes Hetrick, Marjory H.  An index to early Juniata County newspapers [microform] prepared for the Juniata County Historical Society by David A. Shellenberger. Camp Hill, PA: IMI of Phila., 1978. Note Newspapers probably indexed from collection at Juniata County Historical Society. Does not index birth, death, marriage, and court records. (1 microfilm reel)
Newspaper Extracts & Indexes McClenahen, Dan. People in the news in Mifflin County (1822-1886) [Pa.]: D.McClenahen, 1987 (1986) 93 p., Includes index.
Newspapers Belleville times. Belleville, Mifflin Co., Pa.: H.K. Spangler, 1894-1973. Publishers: H .K. Spangler, Feb. 14, 1894-1896; C .K. Smoker, 1896-1904; J. K. Zook, 1905-1906; S. B. Zook and Son, Sept. 1906-1920; Charles E. Allison, Jan. 1921-Jan. 22, 1930; K. B. Bigelow and Robert B. Smith, Jan. 29, 1930-Apr. 28, 1936; F. W. Steffey for K. V. N. Bark, May 5-Sept. 4, 1936; A. G. Gibboney, Sept. 11, 1936-Apr. 1, 1947; Marian C. Gibboney, Apr. 7-Aug. 1, 1947; Marian C. Gibboney and Robert M. Himes, Aug. 7, 1947-Sept. 25, 1952; Robert M. Himes, Oct. 2, 1952-Dec. 20, 1973.
Newspapers Daily Sentinel. Lewistown, Pa.: [H. J. Fosnot], 1903-1920 [State Library Note: Aug.28,1945 located on: Pennsylvania Miscellaneous reel no.14. Scattered issues wanting. Earlier issues have vol. and numbering designations also. Pub date Oct. 10, 1903- Dec. 15, 1920.] Daily.
Newspapers Democrat and sentinel. Lewistown, Pa.: H. J. Fosnot, 1879-1920. [State Library Note: Jan. 7 thru July 29, 1897 on same reel as Free Press for Jan. 4 thru Dec. 27, 1899. Apr. 6 thru Dec. 30, 1899 on same reel as the Lewistown Republican for Sept. 29, 1835 thru July 11, 1837. Scattered issues wanting. Weekly, Oct. 15, 1903-Nov. 11, 1920. Weekly, Oct. 2, 1879-June 29, 1889. Semiweekly, July 8, 1889-Oct. 7, 1903. Pub date Vol. 1, no. 1 (Oct. 2, 1879)-v. 16, no. 7 (Nov. 11, 1920) = old ser., v. 34, no. 39-]
Newspapers Democratic sentinel. Lewistown, Pa.: [s.n.], 1871- [State Library Note: Publisher: Henry J. Walters, (1873-1876). "Democratic." Editor: Henry J. Walters, (1876). Scattered issues wanting. Pub date Sept. 1, 1871- Ceased in Sept. 1879.] Weekly.
Newspapers Free press. Lewistown, Pa.: W.W. Trout. [State Library Note: Nov.19,1880 and June 5-12,1889 on Pennsylvania Miscellaneous Collection, roll no.4. July 10, 1895 to Jan. 8, 1896 filed with the McVeytown Journal for Sept. 13, 1894 to Feb. 4, 1897. Jan. 4 thru Dec. 27, 1899 on same reel as Democrat and Sentinel for Jan. 7 thru July 29, 1897. Scattered issues wanting. Pub date Began in 1880; ceased in 1907? Cf. Rossell, G. Pa. newspapers.] Weekly.
Newspapers Juniata gazette. Lewistown, Pa.: Dickson & Elliott. [State Library Note: Publishers: Dickson & Elliott, (1814-1815); James Dickson, (1817); William Mitchell, (1819-1820); James Dickson, (1825)-1830; George W. Patton, 1830-1833; William Ross, (1833); William P. Elliott, (1834). "Anti-Masonic," (1830)-1834.] Weekly. [State Library Note: Pub date Began in 1811. Cf. Rossell, G.E. Pa. newspapers. Ceased in Dec. 1834?]
Newspapers Lewistown gazette. Lewistown, Pa.: Stackpole Brothers, Pub. Weekly (issued every Thursday) Pub date Vol. 107, no.43 [whole no. 5702] (Nov. 18, 1920)- . Weekly (issued every Thursday)
Newspapers Lewistown gazette. Lewistown, Pa.: William Ross, 1843-1944. [State Library Note: On same reel as the Mifflin County Gazette for Mar. 24, 1842 and the Lebanon Courier for Sept. 22, 1841-Nov. 30, 1842. Proprietor: George Frysinger, (1876). "Whig," (1846-1854); "American," (1855)-1856; "Union," 1856-(1864); "Republican," (1876). Scattered issues wanting.] Weekly.
Newspapers Lewistown Republican, and Mifflin County workingmens' advocate. Lewistown, Pa.: Jas. A. Cunningham, -1843. [State Library Note: Published as Lewistown Republican, and Mifflin County working-men's advocate, (Nov.) 1839-1843. Publishers: James A. Cunningham, 1839-(1842); Henry Eisenbise, (1843). "Democratic." Description based on: Vol. 2, no. 2 (Sept. 11, 1839). Scattered issues wanting. Editor: Henry Eisenbise, (1843). Weekly. Pub date Began with Aug. 11, 1832 issue. Cf. Hist. of ... the Susquehanna and Juniata Valleys ... Pa., 1886. Ceased in 1839.]
Newspapers Lewistown Republican. Lewistown, Pa.: Eisenbise & Walters, 1843-1844. Note "Democratic." Editors: Henry Eisenbise, 1843-1844; Henry J. Walters, 1843-1844. Weekly.
Newspapers McVeytown journal. M'Veytown, Pa.: E. Conrad (Editor). [State Library Note: Mar. 30, 1876 thru July 18, 1878 filed under Lewistown. Filmed with the Juniata Gazette for Feb. 2, 1833 thru Dec. 8, 1834. Preceded by an introductory issue dated Feb. 20, 1873. Weekly (, 1876)-1912 Semimonthly (, 1873) Pub date Began with Mar. 13, 1873 issue. Ceased in 1912? Cf. Rossell, G.E. Pa. newspapers.]
Newspapers Mifflin County gazette, and farmers' and mechanics' journal. Lewistown, Pa.: F. C. Merklein, [State Library Note: May 27, 1841, Dec. 16, 1841 and Jan. 27, 1842 on Pennsylvania Miscellaneous Collection, roll no. 4. Mar. 24, 1842 on same reel with the Lewistown Gazette for Nov. 7, 1846-Dec. 22, 1859 and the Lebanon Courier for Sept. 22, 1841-Nov. 30, 1842. Publishers: F.C. Merklein, (1839); H. Leibert, (1841). Began in 1838?] Weekly.
Newspapers Mifflin County gazette. Lewistown, Pa.: Wm. Ross, -1843. [State Library Note: Began in 1843. Cf. Hist. of ... the Susquehanna and Juniata Valleys ... Pa., 1886. new ser., v. 2, no. 17 (Nov. 11, 1843).] Weekly.
Newspapers Mifflin eagle and Lewistown intelligencer. Lewistown, Pa.: D.W. Huling & L. Reynolds, 1826- [State Library Note: On Pennsylvania Miscellaneous Collection, roll no.4. Pub date Vol. 1, no. 1 (May 27, 1826)- Ceased in 1832. Cf. Hist. of ... the Susquehanna and Juniata Valleys ... Pa., 1886.] Weekly.
Newspapers Sentinel. Lewistown, Pa.: Sentinel Co., 1920- Daily (except Sunday) Pub date Dec. 16, 1920-
Newspapers True Democrat. Lewistown, Pa.: James A. Cunningham, 1845- [State Library Note: Publishers: Henry J. Walters, 1847-1850; Henry J. Walters & William R. McCay, 1850-1853; William R. McCay, 1853-1854; Henry Frysinger, (1855); Henry Frysinger & Brother, (1860); William Frysinger, 1860-1861; Henry Frysinger, 1861-(1873); D. Hough, (1876); Henry Frysinger, (1879). "Democratic." Scattered issues wanting 1845-1850. Scattered holdings 1855-1879. No paper issued: Jan. 15, 1845; Sept. 2, 1846; Jan. 6, 1847; Dec. 30, 1852; Dec. 27, 1865. Editors: James A. Cunningham, 1845-1846; Henry J. Walters, (1853-1854); William R. McCay, (1853)-1854; Henry Frysinger, (1860); William Frysinger, (1860)-1861; Henry Frysinger, 1861-(1876); Henry J. Walters, 1861-(1865); David Frysinger, (1865). Continues: Republican (Lewistown, Pa.). Cf. Rossell, G.E. Pa. newspapers.
Obituaries McClenahen, Dan. Obituaries of Mifflin County, 1822-1880. Reedsville, Pa.: [Author], 1982.
Obituaries The Lewistown Sentinel: index of obits - Mifflin County, Lewistown, PA. [Lewistown, Pa., 1997?] In three volumes: Contents 1936 thru 1955 -- 1956 thru 1965 -- 1966 thru 1975.
Preservation Mifflin County (Pa.). Planning Commission. Historic sites survey, Mifflin County, Pennsylvania. Lewistown, Pa.: The Commission, 1978.
Public Records Mifflin County (Pennsylvania). Directors of the Poor. Minute book, 1850-1876.  (Microfilm of original records in the Mifflin County courthouse.)  Salt Lake City: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1978.  [FHL US/CAN Film 1026546 Item 9]
Public Records Mifflin County (Pennsylvania). Directors of the Poor.  Treasurer's book, 1854-1866.  (Microfilm of original records in the Mifflin County courthouse.)  Salt Lake City: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1978.  [FHL US/CAN Film 1026546 Item 8]
Religious Groups Gibson, William J.  History of the Presbytery of Huntingdon.  (The Presbytery of Huntingdon was organized in 1795. By 1895 it covered all or parts of the central Pennsylvania counties of Bedford, Blair, Centre, Clearfield, Huntingdon, Juniata, and Mifflin. Bellefonte, Pa. : Bellefonte Press, 1874. 362 p.  [FHL US/CAN Film 1320585 Item 14]
Religious Groups Hertzler, Ruth, 1911-1955. Church history of the Mennonites in Kishacoquillas Valley. Goshen, Ind.: Author, n.d. 6 pp.
Religious Groups Horn, John Chisolm.  "The pioneer parson of the Juniata Mountains, or, How the Lutheran Church was planted in Huntingdon, Blair, Centre, and Mifflin Counties of Central Pennsylvania, 1785-1815,"  in The History and parish registry of St. James Evangelical Lutheran Congregation, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, 1795-1986.  Huntingdon, PA: Church Management Service, 1985.   [FHL US/CAN Film 1320896 Item 2]
Religious Groups Hostetler, John Andrew, 1918- . The Amish family in Mifflin County, Pennsylvania; a thesis. Bibliography: leaves 244-249.  Dissertation: Thesis (M.S.)--Pennsylvania State College, 1951.
Religious Groups Hurd, James Parker. The white buggy Amish: lifestyle and the boundaries of reciprocity. St. Paul: Author, 1990.
Religious Groups Kauffman, S. Duane (Stanley Duane) Mifflin County Amish and Mennonite story, 1791-1991 Belleville, Pa.: Mifflin County Mennonite Historical Society, 1991.  Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. 431-439) and index.
Religious Groups Lepley, Alice. History of the Barrville Mennonite Church. Typescript./ "Mennonite History [Goshen College] ... January 15, 1958"--t.p./ Includes bibliographical references (final leaf).  8 pp.
Religious Groups Peachey, Chester R. The history of the Rockville Mennonite Church. Author, 1959.
Religious Groups Peachey, Samuel W. Amish of Kishacoquillas Valley, Mifflin county, Pa. Scottdale, Pa.: Mennonite Publishing House, [1930] [reprint published 1980s]
Religious Groups Presbyterian Church. Presbytery of Huntingdon (Pennsylvania).   The Historical memorial of the centennial anniversary of the Presbytery of Huntingdon : held in Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, April 9, 1895, published by the authority of the Presbytery, 1795-1895.   Philadelphia : J.B. Lippincott, 1896. 442 p. Includes index.  [FHL US/CAN Film 844517 Item 2]
Religious Groups Stewart, Reid W., 1931- . History of Scottish dissenting Presbyterianism in Juniata County, Mifflin County, and Perry County, PA: being an account of Associate, Associate Reformed, and United Presbyterian Church of North America clergy and congregations. Lower Burrell, PA : Point Pleasant, 2003.
Religious Groups Stroup, John Martin, 1896- . The Amish of the Kishacoquillas Valley, Mifflin County, Pennsylvania; when did they come, and why?, What of the future? Lewistown, Pa., Mifflin County Historical Society, 1965, c1967.
Religious Groups Yoder, Fannie R. Old Order Amish directory of Mifflin and Juniata counties, plus Mercersburg & Newport, N.Y. [Gordonville, PA]: Printing by Gordonville, PA Print Shop, 1987.
Religious Groups Zook, J. Max, 1959- . Growing in grace: the story of the Locust Grove Mennonite Church 1898-1999. Belleville, Pa.: Locust Grove Mennonite Church, 1998.
Tax Records Bell, Raymond Martin, 1907-. The houses of Mifflin County, Pennsylvania, from the 1798 Direct Tax (National Archives). Washington, Pa.: Author, 1970.   [FHL US/CAN Film 928080 Item 3]
Tax Records Eater, Charles L., Jr., M.D. Tax lists Mifflin County, 1790-1794. 28 pp. [Author], 1991.
Tax Records Mifflin County (Pennsylvania). Board of County Commissioners.  Tax docket, 1823-1827.  Microfilm of original records in the Mifflin County courthouse.  Salt Lake City: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1978.  [FHL US/CAN Film 1026545]
Vital Records Fike, Ethel M., and Bridgie C. Schmidt. Marriage licenses of Mifflin County, PA, 1885-1887. [Author]: 1997.
Vital Records Kanagy, Ezra J. A record of deaths of the Amish and Mennonites in the Kishacoquillas Valley, Mifflin and Huntingdon Counties, Pennsylvania [compiled by Jacob B. Zook and Israel B. Zook; edited by Ezra J. Kanagy. Belleville, Pa.: Kanagy], 1951.  [FHL US/CAN Film 944767 Item 2]
Vital Records McClenahen, Dan. Marriages of Mifflin County, 1822-1885 Reedsville, Pa.: Mifflin County Historical Society, 1981. Includes indexes.  [FHL US/CAN Film 1320673 Item 9]
Vital Records Mifflin County (Pennsylvania). Board of County Commissioners.  Applications for burial of deceased soldiers, 1885-1920.  (Microfilm of original records in the Mifflin County courthouse. Includes index.)  Salt Lake City: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1978. [FHL US/CAN Film 1026546 Item 1]
Vital Records Mifflin County (Pennsylvania). Clerk of the Orphans' Court.  Birth records, 1893-1906,1941-1969.  (Microfilm of original records in the Mifflin County courthouse.) Includes indexes.  Salt Lake City: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1978.  Return of births, alphabetical by township 1893-1906 -  [FHL US/CAN Film 1026105] Affidavits correcting birth records 1941-1964 -  [FHL US/CAN Film 1026311] Delayed, special registration or correction of birth records 1941-1969 -  [FHL US/CAN Film 1026312]
Vital Records Mifflin County (Pennsylvania). Clerk of the Orphans' Court.  Death register, no. 1, 1893-1906.   (Microfilm of original records in the Mifflin County courthouse.)  Salt Lake City: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1978.  Death register, no. 1, 1893-1906 -  [FHL US/CAN Film 1026104]
Vital Records Mifflin County (Pennsylvania). Register of Wills.   Registration of births, 1853-1854.   (Microfilm of original records in the Mifflin County courthouse.)  Salt Lake City: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1978.  Registration of births, 1853-1854 -  [FHL US/CAN Film 1026546 Item 3]
Vital Records Mifflin County (Pennsylvania). Register of Wills.  Registration of deaths, 1852-1855.  (Microfilm of original records in the Mifflin County courthouse.)  Salt Lake City: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1978.  [FHL US/CAN Film 1026546 Item 4]
Vital Records Mifflin County (Pennsylvania). Register of Wills.  Registration of marriages, 1852-1853.  (Microfilm of original records in the Mifflin County courthouse.)  Salt Lake City: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1978.  [FHL US/CAN Film 1026546 Item 2]
Wills / Estate Records Fisher, Charles Adam, 1886-. Wills and administrations of Northumberland County, Pennsylvania, including wills and administrations of Union, Mifflin, and Indiana Counties, all formerly a part of Northumberland County, Pennsylvania. Baltimore: Genealogical Pub. Co., 1974. Reprint of the 1950 ed. published by the author, Selinsgrove, Pa. Includes index.  [FHL US/CAN Film 823820 Item 1]
Wills / Estate Records Historical Society of Pennsylvania. Abstracts of Will Book No. 2, of Mifflin County, Pennsylvania, 1803-1819.  Salt Lake City: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1965.  [FHL US/CAN Film 441385]
Wills / Estate Records Historical Society of Pennsylvania.  Wills and administrations of Northumberland County, 1772-1813: Union County, 1813-1818; Mifflin County, 1789-1793; Indiana County, 1818-1849.  (Includes index.)  [FHL US/CAN Film 384815]
Wills / Estate Records McClenahen, Dan. Wills of Mifflin County. Reedsville, PA: D. McClenahen, 1983- . v. 1. 1789-1860 -- v. 2. 1860-1900.
Wills / Estate Records Mifflin County (Pennsylvania). Register of Wills.  Register's docket, 789-1899.  (Microfilm of original records in the Mifflin County courthouse.  Record contains some death dates.)  Salt Lake City: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1978.  [FHL US/CAN Film 1026537]
Wills / Estate Records Will abstracts and vital records of Mifflin and Mercer Counties, 1793-1880.  (Includes index.)  Salt Lake City: Genealogical Society of Utah, [19--]  [FHL US/CAN Film 383437]

 

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