Privately Published Family Histories
Privately Published Family
Histories and Genealogies
- AULT- "Valentine Ault, Four Generations
of Ault Descendants" by Bill Kincaid.
Library bound leather on 60 pound paper, 589 Pages
of family history and source citations, detailed index to over
3000 family members.
Cost $60 + $5 postage and handling.
- BILLET- "Billet and Related Families of York, Lancaster and Dauphin Counties, Pennsylvania 1751-1997" by Donald F. Billet and Marie Billet Ellis
Published by author, 1998 ( printed by Gateway Press, Baltimore)
The 6" by 9" hard cover book of 400 pages has an Every
Name Index and includes over 2600 descendants of Kraft Billet,
the 1751 immigrant who settled in Hellam Township, York County,
Pa. Associated families include Sipe, Lehman, Druck, Dellinger,
Blasser, Brenneman, Hartman, Holler, Newcomer and numerous others.
Cost $37.00 postage included.
Order from email@example.com
- BOOK - "Dody's Book"
I have a book called Dody's Book which tells the story of my search for the Book Family in eleven trips to Juniata and Lancaster County Pennsylvania. I am selling the book and a 2 CD set for $16.95 plus $5.50 postage. The Family History CD (works with Family tree Maker) contains approximately 2800 names descending from Michael Buch, who came to America in 1767. The second CD is of pictures set to music of cemeteries, historical nature, people, etc. Michael is my gggg grandfather.
Dody Book Coleman
- BROWN- "The History of the Philip Brown Family of Tulpehocken Valley"
This 750 page 8 1/2 x 11 hard cover book traces the ancestry
from the early 1700's to 1994. It starts with the landing in
N.Y. to Tulpehocken Twp., Berks Co., Pa. tracing Johan Philip
Braun and his descendants. It contains 18,000 every name index,
birth and death dates, baptism, marriages, for most family members
and spouses. It also includes family photos and biographies.
Cost is $45.00 plus $5.00 shipping, e-mail:
- DELLINGER- "The Chronicles and Genealogy
of the Jacob Dellinger Family of York County, Pennsylvania"
by Donald F. Billet and Edward A. Dellinger
Published by authors, 1993
This 6" by 9" hard cover book is in two parts. The first part is a historical based narrative which describes the first Dellinger family to settle in York County, Pa. Jacob, the immigrant arrived in 1733 from Oberacker, Baden. Nearly 1,000 descendants are identified in the second part of the book. An All Name Index includes the related families of Billet, Gohn, Miller, Poff, Sipe, Otstot and many others.
Order from: Edward Dellinge or
- The Fabian genealogy book, Fabian Families
of Bucks County, Pennsylvania, was published in December 1995
by M. H. Fabian.
For more information - http://www.gamepuzzles.com/Fabian/fabian.htm
- FRYSINGER- "Pennsylvania German Ancestors,
by Anne Frysinger Shifflet, PhD".
Dr. Frysinger tells the stories of 60 German and Swiss families who emigrated to Pennsylvania in the 18th century and made their homes in Lancaster, York, Berks, Dauphin and Lebanon Counties. Primary sources were used to trace their steps in Pennsylvania.
It is a family history of Frysinger-May, Schaffner-Fackler, Royer-Hertzler,
Keller-Rudy and related families. Each surname chapter carries
the family down through the generation in which a daughter marries
into the Frysinger family tree.
Fully documented, over 3000 source notes
Hard cover, 8½ x 11, 566 pages, illustrations, everyname index
Please send your U.S. mail address to
for a flyer which lists all the surname chapters and gives additional
information about this new 1999 book.
- GLATTFELDER/CLODFELTER- "The Early Glattfelder Family in America: An Overview" by Dr. Charles H. Glatfelter, Professor Emeritus of History, Gettysburg College.
This booklet is a must have for anyone doing Glattfelder geneology.
It gives an historical overview of the beginnings of the Casper and Johan
Peter Glattfelder families and the first couple of generations in America.
This book truly places leaves on the Glattfelder genealogy tree.
- MERKEY- "The Merkey Family of Bethel
and Tulpehocken Townships" by Sandy Kauffman, published
These families are mostly Brethren. It is 285 pages and has an
every name index. Some of the family names of interest included
are Merkey, Balsbaugh, Brightbill, Bross, Edris, Frantz, Kline,
Meyer,Sherman, Wenger. It is avaliable for $30.00 p.p.. Email
Sandy Kauffman at SKauff5096@aol.com
for more information.
in America" - compiled by Richard T. Nornhold, Jr. Published
in May 1999.
A 6" by 9" laminated soft cover book of 140 pages covers
the origins of this family in the Lancaster, Lebanon, Dauphin
County Area of Pennsylvania, and their migration to other regions
of the country. The book covers all known branches of this family
in America today. Major related families include: Ginder, Heisey,
Hoerner, Hoffer, Hoffman, Hurley, and Sattazahn. Cost $12.50
ppd. Order from: Richard Nornhold at firstname.lastname@example.org
- PFAFFENBERGER - "From Germany to Antietam, The early history of the Pfaffenberger family by Thomas Poffenberger."
356 pages (888-795-4274) or on
Amazon.com The second edition has been edited and new research added. The book traces the family of Johann Georg Pfaffenberger from a village in Germany to their arrival in Philadelphia in 1733 through the French and Indian War, the Revolution and down to the Civil War at the battle of Antietam in Maryland, fought on Poffenberger farms. All the various spellings of Pfaffenberger in this country can be traced to this couple.
- SHULTZ- Yet to be published by Diane Humphries
I will be publishing a book on the Shultz family in June. It
includes some Van Cleave, Van Meter, Rhoads, and Talley branches,
as well as Du Bois. The main point of origin for the families
was Somerset County, Pennsylvania. The books will be $30 each,
and will include one link that I have managed to trace back to
Adam and Eve, through Charlemagne.
For more information Email Diane at
- TRAUTMAN- "Trautman/Troutman Family,
1598-1998", compiled by Eric H. Troutman - 1998.
This 900 page book has information on over 20,000 related people. Brothers Hieronimus and Johannes Trautmann from Schriesheim, Germany, came to America in 1743 and settled in Pennsylvania. Most of the information found in the book is on the descendants of the younger brother Johannes who lived in Berks County, PA.
The book is available for $59.00, shipping included from:
Eric H. Troutman
E - mail: email@example.com
- MICHAEL WEIDLER: HIS ANTECEDENTS AND DESCENDANTS,
by Eliabeth Meredith.
This book traces the proven ancestry of Michael Weidler, 1727
immigrant to Lancaster, Pennsylvania, to 1569 in Switzerland.
Also identified are thousands of his descendants. Some allied
families: Baer, Bard, Brenner, Buch, Carpenter, Derr, Glatz,
Grebill, Gundacker, Hartman, Huber, Klein, Kreider, Lein, Meyers/Myers,
Offner, Roland, Rudy, Skelly and Wiebrecht/Waybright. Author
will verify presence of your family. Research is fully documented
and book contains an every name index.
412 pp. 8 1/2" x 11," hardbound (cloth). $45 postpaid.
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