Miscellaneous Somerset County, Pennsylvania History Materials
Misc. Somerset County history & genealogy materials
Photo tour of the Turkey Fort Road, which ran northwest from Fort Cumberland
1881 diary of Josephine Emerick (679KB PDF)
Miller genealogy book, Meyersdale, 1963, 53 pages
Pack Saddle Bridge
Bible records of Ludwig Bare
1838 Petition of Isaac Miller for Tavern in Berlin, PA
Somerset in 1847 "Early History of Western Pennsylvania"
1800-1900 census summary, Somerset County, PA
171st Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteers
Old post cards from Somerset County, PA (Index)
1789 Militia list, Londonderry Township, Bedford County
Antique rough brake for a horse-drawn wagon
Robert Smith, Insolvency Law Petition, 1800 Somerset County, PA
Somerset County PA Colloquialisms
Somerset Co. chapter from 1847 Early History of Western Pennsylvania and the Western Campaigns (422 KB PDF)
Peter Livengood genealogy information
The story of George Countryman & Simon Hay
Pittsburgh and Connelsville Railroad Company to Samuel A. Long, 1855, Larimer Township
Was there a fortification in Larimer Township?
Article on Somerset County, PA from the 1843 "Historical Collections of the State of Pennsylvania"
Civil War pension records of Elisha and Polly Baer
Index to maps of Somerset County, PA and nearby Allegany County, MD
Somerset County created from a portion of Bedford County, 1795
Descendants of Johann Adam Dietel of 19th Century Somerset County, Pennsylvania
History of Meyersdale, by John Olinger
Gunsmiths of Bedford and Somerset counties, Pennsylvania
Click here to see an interactive map I made that compares the Turkey Foot Road to Braddock's Road.
Click here to see an interactive map I made that shows the route of the Turkey Foot Road.
Finding Sloan's Ford YouTube video (6 minutes 31 seconds).
Descendants of Jacob Hochstetler: 1912 (46.2 MB pdf book).
1875 Philson map of Berlin
1898 photo of extended George Werner family
Births and Baptisms of Somerset County, Penna. Reformed and Lutheran Church Records of Berlin, Somerset County, Pennsylvania (45 MB) Ezra Saylor, 1929.
Digital library of books pertaining to Somerset County, Pennsylvania
Some estate papers of George Klingaman, Sr. of Greenville Township
The 1814 will of George Klingaman, Sr.
The family of Jacob & Susanna (Engle) Deal
Bible records of Peter Deal, Jr. of Greenville Township
Information on Martin Weimer
E. C. Saylor's 1931 notes on the family of Ludwig Baer (906 KB pdf)
E. C. Saylor's 1971 notes on the Baer family (614 KB pdf)
A Geiger-related extract from 1998 correspondence (1103 KB pdf)
The 1800 manuscript census records of Somerset County, Pennsylvania
The manuscript 1810 census records of Somerset County, Pennsylvania
The manuscript 1820 census records of Somerset County, Pennsylvania
The manuscript 1830 census records of Somerset County, Pennsylvania
The manuscript 1840 census records of Somerset County, Pennsylvania
The John Markley house at Penn Alps
"Richard" Diederich Geiger 1789 birth & baptism record
An excerpt from Eber Cockley's 1969 research on Clemens Engle (1,261 KB pdf).
Excerpts from "The Bauman Family Tree" (833 KB pdf).
Beeghly: "Progress from early 18th century to present day" (1,828 KB pdf).
Baer Note assembled in 1971 by Eber Cockley (2,011 KB pdf).
The Baer Family by Samuel A. Baer, Ph. D. (764 KB pdf).
The sled accident that killed William L. Baer
Hermon Husband in 1761 Maryland records
Misc. Southampton Township, Somerset County history materials
Emerick Cemetery, Southampton Township, Somerset County, Pennsylvania
Jacob Knuff 1845 Southampton Township tavern petition
The gunsmith Benjamin Troutman (1780-1856)
The gunsmith Daniel Benjamin Troutman (1822-1891)
Catharine Troutman, Consort of William (tombstone), Wellersburg, PA
Daniel Benjamin Troutman Muzzle Loading Rifle Photos
Southampton twp. descriptions in Somerset County history books
Mystery rock stacks near a steep gully along the old turnpike/plank road
Agreement, Samuel Witt & George Cook, Jr.
Rachel Troutman to Benjamin Troutman, 1871
Estate of Samuel Witt to John Long, 1846
Remains of Fink's Church along Glencoe road
Isaac Harden of Southampton Township, Somerset County, PA (index)
The board yard
Gladdens School (from Merle Korns's scrapbook)
1838 John Harden to Richard Gaumer article of agreement for 179 acres
Southampton Twp, Somerset Co. created from a portion of Bedford Co., 1800
Christian Sturtz, early Somerset County resident
Eber Cockley's 1967 notes on the Leydig family.
Click here to see a video about the old Somerset County wagon road known as East Mineral Street.
Daniel Korns's coal mine
Students at the Korns School
Earl Korns's steam shovel
Korns School students, 1939-40
Wellersburg, Southampton Township, Somerset County, PA
Zion's pre-1904 church records (6750KB)
Early photo of Main Street, Wellersburg
Early photo of Wellersburg store & blacksmith shop
Early photo of Wellersburg E.U.B. Church, attended by some Korns families
Early photo of 1801 Wellersburg School House
The circa 1855 Wellersburg iron furnace
The first brick house in Wellersburg
Mr. and Mrs. John G. Witt in Wellersburg, PA
The Wellersburg Reformed and Lutheran Church
Somerset and Cumberland Turnpike
1876 street map of the town of Wellersburg
Wellersburg Inclined Plane & Coal Tipple
Wellersburg & Jennings Run Railroad
Wellersburg Coal Company stock certificate, 1855
Wellersburg Pumping Station photo
Pure Oil Co. fire bricks from Wellersburg
Hay's mill in Wellersburg
Uhl gristmill, Wellersburg, PA (updated 8-26-2009)
Photo survey of the Uhl Mill site, including race photos
Moser Store, Wellersburg, PA, 1800's
Dom Farm near Wellersburg, PA
Spruce Bank School, near Wellersburg, PA
1855 Jacob Cook deed to Church Trustees, Wellersburg, PA
Wellersburg area log house, Somerset County PA
Wellersburg PA Post Offices
1938 branch railroad to Wellersburg
1860 Walker map of Wellersburg
1843 Wellersburg tavern petition of John Brallier features many local signatures, including Daniel Korns, Sr.; George Close; George Cook; John Mong; Jacob Cook; Daniel Lepley; Jacob Korns; John R. Brinham; Samuel Gaumer; Daniel Gaumer; Samuel Hoyman.
Rev. Benjamin Knepper
Kennells Mills, Southampton Township, Somerset County, Pennsylvania
powered mill at Kennells Mills, PA
Kennell's Mill millstone burr stones
Railroad along Gladdens Run
Old store located near site of Kennells Grist Mill
Gladdens Post Office, near Kennell's Grist Mill
Fulling Mill near Kennells Mill, PA
Water powered mill near the Kennels Mills-area fulling mill
Old bridge abutment from the Palo Alto Road near the fulling mill site
Somerset County, Pennsylvania Churches
"The Wills Creek Charge" Church history book
Beams Reformed Church, Jenner Township, Somerset County, PA
Greenville Lutheran Church, 1993 (53KB)
White Oak Mt. Carmel Luthern Church, Larimer Township, circa 1920, photo 1 (214KB)
White Oak Mt. Carmel Church, Larimer Township, circa 1920, composite photo 2 (315KB)
Southampton twp. church descriptions in 1906 history book
Comp's Church, Southampton Township
The Wellersburg Reformed and Lutheran Church
The Gladden's Reformed and Lutheran Church, Southampton Township
Wellersburg Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1897, Irene Wilhelm membership certificate
The Mull House where church services were held before the Mulls congregation built a church.
White Oak Lutheran and Reformed church, built in 1846
Greenville Union Church communion records
Hochstetler / Hostetler family materials
2002 Photo of the original farm of John Hochstetler in early Somerset County
Photo of Hostetler soda bottle, Meyersdale, PA
Book: Descendants of Jacob Hochstetler: Harvey Hostetler, 1912 (46.2 MB pdf).
Book: Descendants of Barbara Hochstetler and Christian Stutzman: Harvey Hostetler, 1938 (196.6 MB pdf).
Book: Photo of the Hochstetler 'Little House'
Somerset County, Pennsylvania Schools
Gladys Bittner with her Korns School class of 1923-24
Korns School, Southampton Township, Class of 1939-40
Korns School, 1955 (Southampton township, Somerset Co. PA)
Geiger School building, Irvin Dietle teacher
Geiger School outing to nearby Irvin Dietle farm
Geiger School class photo from 1930's
Class Photo, Geiger School, Larimer Township
Class Photo, Witt School, Irvin Dietle teacher
Comps School Souvenir, 1913
Gladys (Bittner) Korns' class at the Wilson School
Mountain School card showing Emanuel Korns as Director
Calvin Bittner 1899-1900 Wittenburg School Card
1924 photo of Gladys Bittner at the Philson School
Philson School photo
The Philson School
1904 Korns School Souvenir, Southampton Township
Korns School, Class of 1906-07
1911 Kennells Mills School Souvenir
Circa 1930 photo of students at the Kennell's Mill School
Witt School, 2021 photos
Lepley family information
The early Lepley stone house and farm
The Lepley family of muzzleloader gunsmiths
Lepley 19th century rifle-making hardware
Lepley Cemetery Index
Ancestors of Johanna (Lepley) Korns
Lepley hand-forged grubbing hoe, Southampton Township, Somerset County, PA
Pages from 1881 book on Joseph Lepley, who married Catherine Korns, daughter of Daniel Korns
Korns family genealogy home page