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From: Larry Thompson <>
Subject: Re: [ALL] ALLEGHENY COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA ARCHIVES,VOLUME 6 Orphan Court
Date: Tue, 28 Aug 2007 18:35:37 -0400
Ken transcribed the will books in these. He just copied the pertinent
information, like who the deceased and what he left to who. If you're
not interested and all the wherefores and such I would say it is worth
it. It has an every name index.
Theodora House wrote:
> Has anyone purchased this book? If so, could you explain to me what is
> really in this book? I read "...exceptional representation of Allegheny
> County with complete extractions" as a bit vague. The book is priced at
> $25.00 so I wouldn't like to make a mistake. I am mainly interested in
> Pittsburgh. This covers only a 5 year span so I guess I may have to
> purchase more at some later date. Is it possible that this book and the
> other volumes are in the Carnegie Library?
> "ALLEGHENY COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA ARCHIVES, VOLUME 6"
> By Kenneth T. McFarland, Closson Press, 1991, 167 pages, indexed. These
> records are an exceptional representation of Allegheny County with complete
> extractions from the Orphans Court Docket 5 & 6, 1843-1847. This is a MUST
> for research in Allegheny County and for the northern tier of counties
> formed from it in 1800+.
> Visit our Allegheny County, PA Website: http://www.rootsweb.com/~paallegh/
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