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From: "Cathy Baker" <>
Subject: Re: [PaCambri] Family Genealogy Books
Date: Fri, 22 Jun 2001 22:45:00 -0500
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Batha & List,
Regarding Family Genealogy Books, I've published OUR ELUSIVE CALEB GRAY,
under my former name Cathy Gray Yoder. I'm working on Vol. 2, and had
hoped to finish it up before our move back to WA, but that's not going to
happen. So yet another delay. I keep finding cousins, which is really
----- Original Message -----
From: Batha Karr <>
Sent: Friday, June 22, 2001 9:48 PM
Subject: [PaCambri] Family Genealogy Books
> I am trying to get a list of people in Cambria, Somerset and Bedford that
> have written family genealogy books and had published themselves. Here are
> ones I know of. Can you add to my list?
> 1. Lowell Hammer just put out on the life of Johann Frantz Hammer (later
> known as Francis Hammer) from Germany through his immigration to America
> York County, Pennsylvania to Frederick County, Maryland.
> All three of the sons Jonas, Tobias, and Michael by 1810, had moved to
> County, Pennsylvania where they lived for the remainder of their lives.
> Allied families are Allison, Barefoot, Beisel, Blackburn, Black, Brown,
> Bowers, Corle, Crist, Harbaugh, Harr, Hott, Ickes, Ling, Middleton,
> Mitchell, Mock, Nicodemus and others too numerous to mention.
> Lowell V. Hammer -1592 S.E. Ballantrae Court - Port St. Lucie, FL
> 2. George Wright says there are three separate Wright families he knows
> Bedford - Somerset - Cambria County area. His book is about John Wright,
> Irish Quaker Who Came to America Cir 1740". Wright, Ling, Barefoot,
> Miller, Horner, Jones, McCreary, Richardson are just a few of the names in
> the index.
> George F. Wright, M.D.
> 890 Bowline Drive
> Vero Beach, FL 32963
> Fax: 561-231-1480
> 3. There is an Ickes book out, but I have no contact person.
> 4. I myself am working on the Heidorns from Johnstown but have heard there
> one out there already written, but I never have found it. If any of you
> who has written one, please contact me.
> 4. Jim Boor has been publishing books on Bedford County for several years
> He has done cemetery, tax records funeral home, church etc. They are
> reasonably priced. Write for a copy at: James D. Boor
> Include a SASE. 3181 Brumbaugh Rd
> New Enterprise, PA
> 5. Imler's Cemetery books for Bedford County has been out since 1965. Does
> anyone have a copy?
> Batha Karr
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