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Blair County Genealogical Society has published over 165 books which are available for sale.  These publications contain various vital records.  The Society is continuously preparing new titles and welcomes the opportunity to print private works if they pertain to the area.  All publications are 8 1/2 x 11 softcover on acid-free paper.

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  # Publication Pages Price
1 Blair County Tax Records, 1846 198 12.00
2 St. John's Cemetery, Altoona, Pa.: From Cemetery Records and Tombstone Inscriptions 111 8.00
3 Hollidaysburg Presbyterian Cemetery: From Tombstone Inscriptions, Cemetery Maps, and Various Records 190 12.00
4 Some Blair County, PA, Cemeteries in Hollidaysburg Borough: Greenlawn, Holliday, Jackson, Old and New St. St. Mary's-Union 116 8.00
5 Stevens Mortuary, Altoona, Pa.: From mortuary records July 16, 1883 - December 31, 1910 246 12.00
6 1859 Map of Blair County, Pa.: From a Rare Map Owned by Richard D. Gority var 12.00
  7 Out of print.  Please see publication #36. - N/A
8 Lutheran Cemetery, Newry, PA: From Cemetery Records and Tombstone Inscriptions 44 5.00
  9 Out of print.  Please see publication #144 - N/A
10 St. Patrick's Church Records, Newry, Transcribed from the original church records. Volume 1, 1828-1844. Volume 2, 1845-1907 281 18.00
11 Carson Valley Cemetery, Carson Valley, Pennsylvania: from Tombstone Inscriptions, Mortuary Records and Obituaries (Allegheny Township) 177 15.00
12 Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church Records, Hollidaysburg & Frankstown, PA, 1824-1923 283 15.00
13 Lafferty & Tobias Funeral Home, Altoona, Pa.: From Mortuary Records, 16 April 1907 - 31 Dec. 1918 137 12.00
14 McFarland Funeral Home Records, Hollidaysburg, Pa., 1837-1932: from Seven Actual Ledgers 245 12.00
15 Earliest Rhodes of Bedford, Blair, Huntingdon, Mifflin & Somerset Counties of Pennsylvania, by Marie Leighty Engel 288 23.00
16 Trinity United Methodist Church, Roaring Spring, Pennsylvania (1870-1976) 192 12.00
17 Article Extracts & Indexes, 1872-1892: From the Files of the Morrison Cove Herald, Martinsburg, Blair County, PA., by James Boor and Jan Oberle unp 12.00
18 Marriage Application Records, Blair County, Pa.: Vol. 1, October 1885-1890 443 25.00
19 Fairview Cemetery, Altoona, Pa.: From Cemetery Records and Tombstone Inscriptions 485 30.00
20 Early Parish Records of St. John Gaulbert Co-Cathedral, Johnstown, PA 236 23.50
21 Articles, Extracts & Indexes from the Files of the Morrison Cove Herald, Martinsburg, 1892-1896, Vol. 2, by James Boor and Jan Oberle unp 11.00
22 Special Edition from the Files of the Morrison Cove Herald, Martinsburg, Vol. 3, by James Boor and Jan Oberle unp 9.00
23 St. Mary's Church Records, Altoona, PA: Deaths and Marriages, 1862-1888 Copied from Church Records: St. Mary's Cemetery, Altoona, PA Copied from Tombstone Inscriptions 151 11.00
25 Vicksburg Grace Brethren Church, R.D. 1, Box 555, Brookes Mills, Hollidaysburg, Pa. 16648: From Church Records, Tombstone Inscriptions, Cemetery Map, 1886-1977 33 5.00
26 Logan Valley Presbyterian Church, Bellwood, Pa.: From Church Record Books 1, 2, 3 & 4 (1837-1934) and Sunday School Records 1899-1953 178 12.00
27 Fouss Funeral Home, Bellwood, Pa.: 1914-1961 From Mortuary Records 230 15.00
28 St. Matthew's Evangelical Lutheran Church Records, 1879-1943 and Lutheran Chapel or Clapper's Lutheran Church Records. 1859 - 1860, Martinsburg 127 11.00
30 Liebegott Funeral Home: Coffin Purchases, Duncansville, PA: From Store Ledgers & Funeral Home Ledgers, 1891 - 1942 91 7.50
31 Evangelical Lutheran Church: 1206 Fourth Avenue, Duncansville, Pennsylvania From Church Records, 1847-1968 240 16.50
32 Hickey-O'Neill Funeral Home Records, Altoona, Pa Vol. 1: 1897-1941 491 25.00
33 St. John's Lutheran Church: Clover Creek, Pa., and Cemetery From Church Record Book #2, 7/1/1882-1975 94 7.50
34 1850 Juniata Township Census Records, by Betty (Riley) Smith. 44 4.00
35 1850 Freedom Township Census Records   2.00
36 Zion's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Williamsburg, Pa.: From Church Records, 1837-1929 116 7.50
37 Sinking Valley Presbyterian Church, Sinking Valley, Pa.: From Church Records Books 1, 2, & 3 and Cemetery Records, 1853-1958 188 13.50
38 Fourth Street Presbyterian Church Records, 1916-1955 Altoona 133 10.50
39 Tyrone Township Cemeteries, Blair County, Pa.: From Tombstone Inscriptions and Other Sources 175 12.00
40 Marriage Application Records, Blair County, PA: Vol. 2 1891-1892-1893 330 24.00
41 The Descendants of Michael Moyer, by Julie Moyer   12.00
42 First Evangelical Lutheran Church, Altoona, Blair County, Pennsylvania, 1857-1915 281 21.00
44 Clar - Biography of John Simon Clar, by Larry Smith   12.50
46 Cemeteries of Freedom Twp.: Freedom Township, Blair County, Pennsylvania 131 12.00
47 1860 Frankstown Township Census Records, by Kathie Weigel & Karla Tipton   5.00
48 Huston Township Cemetery Tombstone Inscriptions, with additional research notes from local records   10.50
49 1850 Huston Township Census Records   5.00
50 1850 Tyrone Township Census Records   5.00
51 St. Leo The Great Catholic Church Death Records, Altoona 1932-1959 69 6.00
52 The Igou Family, by Robert B. Roller   10.00
53 Altoona City Hall Births, Altoona, Pennsylvania: From the Original Doctors and Midwife Certificates, 1886-1905 687 45.00
54 Hickey O'Neill Mortuary Records, Altoona, 1912-1921, Vol. 2 261 19.00
55 The Burley Family, by Robert B. Roller   10.00
56 1850 Allegheny Township Census Records, by Billie Danemark & Arlene Rainelli   7.50
57 1850 Antis Township Census Records, by Billie Danemark & Arlene O'Keiff Rainelli 76 7.50
58 1850 Blair Township Census Records, by Billie Danemark & Arlene Rainelli   5.00
59 1850 Frankstown Township Census Records   5.00
60 Ancestral Chart Book, Vol. 1   8.00
61 Lafferty-Tobias Funeral Home Records, 1919-1923, Altoona, Blair County, PA, compiled and indexed by Jim Snyder and Jim Boor 162 10.00
62 Lafferty-Tobias Funeral Home Records, 1924-1927: Altoona, Blair County, PA From Actual Records, compiled by Jim Snyder and Jim Boor 142 10.50
63 1850 Woodbury Township Census Records, by Betty Smith and Kathie Lytle   6.00
64 Ancestral Chart Book, Vol. 2   8.00
65 Semi Centennial History of Blair County, 1896   15.00
66 1850 Catherine Township Census   5.00
67 1850 Greenfield Township Census   5.00
68 Hickey-O'Neill Funeral Home Records, Volume 3, 1921-1941: From Funeral Home Records unp 13.50
69 Ancestral Chart Book, Vol. 3   8.00
70 Lafferty-Tobias-Laughlin Funeral Home, 1928-1933   10.50
71 1850 Snyder Township Census Records, by Betty Smith   5.00
72 St. Paul's Lutheran Church records, Altoona, 1890-1961, by Rachelle & Toby Civils   10.50
73 1850 N. Woodberry Township Census Records, by Betty Smith   6.00
74 Rosehill Cemetery, Logan Township, Blair Co., Pa: From Cemetery Interment Records and Tombstones Vol. 1, A-L, by Leora Rabuck 539 30.00
75 Rosehill Cemetery, Logan Township, Blair Co., Pa.: From Cemetery Interment Records and Tombstones Vol. 2, M-Z, by Leora Rabuck 426 30.00
Items 74 & 75, if purchased together as a set = $55.00 + $3.00 shipping/handling to the same address.
76 1870-1880 Freedom Township Census Records, by Michael S. Caldwell   7.50
77 Ancestral Chart Book, Vol. 4   8.00
78 German Evangelical Lutheran Church Records, Tyrone, PA, 1854-1919   6.00
79 Marriage Application Records, Blair County, Vol. 3, 1894-1896   24.00
80 Saleme Funeral Home Records, 1938-1981   19.00
81 Blair County Directory for 1870-1871, by J. H. Lant 128 10.50
82 Master Index for BCGS Newsletter, Vol. 1-19, 1980-1998, Jan Oberle, editor 86 7.50
83 Wolf Funeral Home Records, Vol. 1, 1912-1923   22.00
84 Ancestral Charts of BCGS Society Members, Vol. 5 Indexed 116 8.00
85 Wolf Funeral Home Records, Vol. 2, 1923-1941   22.00
86 Wolf Funeral Home Records, Vol. 3, 1942-1949   22.00
87 Stevens Mortuary Records, Altoona, 1911-1914 76 12.00
88 Autobiographies of David Lewis the Robber   12.00
89 Church of St. Mary, Baptismal Records, Hollidaysburg, 1844-1920 Copied and typed from original records by Evelyn Antenucci 151 12.00
90 Huyett Family, by Robert B. Roller - 9.00
91 A Family History, 1829, by George Adam Domer 154 10.50
92 Presenting Altoona's Civil War Veterans, by June Weston (bios sample)   5.00
93 Altoona Tribune Coverage of the Civil War, 1861, by June Weston   10.50
94 Altoona Tribune Coverage of the Civil War, 1862, by June Weston   13.50
95 Altoona Tribune Coverage of the Civil War, 1863, by June Weston   10.50
96 Ancestral Chart Book, Vol. 6   8.00
97 Mt. Moriah Royal Arch #166, Sesquicentennial Edition, 1849-1999 107 9.00
98 Register of Deaths, Vol. 1, A-G, 1920-1922, Compiled by Archie Claar Sample is from index 116 9.00
99 Register of Deaths, Vol. 2, G-N, 1920-1922, Compiled by Archie Claar Sample is from index 112 9.00
100 Register of Deaths, Vol. 3, N-Y, 1920-1922, Compiled by Archie Claar Sample is from register 116 9.00
101 Register of Deaths, Vol. 4, Z, 1920-1922 & P-S 1935-1937, Compiled by Archie Claar Sample is from register 86 9.00
102 Scrapbook of Frederick Jaekel, 1881-1906 (obits & articles), Indexed by Jan Oberle. 218 15.00
103 Antis & Charlottesville Cemeteries, Antis Township  120 9.00
104 Laughlin Funeral Home Records, Altoona, 1934-1939 213 15.00
105 Greenwood and Hutchison Cemeteries, Altoona 152 12.00
106 Laughlin Funeral Home Records, Altoona, 1940-1944   19.00
107 Tax Records, 1842, 1843, Woodberry Township, Huntingdon County (now Blair County)  Contains 1) County and state duplicate tax, 1842; 2) Poor tax, 1842;  3) Poor tax farms of Williamsburg, 1842, and 4) School tax, 1843.  Indexed.   12.00
108 Altoona Tribune Coverage of the Civil War, 1864, by June Weston. Indexed.  118 9.00
109 Bedford County Will Abstracts, 1770-1849 148 10.50
110 Huntingdon County Will Abstracts, 1787-1847 225 15.00
111 World War II - Military Newspaper Clippings.  A Tribute to Our Men and Women in the Service. Volume 1 Indexed. 329 24.00
112 World War II - Military Newspaper Clippings.  A Tribute to Our Men and Women in the Service. Volume 2 Indexed. 226 16.50
113 World War II - Military Newspaper Clippings.  A Tribute to Our Men and Women in the Service. Volume 3 Indexed 226 16.50
114 World War II - Military Newspaper Clippings.  A Tribute to Our Men and Women in the Service. Volume 4 Indexed 260 16.50
Items 111, 112, 113 & 114, if purchased as a set, $65 plus $6 s/h
115 Altoona Tribune Coverage of the Civil War, 1865.  A Series of Articles extracted from the Altoona Tribune 1865, by June L. H. Weston 139 10.50
116 Illustrated Altoona.  A Complete Pen-picture of the City of Altoona, Pennsylvania, at the Close of the Year 1895.  Charles B. Clark.  Reprint of edition published by the Board of Trade, Altoona, PA, 1896.   12.00
117 Grandview Cemetery, Tyrone 450 30.00
118 Archie Claar Cemetery Inscriptions, Vol. 1 320 22.00
119 Archie Claar Cemetery Inscriptions, Vol. 2 300 21.00
120 Archie Claar Cemetery Inscriptions, Vol. 3 296 21.00
Items 118, 119 & 120, if purchased together as a set = $55 plus $3.00 shipping/handling to the same address
121 Calvary & St. John's Cemetery Records, 1893-1900, Altoona  With obituaries.   24.00
122 Altoona Tribune Death & Marriage Abstracts 1858-1872 153 12.00
123 Laughlin Funeral Home Records 1946-1950 238 16.50
124 Ledger of S. Mason. Magistrate records, marriage, etc 1840s   9.00
125 Tragic Deaths of Duncansville People   6.00
126 John P. Lafferty Funeral Home Records 1889 - 1907 166 12.00
127 Rev. Wm. Smith Estate Ledger, 1792 - 1796, Huntingdon Co. PA   6.00
128 R. Smith Session Docket Records 1794 - 1797, Huntingdon Co. PA   10.50
129 1875 Diary of James McMasters, abstract   6.00
130 1875 Diary of James McMasters, abstract and original copy   27.00
131 Chronicles of James C. McKee, U.S. Army Surgeon   5.00
132 Dr. David C. Confer, Birth Registry 1906-1935   10.50
133 Civil War Veterans Obits, Articles and Photos 1861 - 1880 (text sample)   12.00
134 1876-1877 Altoona Tribune Death and Marriage Abstracts 95 7.50
135 Civil War Veteran's Obits, Articles, and Photos 1881-1890   15.00
136 Civil War Veteran's Obits, Articles, and Photos 1891-1895   7.50
137 Grandview Cemetery Logan Township, Blair Co. PA 113 9.00
138 St. Matthew's Roman Catholic Church Records, Tyrone, PA 153 12.00
139 Historical Sketches of Morrison's Cove (Reprint)   22.00
140 Genealogy of the Keller Family, by Linda Shillinger   22.00
141 Genealogy of the Keller Family, by Linda Shillinger, w Obituaries, 2 volumes   55.00
142 Genealogy of the Claycomb(e) Family, by Mary Alice Claycombe Adney (Reprint).   22.00
143 Genealogy of Rev. Johan Heinrich Hammer, Hessian Solider   16.50
144 St. Patrick's Catholic Cemetery, Newry, PA, 2005   10.50
145 Orphan's Court Docket A, Huntingdon County, PA, 1788-1804   10.50
146 Hickey Funeral Home Records, 1941-1956 90 7.50
147 The Pennsy Railroad Shops History, 1895: Clippings from the Morning Tribune; indexed   10.50
148 Salem Lutheran Church Records 1805-1877: From LDS microfilm   6.00
149 Tyrone Borough Deaths, 1881-1931, indexed   9.00
150 The Jacob Snyder & Catherine Potstetter Family   28.00
151 Tragic Deaths of Duncansville People, Vol. 2   6.00
152 Civil War Veterans' Obits, Articles & Photos, 1896-1900   12.00
153 Art Work of Blair County & A Historical Sketch of Blair County by Charles Clark.  BCGS.  Reprint of 1893 edition. - 90 full pages of photos   9.00
153 Art Work of Blair County & A Historical Sketch of Blair County CD Edition - 90 full pages of photos   10.00
154 Bedford Gazette Deaths, 1878-1914 175 10.50
155 Simpson Methodist Church Records, 1881-1943, Altoona, PA; title page, table of contents 175 12.00
156 Civil War Veterans' Obituaries, Articles Letters & Photographs, 1901-1905 250 15.00
157 Oak Ridge Cemetery Altoona, PA, 1878-2006 440 30.00
158 The Descendants of Joseph Snider, 1765-1824 (Bedford County)   19.00
159 Civil War Veterans' Obits, Articles & Photos, 1906-1910   22.00
160 The Peter Kratzert Family 1864-2010, Hollidaysburg Blair County, PA   15.00
161 Hollidaysburg & Gaysport Pictorial History   10.50
162 1772-1814 Orphan's Court Records of Bedford County
(Abstracts)
  9.00
163 Church Records of Greenfield Congregation, 1818-1859   6.00
164 Altoona Scrapbook of Musical Memories, 1900-2000   30.00
165 Altoona's Storied Street, From Whiskey Row to Expressway, 1849-1938, by Joe Conlon   30.00
166 Altoona Scrapbook of Bowling Memories, 1930-1978, by Herman Nagle   7.50

 

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