Berks Co., PA

Berks Co., PA GenWeb

Local History

Recorder of Deeds
- On-Line Search

County Links

o "Berks County Recorder of Deeds," (Berks Co., PA, 2009 Aug 4; accessed 2009 Aug).

Relevant Reading

o Benjamin Rush, M.D., An Account of the Manners of the German Inhabitants of Pennsylvania (written 1789), notes by Prof. I. Daniel Rupp (Philadelphia: Samuel P. Town, 1875). Also,+daniel+rupp (Accessed 2007 Nov 8).

o Gottlieb Mittelberger, Gottlieb Mittelberger's Journey to Pennsylvania in the Year 1750 and Return to Germany in the Year 1754, trans. by Carl Theo. Eben (Philadelphia: John Jos. McVey). Also (Accessed 2007 Nov 8). Raymond J. Brunner questions the credibility of some of this report.

o I. Daniel Rupp, Geographical Catechism of Pennsylvania, and the Western States: Designed as a Guide and Pocket Companion for Travellers and Emigrants to Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan and Missouri (Philadelphia: Lord & Co. and others, 1837). Also (Accessed 2007 Nov 8).

o Kathy Jo Berger and Mary Alice Berger, "Strausstown Roots," (Accessed 2009 Nov 1). Berks Co., PA local history.

o Morton L. Montgomery, History of Berks County in Pennsylvania (Philadelphia: Everts, Peck & Richards, 1886). Reprinted (Laughlintown: Southwest Pennsylvania Gen. Services, 1984).

o Morton L. Montgomery, History of Berks County, Pennsylvania in the Revolution from 1774 to 1783 (Reading, PA: Chas. F. Haage, Printer, 1894). Also (Accessed 2008 Jan 18).

o Morton L. Montgomery, Historical and Biographical Annals of Berks County, Pennsylvania (J. H. Beers & Co., 1909).

o William Beidelman, The Story of the Pennsylvania Germans: Embracing an account of their Origin, their History, and their Dialect (Easton, PA: Express Book Print., 1898). Also (Accessed 2007 Nov 9).