List of Genealogy Room Resources

Genealogists Handbook – Wright

Bibliography of Pa. Genealogies & Family Histories

Finding Your Roots – Westin

How To Trace Your Family Tree – Am. Genealogical Resource Institute Staff

Discover Your Ancestors – Peskett

The Complete Idiots Guide to Genealogy – Rose & Ingalls

Handbook for Genealogical Research in Pennsylvania – Heisey

Researchers Guide to American Genealogy – Greenwood

Guide to Genealogical Research in the National Archives

The Handy Book for Genealogists, 7th Edition – Everton Publishers

Where to Write for Vital Records

Vital Records Handbook

Pennsylvania Dutch Dictionary

Heaths, German-English Dictionary – 1906

Atlas of Lancaster County – Bridgens, 1864

Index to Bridgens, 1864 Atlas

Atlas of Lancaster County – Everts & Stewart, 1875

Atlas of Lancaster County – Graves & Steinbarger, 1899

1815 Direct Tax of Warwick & Elizabeth Townships – Photocopy

Henry Behmer Day Book – Photocopy of original ledger from 1864-1899

Family Genealogies – See attached list.

3 Volume set of Pa. German Pioneers, Pa. German Society by Strassburger & Hinke

Pa. German Society, Vol. 19 – 18th Century Emigrants from Western Palatinate

Pa. German Society, Vol. 16 – 18th Century Emigrants from Northern Kraichgau

Pa German Folklore Society, Vol. XII – !8th Century Emigrants from Wertheim

18th Century Register of Emigrants from Southwest German

Pa. German Immigrants, 1709-1831 – Yoder

German Immigrant Servant Contracts, 1817-1831

Thirty Thousand Names of Immigrants – Rupp  (no index)

Index to Pennsylvania Colonial Records

Tax Index Lancaster County before the Federal Census, Vol. 5

  • Hawbaker & Groff

Pa. German Society, Pastors and People – Glatfelter.

Vol. 13 – Pastors & Congregation

Vol. 15 – History

Pennsylvania Archives, Second Series

Vol. IX – Pa. Marriages prior to – 1810

Vol. VIII – Pa. Marriages prior to – 1810

Lancaster County History, Ellis & Evans – 1883

Biographical Annals of Lancaster County, Beers – 1903

A History of Lancaster County, 4 Volumes – Editor in Chief, H.M.J. Klein, Professor at Franklin & Marshal College

Biographical History of Lancaster County – Harris

An Authentic History of Lancaster County, Pa. – Mombert, 1869

Lancaster County Will Abstracts

  • 3 books covering 1732-1831

Lancaster County Orphan’s Court Abstracts covering 1742 thru 1791.

Lancaster County Deed Abstracts

Mayhill – 1729-ca 1770

Wevodeau – N-Q, R-U, W-Z,


Pa. Archives, Lancaster County, 1771

Pennsylvania Census – 1790  (soft cover)

Biographical Annals of Berks County – Beers, 1909

Brief History of Schaefferstown – 1901

Abstracts of Chester County Land Records, Vol. I, 1681-1730

Harrisburg – Dauphin County

Mount Gretna

Schuylkill County Archives, Vol. I, II, III

Tulpehocken Settlement, 1723-1923

The Hub of the Tulpehocken

Oley Valley Heritage

Trinity Lutheran Church Records, 1767-1730 – Vol. I

Trinity Lutheran Church Records, 1767-1782 – Vol. II

Trinity Lutheran Church Records, 1782-1796 – Vol. III

The Register of Rev. John Cuthbertson, 1751-1791

Lancaster Co., Pa., Church Records of the 18th Century – Wright , 5 volumes

Churches and Cemeteries of Lancaster County – Rineer

Grave Undertakings, Vol. 1 – Elizabeth Township

Grave Undertakings, Vol. 2 – Warwick Township

Grave Undertakings, Vol. 3 – Clay Township

Grave Undertakings, Vol. 4 – Penn Township

Grave Undertakings, Vol. 5 – Lititz Borough

Salem Lutheran Church of Kissel Hill records including baptismal, marriage and death records.

Cemetery Records of Lancaster County, PA

  • Vols. 1-6, Shirley A. Harmon, 2003

Journal of the Lancaster County Historical Society, Volumes 17-106  (bound)

Journal of the Lancaster County Historical Society, Vol. 107- to date (unbound)

Journal of the Historical Society of the Cocalico Valley – 1983 to date

Penna. Mennonite Heritage Journal – 1978-1988 (some missing)

Penna. Mennonite Heritage Journal – 1989 to date (complete)

Mennonite Family History (about 18)

Pa. Folklife Society   (a few)

Early American Life   (a few)

Penna. German Society Reggeboge

  • 1970-1988 (some missing)
  • 1990-1998 (complete)

Lititz Directory, 1916-1917 (photocopy)

Lititz Directory, 1926-1927 (photocopy)

Warwick Directory, 1869 (photocopy)

Rothsville Bicentennial, 1790-1990 (soft cover)

The Lititz of Hiram Eberly  (Notebook)

Copies of articles about Lititz and area from the L.C.H.S. Journal in 2 notebooks.

Lititz 4th of July Programs

Historical View of Lititz – Sketch Mearig

Lititz, 1752-1952  (2 soft cover, 1 hard cover)

Brief History of Lititz – Huebner (1947)

Historical and Pictorial Lititz – Zook (1905)

Complete Catalogue-students-Litiz Academy-Prof. John Beck, 1865 Photo copy.

Sketch of the Early History of Lititz 1742-1875, H.A. Brickenstein Photo copy

Brief History of the United Brethren’s Congregation (Moravian) at Litiz, Pa. From 1742-1857

Pennsylvania Genealogical Magazine, Vol. 37-39  (12)

Journal, Vol. 477-509

Civil War Union Soldiers – Kemper, Knight


Family Tree Maker, Archive Viewer

Early Land Records of Bucks & Lancaster County

Birth Index of Southeast Pa. – 1680-1800

1850 Penna. Census – 10 CD’s

Pennsylvania Maps – Heritage Map Museum

Lancaster County Maps – Heritage Map Museum

Ancestry.Com AIS Indexes  6 CD’s

  • 1880
  • 1870
  • 1860
  • 1840
  • 1830
  • 1800

Muddy Creek Church of the Brethren,
Cemetery stones


There is a computer dedicated for use in the Genealogy Room.  Available to be viewed on this computer are images of the Lititz Record, Lititz Express, and Lititz Record-Express from 1887 thru 2001.

Heritage Quest is available on this computer. Many favorite research sites are bookmarked.