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The Hanover Associators (or Volunteers) originated at a meeting on June 4, 1774, of the inhabitants of Hanover, Lancaster County, PA. (Now Dauphin County) A Resolution adopted at the meeting stated: "That in the event of Great Britain attempting to force unjust laws upon us by the strength of arms, our cause we leave to Heaven and our rifles." The flag of the Hanover Riflemen was adopted at the same time.


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  Dauphin County, Pennsylvania Genealogy Transcription Project. The 1st transcription project will be the Commemorative Biographical Encyclopedia of Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, containing Sketches of Prominent and Representative Citizens, and Many of the Early Scotch-Irish and German Settlers. 1896.

Welcome to the Dauphin County Genealogy page, part of the USGenWeb project. These pages contain information, links and resources of value to those persons whose ancestors came from Dauphin County, PA.
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  Dauphin County Migration Information

 Today's Harrisburg Patriot Obits
Dauphin County Land Warrants
Social Security Death Index

 A new database has been added, the Eaves database compiled by Elsie Mae Klinger Eaves. It contains over 13,000 people and 2100 unique surnames related to Dauphin County and Central PA families. It's at http://genealogy.lv/eaves
Check out the Lingle-Runkel database at http://maley.net/genealogy/LingleRunkel. It contains over 120 different surnames, like Lingel, Runkel, Gerberich, Shuey, Walmer, Seaman and others from East and West Hanover Townships in Dauphin County.

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The Engle history and family records of Dauphin and Lancaster Counties

Commemorative biographical encyclopedia of Dauphin County, Pennsylvania

Contributions to the history of Dauphin County [Pa.]

Centenary memorial of the erection of the county of Dauphin and the founding of the city of Harrisburg

Centennial, the settlement, formation and program of Dauphin County, Pennsylvania from 1785 to 1876

History of Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, with genealogical memoirs

Records of the Hill Lutheran Church in Derry Township, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania

Industrial and commercial resources of the city of Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pa.

History of the counties of Dauphin and Lebanon in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, biographical and genealogical

Dauphin County, Pennsylvania Church Records

Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, 1800-55: Hoffman Reformed Church

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bullet Pennsylvania 1910 Census Miracode Index
bullet Pennsylvania Census Index, 1772-1890
bullet Pennsylvania Founding Families 1611-1911
bullet Pennsylvania Foreign Oaths of Allegiance
bullet Pennsylvania German Pioneers

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