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GETTYSBURG CENTINAL
GETTYSBURG, ADAMS COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA

Adams County, Pennsylvania has a long line of historical newspapers.  With in their pages, were the stories of its residents.  Some famous and some not so famous but all related to someone now living whether a direct line or a branch.  Hope this index of births, deaths, marriages and other stories enriches your family history.

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Adams County, PA

Gettysburg

The Adams Centinel (AKA The Adams Sentinel)

Printed for more than 80 years.  Editor Harper (father than son)

One thing to remember about this paper is, if your last name begins with  Mc or Mac, drop the c or ac and search for the surname without it.  Such as McGrattan search under MGrattan.  This paper was notorious for not adding the c or ac in the names in many of the early years of the paper.

They are indexed the way they were spelt.

Printed 1800 to 1883

Currently indexed and up on website 1820-1841, 1850-1852, 1859-1863

April 2017 = 17700+

Missing years from the paper

 1832 part, 1833 - 35,1836 part,1845 part, 1846-1849

For copies, please see the Copies button.

A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, M, N, O, P, Q, R, S, T, U, V, W, X, Y, Z

Copyright 1997-present
Lisa Ford  Genealogical Roots in Newspapers