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The society publishes Journal of the Berks County Genealogical Society, a scholarly quarterly journal edited by Joan Seaman.

This is a chronological index of the articles published in the Journal since 1986. Browse through the index. If you find an article of interest to you, print out a Journal Order Form. Back issues of the Journal are available for $2.00 (plus shipping and handling).

Volume 26, No. 3, Spring 2006

  • Front Cover Photo: Huff's Union Church. Credit: Roy F. Gehris.
  • Huff's Union Church, Hereford Township, submitted by Roy F. Gehris.
  • Lutheran Pastors at Huff's Union Church.
  • How to Type Characters with Umlaut Accent Marks, submitted by Roy F. Gehris.
  • My Ancestors in Hereford Township, submitted by Roy F. Gehris.
  • 1790 Census for Hereford Township.

Volume 26, No. 4, Summer 2006

  • Front Cover Photo: Zion Moselem Lutheran Church. Credit: Doris Glick.
  • Zion Moselem Lutheran Church, Richmond Township, submitted by Doris Glick.
  • The Search for My Houck/Hauck Ancestors in Europe, submitted by Mary Houck Yuhasz.
  • Index of Volume 26

Volume 27, No. 1, Fall 2006

  • Front Cover Photo: St. Paul's Lutheran “Smoke” Church, Windsor Township. Credit: Doris Glick
  • St. Paul's Lutheran “Smoke” Church, submitted by Doris Glick.
  • The Early Boone Families in PA, submitted by Roy F. Gehris.
  • Border Churches of Importance to Berks County Residents, submitted by Sylvia Ann Graybill.
  • Berks Revolutionary War Soldiers Not Contained in the Pennsylvania Archives, submitted by Mary Owen Steinmetz.

Volume 27, No. 2, Winter 2006

  • Front Cover Photo: Longswamp Reformed Church, United Church of Christ, Mertztown.
  • Longswamp Reformed Church, UCC, Mertztown, submitted by Doris Glick.
  • Burials in Salem Evangelical Cemetery, Shamrock by Sylvia Graybill.
  • John Sands Mills on the Manatawny Creek, Amity Township, Part 1, submitted by Timothy Sands.
  • Original (1733) Warrants and Patents Issued in Muhlenberg Township, submitted by Ron Wagner.

Volume 27, No. 3, Spring 2007

  • Front Cover Photo: The Daniel Womelsdorf homestead along Levengood Road. Credit: Betty Burdan.
  • John Sands Mills on the Manatawny Creek, Amity Township, Part 2, submitted by Timothy Sands.
  • Kershner Ancestors of Barton D. Kerschner, submitted by David Rempel Smucker.
  • White Bronze (Zinc) Monuments, submitted by Douglas W. Graybill, Sr.

Volume 27, No. 4, Summer 2007

  • Front Cover Photo: St. Michael's Church, Tilden Township.
  • Salem-Berne United Methodist Church and St. Michael's UCC Church, Tilden Township, submitted by Sylvia Ann Moyer Graybill.
  • Descendants of Johan Jacob and Catharina (Hoffman) Renninger, submitted by Jerilyn Jacklin Reniger and Alice Musselman Naugle.
  • Index of Volume 27.

Volume 28, No. 1, Fall 2007

  • Front Cover Photo: View of Sinking Spring Cemetery, Spring Township (Krick family).
  • Merkey Meetinghouse Cemetery, Bethel Township, submitted by Sandra Kauffman.
  • Andrew and Catharina (Fehr) Hauck-Houck, submitted by Trudy Houck.
  • Finding Susanna's Tombstone, submitted by Shirley M. Daniels.
  • Olive Leaf Union Sunday School, submitted by Sylvia Ann Moyer Graybill.
  • Records of Rev. A. T. Geissenhainer, Oley Township.
  • Some missing marriages by Rev. William Boos, submitted by Mrs. C. M. Steinmetz.

Volume 28, No. 2, Winter 2007

  • Front Cover Photo: Memorial stone for the Krick family in the Sinking Spring Cemetery.
  • Sinking Spring Cemetery Company, submitted by Kerry A. Mull.
  • Burial Lot Numbers of St. John's U.C.C., Sinking Spring Old Cemetery, submitted by Sylvai Ann Moyer Graybill.
  • Death in the Family Tree (List of old diseases).
  • 100 Rules and Regulations in a One Room Schoolhouse, submitted by Henry J. Kauffman.
  • Letter from Johan Christian Scherer, Reading to relatives in Womrath, Germany, submitted by Heinrich Augustin.
  • Covered Bridges in Southeastern Pennsylvania.
  • Pleasant View Memorial Gardens and Mausoleum, Spring Township, submitted by Sylvia Ann Moyer Graybill.

Volume 28, No. 3, Spring 2008

  • Front Cover Photo: Birth register in the Nathan Haas and Esther Merkel family Bible record.
  • Family Bible of Nathan Haas and Esther Merkel (w/images), submitted by Richard Parker.
  • An Analysis to Identify the Father of William Machemer, submitted by Coveley B. Lloyd.
  • Burials without Tombstones at St. Michael's Union Cemetery, Tilden Township, submitted by Arthur G. Schuman.

Volume 28, No. 4, Summer 2008

  • Front Cover Photo: Marriage Certificate for John E. H. Mast and Katie R. F. Link.
  • German resources in Berks County and Genealogical Society Library, submitted by Sylvia Ann Moyer Graybill.
  • Better PA State Historical Records Access, submitted by Roy Gehris.
  • Index of Volume 28.

Volume 29, No. 1, Fall 2008

  • Front Cover Photo: Christ DeLong's UCC Church.
  • DeLong Family, submitted by Henry Stetson Hood.
  • Delong's Union Church and a Barn Burned.
  • Harvest Services in Front of Burned Church.
  • 150th Anniversary of Christ Delong's Reformed Church, submitted by Rev. George B. Smith.
  • Christ (Delong's Church—Reformed and UCC Pastors.
  • The History of Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, Bowers.
  • Union Cemetery Company of Bowers, submitted by Roy F. Gehris.
  • Bowers—A Personal History of the Village, submitted by Dr. Karen L. Rauch.

Volume 29, No. 2, Winter 2008

  • Front Cover Photo: Rhoads Reunion. Credit: Craig Koller.
  • Berks Cousins database, With print outs of Angstadt's, 2 generations; Babb's, 3 generations; and Rhoads, 3 generations, submitted by Guy Bierman.
  • Becker's St. Peter's Cemetery Near Molltown, Richmond Township, part 1 of 4, submitted by Shaun Udrea.

Volume 29, No. 3, Spring 2009

  • Front Cover Photo: The Goshenhoppen Mission Most Blessed Sacrament Church. Credit: Guy Bierman.
  • The Goshenhoppen Mission Most Blessed Sacrament Church, submitted by Ron Thren.
  • Becker's St. Peter's Cemetery Near Molltown, Richmond Township, part 2 of 4, submitted by Shaun Udea.
  • Berks Cousins database: Weidner's, 2 generations, submitted by Guy Bierman.

Volume 29, No. 4, Summer 2009

  • Front Cover Photo: Bertolet Mill. Credit: Guy Bierman.
  • Barbara George and Johan George Kohler of Greenwich Township, submitted by F. W. Farnsworth.
  • Berks Cousins database: Eache's, 3 generations, submitted by Guy Bierman.
  • Index of Volume 29.

Volume 30, No. 1, Fall 2009

  • Front Cover Photo: Jacob Levan headstone in the Abraham Leven Family Cemetery off Bertolet Mill Road, Oley Township. Credit: Guy Bierman.
  • The Hugenot Family of de LeVan, as recorded in Berks Cousins.
  • Restoration of the Historic Levan Graveyard, Maxatawny Township, submitted by K. Brown.

Volume 30, No. 2, Winter 2009

  • Front Cover Photo: Becker's Cemetery. Credit: Guy Bierman.
  • Msgr. Charles Leo Allwen (1904-1995), Bally, submitted by Duane Alwin.
  • The Mayer Family, by F.W. Farnsworth.
  • Amity Township in 1876, submitted by F. A. Davis.
  • Business Notices excerpted from 1876 Illustrated Historical Atlas of Berks County.
  • Final listing of burials in St. Peter's Becker's Cemetery.

Volume 30, No. 3, Spring 2010

  • Front Cover Photo: Kremet Homestead at 1069 Sacony Road, Kutztown. Credit: F. W. Farnworth.
  • The Kremer/Creamer Family, submitted by F.W. Farnsworth.
  • Fritz Family, submitted by Guy Bierman.
  • Business Notices excerpted from 1876 Illustrated Historical Atlas of Berks County.

Volume 30, No. 4, Summer 2010

  • Front Cover Photo: New Bethel (Zion) Church and Cemetery at Grimville. Credit: Russ and Margaret Cole.
  • Koler Kin, submitted by F.W. Farnsworth.
  • Immigrant Melchoir Detweiler settles in Berks County, submitted by Barbara Weaver.
  • Index of Volume 30.

Volume 31, No. 1, Fall 2010

  • Front Cover Photo: Conestoga Mennonite Church, Morgantown.
  • Trials of Novice Genealogist, submitted by Lenora Dietrich Adam.
  • Lonely Life 2 Women, submitted by Pauline Leffel.
  • Funeral of Betsy Trout, submitted by Pauline Leffel.
  • Ask the Photo Retoucher, submitted by Eric Curtis M. Basir.
  • Excerpts from 1876 Illustrated Atlas of Berks County, submitted by F. A. Davis.

Volume 31, No. 2, Winter 2010

  • Front Cover Photo: The Kutz Graveyard, Maxatawny Township.
  • Kutz Graveyard, submitted by Anne E. Wagner.
  • Death of Ann Beard, by Pauline Leffel.
  • Oley Valley's Great Entertainer - Daniel P. DeTurk, by Pauline Leffel.
  • My Yoder Family: A Few New Discoveries, submitted by Ann Yoder Balderrama.
  • Peter Shively,by Shirley Mainello.
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