Morton L. (Morton Luther) Montgomery.

Historical and biographical annals of Berks County, Pennsylvania, embracing a concise history of the county and a genealogical and biographical record of representative families, comp. by Morton L. Montgomery .. online

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Rick, William 552

Ritter, Louis 657

Rocks of Rockland 300

Rothermel, Abraham H 441

Rothermel Coat of Arms 441

Saylor, Benjamin 672

Schaeflfer, Charles H 368

Schall, David 786

Schall William A 786

Schofer, Christopher Henry 1308

Seidel, Franklin 1416

Seiders, Henry 1496

Seltzer. Jonathan R 824

Smink, F. C 432

Smith, Frederick L 464

Smith, Levi B 416

Smith, William D 424

Spatz, ■ Isaac S 1048

Spatz, John G 1048

Speidel, John G 1064

Spinning Wheel 63

Stage Coach 197

State Asylum (Wernersville) 105

State House 90

State Normal School (Kutztown) 245

Staufer, William M 1033

Strunk, John M 1016

Tulpehocken Valley, Pioneer Homesteads, 1733.

Map .' . 306

Turner, Newton R 1372

Volunteer Firemen, Monument 196

Walter, Dr. Robert 504

Wanner, Peter D 1096

Weiser, Conrad, Grave of 331

Weiser, Conrad, Store of 155

Whitner, Calvin K 408

Willson, Gile J 680

Wool Wheel 63

Wunder, W. W 1320



HISTORICAL INDEX



Additional Law Judges 93

Agricultural Societies of County 26

Agriculture of County 25

Albany, First Taxables of 8

Albany Township 303

Aldermen of Reading 229

Allopathic Practitioners ...98-101

Alsace, First Taxables of 8

Alsace Township S'gS

Amish Denomination in County 47

Amity, First Taxables of 9

Amity Township 298

Area of County 7

Armory at Hamburg 252

Armory at Reading ..205

Army Supplies from County in

Revolution 116

Assemblymen from County... 75

Assessment of County, First 8

Assessment of Reading, 1898, 1908

235

Assessors of Reading 219

Associate Judges 92

Associations at Reading 204

Associators in Revolution ....112

Attorneys at Law 93

Auditors of County 78

Auditors of Reading 218

Baer Family Reunion 313

Bands at Rpadircr 211

Bank at Birdsboro 277

Bank at Fleetwood S61

Bank at Leesnort 305

Bank at Mohnton 287

Bank at Topton 263

Banking in Berks County ...151
Bankruptcy, Registers in, from

County 74

Barks at Boroughs, Statement

of 239

Banks at Bovertown 256

Banks at Hamburg 250

Banks at Kutztown 243

Banks at Reading 209

Baptist Denomination in County 46
Battles. Summary of, in Civil

War 127

BediteUv'I'c. Bnrnup-h nf 264-266

Belt Line 'n Schuylkill Section 310

Belt Line of P. & R. R 39

Bench and Bar of County 91

Berks and Dauphin Turnpike... 32

Berks County Law Library 210

Berks Cr unty Medical Society

96, 210

Berkshire Country Club 307

E?.n. F'r<t Taxables of 9

?.(.;-n ''"Qwn.'shio 306

r>-rvi"e. Pnroi'<rVi of 271-274

Bernvil'e Bnnd in Civil War ..131
Bernville. Cleve'and Parade at 72

Bertolet Family Reunion 313,

Bethany Orphans' Home 106, 307

Bethel. Firt Taxables of 10

Bethel Tnwnshin 306

Benlah Anchorage 214

Birdfhoro. '^n^,- „^ nf ... 274-278
Birdsbor^i Hrind in Civil War .132'



Black Spot on Mount Penn ... 2

Blue Mountain j

Blue Rocks 264, 304

Board of Health of Reading ..227
Board of Public Works of Read-
ing 219

Board of Trade of Reading ...209

Boroughs of County 238

Boundaries of County 7

Boyer Family Reunion 314

Boyertown, Borough of 252-257

Boyertown Opera House Fire

257-259

Brecknock, First Taxables of . 10

Brecknock Township 308

Bridges in County 29-31

Bridges and Ferries at Reading 195
Brooke Furnace in Manatawny

Section 302

Brooke Iron Works at Birds-
boro 376

Brunswick, First Taxables of . 10
Building Inspectors of Reading 219

Buildings at Reading 236

Bureau of Employment at Read-
ing 312

Burgesses of Reading 217

Caernarvon. First Taxables of 10

Caernarvon Township 308

Canals in County 34

Canals, Lottery Privileges for 35
Captains of County in Revolu-
tion 116

Carsonia Park 303

Cemeteries at Reading 196

Census of County 146

Census of Reading 234

Census Table of County, 1800-

1900 147

Centre Township 306

Centre Turnpike 33

Centreport, Borough of 278-279

Cliapel Rock 303

Charitable Associations at Read-
ing 212

Charity Schools of County 54

Charming Forge 307

Chiefs of Police of Reading ...218

Churches in Townships 49

Churches of Boroughs 239

Churches of County, First .... 45 ■

Churches of Reading 200

City Clerks of Reading 227

City Hall at Reading 196

Civil War of 1861-65 123

Clavs of County 4

Qerks of Common Council of

Reading 226

Clerks of Orphans' Court 81

Clerks of Quarter Sessions ... 81
Clerks of Select Council of

Reading 221

Cleveland Festivals in County . 72
Clymer Mass-Meetings in 1866.. 70
Colebrookdale, First Taxables

of 10

Colebrookdale Iron Works 302

Colebrookdale Mines 302



Colebrookdale Railroad 39

Colebrookdale Township 298

Colonels of Associated Battal-
ions, 1775 113

Colonels of County in Revolu-
tion 116

Colonial Forts in County 108

Colored Population of County... 234

Commissioners of County 77

Commissioners of Public Works

of Reading 319

Commissioners of United States

from County 74

Common Councilmen of Read-
ing 321-2-26

Common School System Accept-
ed by Districts 55

Common School System in

County 55

Common Schools, Tabular

Statement of County 56

Companies from County in Civil

War 138

Companies from County in Rev-
olution 113-115

Conditions of Territory at time
of First Settlement in County 4

Congressmen of County 73

Consolidated Telephone Com-
pany 44

Constables of Reading 329-30

Constitutional Amendments,

Vote for in County 69

Constitutional Conventions, Del-
egates from County 74

Continental Paper Money 117

Controllers of County 79

Controllers of Reading £18

Copper Ore in County 4

Coroners of County 80

Country Homes in Schuylkill

Section 311

County Bridges, Statement of 31

County Buildings 87

County Charitable Institutions 106

County Commissioners 77

County Officers 77

County, Petitions for 6

County Surveyors 82

Court-Houses of County 87-88

Croll Family Reunion 314

Crystal Cave 821

Cumru, First Taxables of 11

Cumru Township 308

Customs, Language, Manners in
County 61-65

Daily Newspapers 60

Declaration of Independence

Read in County 113

Decline of Stages in County .. 34
Deisher Indian Relics at Kutz-
town 347

Delaware Tribes of Indians .. 20
Delegates to Constitutional

Conventions from County .. 74
Delegates to Provincial Con-
ference from County 74



HISTORICAL INDEX



XI



DeLong Family Reunion 314

Dental Practitioners in Coun-
ty 103-04

Dentistry in County 103

Department Stores at Reading 184

Detectives, Special of County 82

Deysher Stock Farm 311

Dierolf Family Reunion 315

Dietrich Family Reunion' 315

District Attorneys of County . . 82

District Township 299

District Township Taxables ...301
Districts of County at Erection 7
Districts of County in 1776 ...113
Dives, Pomeroy & Stewart De-
partment Store 185

Douglass, First Taxables of ..301

Douglass Township 298

Drafted Militia of County in

Civil War 136

Drafts of Berks County in Civ-
il War 126

Dries Family Reunion 315

Drum Corps at Reading ..212

Dunkard Denomination in

County 47

Durell's Battery in Civil War.. 135

Earl Township 299

Earl Mountain 2

Early Furnaces and Forges 27

Early Roads to Reading 32

Early Settlements of County . . 5

East Penn Railroad :..38

Eastern State Penitentiary . . . 106

Education at Reading 202

Education, Early Encourage-
ment of 54

Education, First Teachers 54

Education in County 45

Election Districts of County . . 65
Election of 1876 in County ... -69

Electric Light at Reading 199

Electric Plant in Schuylkill

Section 310

Electric Railways in Countv . . 40
Elevations at Reading above

Sea Level 200

Elevations of Places in County 4

Embargo of 1807 121

Engineers of Reading 227

English, Early Immigrants in

County 18

English War of 1812-15 ...121

Enrollment of County for Mili-
tary Service in 1908 144

Erection of County .1, 6

Evangelical Denomination in

County 48

Exeter, First Taxables of 11

Exeter Township 298

Fair Ground in Mianatawny Sec-
tion 303

Family Reunions 311-322

Farmers' Union 26

Ferries and Bridges at Reading 195
Fertilizer Works in Schuylkill

Section 810

Festivals, Political, at Reading. 71
Festivals, Political, in Countv. ... 71
Filtration of Reading Water

Supply 194

Financial Associations at Read-
ing 209

Fire Companies at Reading ...205
First Officers from County
in Revolution 112



First Assessment of County ... 8

First Churches of County 4Si

First Families of Berks Coun-
ty 311

First Settlements of County ... 5
First Settlers of Manatawny

Section 300

First Settlers of Ontelaunee

Section 304

First Settlers of Schuylkill Sec-
tion 309

First Settlers of Tulpehocken

Section 306

First Taxables of County 8-16

Fisher-Hartman Family Re-
union 316

Fishing and Navigation in

County 28

Fleetwood, Borough of .. .259-261

Flying Hills in County 1

Foreign Consuls from County. . 74
Foreign Ministers from Coun-
ty 74

Forest, district in County 1

Forts, Colonial, in County 108-109

French and Indian War 107

French, Early Immigrants in

County 18

Freshets of Schuylkill River in

County 29

Friendless Children, Home for... 213

Friends Society in County 46

Furnaces and Forges in County 27
Furry Family Reunion 316

Ganawese Indians 21

Garbage Plant of Reading ....310

Gas Light at Reading 199

Geology of County 4

Germania Band 212

German Immigrants of County 17
Germans to Rescue in Revolu-
tion 112

Gery Family Reunion 316

Gibraltar Iron Works 310

Ginseng, Cultivation of 244

Glen Mills Reformatory , . .106

Globe Rendering Co 311

Government of County . . , 65

Government of Reading 216

Governor, Vote for in County. 68
Greenwich, First Taxables of.. 11

Greenwich Township 303

Grim Family Reunion 316

Grosch's Sunset House 307

Hafer Family Reunion 317

Hahnemann Medical Society of

Reading 102

Halls at Reading 200

Hamburg, Borough of 247-252

Hamburg Bridge 30

Harrison Festival of 1840 at

Reading 71

Harfman-Fisher Family Re-
union 316

Hassler's Highland House 307

Health Commissioners of Read-
ing 227

Hebrews in County 19

Heffner Family Reunion 317

Heidelberg, First Taxables of . . 11

Heidelberg Township , . . .306

Heinly Family Reunion 317

Hereford, First Taxables of ... 12

Hereford Township 298

Hiester Festival of 1820 at Read-
ing 71



Historical Society of Berks

County 210

Home for Friendless Children

106, 214

Homoeopathic Hospital 213

Homoeopathic Medical and Sur-
gical Hospital of Reading ...102
Homoeopathic Practitioners As-
sociation of Reading ....102, 210
Homoeopathic Practitioners of

County 102

Homoeopathy in County ...101-103
Hospital at Reading in Civil

War 126

Hospitals at Reading 106

House of Good Shepherd ..106, 214

House Tax of 1799 120

Huguenots, Early Immigrants

of County 17

Humane Society of Berks Coun-
ty 214

Huntingdon Reformatory 106

Ice Plants in Schuylkill Section 310
Incumbents of Posftion*: in Revolu-
tion 117

Indian Atrocities 110, 304

Indians, Murdered and Captured

by 110

Indian Names of County 22

Indian Relics in County 23

Indians, Enumeration of 32

Indians, First Occupants of

County 20

Indians, Manners and Customs

of 21

Indians, Origin of 20

Indians, Release of Territory . . 23

Indians, Retreat of 22

Indians, Tribes of 20

Industrial Associations at

Reading 209

Industrial Statistics of County 27
Industries at Reading in 1900 ..237
Industries at Reading, State-
ment of 170

Industries of Boroughs 238

Industry of County 25

Inspector ' of Meat and Milk at

Reading 234

Internal Improvements of

County 2'8

Internal Improvements of Read-
ing 193

Irish Mountain 2

Irish Settlers in County 19

Iron Industries of County 27

Iron Industries of County in

Revolution 116

Iron Masters of County in

Revolution 117

Iron Ore of County 4

Jefferson Township 306

Judges from 1752 to 1790 91

Judges from 1790 to 1909 92

Jury Commissioners 85

Justices of the Peace of Read-
ing 228

Keystone State Normal School 245

Kistler Family Reunion 318

Kittatinny Mountain 1

Kline, Enpihimer & Co. Depart-
ment Store 184

Kline Family Reunion 318

Krick Family Reunion 318

Kutztown, Boroupfh of 240-245

Kutztown Branch Railroad .... 39



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HISTORICAL INDEX



Kutztown, Cleveland Parade at ^S

Kutztown Fair Ground 305

Kutztown, Hiester Festival at 71

Ladies' Aid Society in Civil

War 136

Lancaster Bridge 30

Land and Live Stock of Coun-
ty in 1908 152

Language, Manners and Cus-
toms of County 61-65

Latitude and Longitude of

County 4

Lauer Monument 784

Lebanon Valley Railroad 28

Leesport Bank 305

Legal Association of Berks

County 210

Lehigh Telegraph Co. in Coun-
ty 43

Lenhartsville, Borough of ...263-264
Levengood Family Reunion ...318
Lexington', Battle of, Awakens

County 112

Liberty-Poles of 1799 120

Libraries at Reading 210

License Commissioners 86

Light and Power at Reading ..199
Liquor Licenses of Boroughs .239
Liquor Licenses of Reading ..236
Liquor Licenses of Townships 298
Literary Associations at Read-
ing 210

Live Stock and Land of Coun-
ty in 1908 152

Livingood Family Reunion 318

Location of Reading 200

Longitude and Latitude of

County 4

Longswamp, First Taxables of 12

Longswamp Township 303

Lord & Gage Department Store.. 185
Lottery Privileges for Union

Canal 35

Lottery Privilege for Church at

Womelsdorf 271

Lotz Receipt Book in Revolu-
tion 116

Lower Alsace Township 299

Lower Heidelberg Township ..30'6

Ludwig Family Reunion 319

Lutheran Denomination i n

County 45

Lutheran Ministers of County . 46
Lutheran and Reformed

Churches of County 48

Lutz Family Reunion 319

Maiden-creek, First Taxables

of 12

Maiden-creek Road 32

Maiden-creek Township 303

M.anatawny Section of Town-
ships 298

Manners, Customs, Language

of County 61-65

Manor of Penn's Mount . 2

Marion Township 306

Market Commissioners of Read-
ing 227

Market-Houses at Reading ....193
Mass-Meetings at Reading .... 70
Maxatawny, First Taxables of 13

Maxatawny Township 303

Mayors of Reading 217-218

Meat and Milk Inspector, Read-
ing 234

Medical Associations at Read-
ing 210



Medical Faculty of Berks Coun-
ty 96

Medical Profession of County .96
Medical Society of Berks Coun-
ty 96, 98

Membership of Religious De-
nominations 49

Memorial for National Foundry. . 28

Mercantile Appraisers 85

Mercantile Licenses of Bo-
roughs 239

Mercantile Licenses of County 298
Mercantile Licenses of Reading 298
Mercantile Licenses of Town-
ships 298

Mexican War, 1846-48 122

Military Associations of Read-
ing 139, 204

Militia Encampment at Read-
ing in 1842 142

Militia Systems of County .140-144
Milk and Meat Inspector, Read-
ing 234

Minerals of County 4

Mtohnton, Borough of 285-288

Money at Interest, by Districts 149

Monocacy Hill 2

Montello Brick Works in

Schuylkill Section 310

Monthly Newspapers of County. 60
Moravian Denomination in

County 47

Mould, J. & Co. Department

Store 184

Mount Neversink 2

Mount Penn 2

Mount Perm, Borough of 266-268

Mbuntain Railroads at Read-
ing 198

Miountains of County 1

Muhlenberg Township 299

Murdered and Captured by In-
dians 109-10

Musical Associations at Read-
ing 210-211

National Representatives from

County 73

Nationalities in County 16

Navigation of River Encouraged 29
Navigation of Schuylkill River 28

Negroes in County 19

Neversink Mountain 2

Newspapers at BirdsborO' 60

Newspapers at Boroughs 60

Newspapers at Boyertown .... 60
Newspapers at Hamburg .... 60

Newspapers at Kutztown 60

Newspapers at Reading ...59, 204
Newspapers at Womelsdorf ... 60

Newspapers, Daily 60

Newspapers of County 59

North Heidelberg Township ..306
Northumberland County, Erec-
tion of 24

Occupations at Reading, 1909 185

Officers of County 77

OiiFicea by Special Legislation.... 72

Officials of County 65

Officials of County in Revolu-
tion 117

Officials of Reading 216

Officials of State, from County 75

Oil Inspectors 86

Oil Pipe Lines in County 44

Old Swede Building 16

Oley, First Taxables of 13



Oley Hills 2

Oley Road 32

Oley Township 298

Oley Turnpike 33

Ontelaunee Section of Town-
ships 303

Ontelaunee Township 303

Orphans' Asylum, St. Carthar-

ine's Female 106, 214

Orphans' Court Clerks of Coun-
ty 81

Orphans' Court Judges 93

Orphans' Home at Topton..l06, 263
Orphans' Home at Womelsdorf

106, 307

Orr Stock Farm ...311

Orwigsburg, Hiester Festival

at 71

Osteopathy in County 103

Packets on Canals 36

Paper Mills in Tulpehocken

Section 307

Paper Mloney in Civil War ....127

Paper Money in Revolution 117

Park Commissioners of Read-
ing 219

Pastors Long in Service 48

Pathological Society at Read-
ing 98

Patients of County at State

Hospital 106

Patriotic Associations at Read-
ing 210

Pay Schools of County 59,203

Peace Declared in Revolution 119

Penn Common at Reading ....195

Penn Street Bridge 30

Pent) Township 306

Penn's Mount 3

Penn's Mount, Manor of 3

Pennsylvania Schuylkill Valley

R. R. 39

Pennsylvania Telephone Co. in

County - 43

Perkiomen Turnpike 32

Perry Township 303

Petitions for Erection of Coun-
ty 6

Philadelphia & Reading Rail-
road 37

Physical Geography of County 1

Pike Township 299

Pine-Grove. First Taxables of . 13

Pinnacle l

Pipe Lines in County 44

Plumbing Inspectors of Read-
ing 227

Polish _ Convent in Schuylkill

Section 311

Political Festivals in County ... 71
Political Parties of County ... 68
Political Sentiment of Coun-
ty . 68

Poor Directors of County ...82-83

Poor-House of County 90, 310

Poplar Neck 2

Poplar Neck Bridge 30

Population of County in 1776 .113
Population of County, 1800-1900 .147

Post-Office at Reading 195

Post-Offices of County . . .40, 41, 43
Post-Offices, Discontinued, in

County 42

Postage Stamps 40

Premium for Scalps 109

President Judges 92

President, Vote for in County . 69



HISTORICAL INDEX



Xlll



Presidential Election of 1876 . 69
Presidential Vote by Districts

. in 1908 150

Presidents of Common Coun-
cil of Reading 226

Presidents of Reading School

Board 233

Presidents of Select Council of

Reading 221

Preston's Sunnyside 307

Prison Inspectors of County 83-85
Prison Wardens of County ... 85

Prisons of County 89

Private Bridges in County .... 30
Private Market-Houses at Read-
ing 193

Private Schools at Reading 203

Professional Asisociations at

Reading 210

Prohibition and License, Vote

for in County 69

Prominent Representative Men

of County 66

Property Valuation of County

by Districts in 1885 and 1908 148
Protective Associations at Read-
ing 205

Protestant Episcopal Denomina-
tion in County 48

Prothonotaries of County .... 80

Public Charities in County 105

Public Library at Reading 210, 228
Public Library, Trustees of ...228

Public Parks at Reading 195

Public Works, Board of 219

Purchase of Territory in Coun-
ty 23

Quarter Sessions' Clerks of
County 81

Railroad Bridges in County ... 31

Railroads in County 36

Railways, Electric, in County . 40

Railways in County 36

Reading Artillerists in Mexican

War 123

Reading Artillerists in N. G. P. 143

Reading, Associations at ..214-215

" Borough Erected in

1783 156

Borough. 1783-1847 156-159

Buildings at 236

Canals 197

" Cemeteries 196

Census of . . . 147, 234, 235
" Charitable A s s o c i a-

tions at 312

" Church Choral Socie-
ty 2:11

" Churches at 200-201

City. 1847-1909 . . . 159-164
" Qeveland Parade at . . 72
" Clymer Mass-Meetings

in 1866 70

County-Seat 154

" Development by Dec-
ades 159-164

" Distinguished Visitors

of 158

" District Established in

1760 155

" Early Employments

before 1783 167

" Early Traffic of 167

" Educational Affairs of

Town 155

" Education at 202



Electric Light and

Power at 199

Elevation Above Sea

Level 200

Employments, F a c-
tories, etc., at in

1840 168

Ferries and Bridges ..195
Financial Associations

at 209

Fire Company Build-
ings 195, 205

First Lots Sold 153

First Patentees of

Lots 153

First Store at 155

First Patents of Land 153
First Taxables of ... 13

Gas Light at 199

Government and Offi-
cials of 216-234

Grant of Land to

Penn 153

Ground Rent on Lots . . 154

Halls at 200

History of 153-238

Hospital 212

Hospital in Civil War 126
Industrial Affairs of

Borough 157

Industrial Develop-
ment 168-169

Industries at .170-193, 237
Internal Improvement

of • 193-200

Lauer Monument ....784
Library, Trustees of 228
Liquor Licenses, 1909.. 236
Literary Associations

at 210

Location of 200

Mass-Meetings at 70

Medical Association

98, 210.

Meeting at, in Revolu-
tion ..'. Ill

Mountain Railroads. .. .198
Musical Associations

at .210

Nationality of Inhabi-
tants 155

Newspapers ,.59, 157, 204

Officials 216-234

Oldest Buildings ...155

Panic of 1837 157

Patriotic Associations

at 310

Political Festivals at . 71
Post-Office Establish-
ed at 40, 156, 195

Private Schools at ...203
Public Buildings... 87, 155

Public Parks 195.

Public Roads 31, 194

Religion at 200

Religious Associations

at 214

Riot at, in 1877 164

Ritner Young Men's

Convention at .... 70
School Buildings at ..203
Schuylkill Seminary at 203
Sesqui-Centennial of

1898 166

Sewers 194

Stage-Coaches at 197



State Conventions at 69
Statement of Indus-
tries at 170-193

Statistics 234-238

Steam Heat at 300

Steam Railroads 197

Store House at, in

Revolution 116

Streets 194

Street Railways at ...197

Subway 194

Sunday Schools of .. 52

Telegraph at 198

Telephone at 199

Town, 1748-1783 153-156
Town Laid Out ...153

Turnpikes from 196

Vote in 1908 235

Washington at, in

1794 120

Water Supplies of....

193, 302

Whig Mass-Meeting of

1844 at 70

Reading & Columbia Railroad. . . . 38
Recommendations for Com-
panies in Revolution 113

Recorders of County 81

Reductions of County 24

Reedy Family Reunion 319

Reformed Denomination in

County 46

Reformed Ministers of County 46
Registered Voters by Districts

in 1908 149

Registers in Bankruptcy from

County 74

Registers of County 81

Rehrersburg, Cleveland Parade

at 72

Relative Elevations of County 4

Religion of County 45

Religious Associations at Read-
ing 214

Religious Denominations De-
scribed 45

Religious Denominations in

County 49

Representative Men of Coun-
ty 66

Return of Soldiers in Revolu-
tion 120

Revolution, Cause of 110

Richmond, First Taxables of . . 14

Richmond Township 303

Ringgold Band in Civil War ..134
Ringgold Band of Reading ...211
Ringgold Light Artillery in Civ-
il War 1S9

Ritner Young Men's Conven-
tion at Reading 70

Ritter Family Reunion 319

Roads and Turnpikes of Coun-
ty 31

Roads to Reading 32'

Robeson. First Taxables of ... . 14

Robeson Township 308

Robesonia Furnace 307

Rockland Township 2'99

Rockland Township Taxables .301

Rohrbach Family Reunion 320

Roman Catholic Denomination

in County 47

Round-head 1

Rural Free Delivery in County 43
Ruscombmanor, First Taxables
of 14



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HISTORICAL INDEX



Ruscombmanor Township ".298

Saul Family Reunion 320

Scalps, Premium for 109

Schaeffer Family Reunion 320

Schneider Family Reunion ....321
School Affairs of Boroughs ...240
School Controllers of Reading

;... 230-233

Schools at Reading 202

Schuylkill Canal in County ... 35
Schuylkill County, Erection of. 24

Schuylkill Gap 1

Schuylkill & Lehigh Railroad . .53

Schuylkill River 3, 28

Schuylkill Road 32

Schuylkill Section of Town-
ships 308

Schuylkill Seminary at Reading 203

Schwartzwald 2

Scull's Hill 1

Sealers of Weights and Meas-
ures 86

Seaman Family Reunion 321

Secret Societies at Reading ...206
Secretaries of Reading School

Board 233

Sections of Berks County 296

Select Councilmen of Reading

220-22'!

Senators of County 75

Sewers at Reading 194

Sheriffs of County 79

Shillington, Borough of ...293-295
Signal Service of P. & R. R. Co. 39
Society for Prevention of Cruel-
ty to Animals 214

Solicitors of Reading' 227

South Mountain 1

Spanish War of 1898- 139

Special Detectives of County . . 8S
Special Legislation, Offices by. . . 72

Spring Township 308

Stage-Coaches at Reading ....197
Stages and Stage Lines in Coun-
ty 33

Stages. Decline of, in County . 34
State Appropriations to Coun-
ty, 1904 and 1908 150

State Charitable Institutions in

County 105

State Conventions at Reading.. 69

State Highways in County 33

State Hospital at Harrisburg ..106



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