Susquehanna County Historical Society Genealogy and Local History Journal

This is a list of our annual Journals that we have created and sold since 1989. Click on the picture of the Cover Photo for an enlarged view of the cover image. 

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2020 Volume 31 #1&2

2020 Volume 31 #1&2

Cover Photo: Photograph from 1910, of attendees of the Women’s Christian Temperance Union Conference. It is believed that the tall woman in the back (4th from left) is Della Decker Davis, first wife of Glenn Davis. She died June 1913, 8 mo. Pregnant, of a burst appendix.  

Letter from the Curator . . . Pg 03
To the Women of Susquehanna County . . .  Pg 04
Women Show Interest In Enrolling  . . .  Pg 05
America is First to   Banish Liquor  . . .  Pg 06
Women Take Readily to Suffrage Duties  . . .  Pg 09
Whiskey Gone from the County Bars  . . .  Pg 10
How Women Must Qualify  . . .  Pg 14
Women Plan Active Enrollment Campaign  . . .  Pg 15
Owner Can Store and Move Liquor   . . .  Pg 16
Even Sweet Cider Will Be Prohibited  . . .  Pg 18
Turn Excess Apples Into Boiled Cider  . . .  Pg 19
Whiskey Laden Auto is Seized  . . .  Pg 20
Liquor Violator Is Sentenced  . . .  Pg 21
Forest City Liquor Case Tried Tuesday  . . .  Pg 22
Women Form a Republican Club  . . .  Pg 24
Republican Women Meet   . . .  Pg 26
Storm Does Great Damage   . . .  Pg 27
AND MORE

2019 Volume 30 #1&2

2019 Volume 30  #1&2

Cover Photo: Oil painting of the Starrucca Viaduct in 1849.

Upcoming Structure Birthdays in Susquehanna County ... Pg 04
Recollections of a Conductor ... Pg 06
How the Erie R.R. was First Ironed ... Pg 08
Visitations of Catholic Bishop Kendrick To Susq. Co. 1832-1849 ... Pg 09
Opening of the NY & Erie R.R. ... Pg 15
Rattlesnake Stories ... Pg 23
(Erminie Steamer) ... Pg 24
Wild Animal Shot-Panther ... Pg 26
Images of Renovated Museum ... Pg 28
History of Cane ... Pg 33
Administrator’s Sale ... Pg 34
The Raising ... Pg 35
Jordan Blair ... Pg 37
AND MORE ...

2018 Volume 29 #1&2

2018 Volume 29  #1&2

Cover Photo: 6 men joined the military Aug.30, 1918. Photo taken in front of the Courthouse before they left for Camp Greene.

Old Soldiers … Pg 03
Letters From The War - Brobst … Pg 04
IMG - Honor Roll … Pg 05
IMG - Men Leaving to Join the Army … Pg 06, 30, & 33
First Hanging in Susquehanna County . . . Pg 07 & 42
The Tireless Pension Pursuit Of Bristol Budd Sampson … Pg 15
Old Time Recipes … Pg 20
Letters From The War – Peterson … Pg 24
Letters From The War – Miller … Pg 25
Letters From The War - Greenwood … Pg 31
Letters From The War - Mead … Pg 34
AND MORE .....

2017 Volume 28 #1&2

2017 Volume 28  #1&2

Titman Photography. Main room of the Susquehanna Co. Library, ca. 1907. Three people seated in front of the fireplace.

Letter from the Curator; Whats Happening! ... Pg 02
Samuel Preston cont'd. Part 3 ... Pg 04
History of the Brandts ... Pg 10
Samuel Preston: Part 4 ... Pg 21
Mr. & Mrs. Origins ... Pg 26
Kingsley Got a Heroes Name ... Pg 27
Inquiry ... Pg 28 & Pg 67
Stories & Sketches.. –Reminiscences of Another School ... Pg 29
Samuel Preston: Part 5 ... Pg 31
To & From Hell’s Half Acre ... Pg 35
Samuel Preston Part 6 ... Pg 49
And More...

2016 Volume 27 #1&2

2016 Volume 27   #1&2

Image of Aaron Stolkholm & his wife Elizabeth in front of their home. This photograph can also be found on p. 72, & more information on Aaron Stockholm p. 71

Stories & Sketches ... Pg 03, 19, 36, 42
Recruitment of English & Irish Settlers ... Pg 05
A New Road for Northeastern PA. ... Pg 17
Samuel Preston’s Journal Part 1 ... Pg 09
Flood Photographs ... Pg 25, 30, 39, 70
Samuel Preston’s Journal Part 2 ... Pg 26
Freak Weather ... Pg 30
The Spencers of Springville ... Pg 31
13 Golden Rules for Genealogy ... Pg 31
AND More!!

2015 Volume 26 #1&2

2015 Volume 26  #1&2

Cover Photo: View of the Martin's Creek Viaduct, downstream in Kingsley, PA

McKune Cemetery ... Pg 02
She Spun a Rope .... Pg 04
Restoration of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints ... Pg 05
Story & Letters of Frank Foster ... Pg 07
Beach Manufacturing ... Pg 18
Willard Richardson, Chaplain ... Pg 27
Life of Settlers: The Robinson Family ... Pg 30
Stories & Sketches of Olden Days ... Pg 35
Story of Father O’Flynn ... Pg 40
The Search ... Pg 45
Nostalgia Revisited ... Pg 48
Yukon Gold Rush ... Pg 60
Welsh Pioneers ... Pg 69
The Centennial of the Lackawanna R.R. ... Pg 73
Martin’s Creek Viaduct ... Pg 75

2014 Volume 25 #1&2

2014 Volume 25  #1&2

Cover Photo: Hallstead Y.M.C.A. Star Football team, ca. 1910-1915. Photo By: Thomas.

Nostalgia Revisited ... Pg 02
What Did You Mean by That? ... Pg 12
Edgar Turrell ... Pg 15
An Old War Letter ... Pg 24
Nicknames ... Pg 26
Mary Maud Brewster ... Pg 28
Andrew/Mary Tracy Diary ... Pg 34
Settlement of Brooklyn ... Pg 44
Growing up at Louden Hill ... Pg 50
Women Suffrage ... Pg 58
William Watson Aitken Remembers ... Pg 59
Prominent People of Susq. Co. ... Pg 63
Items for Sale ... Pg 79

2013 Volume 24 #1&2

2013 Volume 24    #1&2

Cover Photo: Public Ave, Montrose, in 1907-'08 showing what we commonly refer to as “the good old days.”

Stories of Gettysburg
Owen Phillips ... Pg 02
Myron French ... Pg 04
Jacob Delamarter ... Pg 07
William F. Norris ... Pg 08
Hosea M. Benson ... Pg 17
Stephen Gleason ... Pg 20
S.C. Civil War Regiments ... Pg 22
Bailey's of Brooklyn ... Pg 23
Dennis Farm ... Pg 26
1928 Co. Businesses ... Pg 33
Tiff's Tall Tales ... Pg 37
Winter Photos ... Pg 62
Nellie Jane DeWitt ... Pg 71
Mary Borthwick ... Pg 74

2012 Volume 23 #1&2

2012 Volume 23  #1&2

Cover Photo: The Montrose Gas, Oil and Coal Company's No. 1 Well blowing gas in Nov. 9, 1921

New Fees ... Pg 02
Montrose Gas Company Brings in Big Well ... Pg 03
A Child's Christmas of Yesteryear ... Pg 04, Pg 28, Pg 60, Pg 68
In Memoriam: William Young ... Pg 07
The Editor Was a Bicyclist ... Pg 08
Getting the Farmer Out of the Mud ... Pg 13
An Overview of the Susquehanna Co.'s Resources ... Pg 20
Chapman Carr's Journal ... Pg 31
Angeline H. Johnson: Eyewitness to History ... Pg 63
Nostalgia Revisited ... Pg 67

2011 Volume 22 #1&2

2011 Volume 22   #1&2

Cover Photo: Identified only as the Turrell Cabin, is probably Mrs. Amanda Turrell, wife of Richard.

In Memoriam ... Pg 02
Chapman Carr's Journal Part 2 ... Pg 03
Nostalgia Revisited: ... Pg 37
Public Dinner to Soldiers of the Revolution ... Pg 38
Schedule of Pension Applicants ... Pg 43
Montrose: A Station on the Underground ... Pg 45
Through the Underground to Freedom ... Pg 47
Nostalgia Revisited ... Pg 60
Gazetteer of the State of PA, 1832: Susq Co. ... Pg 61
The Early Catholic Churches, Part 2. ... Pg 64

2010 Volume 21 #1&2

2010 Volume 21   #1&2

Cover Photo: E.S. Garratt Store, ca. 1880s. E.S. Garratt first occupied this building as a grocery store in 1858.

Chapman Carr's Journal ... Pg 04
The Early Catholic Churches ... Pg 17
Recollections of Building Famous Stone Bridges ... Pg 29
Jackson in the Early Days-The Frenches ... Pg 34
The Indians who Lived Here ... Pg 38
Who Was Jasper Jennings ... Pg 41
President Harding's Susq. Co. Ancestors ... Pg 42
Articles From the First Year of “100 Years Ago” ... Pg 47
Summary of Townships ... Pg 54

2009 Volume 20 #2

2009 Volume 20  #2

Cover Photo: Susq. Co. is celebrating its 200th anniversary. Our Society will be offering a book of county photographs, published by Arcadia Press.

Brooklyn Village ... Pg 56
Newburgh Turnpike ... Pg 58
Interesting News 1816-1842 ... Pg 62
The Richardson Brothers ... Pg 71
A Comical Incident in Brooklyn ... Pg 76
The Hale Family-Famous Hunters in Oakland ... Pg 79
Scenes in the Life of a Bridgewater Pioneer ... Pg 84
The Last Panther ... Pg 88
Founding Fathers: From Revolution to Republic ... Pg 92