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Bibliography

All of the titles listed here have information about the people or places of Cambria County. Most of these books can be borrowed from your local library through their Inter Library Loan (ILL) program.


Biography & History
Records
Miscellaneous
Family Genealogies

Biography & History
Author Title Published
  Biographical and Portrait Cyclopedia of Cambria County, Pennsylvania Philadelphia, Pa: Union Pub. Co., 1896
  Souvenir of Reunion & History of St. Bartholomew's Church, Wilmore, PA 1909
  Souvenir of the Diamond Jubilee and History of St. Augustine's Church 1922
Alcamo, Frank P. The South Fork Story: The First 100 Years Indiana, Pa: A.G. Halldin Pub. Co., [abt. 1987]
Burgess, Milton V. Minute Men of Pennsylvania Martinsburg, Pa: Morrisons Cove Herald, 1962
Caldwell, John Alexander Illustrated, Historical, Combination Atlas of Cambria County, Pennsylvania Philadelphia: Atlas Pub. Co., 1890
Cambria County Historical Society Brief History Commemorating the Sesquicentennial of Cambria County, 1804-1954 1954
Chapman, Thomas J. The Valley of the Conemaugh Altoona, Pa: McCrum & Dern, 1865
Gable, John E. History of Cambria County, Pennsylvania, Volume I Topeka: Historical Pub. Co., 1926
Gable, John E. History of Cambria County, Pennsylvania, Volume II Topeka: Historical Pub. Co., 1926
Huber, Dave The People of Cambria County Pennsylvania Chicora, PA: Mechling Bookbindery, c2003
Johnson, Willis Fletcher History of the Johnstown Flood Edgewood Pub. Co., 1889
Johnstown Branch, American Association of University Women Women of Cambria County: Their Work, Their History, Their Contributions, 1770-1987 Indiana, Pa: A.G. Halldin Pub. Co., [abt. 1988]
McCullough, David G. The Johnstown Flood New York: Simon & Schuster, 1968
Pulling, Anne Frances Around Cresson and the Alleghenies Dover, NH: Arcadia, 1997
Rupp, Israel Daniel The History and Topography of Dauphin, Cumberland, Franklin, Bedford, Adams, Perry, Somerset, Cambria, & Indiana Counties Lancaster City, Pa: G. Hills, 1848
Schnaubelt, Joseph C. Cambria County Catholicity: The Patrimony of Prince Gallitzin Philadelphia: American Catholic Historical Society of Philadelphia, 1999
Shean, Lawrence Cardinal Father Gallitzin Comes to Loretto Philadelphia: The American Catholic Historical Society of Philadelphia, 1971
Smith, Larry D. Mother Bedford and the American Revolutionary War Apollo, Pa: Closson Press, 1999
Storey, Henry Wilson History of Cambria County, With Genealogical Memoirs, Volume I New York: Lewis Pub. Co., 1907
Storey, Henry Wilson History of Cambria County, With Genealogical Memoirs, Volume II New York: Lewis Pub. Co., 1907
Storey, Henry Wilson History of Cambria County, With Genealogical Memoirs, Volume III New York: Lewis Pub. Co., 1907
Swank, James M. Cambria County Pioneers: A Collection of Brief Biographical and Other Sketches Relating to the Early History of Cambria County, Pennsylvania Philadelphia: Printed by Allen, Lane & Scott, 1910
Wirtner, Modestus The Benedictine Fathers in Cambria County, Pennsylvania Carrolltown, Pa: Carrolltown News, 1926

Records
Author Title Published
Amrhein, Jennie A. Gallitzin Township Cemeteries, Cambria County, Pennsylvania Altoona, Pa: J. A. Amrhein, 1993
Blair County Genealogical Society Early Parish Records of St. John Gaulburt Co-Cathedral, Johnstown, PA Altoona, Pa: Blair County Genealogical Society, 1987
Cambria County Pa Board of Commissioners Inventory of the County Archives of Pennsylvania: Cambria County Harrisburg, Pa: Archives Pub. Co. of Pa., 1950
Clark, C. B. Johnstown Directory and Citizens' Register 1889
Clint, Florence Cambria County, Pennsylvania, Area Key: A Guide to the Genealogical Records of Cambria County, Pennsylvania, Including Maps, Histories, Charts, and Other Helpful Materials Denver, Co: 1974
Closson, Bob and Mary Cambria County, PA Will Book Index, 1804-1900 Apollo, Pa: Closson Press, 1983
Collins, Patricia Wainwright Cambria County, Pennsylvania, Willbook Index, 1804-1900 Apollo, Pa: Closson Press, 1983
Collins, Patricia Wainwright Marriages and Deaths from Cambria Tribune, Vol. I (1853-1858) Apollo, Pa: Closson Press, 1981
Collins, Patricia Wainwright Marriages and Deaths from Cambria Tribune, Vol. II (1859-1865) Apollo, Pa: Closson Press, 1989
Collins, Patricia Wainwright Marriages and Deaths from Cambria Tribune, Vol. III (1866-1875) Apollo, Pa: Closson Press, 1983
Collins, Patricia Wainwright Marriages and Deaths from Cambria Tribune, Vol. IV (1876-1880) Apollo, Pa: Closson Press, 1985
Collins, Patricia Wainwright Marriages and Deaths from Cambria Tribune, Vol. V (1881-1885) Apollo, Pa: Closson Press, 1986
Davis, Donna Headrick Cemetery, East Taylor Township, Cambria County, PA Apollo, Pa: Closson Press, 2003
Davis, Donna Lloyd Cemetery, Ebensburg, Cambria County, Pennsylvania Apollo, Pa: Closson Press, 1993
Ensley, Brian J. Cemetery Records of Cambria and Somerset Counties, PA, Volume I Apollo, Pa: Closson Press, 1999
Ensley, Brian J. Cemetery Records of Cambria and Somerset Counties, PA, Volume II Apollo, Pa: Closson Press, 1999
Ensley, Brian J. Cemetery Records of Cambria and Somerset Counties, PA, Volume III Apollo, Pa: Closson Press, 2001
Ensley, Brian J. Cemetery Records of Cambria and Somerset Counties, PA, Volume IV Apollo, Pa: Closson Press, 2003
Ensley, Brian J. Civil War Veterans Reference (Somerset and Cambria County areas of Pennsylvania with a sampling of cemeteries in Bedford, Indiana, Fulton, and Westmoreland Counties) Apollo, Pa: Closson Press, 1998
Ensley, Brian J. Early Johnstown Biographies, Johnstown, Cambria County, PA Apollo, Pa: Closson Press, 2002
Ensley, Brian J. St. Joseph’s Catholic Church: Biographical Sketch and Cemetery Listing Apollo, Pa: Closson Press, 2001
Iscrupe, Shirley G.M. Marriages and Deaths from the Ebensburg Sky, Cambria County, Pennsylvania Laughlintown, Pa: Southwest Pennsylvania Genealogical Services, 1983
Kittell, Ferdinand Souvenir of Loretto Centenary: 1799-1899 Cresson, Pa: Swope Bros, Printers, 1899
Ledoux, Rev. Albert H. Catholic Vital Records of Central Pennsylvania, Vol. I (1783-1839) Altoona, Pa.: A. H. Ledoux, 1994-1996
Ledoux, Rev. Albert H. Catholic Vital Records of Central Pennsylvania, Vol. II (1840-1849) Altoona, Pa.: A. H. Ledoux, 1994-1996
Ledoux, Rev. Albert H. Catholic Vital Records of Central Pennsylvania, Vol. III (1850-1857) Altoona, Pa.: A. H. Ledoux, 1994-1996
Ledoux, Rev. Albert H. Catholic Vital Records of Central Pennsylvania, Vol. IV (1858-1864) Altoona, Pa.: A. H. Ledoux, 1994-1996
Ledoux, Rev. Albert H. Catholic Vital Records of Central Pennsylvania, Vol. V (1865-1869) Altoona, Pa.: A. H. Ledoux, 1994-1996
Mulhollen, Betty J. Births, Marriages, and Death Certificates: Cambria County, Pennsylvania, 1850-1855 B.J. Mulhollen, [abt. 1979]
O'Keefe, Barbara Brady St. Michael's, Loretto, Cambria Co., Pa., Baptisms and Burials, from "Souvenir of Loretto" by Rev. Kittell Miami, Fl: B. B. O'Keefe, [1986]
Oyler, Phyllis M. Sandyvale Cemetery, Johnstown, Pennsylvania Apollo, Pa: Closson Press, 1986
Slick, Myrna H., Ph.D. Genealogical Holdings in Somerset and Cambria Counties of Pennsylvania, A Selective Bibliography Apollo, Pa: Closson Press, 1999
Swank, George T. General and Business Directory of Johnstown 1869
Warzel, Des Cambria County, PA Cemeteries, Vol. I Apollo, Pa: Closson Press, 1995
Warzel, Des Cambria County, PA Cemeteries, Vol. II Apollo, Pa: Closson Press, 1995

Miscellaneous
Author Title Published
Brown, Sharon A. Cambria Iron Company: America's Industrial Heritage Project, Pennsylvania U.S. Dept. of the Interior, National Park Service, 1989
Michrina, Barry P. Pennsylvania Mining Families: The Search for Dignity in the Coalfields Lexington, Ky: University of Kentucky Press, [abt. 1993]

Family Genealogies
Author Title Published
Bentivegna, Anthony The Farabaughs of Cambria County Baltimore: Gateway Press, 1991
Craig, David & Audrey The Joseph Johns Family History 1768-1998 Butler, Pa: Mechling Bookbindery, 1998
Good, Mary Ellen Sappington History of a Good Family: Descendants of Jacob & Mary Bosley Good of Cambria Co., Pennsylvania, 1779-1978 Baltimore: Gateway Press, 1978
Heyden, Thomas A Memoir on the Life and Character of the Rev. Prince Demetrius A. de Gallitzin, Founder of Loretto and Catholicity, in Cambria county, Pa., apostle of the Alleghanies Baltimore: J. Murphy & Co, 1869
Lantzy, Charles A. Genealogy on the Family of Joseph and Mary Ursula (Bitter) Lantzy Mechanicsburg, Pa: C. A. Lantzy, 1986
Lantzy, Charles A. Geneology of the Weakland Ancestors Who Came to America on the Ships Called Ark and the Dove: Landing on the Eastern Shores of Maryland on the 25th Day of March 1634 Mechanicsburg, Pa: Charles A. Lantzy, 1998
O'Connor, Albert L., Jr. The Ancestors of the Family of Albert L. O'Connor, Jr., and Katharyn M. Crilley of Geistown (Johnstown) Cambria County, Pennsylvania Johnstown, Pa: A. L. O'Connor Jr., 1978
Smith, Ione R. Card Jacob Glass, 1741-1821, Cambria Co., PA: His 12 Children & Their Descendants Elkhorn, NE: I. R. C. Smith, 1985
Wachter, Evelyn Sidman Family record of William Sitman, Brother of Rev. John R. Sitman of Cambria County, Pa Westfield, NJ: 1973
Wachter, Evelyn Sidman Rev. John R. Sitman, Pioneer U. B. Preacher of Cambria County, Pa., and his Descendants Westfield, NJ: 1973
Wiegand, Brandon Descendants of Barnabas Klein (1753-1830) Butler, Pa: Mechling Bookbindery, 1999
Wissinger, Donald Owen Wisinger, Weisinger-Weissinger Genealogy D. O. Wissinger, 1976 & 1979


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