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Deborah Coombe Haas

Valerie-Anne Lutz

Pennsylvania Genealogical Magazine

The Pennsylvania Genealogical Magazine – called Publications of the Genealogical Society of Pennsylvania from 1895 until 1947 – is the third oldest continuing genealogical publication in the country.  PGM has evolved through five distinct phases with various research focuses.  Currently, it is offered to members as a quarterly digital publication.  In addition, a print issue that includes articles published during the year as well as an annual index is available for purchase.  Learn more about the history of PGM.


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Current Issue: Spring 2014


Letter to Members: Moving PGM into the Digital World


The Cash-Leacock Bible

contributed by Michael J. Leclerc

Given to Mary (Cash) Leacock by her father, Caleb Cash, this Bible commences with the record of Mary's marriage to John Leacock at Christ's Church in 1715.


Catalogue of the Nursery at Nazareth

contributed by Sandra M. Hewlett, CG

A chance discovery of well-preserved 18th century Moravian documents in the Northampton County manuscript collections at the Historical Society of Pennsylvania revealed a list of children in the nursery at Nazareth circa 1758.


Bishop-Henshall Bible Record, Philadelphia

contributed by Jane Benner

Marriages, births, and deaths from the author's family, including Bishop, Henshall, Lehman, and others.

Online only: Original pages from the Bishop-Henshall Bible


Births and Baptisms Recorded at the African Episcopal Church of St. Thomas, Philadelphia 1792-1817

contributed by Leslie B. Potter, JD

A continuation from PGM 48:120, this listing covers births and baptisms at St. Thomas from 1808 to 1817.