Welcome to Northeast Pennsylvania Biographies (Including Counties of Susquehanna, Wayne, Pike and Monroe)

We have obtained a copy of "Commemorative Biographical Record of Northeastern Pennsylvania including the counties of Susquehanna, Wayne, Pike and Monroe" containing biographical sketches of prominent and representative citizens and many of the early settled families. This work was published by J. H. Beers & Co., Chicago, 1900 and consists of more than two thousand pages of local history and family history for many individuals. Additionally the work includes numerous portraits of some of the persons who were prominent citizens of the area. We have scanned many of these pages and include them for you use. In order that this work may be searchable, we have indexed these pages in accordance with the surnames listed on them.

Click on the letter of the alphabet which corresponds to the first letter of the surname/last name you are interested in and then the page number(s) which correspond to the specific individuals and names. Clicking on the page number should take you to the appropriate page. These pages are scans of the original document which are fairly large files. The average page is about 170K and will download slowly if you are not on a fast connection. Please be patient and let us know if you have problems accessing the pages.


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Additional surnames can be seen by viewing the original index to the book: