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History in the United States

Seventeenth and eighteenth century immigrants from Scotland and Northern Ireland brought Presbyterianism to Pennsylvania and later to many of the middle and southern colonies. By the mid-eighteenth century, Presbyterianism had nearly as many members as the Anglican and Congregationalist churches.

Presbyterian Church Records

Southern Region

Presbyterian Church (USA) Dept. of History
318 Georgia Terrace
Box 849
Montreat, NC 28757
Telephone: 704-669-7061
Fax: 704-669-5369
Internet: http://www.upress.virginia.edu/epub/pyatt/mont01.html

Northern Region

Presbyterian Historical Society
425 Lombard Street
Philadelphia, PA 19147-1516
Telephone: 215-627-1852
Fax: 215-627-0509
Internet: www.history.pcusa.org

For their obituaries, news clippings, ministerial service, genealogies, histories, and biographical sketches see:

  • Presbyterian Historical Society (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania). Miscellaneous Biographical Collection. Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1967. (On 69 Family History Library films starting with 506383.)
  • Benedetto, Robert. Guide to the Manuscript Collections of the Presbyterian Church, USA. New York, New York: Greenwood Press, 1990. (Family History Library book 973 A3ben.) Indexed.

Ulster Ireland Presbyterian Immigrants
An account of the (mainly) Ulster Presbyterians who immigrated to America in the 18th century and includes genealogical information. It also provides detail on the social and political conditions that the immigrants faced during that period. An extensive index is included.


 

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