19 May 2011
Palatines to America (PAL-AM) is a German ge
nealogy society dedi-cated to the study of an-cestors from all German speaking lands. The society takes its name from the fact that some of the earliest German- speaking immigrants to the American colonies came from a region in present-day known as the Germany Palatinate and were called Palatines.
The Western Pennsylvania Genealogical Society is a non-profit organization of amateur and professional ge
nealogists and historians who are dedicated to the study of the preservation of local and family history. The geographic area encompassed by the society includes the 26
counties west of
. Any WPGS member who can validate an ancestor who lived in any of the twenty-six counties prior to Centre County , can be accepted into the First Families of Western Pennsylvania. December 31, 1810
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