PENNSYLVANIA RETROSPECTIVE CD-ROM SERIES: SOMERSET COUNTY - THE 19th CENTURY AND BEFORE. 2005 by Retrospect Publishing. The 1884 Bedford, Somerset and Fulton County History contains lists of taxables for Somerset County and individual towns and townships within the county. These lists include taxables for the following years: 1796, 1800, 1807, 1814, 1839 and 1854. Please note, not all the years represent county wide lists. Both the 1884 and 1906 county histories contain extensive sections of biographies and provide a good insight into the families of the region. Whether you are looking for a long lost town or would like to learn what life was like on the frontier, you are sure to learn more about the people and places that comprised Somerset County during the 18th, 19th and very early 20th centuries. This CD contains the images of the original pages along with a full text search capability for the following books: 1. History of Bedford and Somerset Counties, Vol II and III (H. E. Blackburn, Lewis Publishing Co.; 1906) [NOTE: Somerset Vols. only. See South Central for complete work.] 2. History of Bedford, Somerset and Fulton Counties, PA: With Illustrations and Biographical Sketches of Some of Its Pioneers and Prominent Men - Somerset section only, complete work sold separately. (Waterman and Watkins; 1884) 3. List of Deserters and non-reporting Drafted men of the 16th Congressional District of PA, from the several national drafts of 1863-64. (Franklin Repository, Chambersburg, PA, 1865) 4. The Southampton Coal Basin, Somerset Co., PA (J. Henry Ferguson, Baltimore, MD, 1871) 5. The Union Coal Company - Charter of the Union Coal Company situated in Somerset County, PA (1853) 1789 pages including 96 illustrations ISBN 1-929356-41-2 System requirements: CD-ROM drive; Windows 95, 98, ME, NT or 2000; a 486 or higher IBM PC or compatible; 16MB of RAM; 4MB hard drive space and VGA display, 256 colors. Not compatible with network software.