PENNSYLVANIA RETROSPECTIVE CD-ROM SERIES: SOUTH CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA - HISTORY OF BEDFORD, SOMERSET AND FULTON COUNTIES, 1884. 2005 by Retrospect Publishing. This is one of the earliest county histories for this region. Great attention was given to recording accounts of early settlers. Each county section includes chapters on the civil government, the bench and bar, the physicians and the individual townships and boroughs. Within the chapters on Bedford County there are lists of taxables and residences for the following years: 1772, 1796, 1814, 1820 and 1860. Similar lists are found for Somerset County in the following years: 1796, 1800, 1807, 1814, 1839 and 1854. Taxables and residents for Fulton County are also listed and include the following years: 1773, 1774, 1785, 1826 and 1838. Tax lists are by township and are not necessarily complete for the entire county for every year. This CD contains the images of the original pages along with a full text search capability for the following books: 1. HISTORY OF BEDFORD, SOMERSET AND FULTON COUNTIES, PENNSYLVANIA: WITH ILLUSTRATIONS AND BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES OF SOME OF ITS PIONEEERS AND PROMINENT MEN (Waterman and Watkins; 1884). For those researchers interested in only information on Somerset or Bedford Counties, please refer to either Bedford #7815CD or Somerset #7816CD. 724 pages including 54 illustrations. ISBN 1-929356-43-9 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.