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Middletown (Dauphin County), Pennsylvania

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  • Martin Kendig, Sr (1750 - 1826)
    May also be spelled Kündig, KIndig Ancestry Tree Burial Mar 1826 • Saint Peter's Church Cemetery, Middletown, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, USA Verified by 2 genealogists, Charles Fies and Grace DeHart of M...
  • Elizabeth Houser (c.1803 - 1883)
    Reference: Find A Grave Memorial - SmartCopy : Dec 22 2018, 7:23:13 UTC
  • Pvt. (USA) John Houser (1828 - 1911)
    Civil War veteran. John Houser was mustered into Co F 1st Pa Light Artillery as a private on March 14, 1864 at Harrisburg, Pa. He was mustered out on June 9, 1865. He was 36 years old at the time of en...
  • Rev Frederick Illig (1750 - 1793)
    Rev. Frederick is married to Elizabeth LaRue.Illing could also be the spelling of the last name, which was so kindly provided by member 49009659.* Reference: Find A Grave Memorial - SmartCopy : Dec 31 ...
  • William Kennard (1800 - 1865)
    Reference: Ancestry Genealogy - SmartCopy : Dec 23 2018, 7:21:36 UTC * Reference: Ancestry Genealogy - SmartCopy : Dec 23 2018, 8:02:07 UTC

This project is to track those who are or were a part of making Middletown what it is today.

Middletown is the oldest town in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, having been founded in 1755. It is bordered on one side by the Susquehanna River and the Swatara Creek on the other. It has a very rich history, including canals, railroads, and ex-military base, Fort Meade, which was used during the Civil War, and other noteable moments in the history of the county and the city of Harrisburg.

Notable Profiles

  • Simon Cameron, U.S. Senator and Secretary of War (March 8, 1799 – June 26, 1889) was an American politician who served as United States Secretary of War for Abraham Lincoln at the start of the American Civil War. Cameron made his fortune in railways, canals and banking, founding the Bank of Middletown. His home and bank still stand on Main St and are on the National Register of Historic Places.