When I began researching my family's history, I
started with my maternal Grandmother's family, the Sheakleys of Mercer Co.,
genealogy website for Mercer County is maintained on Rootsweb by a
wonderful administrator, Teri, who has built one of the best county
genealogy websites in the country.
Much of my research was done in Mercer Co.
and I have a collection of reference material from that area. I am
happy to do lookups; just send me an email.
You'll find a list of my reference material on the Mercer Co., PA genealogy
If you have purchased the Mercer Co. Cemetery
Index from the Mercer Co. Genealogical Society and want to know what
cemetery is listed on a specific volume and page,
I recently purchased the full set of Mercer Co., PA
Cemetery books (16 volumes of information from gravestones in the county and
surrounding cemeteries). If you would like a lookup, just send me an
In 2003, I took a three week research trip to Pennsylvania and Ohio,
covering almost 2000 miles. I traveled from York Co., PA to Cleveland,
Ohio with many stops in between. Nothing can compare to onsite
research, and this was the trip of a lifetime. I kept a diary of the
trip and have
posted it here.
Family Tree Maker to store my data, and the tree output posted here
was generated by a wonderful program called