This 244 page family history with index has been produced on acid free paper by Masthof publications of Morgantown, Pa. for David Silcox of Shillington, Pa. Originally from Pottsville, Pa., Silcox has been researching the Shellhammer, Shelhamer family for over a 48 year period. His mother was a Shelhamer, the daughter of Charles Albert Shelhamer. His earliest ancestor was Hans Jurg Schellhammer who arrived in Philadelphia in 1753 and eventually settled in what is now West Penn Township. This book contains many photos and copies of early land warrants and surveys of land obtained by the Shellhammer family of West Penn Township and information relating to many of the families that married into the Shellhamer family.
The cost of this publication is $21.99 plus $3.50 for shipping via media mail. Add $1.00 extra for mailing for each additional copy. The book will be available for shipping sometime around October 20, 2011 and can be ordered from David R. Silcox, 404 E. Broad Street, Shillington, Pa. 19607. Call or e-mail with any questions to 610-777-2167 or firstname.lastname@example.org