Resources

 

Below are some of the historical and genealogical resources available in the Archives Room of the Juniata County Historical Society.

SURNAME FILES
Obituaries, marriages and other information gleaned from newspapers; inquiries, replies and previous research

MARRIAGE INDEX 1800 – 1995
Compiled from Juniata County newspapers, research, scrapbooks, journals, pensions records and other sources

OBITUARY INDEX 1828 – 2002
Compiled from Juniata County newspapers, research, scrapbooks, journals, pension records and other sources

CEMETERY INDEX
Tombstones recorded in a physical inventory of the county’s cemeteries in the 1970’s

COMPILED TAX INDEXES
1791-1794, 1831-1854 and 1895, transcribed from originals, alphabetical order

ORIGINAL TAX ASSESSMENTS AND ENUMERATIONS 1831-1846
Lists those assessed for taxes, may have singleman list and occasionally list of poor children by name and age; organized by township

ORIGINAL TAX ASSESSMENTS
1847-1900, 1910-1920, 1930-1940
Lists those assessed for land ownership and tenants, singlemen; organized by township

MISCELLANEOUS INDEX, Vol I and II
Documentation of rights of way, deeds of assignments, powers of attorney, things not included in deed, estate or mortgage records, organized by surname 1854 – 1973

VOTER REGISTRY ROLLS
1878-1920 Organized by township. The early years 1878-1888 are incomplete; can be used as a substitute for the 1890 census, some street addresses and occupations

CIVIL WAR VETERAN’S INDEX
Organized by surname, those persons known to have served and having some connection to Juniata County. Compiled from pension and military records, newspapers and research contributed by descendants or others.

REGISTRATION OF DEATHS 1852-1878
transcribed copy of original Courthouse record; microfilm copy also available.

DEATH REGISTRATION RECORDS 1893-1907
Transcribed from Courthouse records, organized alphabetically; microfilm of original records also available

DEATH RECORDS – 1845-1847 & 1851-1879
copy of deaths labeled “from daybook, Thompson, Mexico”; unknown source; some death dates have been corroborated from a second source

RECORD OF BIRTHS 1893-1907
transcribed copy of original Courthouse record, organized alphabetically. Microfilm copy also available

COMPILED GENEALOGIES:

Genealogy Title Author Year Indexed? Notes
Acker, The Descendants of Gregg E. Jacobs Indexed
Arnold, Crimmel, Fortney, Harry, Reisinger, Saylor Shreffler unknown author 1996 No Index
Atwater History and Genealogy Charles Hobart Attwater 1956 Indexed
Baeshoar-Bashore, Generations of the Juniata Valley David Shellenberger Indexed many handwritten notes
Baeshoar-Bashore, Generations of the Juniata Valley David Shellenberger No Index typed version
Banks, James Ancestors of Adrienne Ely 1997 No Index
Beale Genealogy Mary Beale Hitchens Indexed 2 similar copies, one has fewer pages
Beale, Wm. & Thomas 1735-1803 Dr. Reid W. Stewart 1975 Indexed Part of Revolutionary Ancestors, “R”
Beales Since the Civil War  extracted from SSA Death Master File Beale Family News 1990 Indexes Spiral Bound
Beasom, Ancestors and Descendants of Frank Russel & Goldie Pearl Larry Sheibley 2002 No Index
Bell Family ?Jane Hower Auker 1991 Indexed loose leaf notebook
Bell Family of Juniata County Jane Hower Auker 1991 No Index loose leaf notebook
Bell Heritage Mary Jane King 1998 Indexed
Bell, Descendants of James and Mary Ford, of Pennsylvania Loren E. Foster 1987 Indexed
Bell, Isaiah, Descendants of Ed Bell 2003 No Index 22 pages
Bender Family unknown author 1992 No Index Family Grp. Sheets, no organization
Benner Montgomery Co. HS  [PA] No Index compilation of  Bulletins Montgomery Co. PA HS
Berger, Charles Edwin, Diary of 1889-1891 Indexed Diary 1889-1891
Bergstresser Family in America, The   Vol. II Wayne V. Jones 1998 Indexed Hardbound
Beshoar, Michael unknown author No Index Handwritten, 10 pages
Beshoar, Michael & Myers, Hannah, Descendants C. R.Spielman 1996 No Index Family Grp. Sheets, no organization
Blair, Alexander Timothy V. Blair No Index Spiral Bound
Book Family Dee[Dody]Coleman 2005 No Index Spiral Bound, “Dody’s Book of Inspiration”
Book Family Geneaology CD Family Tree Maker Dee[Dody]Coleman 2005 unknown CD Family tree maker
Boyer and Harvey Familes from PA to WA Alice Cox Large 1992 No Index 3 Ring notebook, no organization
Boyers, American Donald A. Boyer 1984 No Index Vol. 1
Boyers, American Donald A. Boyer 1986 No Index Vol. 2
Boyers, American Donald A. Boyer 1992 No Index Vol. 3
Boyers, American Donald A. Boyer 1998 No Index Vol. 4
Briner, George Michael & Anna Catherin Loy Forest D. Meyers 1984 Indexed Hardbound
Brown Family, from Allen Brown 1729-1808 Jane Short Hower 2003 No Index 3 Ring Notebook
Brubaker, Descendants of John Hess Brubaker of Juniata County and … Landis H. Brubaker 1977 Indexed Soft Bound
Brubaker, History and Genealogy of the Brubaker Family in America Phares Brubaker Gibble 1951 No Index Soft Bound
Buch/Book Family Lois Rohrer Ljungren 2005 No Index Soft Bound
Burd unknown author 1971 No Index other surnames, typed,
Burdge, Jonathan, Descendants George W. Burdge 2002 Indexed Family Grp Sheets
Burnett, Thomas of Virginia and North Carolina Frances Gass 1964 Indexed Hardbound
Campbell, James His Descendants 1808-1978 Katherine Campbell Harper Indexed Vol. 1 Hardbound
Carnahan/Carnaghan John Descendants of 1765-1830 Cathleen Carnahan Nichols 1994 No Index Family Grp Sheets, organized by first name
Chestnut, Daniel, Descendants of Rosalind L. Ashmun 2003 No Index 11 pages
Chroningers of Missouri – see Groninger also Richard D. Chroninger 1998 Indexed
Coder,The Coder Connection Dody Book Coleman 2008 No Index Spiral bound
Cramer Chronicles Susan C. Snider 1995 Indexed Soft Bound
Creighton/Harry Nancy Creighton No Index Family Grp. Sheets, no organization
Daugherty, John Reilly of Thompsontown, Pa John Charles Daugherty 1985 No Index typed version
Deckard Family Percy Edward Deckard 1932 Indexed Hardbound
Detterer, The Descendants of Johaan Ludwig Eleanor D. Karpa 2008 Indexed Hardbound
Divine/Wells [has Thomson and Innis family of Tusc. Valley information] Carol Divine briggs 1988 Indexed Hardbound
Dodd, Stephen “I Remember 1919-1993” [reminiscences] Stephen I. Dodd 1993 No Index 2 copies, same book
Dodd, Stephen, “I Still Remember 1998” [reminiscences] Stephen I. Dodd 1998 No Index
Doubleday Families of America Margaret Curfman 1972 Indexed Hardbound
Eisenhart, John Franklin, Ancestry of Willis Wolf Eisenhart 1951 No Index Hardbound
Evans Family 1895 No Index Hardbound
Flickinger Family History Robert Elliott Flickinger 1927 Indexed
Flickinger Heritage, My Mary Jane King 1998 Indexed Spiral Bound
Fronz Genealogy Larry Sheibley 1997 No Index with Beasom
Fulkroad – Davis photos, census Teresa B. Delikat 2005 CD Rom
Fulkroad Reunion Notes 1948-1998 Jacob Austin and Edna Pearl Keiser Teresa J. B. Davis 1993 No Index
Fulton, John & Jane Shepard Mary Newton 1988 No Index
Gelnett Genealogies, The Preston Bortell 2012 No Index Spiral Bound
Gillingham Family History Robert  C. Gillingham, Jr. 1974 Indexed Spiral Bound
Glatfelter, Henry 1752-1833 with append. Moyers/Myers/Bentz/Tyson Miriam Marcy Dittenhafer 2008 Indexed Spiral Bound
Graybill, John Kraybill/Zimmerman 1977 Indexed Index is difficult to figure out
Graybill, Samuel G and Jennie Emma Hood Graybill-Descendants of Fowler & Graybill 2007 Indexed Soft bound
Greenleaf Genealogy 1574- 1896 James Edward Greeleaf 1896 Indexed Hardbound
Groninger Ancestry – Jacob Groninger & Nancy Hench unknown author No Index
Groninger, Family History William H. Groninger 1923 No Index Soft Bound
Groninger, Lenard, Descendants of Richard D. Chroninger 2001 Indexed 3 ring notebook
Guss Lines Willa I. Guss 1990 Indexed Hardbound
Guss, Ancestors of Abraham L. and Susan Rindlaub Beverly D. Anderson 1988 No Index Soft Bound
Guss, Shunk, Shymer [related to Abraham Guss] unknown author No Index Soft Bound
Haddock, Legends of Haddock/Haddock 1976 Indexed 2 copies, same book
Harris Family Descendants/JCHS No Index 3 ring notebook
Harry/ Creighton Nancy Creighton No Index Family Grp. Sheets, no organization
Hart, Henry S. & Susanah Smith Hart Virginia Hart Saner 1977 Indexed
Harvey and Boyer Families from PA to WA Alice Cox Large 1992 No Index 3 Ring notebook, no organization
Headings’ Family, The John J. Moraski & Patricia A. [Betz] Moraski 2004 Indexed Soft bound
Heikes – Aughey Family History Jean Ann Schraam [updated version] 2004 Indexed Hardbound
Hench and Dromgold Reunion Lelia Dromgold Emig 1913 Indexed
Hench, Johannes Family Hench/Hench 1981 No Index Hardbound
Henderson, Andrew Descendants of unknown author No Index Family Grp.Sheets, org. first name
Henderson, John George E. Henderson No Index Historical Paper
Henry, John [1744-1825 thru Henry, John F. 1857-1937 and Descendants Pauline Henry Dziewit 2007 Indexed Soft bound
Hertzler-Hartzler Family INDEX ONLY Silas Hertzler
Hevern Family History Vincent W. Hevern 1977 No Index Survey
Hindman, David 1735-1802 Dr. Reid W. Stewart 1975 Indexed Part of Revolutionary Ancestors, “R”
Hindman, Thomas 1761-1804 Dr. Reid W. Stewart 1975 Indexed Part of Revolutionary Ancestors, “R”
Hobaugh’s Of York County Pa Jack L. Hobaugh 2000 Indexed
Hockenberry Family Obituaries/Decendants/JCHS No Index 3 ring notebook
Holliday, John “The Pioneer” and Allied Families James R. Holliday 1986 No Index Hardbound
Hoopes Heritage, My Mary Jane King 2000 Indexed Spiral Bound
Hower, Hans Miehll Jane Hower Auker 1974 No Index Spiral Bound, published copy 2nd copy
Hower, Hans Miehll unknown author No Index
Hubbert Heritage, My Mary Jane King 1998 Indexed Spiral Bound
Huffman, George, Descendants of S.Duane Kauffman & Joan A Mowry 2005 No Index Soft Bound
Hurrell, Clement- Some Descendents of Marion Baker Brown 2004 No Index 3 ring notebook
Imes Family Carmen W. Harleston 1982 No Index 2 copies, same book
Imes Family Reunion 2000 Descendants of John “Jack”Imes unknown author 2000 Indexed
Innis, Francis, Pioneer and His Descendants James Robert Innis 1982 Indexed Hard Bound
Isenberg Family Lillian Isenberg Bahney 1991 Indexed Hardbound
Jamison Scrapbook W. Grant Jamison 1923 No Index Family Compilation
Jordan, Thomas 1766-1993 Elizabeth Jordan Miller 1993 No Index Spiral Bound
Kagarice, John Calvin and Mary Clapper Ancestors and Descendants Bigsby/Yoder 1980 Indexed
Kaltriter, John F. Five Generations Family History Report Carol A. Kaltriter Busby 2006 No Index 3 ring, 26 pages, soft paper enclosure
Kattermann, Jakob Descendants No Index information from WeB Site
Kauffman, David, Life and Times of David Kauffman 1981 No Index 25 pages, published, soft bound
Keller, Frederick, The Family of Pat Kinzer Mancuso 1998 No Index Spiral Bound
Keller, Johannes Heinrich David Stimeling 2003 Indexed 3 ring notebook
Kerr, William, 1708-1951 Frank Lewis Kerr 1951 Indexed Hardbound
Kerstetter, Joseph and Esther Bonnie Arnold 2005 No Index 3 ring notebook
Kohler, Warren Ray Warren R. Kohler 2003 No Index 3 ring notebook
Kyle, Kile, Family History OrvilleM. Kile 1958 No Index Hard Bound
Laudert, Abram Descendants”One Branch of the Louder Family Tree” Louder Family Researchers 2003 No Index Spiral Bound
Lauver Heritage Mary Jane King 1998 Indexed Spiral Bound
Little, James & Jane Herron – The Little Tree and Some Branches Ocsar H. Little 1924 No Index 17 pages
Lloyd Family Howard W. Lloyd 1912 Indexed Hardbound
Long Family of Pennsylvania William G. Long 1930 Indexed Hardbound
Maitands/Mettlens, Metlens Gertrude Metlen Wolfram 1956 No Index Hardbound, typed
Malin/Mahlon/Mahlin Carol Johnson 2002 No Index
Marshall, Wm 1722-1796 Dr. Reid W. Stewart 1975 Indexed Part of Revolutionary Ancestors, “R”
Marshall, Wm 1756-1831 Dr. Reid W. Stewart 1975 Indexed Part of Revolutionary Ancestors, “R”
McAfee Family Scapbook with pictures Marcia Loudonm Susan Larsen 2005 CD Rom
McAfee, John, 4 Generations of the Marcia Loudonm Susan Larsen 2005 No Index Soft Bound
McAlister Family Records – Sketch of Abraham Addams McAlister J. Gray McAlister 1912 No Index
McAlister, Hugh and His Descendants E. Michael Fisher 2000 Indexed Hardbound
McCahan Patrick& William Bell Genealogical Data Albert J. McCahan No Index Notebook
McCahan Patrick, Descendants of Nancy Rolain No Index 3 ring notebook
McClure – A Genealogy of the McClures of Lack……. Seilhamer/McClure 1915 No Index 3 ring notebook;with McClure, Thom. Harvey
McClure Genealogy George McClure No Index Notebook
Mcconnell Family, The Lois Rohrer Ljungren 2005 No Index Soft Bound
McCoy, John Family History, also Stein and Fasick Paul F. McCoy 2004 No Index Soft Bound
McElroy’s, The Scotch Irish Rev. John M. McElroy 1901 Indexed Spiral Bound,and second org. copy
Meloy Family History Arthur S. Meloy 1934 indexed
Meyer Family Henry Meyer 1890 No Index Hardbound
Milliken Thomas Descendants Michael Milliken 1991 Alphabet. Arranged alphabetical order
Milliken, Thomas Descendants of 1777-1843 Annie Milliken Herrick 1993 Indexed Hardbound
Miloradovich Petro M. Miloradovich 1993 No Index Spiral Bound
Name of Family History Author Pub. Index? Comments
Neal, Henry: Neal, Smith 1764-1863 Dr. Reid W. Stewart 1975 Indexed Part of Revolutionary Ancestors, “R”
Neel, The Ancestors of Gregg Livingstone Gregg Livingstone Neel 1973 Indexed Hardbound
North, Caleb Genealogy Descendants Dexter North 1930 Indexed
North, Hugh McAlister, In Memoriam by the Family 1907 No Index
Palm Tree Cora Hursey 2000 Indexed 3 ring notebook
Palm, Dr. Johannes Paslm 1713-1799  CD  requires Adobe Reader Cora Hursey 2010
Patterson, James of Connestoga Manor and his Descendants Bell/Colwell 1925 Indexed Hardbound
Patton Family Richard A. Beaver 2005 No Index 3 ring notebook
Payne, John, The Descendants of , From England to America John Payne 1994` Indexed Hard Bound
Pellman Family History Hubert R. Pellman 1996 Indexed Hardbound
Peterson and Stitt Trudy and Jim Wagner 2007 No Index Softbound
Pomeroy Family John m. Pomeroy 1879 No Index Hardbound
PomeroyFamily, History and Genealogy and Collateral Lines Edwin Moore Pomeroy 1958 Indexed Hardbound
Ray Family Marelen Payne 2004 No Index Soft Bound
Reagan/Roginson R. B. Roboson II 1967 No Index Notebook
Reed, Andrew 1733-1819 Dr. Reid W. Stewart 1975 Indexed Part of Revolutionary Ancestors, “R”
Renninger, Johannes & wife Anna Catherine Kolb [zeigler, Reich Mull] Jerilyn Jacklin Reninger 2009 Indexed Hardbound
Rhine, George 1775-1854 Rhine/Soliman 1993 No Index 3 ring notebook, 2 copies
Rice Family, Tennessee & Connecticut Lineages Book Three Rosemary E. Bachelor 2004 Indexed Soft Bound
Rice Family, The Immigrants, Book Two Rosemary E. Bachelor 2003 Indexed Soft Bound
Robison Family Genealogy R. B. Robinson II 1967 No Index Notebook
Rohm Genealogy Ted Rohm 1986 No Index Notebook
Rohm Genealogy Ted Rohm 1986 No Index Notebook
Rohrer, I. B. Family of Lois Rohrer Ljungren 1987 No Index Spiral Bound
Rohrer, Samuel Q, Family of Honey Grove & Rubgy ND Lois Rohrer Ljungren 2005 No Index Soft Bound
Rohrer,Rorer, Abraham 1821-1888 Pennsylvania Lois Rohrer Ljungren 2005 No Index Soft Bound
Rosenberger-Rosenberry Family 1698-1983 Myra J. Fields 1983 Indexed Hardbound
Rowe, John Ambrose Descendants Arliss S. Monk 1975 indexed Spiral Bound
Scholl, John Peter A. G.Scholl 1903 No Index Hardbound
Scholl, John Peter Descendants of Junkins, Phillip F. 2004 Indexed 3 ring notebook
Scholl/Sholl/Shull Genealogy John William School 1930 Indexed Hardbound
Schwalm, Johannes, Journal of Historical Association 1997 Vol.6 No. 1
Schwalm, Johannes, Journal of Historical Association 1996 Vol. 5 No. 4
Seiber/ Funk/ Rickenbaugh unknown author No Index Notebook
Seider/Zeiter- Descendants of George Seider & Michael Zeiter Yohn, Seiders & Peck 2010 No Index Bound
Sheesley Family Gregory L. Schaefer 2002 Indexed Soft Bound
Shellenberger,John Edward L. Buchard 1993 No Index Notebook
Shirk, John Carolyn Arndt 1979 Indexed 3 ring notebook
Short Family-from William Short 1798 Jane Short Hower 2005 No Index 3 Ring Notebook
Skelton, John, Of Georgia John W. Skelton 1969 Indexed Notebook
Sparr, Johann Gerog 1699-1777 Richard L. Spahr No Index Notebook
Stewart, Wm 1739-1821 Dr. Reid W. Stewart 1975 Indexed Part of Revolutionary Ancestors, “R”
Stimeling, George Descendants of David Lee Stimeling 2003 Indexed 3 ring notebook
Stine, John 1774-1860 Coyne/Coyne 2003 No Index Notebook
Stong [Stang] Decendatns of Adam, In America Betty Cripe Boho 2005 No Index 3 ring notebok, two volumes
Strouse Family Margaret B.Curfman 1972 No Index Hardbound
Strouse Family Margaret B.Curfman No Index 2nd copy, notebook
Suloff/Langell/Nelson/ Seamon/Turney/Lucas Jane Suloff Turney 2000 No Index Spiral Bound
Sulouff and Suloff Family History 2002 on CD 2002
Sulouff/Suloff Family Tree Johannes Zulauf-Katarin Schmitt Nelson R. Sulouff 2000 Indexed Spiral bound, also 1997 version
Swartz, Jacob and his descendents Harry Jacob Fisher 1995 Indexed Soft Bound
Taylor, Nellie Landis Biography Nellie Landis Taylor 1994 No Index 3 ring notebook
Tennis Family History David Shellenberger 1973 No Index Notebook
Thomson, John, Descendants of Addams S. McAlister 1917 Indexed Hardbound, 2 copies
Thomson, John, Descendants of James W. Thompson 1994 Indexed Soft Bound
Thomson, John, Pioneer Scotch Covenanter Addams S. McAlister 1917 No Index plus family groups sheets
Tresser, John & Elizabeth Loy Tressler George Tressler Scott 1972 No Index Soft Bound
Washington, Levi Whiteman and his descendants Marlene Payne No Index 3 Ring notebook
Weaver’s Source Book, Jonas and Emma Houser/ Groff 1997 Indexed Soft Bound, 2 copies
Wert Family of Dauphin County, PA Jonathan M. Wert, JR 1996 Indexed Hardbound
Wetzler, Johannes, and his descendants Mary Jo Hunavy 1993 Indexed Soft Bound
Whitesel Family Tree Marlene Payne No Index 3 Ring notebook
Whitesel/Shade Tree Miraim Whitesel Yoder 1992 No Index Soft Bound and 3 ring notebook=2 copies
Willcott/Kay/Timberlake Larry Lee Blackman 2001 Indexed Hardbound
Willoughby, William and His Descendants Lois Willoughby D. Wallace 1991 No Index 3 ring notebook
Willson, Joseph Dr. Reid W. Stewart 1975 Indexed Part of Revolutionary Ancestors, “R”
Wirth, Wirt, Wertz, Descendants of J. Nicholas of PA Carolyn Wirt Gearhart 2008 Indexed Spiral Bound
Withers, Rev. John, The Life of George R. Simpson 1979 Indexed Soft Bound
Woods Family History Alic Woods Welker No Index with Descendants of Robert Woods
Woods, Descendants of Robert Delores A Woods 2004 No Index 3 ring notebook
Yoder, Jacob H. & Elizabeth B Yoder Jonas Borntreger 2010 Indexed Hardbound
Yohn, Descendants of Johannes  1751-1825 2005 No Index 3 ring notebook

 

JURY SELECTIONS 1851, 1875-1890, 1896-1911

Original records, those persons selected for jury duty

TOWNSHIP MILITARY RECORDS
1889-1917, all males 21-45 years were required to register, substitute for 1890 census

REGISTER OF ORDERS ISSUED BY THE COMMISSIONERS
1865-1884; 1876-1888; 1888-1897; 1898-1910; 1911; 1926-1940; 1941-1953; 1965-1974 – dockets listing the orders for payment approved by the commissioners for work and other obligations completed for the county

COMMISSIONERS MINUTES
1835-1853; 1853-1856; 1862; 1897-1911
Minutes of the Juniata County commissioner’s meetings

DOCKET BOOK – OVERSEER OF THE POOR
Docket Book – Fayette Twp. 1835-1897

REGISTER
County Poor Records, 1932

CHURCH RECORDS
Miscellaneous church records transcribed from the ‘late’ Pennell File 1808-1885, organized alphabetically; transcribed Messiah Lutheran Church Parish Records 1801-1867; copied Presbyterian Church Records, Mifflintown – Lost Creek 1872-1875, 1875-1899; copied Upper Tuscarora 1870-1915; copies of original Bethlehem United Methodist Church Sunday School Record – 1893; transcribed St. James Evangelical Lutheran Church Parish Registers [Greenwood Twp.] 1859-1870; transcribed Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church Parish Register 1948-1951 [Monroe Twp.]; transcribed St. Peter Evangelical Lutheran Church Parish Register, 1947 –1962; transcribed Records of the Baptist Church of Tuscarora Valley 1794-1828.

History of the Susquehanna and Juniata Valleys“, Volume I and II, Everts, Peck & Richards 1886, indexed

Commemorative Biographical Encyclopedia of the Juniata Valley Comprising the Counties of Huntingdon, Mifflin, Juniata and Perry Pennsylvania Containing Sketches of Prominent and Representative Citizens and Many of the Early Settlers“, J. M. Runk and Company 1897, indexed

Map of the Counties of Perry, Juniata and Mifflin Pennsylvania, 1863
Atlas of Perry, Juniata and Mifflin Counties Pennsylvania, 1877 Postal delivery maps, heads of households, by townships

PHOTOGRAPHIC COLLECTION
Accumulated through donations given to the society

MICROFILM:

CENSUS RECORDS
1790-1920 for present day Juniata County.
Pensioners Census 1890 for Juniata and surrounding counties

NEWSPAPERS – covering most years, but not all between 1831-1930

MARRIAGE LICENSE DOCKETS
Books 1 – 20 1885-1977

INDEX OF WILLS

GRANTOR INDEXES

GRANTEE INDEXES

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