The bulk of this work is composed of marriage records of Union and Snyder counties, viz.: (1) Union County Marriages, 1795-1829; (2) Rev. G.J. Anspach, Marriages, Union County, 1831-50; (3) Rev. J.P. Shindel, Marriages, Snyder and Union Counties, 1835-87; (4) Rev. A.B. Casper, Marriages, Snyder and Union Counties, 1839-82; and (5) Rev. C.G. Erlenmeyer, Marriages, Snyder County, 1840-75. Other sections of the book include miscellaneous marriage records from other central Pennsylvania counties, 1700-1896. In all, about 15,000 brides and grooms are identified.