Pennsylvania Genealogy. This state page of our website provides direct links to free Pennsylvania genealogy databases and historical titles and information found on Pennsylvania Genealogy, whether they exist on our site, or across the web.
Pennsylvania Black Genealogy
- Pennsylvania Cemetery Records
- Armstrong County
- Maysville Cemetery, Armstrong County, PA
- Blair County
- Erie County
- St Peter’s Lutheran Cemetery, Erie, Pennsylvania
- Washington County
- Presbyterian Church, Prosperity, Pennsylvania
- Armstrong County
Pennsylvania Census Records
Pennsylvania Church Records
- The William Wade Hinshaw index to Pennsylvania Quaker meeting records
These monthly meeting records were abstracted from the original Pennsylvania Quaker Monthly Meeting records in the 1930’s by William Wade Hinshaw of Washington, D. C. They are a transcription of the microfilmed records containing birth, death, burial, and marriage records, as well as meeting minutes, removals and certificates.
- Philadelphia Congregations Early Records
When completed, the Philadelphia Congregations Early Records project will offer over 41,000 pages of records from Philadelphia’s oldest congregations, connecting the archives of Christ Church, St. George’s Methodist Church, Gloria Dei, Mikveh Israel, African Episcopal Church of St. Thomas, Episcopal Dioceses Archives, Presbyterian Historical Society, St. Peter’s Episcopal Church and American Baptist Historical Society. Digitized materials include minutes, account books, birth, marriage, death, and burial registers.
Pennsylvania County Genealogy
- Organization of Counties in Pennsylvania
Organization of counties in Pennsylvania and those from which formed. Includes genealogical map of the counties of Pennsylvania.
- Greene County:
- Washington County:
- Index to Warrants Written but Not Issued, Warrants Signed but Not Pursued, Deputy Counterparts, and Related Records
- Names of foreigners who took the oath of allegiance to the province and state of Pennsylvania, 1727-1775
A list of foreigners who took the oath of allegiance to the crown of Great Britain and the Province of Pennsylvania, from the year 1727 to 1775, with those to the State from the close of the Revolution. All males over sixteen years of age were obliged to take this oath and declaration, as soon after their arrival as possible.
- Southwestern Pennsylvania School Teachers
- Ephraim Douglass ledger books, 1769-1790
The Ephraim Douglass Ledgers present a record of business and military activities undertaken by Ephraim Douglass in Western Pennsylvania. The information contained within dates primarily from the 1770s and illuminates aspects of life in Western Pennsylvania during the Revolutionary War era. The ledgers reveal the foods, household items, and services in demand by colonists on what was, at the time, the western frontier. Douglass and his associates have meticulously recorded details of the transactions.
Pennsylvania Land Records
- Warrantees of land in the several counties of the state of Pennsylvania
The lists of warrantees of land in the several counties of the Commonwealth are copied from the original record books in the Land Office of the Department of Internal Affairs. Only the names of the warrantees with number of acres and dates of warrant are given. They will serve however as a valuable guide to all desiring information from that Department.
Pennsylvania Military Records
- Military Records
- Pennsylvania Indian Forts
Examine and report to the next session of the Legislature upon the advisability of marking by suitable tablets the various forts erected against the Indians by the early settlers of this Commonwealth prior to the year 1783.
- Pennsylvania Forts
List of colonial forts, trading posts, named camps, redoubts, reservations, general hospitals, national cemeteries, etc., established or erected in the United States from its earliest settlement to 1902.
- Revolutionary War
- Civil War Records
- Pennsylvania Civil War Battlefield Map
- Civil War Pensions Index Cards
Each card gives the soldier’s name, unit, the application number, the certificate number and the state from which the soldier served. In some cases, the soldier’s rank, terms of service, date of death and place of death are given. The index cards refer to pension applications of veterans who served in the U.S. Army between 1861 and 1917. The majority of the records pertain to Civil War veterans, but they also include veterans of the Spanish-American War, the Philippine Insurrection, Indian wars, and World War I.
- Pennsylvania Indian Forts
- Spanish American War
- Mexican Border War
Pennsylvania Native American Records
- Pennsylvania Indian Tribes
- Pennsylvania Indian Agencies and Schools
- Indian Tribes in Pennsylvania, Ohio, Michigan and North West Territories, 1822
- Indian Villages, Towns and Settlements of Pennsylvania
- Personal Names of Indians of Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania Orphan Records
- Lutheran Orphans’ Home and Asylum, Germantown PA 1892-1914
Philadelphia has been justly noted for its many charitable and benevolent institutions. Among these the “Orphans’ Home and Asylum for the Aged and Infirm of the Evangelical Lutheran Church at Germantown” holds a conspicuous place. When so many children were made orphans during the late war, this institution was among the first to open its doors for these soldiers’ orphans, and 98 were admitted up to the time when the State provided homes for them. Including with these reports are names and ages of the orphans who were present during the year.
Pennsylvania Vital Records
- Pennsylvania Vital Records
- Divorces Granted by the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania from December, 1785, until 1801
These records are an extraction from Pennsylvania Supreme Court records of the divorces granted under its’ authority from 1785-1801.
- Marriage Records
Pennsylvania Yearbooks and School Records
- Chatham University Publications
This collection contains publications from the Chatham University Archives, including the long-running alumni magazine, campus literary magazines, select issues of the student newspaper, yearbooks 1915-2010, course catalogs, and a history of the institution’s first ninety years. All of these books, can be read, and/or downloaded from this page for free!
Pennsylvania Genealogy Websites
United States Genealogy
Kathi Reid’s Pennsylvania Websites
- Biographical Sketches of Bucks County
- Biographical Sketches of Butler County
- Biographical Sketches of Centre and Clinton Counties
- Biographical Sketches of Erie County
- Genealogical and Biographical Sketches of Fayette County
- Genealogical and Biographical Sketches of Lycoming County
- Biographical Notes of Pine Grove (Schuylkill County)
- All Sorts of Pittsburgers Sketched in Prose and Verse
- Steinmetz Family, The
- Passenger Lists
- Pennsylvania Military
- Pennsylvania Civil War
- Pennsylvania Civil War Rosters and Histories
- PA Pension Roll of 1883
- Biographies of PA Civil War Soldiers
- Schuylkill County Civil War Soldier Databases
- Pennsylvania Civil War Medal of Honor Recipients
- PA Civil War Soldiers Killed in North Carolina
- PA Civil War Battle Flags
- PA Civil War Diaries, Letters, & Speeches
- PA Spanish-American War Soldier Rosters 1898-1899
- Diary of John Asendorf 1898-1899
- PA Spanish American War Medal of Honor Recipients
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American History and Genealogy Project
These monthly meeting records were abstracted from the original Pennsylvania Quaker Monthly Meeting records in the 1930’s by William Wade Hinshaw of Washington, D. C. They are a transcription of the microfilmed records containing birth, death, burial, and marriage records, as well as meeting minutes, removals and certificates. After Hinshaw’s…