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National Huguenot Society
Last Updated: 1 December 2016
Moravian Heritage Society
Last Updated: 1 December 2016
Name index to birth, baptism and christening records from the state of Pennsylvania. Microfilm copies of these records are available at the Family History Library and Family History Centers. Due to privacy laws, recent records may not be displayed. The year range represents most of the records. A few records may be earlier or later.
Last Updated: 31 March 2017
Important religious groups in colonial Pennsylvania were the Society of Friends (Quakers), the German Lutheran, German Reformed, Presbyterian, Episcopal, Baptist, and Catholic churches, and the German Pietist groups, including the Brethren (Dunkard), Mennonites, and Moravians. Before 1900 the major religious groups in Pennsylvania were the Lutheran, Methodist, Presbyterian, Reformed, Episcopal, and Roman Catholic churches.
Last Updated: 4 August 2016
These resources provide historical background on the Presbyterian and Reformed traditions in America. From a timeline to a denominational family tree to resources on Heritage and Reformation Sunday and our Living History film series, History Online is a great place to start researching topics remotely, for use by individuals, classes, or congregations.
Last Updated: 3 August 2016
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Last Updated: 3 August 2016
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Last Updated: 29 October 2020
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Last Updated: 3 August 2016
The Archives houses over 130 collections and maintains a library of approximately 3,500 volumes. Reference materials include the annual Kennedy's The Official Catholic Directory, with volumes from 1890 to the present.
Last Updated: 3 August 2016
Collects, maintains and preserves the records of organizations and institutions engaged in the work of the Catholic Church in the six Southwestern Pennsylvania counties (Allegheny, Beaver, Butler, Greene, Lawrence and Washington) included in the Diocese.
Last Updated: 7 October 2017