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Colonial and Revolutionary Families of Pennsylvania; Genealogical and Personal Memoirs, Volume I of 4 Book By: John Woolf Johnson. Published: 1911. Pages: 712. Can be downloaded as a PDF file.
Last Updated: 1 February 2018
Colonial and Revolutionary Families of Pennsylvania; Genealogical and Personal Memoirs, Volume 2 of 4 Book By: John Woolf Johnson. Published: 1911. Pages: 618. Can be downloaded as a PDF file.
Last Updated: 1 February 2018
Colonial and Revolutionary Families of Pennsylvania; Genealogical and Personal Memoirs, Volume 3 of 4 Book By: John Woolf Johnson. Published: 1911. Pages: 598. Can be downloaded as a PDF file.
Last Updated: 1 February 2018
Colonial and Revolutionary Families of Pennsylvania; Genealogical and Personal Memoirs, Volume 4 of 4 Book By: John Woolf Johnson. Published: 1911. Pages: 898. Can be downloaded as a PDF file.
Last Updated: 1 February 2018
Early History of Western Pennsylvania, and of the West, and of Western Expeditions and Campaigns, from MDCCLIV to MDCCCXXXIII By I. Daniel Rupp (Israel Daniel). Published: 1846. Pages: 788. Can be downloaded as a PDF file.
Last Updated: 1 February 2018
FREE general guide to Pennsylvania ancestry, family history, and genealogy birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records. This site also provides links to individual counties in Pennsylvania.
Last Updated: 8 December 2017
These free collections do not require an Ancestry.com subscription to access the records. These free records include: U.S. Naturalization Record Indexes, 1791-1992 (5,823,344); Emigrants in Bondage, 1614-1775 (50,955); Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Immigration Records, Special Boards of Inquiry, 1893-1909(45,222); Pennsylvania, U.S. Direct Tax Lists, 1798 (271,921); and Colonial Families of the USA, 1607-1775 (119,305).
Last Updated: 8 December 2017
Report of the Commission to Locate the Site of the Frontier Forts of Pennsylvania.
Last Updated: 17 July 2020
History of the Early Settlement and Indian Wars of Western Virginia (includes Pennsylvania Records) Book By: Wills De Hass. Pages: 419. Can be downloaded as a PDF file.
Last Updated: 1 February 2018
Book By: Albert Cook Myers. Published 1888, 1894. Pages: 624. Can be downloaded as a PDF file.
Last Updated: 1 February 2018
Book By: William Henry Egle, 1830-1901. Publication date: 1892. Publisher: Harrisburg, Pa. : E. K. Meyers, state printer. Pages: 800. Can be downloaded as a PDF file.
Last Updated: 1 February 2018
The resources at NEHGS can help orient the family historian to the vast genealogy resources of Pennsylvania.
Last Updated: 8 December 2017
Notes on the Settlement and Indian Wars of the Western Parts of Virginia and Pennsylvania, from 1763 to 1783, inclusive Together with a view of the State of Society, and Manners of the First Settlers of the Western Country. Book By: Joseph Doddridge. Pages: 331, with Index. Published: 1876. Can be downloaded as a PDF file.
Last Updated: 1 February 2018
The PAGenWeb Project was created in 1996 by Gary Steiner is association with the USGenWeb Project in an effort to answer the ever growing needs of genealogists who were trying to research their ancestors in Pennsylvania. The goal of the PAGenWeb Project is to have every county in Pennsylvania represented by an online website and hosted by researchers who either live in their county or who are familiar with their county's resources. The PAGenWeb Project is a not-for-profit volunteer genealogical organization dedicated to the FREE access of genealogical information by anyone in the world.
Last Updated: 8 December 2017
On PA-Roots, you will find some of the best FREE genealogy research resources available on the internet for Pennsylvania and the Mid-Atlantic region. PA-Roots is a Pennsylvania Non-Profit Corporation consisting of a great group of volunteers who are dedicated to getting genealogical and historical data on-line that is freely accessible by visitors to the site. These are found at the county pages and at the DataBoards. There are currently over 5,200 registered users of our DataBoards which hold over 800,000 individual records.
Last Updated: 8 December 2017
When family history researchers start going to county courthouses for research, it can get confusing fast. It's easy to understand deed are at the Recorder of Deeds, and wills are at the Register of Wills. But what about divorce papers? The Pennsylvania court system put together an educational website for citizens explaining how the court operates from the local county all the way through the state Supreme Court. They also included a history of the PA court system. Now you can know the difference from Common Pleas Court to Commonwealth Court to Superior Court. A big research help!
Last Updated: 17 July 2020
The Pennsylvania Newspaper Archive is the gateway to the Commonwealth's historical full-text searchable newspaper database. Newspaper titles and holdings will continue to be added as they become available from all 67 counties stretching back to our colonial roots to the present. To see all titles and digitized holdings currently on the site, click Browse by Title. Click on Browse by Date for a listing of titles from a specific date. To search the text of the newspapers, use Search Words or Advanced Search. For additional help or to learn more about the site, visit the Help or About sections.
Last Updated: 26 April 2020
Oath of Allegiance/Revolutionary War/Pennsylvania
Last Updated: 29 October 2020
Online Pennsylvania Vital Records Indexes and Genealogy Guides
Last Updated: 8 December 2017
Book By: Robert Garland. Pages: 30. Published: 1923. Cannot be downloaded as a PDF but can be read online at this location.
Last Updated: 1 February 2018
Tribute to the Principles, Virtues, Habits, and Public Usefulness of the Scotch and Irish early settlers of Pennsylvania. Book By: George Chambers. Published: Chambersburg, 1756. Pages: 176. Can be downloaded as a PDF file.
Last Updated: 17 July 2020
The State Library of Pennsylvania welcomes everyone who wishes to learn about the resources of Pennsylvania and encourages each and every one to explore the Library's services and collections.
Last Updated: 8 December 2017