Western Pennsylvania Genealogical Society Logo
4400 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
15213-4007
Western Pennsylvania Genealogical Society
Image of Men by Train Engine
Publications Store
IF YOU ARE A  WPGS  MEMBER, PLEASE SIGN IN NOW AS A MEMBER SO THAT YOU CAN TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THE WPGS MEMBER DISCOUNT AND THEN FOLLOW ALL THE INSTRUCTIONS AS INDICATED.
 
Online orders can only be made through Image result for paypal.  IMPORTANT:  For security reasons, when checking out you will be asked to confirm a code, click the checkbox to get the code, and then retype the code in the box provided. If you do not go through the security step at the bottom, your card will be charged but we will not get a notice of your purchase until our weekly report comes in. 
 
Note:  There is a base shipping charge of $5.00 per order for most publications, with additional charges for sets.  
 
WPGS is proud of its publications, which bring to light many lesser-known regional resources. From historic newspaper items to government records to maps, you'll find a wealth of information in these record abstracts and finding aids. Members receive a 50% discount. A 7% Pennsylvania sales tax is collected from Pennsylvania residents on all PayPal transactions. As this is an all-volunteer effort, please allow at least two (2) weeks for a response.  Download a Printable Order Form for mail orders.  
 
Filter by Category:
Timeframe:
Listings Per Page: 

Listings: 1 to 32 of 32

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, Cemetery Directory Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, Cemetery Directory
Family, church, and commercial cemeteries, both past and present, with address and phone number (with available). Reference is made to the location and availability of records. Softbound, 76 pages
Last Updated: 13 May 2021   [Located in Category: Books]
Price: $14.50
Shipping / Handling: $5.00
Quantity:

Atlas of the City of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1911 Atlas of the City of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1911

In 1906 Allegheny City was annexed to Pittsburgh and two years later the pattern of wards was modified and many street names changed because of duplication. Maps show both old and new names of streets, and old and new ward boundaries. A necessary tool for census and city directory research. Oversize, wire bound, 50 11" x 17" pages.
Last Updated: 13 May 2021   [Located in Category: Books]
Price: $17.50
Shipping / Handling: $5.00
Quantity:

Deaths in the Pennsylvania Bituminous Coal Districts, 1888-1897 Deaths in the Pennsylvania Bituminous Coal Districts, 1888-1897
The Superintendent of every coal mine in Pennsylvania was required to send to the Mine Inspector an annual report listing fatal accidents occurring within their district for the previous year.  This volume includes a summary of those published reports for the western bituminous counties of Pennsylvania for the years 1888 through 1897. Entries include the name of the deceased, date of accident, date of death, location of accident, his occupation, and age. Most include marital status and number of children. Coil bound. 124 pgs. Map. Bibliography. Indexed.
Last Updated: 13 May 2021   [Located in Category: Books]
Price: $22.00
Shipping / Handling: $5.00
Quantity:

Fatal and Nonfatal Accidents in the Pennsylvania Bituminous Coal Districts, 1898-1901 Fatal and Nonfatal Accidents in the Pennsylvania Bituminous Coal Districts, 1898-1901
A summary of annual published reports to the Mine Inspector by the Superintendent of every coal mine in the western bituminous counties of Pennsylvania for the years 1898 through 1901. Entries include name, date of accident and/or death, location of accident, occupation, age, marital status, and number of children. Beginning in 1900, nationalities are also listed. Coil bound. 236 pgs. Map. Bibliography. Indexed.
Last Updated: 13 May 2021   [Located in Category: Books]
Price: $24.50
Shipping / Handling: $5.00
Quantity:

Fires in Allegheny City, Pennsylvania, 1875-1907 Fires in Allegheny City, Pennsylvania, 1875-1907
Lists names of 6,000 owners, along with the date and time of the fire, plus location, structure type, and cause of the fire. Softbound, 345 pages.
Last Updated: 13 May 2021   [Located in Category: Books]
Price: $28.00
Shipping / Handling: $5.00
Quantity:

Index to the Registration of Deaths Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, 1893-1905-DOWNLOAD ONLY Index to the Registration of Deaths Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, 1893-1905-DOWNLOAD ONLY
Index to the Registration of Deaths Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, 1893-1905
ONLY AVAILABLE AS DOWNLOADABLE PDF.  BE SURE TO PROVIDE EMAIL ADDRESS TO RECEIVE ACCESS TO THE FILE.
(Does not include deaths in Pittsburgh, Allegheny City, McKeesport, or Sewickley.) These death registrations are the result of an act in 1893 requiring assessors of the townships, boroughs, and wards to record deaths within their district. tHIS Index includes the name of the deceased, date and place of death, and document number. With this document number, one can request from WPGS a copy of the entire entry page which may include the decedent's age, sex, marital status, occupation, and cause of death. 492 digital pages. Alphabetical order.
Last Updated: 8 May 2021   [Located in Category: Digital Copy]
Price: $5.00
Quantity:

Marriage Returns, City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, 1870-1875, Set of 3 Volumes
This three-volume set documents over 14,000 names from marriage returns performed by ministers, aldermen, and justices of the peace in Pittsburgh from 1870-1875. Alphabetical by the groom with an index to brides. 
Last Updated: 8 May 2021   [Located in Category: Books]
Price: $54.00
Shipping / Handling: $9.00
Quantity:

Marriage Returns, City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, 1870-1875, Vol. 1, A-G Marriage Returns, City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, 1870-1875, Vol. 1, A-G
This publication lists over 14,000 names from marriage returns performed by ministers, aldermen, and justices of the peace in Pittsburgh from 1870-1875. Alphabetical by groom with an index to brides. Vol. 1, groom surnames A-G. Softbound.  228 pages.
 
 
Last Updated: 8 May 2021   [Located in Category: Books]
Price: $22.00
Shipping / Handling: $5.00
Quantity:

Marriage Returns, City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, 1870-1875, Vol. 2, H-M Marriage Returns, City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, 1870-1875, Vol. 2, H-M
This publication lists over 14,000 names from marriage returns performed by ministers, aldermen, and justices of the peace in Pittsburgh from 1870-1875. Alphabetical by groom with an index to brides. Vol. 2, groom surnames H-M. Softbound.  228 pages.
 
Last Updated: 8 May 2021   [Located in Category: Books]
Price: $21.00
Shipping / Handling: $5.00
Quantity:

Marriage Returns, City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, 1870-1875, Vol. 3, N-Z Marriage Returns, City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, 1870-1875, Vol. 3, N-Z
This publication lists over 14,000 names from marriage returns performed by ministers, aldermen, and justices of the peace in Pittsburgh from 1870-1875. Alphabetical by groom with an index to brides. Vol. 3, groom surnames N-Z. Softbound. 225 pages.
 
Last Updated: 8 May 2021   [Located in Category: Books]
Price: $21.00
Shipping / Handling: $5.00
Quantity:

Marriages and Deaths from the Pittsburgh Dispatch, 1858-1860 Marriages and Deaths from the Pittsburgh Dispatch, 1858-1860
Over 4,500 names are included from Western Pennsylvania, Ohio, and West Virginia. Softbound, 88 pages.
Last Updated: 13 May 2021   [Located in Category: Books]
Price: $15.00
Shipping / Handling: $5.00
Quantity:

Marriages in Allegheny City, Pennsylvania, 1877-1882 Marriages in Allegheny City, Pennsylvania, 1877-1882
Prior to 1906, Allegheny City was an independent entity separate from the City of Pittsburgh. Information includes place of birth for bride and groom, the residence of each, age, race, occupation, date of marriage, and the name of the person performing the ceremony. 2,500 entries. Includes a separate listing of alderman and ministers with their denomination and church affiliation. Coil bound. 170 pages. Alphabetical by groom with bride index compiled by Suzanne M. Johnston.
Last Updated: 13 May 2021   [Located in Category: Books]
Price: $22.00
Shipping / Handling: $5.00
Quantity:

Pensioners in Western Pennsylvania in 1883, Set of 4 Volumes
An excellent alphabetical listing of the names of individuals who received pensions from various wars, compiled from five volumes of List of Pensioners on the Roll January 1, 1883.
Last Updated: 13 May 2021   [Located in Category: Books]
Price: $30.00
Shipping / Handling: $9.00
Quantity:

Pensioners in Western Pennsylvania in 1883, Vol. 1 Pensioners in Western Pennsylvania in 1883, Vol. 1
An excellent alphabetical listing of the names of individuals who received pensions from various wars, compiled from five volumes of List of Pensioners on the Roll January 1, 1883. Vol. 1, Allegheny, Beaver, and Lawrence Counties. Softbound. 57 pages.
Last Updated: 13 May 2021   [Located in Category: Books]
Price: $8.00
Shipping / Handling: $5.00
Quantity:

Pensioners in Western Pennsylvania in 1883, Vol. 2 Pensioners in Western Pennsylvania in 1883, Vol. 2
An excellent alphabetical listing of the names of individuals who received pensions from various wars, compiled from five volumes of List of Pensioners on the Roll January 1, 1883. Vol. 2, Armstrong, Fayette, Greene, Indiana, Washington, and Westmoreland Counties. Softbound.  52 pages.
Last Updated: 13 May 2021   [Located in Category: Books]
Price: $8.00
Shipping / Handling: $5.00
Quantity:

Pensioners in Western Pennsylvania in 1883, Vol. 3 Pensioners in Western Pennsylvania in 1883, Vol. 3
An excellent alphabetical listing of the names of individuals who received pensions from various wars, compiled from five volumes of List of Pensioners on the Roll January 1, 1883. Vol. 3, Bedford, Blair, Cambria, Cameron, Clearfield, Elk, Forest, Jefferson, McKean, Somerset, and Warren Counties. Softbound. 57 pages.
Last Updated: 13 May 2021   [Located in Category: Books]
Price: $8.00
Shipping / Handling: $5.00
Quantity:

Pensioners in Western Pennsylvania in 1883, Vol. 4 Pensioners in Western Pennsylvania in 1883, Vol. 4
An excellent alphabetical listing of the names of individuals who received pensions from various wars, compiled from five volumes of List of Pensioners on the Roll January 1, 1883. Vol. 4, Butler, Clarion, Crawford, Erie, Mercer, and Venango Counties. Softbound.  58 pages.
Last Updated: 13 May 2021   [Located in Category: Books]
Price: $8.00
Shipping / Handling: $5.00
Quantity:

Personal War Sketches of the African American Members of GAR Post 206 Personal War Sketches of the African American Members of GAR Post 206
Contains the personal stories of over 275 Civil War soldiers and sailors as told in their own words.  Serves as a methodology resource for anyone doing Civil War research. Coil bound. 210 pages.
Last Updated: 13 May 2021   [Located in Category: Books]
Price: $30.00
Shipping / Handling: $5.00
Quantity:

Pittsburgh Gazette Abstracts, 1786-1820 (Set of 5 Volumes)
Abstracts of every news item and advertisement of genealogical interest from the first newspaper west of the Alleghenies, including marriages, deaths, indentured servants, runaway slaves, estates, land sales, etc.
Last Updated: 13 May 2021   [Located in Category: Books]
Price: $85.00
Shipping / Handling: $11.00
Quantity:

Pittsburgh Gazette Abstracts, Volume 1, 1786-1797 Pittsburgh Gazette Abstracts, Volume 1, 1786-1797
Abstracts of every news item and advertisement of genealogical interest from the first newspaper west of the Alleghenies, including marriages, deaths, indentured servants, runaway slaves, estates, land sales, etc.  204 pages & indexes
Last Updated: 8 May 2021   [Located in Category: Books]
Price: $18.00
Shipping / Handling: $5.00
Out of Stock

Pittsburgh Gazette Abstracts, Volume 2, 1797-1803 Pittsburgh Gazette Abstracts, Volume 2, 1797-1803
Abstracts of every news item and advertisement of genealogical interest from the first newspaper west of the Alleghenies, including marriages, deaths, indentured servants, runaway slaves, estates, land sales, etc. 430 pages
Last Updated: 8 May 2021   [Located in Category: Books]
Price: $18.00
Shipping / Handling: $5.00
Out of Stock

Pittsburgh Gazette Abstracts, Volume 3, 1806-1811 Pittsburgh Gazette Abstracts, Volume 3, 1806-1811
SPECIAL OVERSTOCK SALE:  $5.00 EACH. Shipping & Handling charge still applies because it's a big book. Abstracts of every news item and advertisement of genealogical interest from the first newspaper west of the Alleghenies, including marriages, deaths, indentured servants, runaway slaves, estates, land sales, etc. 366 pages
Last Updated: 13 May 2021   [Located in Category: Books]
Price: $5.00
Shipping / Handling: $5.00
Quantity:

Pittsburgh Gazette Abstracts, Volume 4, 1812-1816 Pittsburgh Gazette Abstracts, Volume 4, 1812-1816
Abstracts of every news item and advertisement of genealogical interest from the first newspaper west of the Alleghenies, including marriages, deaths, indentured servants, runaway slaves, estates, land sales, etc. 430 pages
Last Updated: 8 May 2021   [Located in Category: Books]
Price: $20.00
Shipping / Handling: $5.00
Out of Stock

Pittsburgh Gazette Abstracts, Volume 5, 1817-1820 Pittsburgh Gazette Abstracts, Volume 5, 1817-1820
Abstracts of every news item and advertisement of genealogical interest from the first newspaper west of the Alleghenies, including marriages, deaths, indentured servants, runaway slaves, estates, land sales, etc. 460 pages
 
Last Updated: 8 May 2021   [Located in Category: Books]
Price: $20.00
Shipping / Handling: $5.00
Out of Stock

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 19th Century Voters Lists Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 19th Century Voters Lists
Extant voter lists for the City of Pittsburgh, beginning in 1805 and extending to the 1850s. Over 13,000 names. Softbound. 164 pages.
Last Updated: 13 May 2021   [Located in Category: Books]
Price: $18.00
Shipping / Handling: $5.00
Quantity:

Presbyterian Churches in Allegheny County Presbyterian Churches in Allegheny County
This alphabetical list of Presbyterian churches, past and present lists address, plus type, content, and location of each extant church record. Includes names of early ministers. Softbound. 74 pages.
Last Updated: 13 May 2021   [Located in Category: Books]
Price: $16.00
Shipping / Handling: $5.00
Quantity:

Scottish Dissenting Presbyterian Churches in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Scottish Dissenting Presbyterian Churches in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
Lists congregations and traces the history, locations, names and denominational changes of dissenting churches in Allegheny County. Softbound.  41 pages.
 
Last Updated: 13 May 2021   [Located in Category: Books]
Price: $15.00
Shipping / Handling: $5.00
Quantity:

Soldiers' Orphan Schools of Western Pennsylvania Soldiers' Orphan Schools of Western Pennsylvania
Lists 3,500 students enrolled in the Civil War Soldiers' Orphan Schools of Allegheny, Armstrong, Butler, Crawford, Fayette, Mercer, and Westmoreland counties in 1876. Gives dates of birth, admission, and discharge, and home post office address when not in school. Contains significant genealogical remarks about many children. Brief description and history of the orphan schools. Both parents did not have to be deceased for the child to be enrolled in the orphan school program. Indexed. 62 pages. Softbound.
Last Updated: 13 May 2021   [Located in Category: Books]
Price: $10.00
Shipping / Handling: $5.00
Quantity:

Surname Index to the 1874 Atlas of Butler County, Pennsylvania Surname Index to the 1874 Atlas of Butler County, Pennsylvania
An every name landowner index to the atlas of Butler County from 1874. Softbound. 27 pages.
Last Updated: 13 May 2021   [Located in Category: Books]
Price: $15.00
Shipping / Handling: $5.00
Quantity:

Verona Cemetery Verona Cemetery
SPECIAL SALE PRICE! Cemetery description and tombstone readings. Softbound, 160 pages.
Last Updated: 13 May 2021   [Located in Category: Books]
Price: $5.00
Shipping / Handling: $4.00
Quantity:

Warrantee Atlas of Allegheny County, PA Warrantee Atlas of Allegheny County, PA
Gives the names of the warrantees and patentees of Allegheny County, PA, along with dates, amount of acreage and location by township. Oversized, softbound, 44 pages. With revised every-name index!
Last Updated: 13 May 2021   [Located in Category: Books]
Price: $34.00
Shipping / Handling: $5.00
Quantity:

Washington County, PA, Quarter Sessions Court Records, 1781-1795, Abstracts-DOWNLOAD ONLY Washington County, PA, Quarter Sessions Court Records, 1781-1795, Abstracts-DOWNLOAD ONLY
Washington County, PA, Quarter Sessions Court Records, August 1781 - March 1795, Abstracts
ONLY AVAILABLE AS DOWNLOADABLE PDF.  BE SURE TO PROVIDE EMAIL ADDRESS TO RECEIVE ACCESS TO THE FILE.
An ancestor need not be a lawbreaker to appear in these Justice of the Peace records. In this volume, you will find felony, larceny, the laying out of roads, lists of Grand Jury men, those admitted to the bar, the formation of Greene County, etc. Short court and county histories, period maps. 134 pages. Bibliography. Indexed.
Last Updated: 8 May 2021   [Located in Category: Digital Copy]
Price: $5.00
Quantity: