Monday, November 27, 2006

Looking for a Pennsylvania Ancestor? Part II

Want to research your family in Pennsylvania? Here are more great transcriptions of original source material and other resources to help find your Pennsylvania ancestors.

Passenger Lists to Pennsylvania Ship Passenger Lists to Philadelphia 1727-1808.

Pennsylvania GenWeb State & county resources on include census, vital records, queries, surname listings, publications, associations and libraries, lookup volunteers.

Pennsylvania GenWeb Archives Transcriptions of original source material from the state of Pennsylvania.

Pennsylvania Mailing Lists Genealogy mailing lists for Pennsylvania and its counties.

GenForum Pennsylvania Add or post Pennsylvania queries.

Ancestry Message Boards Pennsylvania Add or post Pennsylvania queries

Pennsylvania Research Guides The Mormon Church offers these free genealogy research guides to help you locate genealogy records. Includes an individualized search strategy by event and date.

Pennsylvania State Archives
Box 1026 Attn: ERA Harrisburg, PA 17108-1026
Tel: 717-783-3281

Archives Research Service
Division of Vital Records
State Department of Health Central Building 101 South Mercer Street
P.O. Box 1528 New Castle, PA 16103

(724) 656-3100
Birth (since 1906) $4.00;
Death (since 1906) $3.00
Marriage: Marriage License Clerks, County Court House, in county where license was issued. Cost varies
Divorce: Prothonotary, Court House, in county seat of county where divorce was granted.
Cost varies.
Access to birth and death certificates is limited to next of kin. Submit a readable copy of applicant's driver's license or other picture ID with your request. Make check or money order payable to Division of Vital Records.

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