Saturday, December 16, 2006

Schuylkill County, PA, Hero Dead of World War II

Schuylkill County Genealogy Ties announces the addition of Schuylkill County's Hero Dead of World War II, a list of the almost 1000 World War II military personnel casualties from all of Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania.

Included are photos of the men of Schuylkill Haven who gave their lives during World War II. Service Records for these men are available from the National Personnel Records Center in St. Louis, MO to the next of kin.

For more information, go to
Ordering Pension and Service Records.

Schuylkill County Genealogy Ties
Schuylkill County's Hero Dead of World War II

Saturday, December 02, 2006

Looking for a Pennsylvania Ancestor? Part I

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

PA Biographies
Biographies of Pennsylvania residents written in the late 1800s and early 1900s.

Family History Centers in Pennsylvania
Locations of Family History Centers, branches of the LDS Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Genealogy Search Engines for Pennsylvania
Search Pennsylvania databases

Passenger Lists

German Passenger Lists to PA 1734-1808

PA Civil War (1861-1865)

Pa Spanish American War

1895 Atlas of Pennsylvania

ARIAS - Pennsylvania Digital Archives

Passenger Lists to Pennsylvania

Ship Passenger Lists to Philadelphia 1727-1808.