Pennsylvania Genealogy Records

Births, Marriages and Deaths

The Historical Society of PA has over 4.4 million records available online including births, baptisms, marriages, deaths, burials and more. The records cover the late 1600s to the mid-1900s.

Cemetery Records

Crime and Punishment

  • Pennsylvania Prison Records
    Various records and registers from Allegheny County Workhouse, Eastern State Penitentiary, Pennsylvania Industrial Reformatory (Huntingdon) and Western State Penitentiary.

Historical Directories

Local History

  • Armstrong County: Her People, Past and Present
    A genealogical and biographical record and a history of the county in two volumes.
  • Jefferson County
    A history of its pioneers and people from 1800 to 1915.
  • Lebanon County
    Biographical information of the prominent citizens and early settled families.
  • Schuylkill County
    Genealogy, family history and biography containing historical sketches of old families and prominent citizens.

Land and Tax

Military Records and History


  • Bench and Bar of Pennsylvania: Two volumes of information and biographies
  • Register Of Mine Accidents
    Over 152,000 records of mining accidents with vital information about the incident and if it was fatal.

School and University Records