Pennsylvania Guided Research

From FamilySearch Wiki
Revision as of 00:06, 18 February 2021 by Freephile (talk | contribs) (Text replacement - "{{Dropdown[^}]*Dropdown title=([^|]*)\|[^}]*}}" to "== $1 ==")
Jump to navigation Jump to search
How to find birth records, marriage records and death records, Pennsylvania



FamilySearch identified the most complete online indexes for birth, marriage, and death information.



Birth

Birth - Where can I find birth records?

Start here:

• 1700s-1950s: Pennsylvania Birth Collections Did you sign into FamilySearch? If not, do so now to view more available databases. at FamilySearch - (List of collections) Pennsylvania Births and Christenings, 1709-1950
Pennsylvania Delayed Birth Records, 1941-1976
Pennsylvania, Philadelphia City Births, 1860-1906
Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Births and Baptisms, 1520-1999
Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Board of Health Birth Return Records, 1908-1911
Pennsylvania, Huntingdon County, Delayed Birth Records, 1800-1935



If the birth record was not found, try this next:

• 1906-1910: Pennsylvania, Birth Certificates at Ancestry ($)




What else you can try:

Additional online resources

Substitute records

Improve searching

Research Help

Why the record may not exist



Marriage

Marriage - Where can I find marriage records?

Start here:

• 1670s-2000s: Pennsylvania Marriage Collections Did you sign into FamilySearch? If not, do so now to view more available databases. at FamilySearch - (List of collections) Pennsylvania, Philadelphia Marriage Indexes, 1885-1951
Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950
Pennsylvania, Church Marriages, 1682-1976
Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Marriage Records, 1512-1989
Pennsylvania Marriages, 1709-1940
Pennsylvania Civil Marriages, 1677-1950
Pennsylvania Obituary and Marriage Collection, 1947-2010
Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh, Allegheny Cemetery Records, 1845 - 1960



If the marriage record was not found, try this next:

• 1720s-2015: United States Marriages, Pennsylvania at FindMyPast ($)




What else you can try:

Additional online resources

Substitute records

Improve searching

Research Help

Why the record may not exist



Death

Death - Where can I find death records?

Start here:

• 1906-1966: Pennsylvania, Death Certificates at Ancestry ($)



If the death record was not found, try this next:

• 1906-1967: Pennsylvania Death Indexes at the Pennsylvania State Archives




What else you can try:

Additional online resources

Substitute records

Improve searching

Research Help

Why the record may not exist








Online Map  · What is Guided Research?  · Recent Updates