US TERRITORY OR
AVAILABLE STATE CENSUSES
Colonial, 1671, 1857 (Chester Co. only); tax records
FIRST FEDERAL CENSUS
BIRTH AND DEATH RECORDS
Request records since 1885 at county level
CONTACT FOR VITAL RECORDS
Pennsylvania Department of Health
Division of Vital Records
New Castle, PA 16103
Pennsylvania See All
Colonial Genealogy Resources
Connecticut, Delaware, Early American, Georgia, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Virginia
Were your ancestors some of the earliest Americans? Use this list, organized by state, of some colonial genealogy resources for you to use in your research.
Supreme Court Hears Case About Cemetery-Access Law
Genealogy clashes with property rights in a Pennsylvania cemetery-access law. The highest court in the land heard the arguments from both sides.
Historical Research Maps: Pittsburgh, 1891
Genealogists will flock to Pittsburgh for the 2017 FGS Conference. Check out this historical research map of Pittsburgh to learn about your Steel City ances...