Recent Pennsylvania Genealogy News and Updates

Colton_Map_of_Pennsylvania-1857Here are a few things you might like to know about if your genealogy research takes you through Pennsylvania.

These updates occurred throughout the month of January:

New and Updated Databases

Genealogy Trails

  • Indiana County
    • Wills of Indiana County, Pennsylvania (1817-1849)
    • Letters of Administration, Indiana Co., PA (1818-1849)
    • Earliest Deeds of Indiana County, Pennsylvania
  • Juniata County
    • 1883 Pensioners
  • Mifflin County
    • Wills of Mifflin County, Pennsylvania (1789-1793
  • Northumberland County (many updates)
  • Union County
    • Letters of Administration (1813-1818)
    • Wills of Union County (1813-1818)
    • Union County Marriages Notices from the Sunbury American and Shamokin Journal
    • Union County Death Notices from the Sunbury American and Shamokin Journal


GenealogyBank Newspapers

 Chronicling America


And in other news…


Have you posted about Pennsylvania research recently? Feel free to link to those posts in the comments!

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  • Jade

    Janell, thank you so much for posting the details of additions to Chronicling America. I was able to find an obituary of a g-g-grandmother :D. Your posts are much appreciated!

    • janell

      Yay! That is wonderful. I am changing things up a bit – I know it’s been quiet around here but things are happening behind the scenes. Glad they’ve been helpful.

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