Pennsylvania Family History

This section lists associations from North Hills to Schuylkill giving details about each one and what resources and publications they offer.

County Societies

North Hills Genealogists

North Hill Genealogists have some publications available for sale, including Pioneer Cemeteries of Franklin Park Borough and Marshall Township, Pioneer Cemeteries of Pine and Richland Townships and Pioneer Cemeteries of Hampton Township. 

Indexes to these Books are available on the site, along with Back Issues of their Newsletter.


Northumberland County Historical Society

Many archives are accessible at Charlotte Darrah Walker Genealogical Library, which include Old Newspapers, Tax Records and Genealogical Reference Books.

Many publications are available for sale, which include:

  • Adams Family Ancestors and Descendants
  • Baptisms of Himmel's Union Church 1774-1846 and 1846-1911
  • Baptisms of St Jacob's (Howerter's) Lutheran and Reformed Church 1803-1869 and 1859-1867
  • Cemetery Inscriptions
  • Funeral Lists(Leichenverzeigniss) of Isaac Faust Stiehly
  • Marriages and Deaths from German Newspapers published in Dauphin, Northumberland and Snyder Counties

Pike County Historical Society

The association has an extensive collection of archives, which incorporate:

  • Births
  • Census Returns
  • Deaths
  • Deeds
  • Family Books
  • Marriages
  • Obituaries from the Tri-State Area
  • Photographs of Local Events and Personalities
  • Voting Rolls
  • Warrants

Numerous publications are sold by the society, which incorporate:

  • The Civil War of Pike Co.
  • Pike Co. Site Surveys for Townships and Boroughs
  • Tri-State Obituaries
  • Westfall Township Gateway to the West

Rockwood Area Historical and Genealogical Society

The association serves Black, Middlecreek, Milford and Upper Turkeyfoot Townships, along with the Boroughs of Casselman, New Centerville, Rockwood and Seven Springs.

Indexes of the 1860 Census for Middlecreek and Milford Townships are on the site.

Many publications can be purchased from the society, which comprise:

  • 1905 Map of Rockwood
  • Beers 1876 Atlas of Somerset Co.
  • Down the Road of Our Past which is a series of Books giving a Pictorial History of the area
  • Rockwood Area Cemeteries
  • Remembrance Cook Book

Schuylkill County Historical Society

Many resources can be accessed in their Library, which incorporate:

  • Biographies
  • Cemetery Transcripts
  • Census Returns
  • Church Histories
  • Church Registers
  • City Directories
  • Civil Court Records
  • Court Documents
  • Genealogies
  • Manuscripts
  • Newspaper Abstracts of Marriages and Deaths
  • Newspapers
  • Photographs
  • Tax Papers
  • Town and Township Histories
  • Yearbooks

Numerous publications are available for sale, which include 

  • Cemetery Transcripts
  • Early Lutheran Registers for Dauphine Co.
  • Obituaries found in the Pottsville Republican and Citizen Standard
  • Schuylkill Co. Coroner's Inquest Record

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