This database is a large collection of records containing vitals (birth, marriage, death) from churches and towns located primarily in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. The dates range from 1708-1985.
Records in this Database
- lists of church officers
- communion lists
- registers of members
- registers of elders, deacons, etc.
- receipts, agreements, other miscellaneous items
- newspaper extracts
The documents list millions of names, and many contain details on vital events such as births, marriages, and deaths. In them, you may find
- birth dates
- marriage dates
- spouse’s name
- parents’ names
- places where an event (baptism, marriage, death, burial, etc.) took place
For more information about church and town records in Pennsylvania, visit the Historical Society of Pennsylvania website.