Allegheny County, Pennsylvania

The PAGenWeb Project & The USGenWeb Project

Odds & Ends
This Site will contain an eclectic assortment of Lists, Genealogical & Historical Links



"Side Notes"

Check 'Cyber Gleanings as new data is added on a regular basis.
Some of the data is gleaned from Ancestry, if you do not have access,
Lookups are Available


 Allegheny County PAGenWeb Tombstone Project


"Cemeteries of Allegheny County"


Allegheny County Genealogy Trails Project Page


Allegheny County PA-Roots Project Page


Pennsylvania Digital Archives - Archives Records



Miscellaneous Data

Family Search Collections:
"Born in Allegheny County"
Using the above parameter results in an impressive set of Databases.

This List is clickable links that lead to each set of Files

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Updated: 15 September 2017

Lists, Lookups & Queries
There is an Allegheny County Mail List, it can be found here.

There were 25 pages of old queries and have been reformatted.
Note that these are very old and the email addresses are invalid.
The Old Query Pages can be found here in a fully searchable pdf.

If you wish to post new Queries, please use RootsWeb Message Boards

I am willing to do lookups in old newspapers on Genealogy Bank which is a subscription site.
Please include full name and approximate dates with your request.

Mining & Land Records

Mining in Pennsylvania | Virtual Museum of Coal Mining | Mining Artifacts | Underground Miners
Mining Disasters ~ Knox Mine Disaster
Brief of Title to Nine Tracts of Land |District # 3 of Depreciation Lands
Formerly being in Westmoreland County - Now Allegheny & Butler Counties, State of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia: EC Markley & Sons, Publishers: 1869


Historical Pennsylvania Maps | Another Historic Map Site | Historic PA County Maps
Historic Maps of PA | Perry Casteñeda Map Collection | Historic County Lines
Pennsylvania Topo Maps | Historic Pittsburgh Maps
Allegheny Municipalities / Townships | Allegheny County Map
Pennsylvania Panoramic Maps | Civil War Maps
Allegheny County PAGenWeb Archives
USGenWeb Archives Map Project - Pennsylvania

Historic Maps of Allegheny County [Scanned and contributed by Larry Thompson,
from "History of Allegheny County, PA", ca. 1876]


Pennsylvania Archives: Magazine

These publications are chock full of great information and can be downloaded here.
Libraries & Miscellaneous Resources
University of Pittsburgh
Historic Pittsburgh - Digital Collections
Rauh Jewish Archives

Immigration, Ships Passenger Lists & Naturalization

German Settlement in Pennsylvania | Early Immigrants to Pennsylvania | Ship's Transcribers Guild
Allegheny Pioneers | Pennsylvania Pioneer German Passenger Lists
"The Palentine Project"
Pennsylvania Naturalization Records

Passenger Lists
California, Passenger and Crew Lists, 1882-1959
California, San Francisco Airplane Arrival Card Index, 1936-1949
Honolulu, Hawaii, Passenger & Crew Lists, 1900-1959 U.S., Departing Passenger and Crew Lists, 1914-1965

Prison Records:
"Album of Criminals, 1906" FBI Records [NCBI Index]
Alcatraz, California, U.S. Penitentiary Prisoner Index, 1934-1963
Alabama, Convict Records, 1886-1952
California, Prison and Correctional Records, 1851-1950
Montana, Prison Records, 1861-1968 [Anc]
New Mexico, Department of Corrections Records, 1905-1958
Pennsylvania, Prison, Reformatory, and Workhouse Records, 1829-1971
Texas, Convict and Conduct Registers, 1875-1945
Tulare County, California, Sheriff's Office and Jail Records, 1874-1963

"The Fine Print"
Allegheny County Coordinator: Martha A Crosley Graham

PAGenWeb State Coordinator: Nancy Janyszeski
PAGenWeb Assistant State Coordinator (Western Counties): Ellis Michaels
PAGenWeb Assistant State Coordinator (Eastern Counties): Mary Ann Lubinsky

 If you are interested in volunteering for this project, please review our "Volunteer" page and contact us! There are many ways to participate. If you have an idea or comment please let us know.
Information contained on all of the pages within the
Allegheny County portion of the PAGenWeb may be used for personal genealogical and historical purposes.  Please be considerate of copyright information and give credit where credit is due: Donated data will remain with the County in the event of the resignation of the County Coordinator.  Any person donating information in the future retains the right to have it returned to them upon request.
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