Beaver County, Pennsylvania

This Site is part of
The PAGenWeb Project & The USGenWeb Project


My name is Martha and I will be your guide to resources in
Beaver County.

I do not live in Pennsylvania, but both my husband and I have roots deep in her soil.
I will be happy to answer questions and perhaps help find elusive records.
I can be contacted via email. Please use this link

Beaver County Neighbors:
Allegheny, Butler, Lawrence, Washington, PA
Hancock County, WVA
Columbiana County, OH

A Brief History of Beaver County: Wiki

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1876 Atlas / Business Directory: Historic Map Works
Pages 081 > 171
The pages are 4 to 5 mb in size.
Download to study offline
The TOC for Township Maps is Here.
Send for Scans

Historical Pennsylvania Maps
Another Historic Map Site
 Perry Casteñeda Map Collection | Historic County Lines
Pennsylvania Topo Maps | 'Ancestor Tracks' Plat Maps
Pennsylvania Panoramic Maps | Civil War Maps
USGenWeb Archives Map Project - Pennsylvani

Sanborn Maps: Library of Congress

Beaver County Communities ~ Formation, local Township data,
Page Sets: 1, 2, 3

  Canadian Records
  Canada, Obituary Collection, 
 1898-2018 [Anc] 
 and more...
 Canadian Digital Newspapers
 Canadian Digital Archives
 Canadian Genealogy
 There is a website dedicated to Canadian Obits 
 from local papers.
 Please use this link.
"What's New"
'From the old Beaver Co Files...
Four Mile Church: Gleanings from a Book
on it's History

New Databases for both Ancestry & Family Search
May, June & July
New Resources: Newspapers
California Digital newspapers
This Site has a great collection of CA Newspapers,
but many of them have articles from
other States including Minnesota
Use this Link

Irish Newspaper Archives includes titles such as the
Irish Independent (1905-current), Sunday Independent,
The Freeman's Journal, the Nation,
many of Ireland's leading regional newspapers,
dating back to 1738.
Subscription Database
I am willing to do lookups : Contact Martha

This just in...New Database
New Hampshire, U.S., Prison Records, 1812-1968

Prison Ledgers... Ancestry

Family Search: Historical Images
The Types of Information:
Births, Biographies, Cemetery, Church Records, Citizenship Petitions, 
Court Records, 
Deaths & DC's, Deeds, Docket, Ct Orphan Rec's, 
Grantor / Grantee Rec's, Land Records, Marriage & Marriage Licenses, 
Military Discharge Rec's, Naturalizations, 'Soldier Rec's', 
Tax Records, Probates, Warrants, Wills 

Locations & Time Frame: 
Baden, Beaver County proper : 1775 - 1969

The following will help you get a handle on information that 
could be of value to your search for Family data.

Use the chart linked here for the Film #
To access the Historical Images, log into your FS Account:
Click on Search, then at the top of the page: Historical Images:
You can begin with the search, but if you get lost or cannot figure it
all out, then use the chart linked above.


Backtrack to Search, Catalog, and plug in the 
DGS Film number of interest 
from the Chart in the 'Fiche-Film' slot.

The list below represents Indexes I have created over the years.
All of the files are on Google Drive and can be read online or downloaded.

The actual data can be found on FS & Ancestry
 Canada ~ Cemetery, Funeral Homes, Coroner
Crime & Prison ~ Deaths & DC's
Marriages ~ Military ~ Miscellaneous
Obituaries ~ Passenger Lists & Employment
Vital Odds

PA "Only" Indexes can be found here.
Finally: Paper Trails for Folks who came to California

"The Fine Print"  
Beaver County Coordinator  Martha A Crosley Graham
PAGenWeb State Coordinator: Nancy Janyszeski
Assistant State Coordinator (Eastern Counties) Mary Ann Lubinsky
PAGenWeb Assistant State Coordinator (Western Counties): Martha A C Graham

  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 Beaver County protion 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.

Site Updated: 8 August 2021
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