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Clearfield County FHL Microfilm

Clearfield County, PA

 

Clearfield County Microfilm available at the Family History Center of your local LDS Church

 

Number in Right Column is FHL/CAN Film or Fiche Number, used in ordering material at your FHC

 

Atlas

Caldwell's illustrated historical combination atlas of Clearfield County, Pennsylvania.  Reprint of original published: Condit, Ohio : J.A. Caldwell, 1878.  Includes advertising business directory of Clearfield County, Pennsylvania.  Includes historical sketch of Clearfield County with biographical sketches of some of its early citizens. 1421818 Item 14

 

Biography

Commemorative biographical record of central Pennsylvania : including the counties of Centre, Clearfield, Jefferson and Clarion.  J.H. Beers, 1898. 1679 p., 275 leaves of plates : ports.
p. 1-466 963345
p. 467-1651 (end) 963344
Another filming 982149
Twentieth Century History of Clearfield County, Pennsylvania, and Representative Citizens.  Roland D. Swoope, Jr.

 

Birth Records

Registration of Births, 1852-1854 1463016 Item 2
 
Microfilm of original records at the Clearfield County Court House, Clearfield, Pennsylvania.  Delayed births, filed 1940-1986, are listed at end of each alphabet letter.  Arranged alphabetically by first letter of last name, but names within a letter listing are not in alphabetical order either by last name or given name.
Record of births, book 1, 1893-1903, Clerk of the Orphans' Court 1463004 Item 4
Record of births, book 2-3, 1896-1905, Clerk of the Orphans' Court 1463005
Delayed births, File 1, reg. 1-500 1941-1942 File 2, reg. 501-786 1942 1463006
Delayed births, File 2, reg. 786-1000 1942 File 3, reg. 1001-1500 1942 1463007
Delayed births, File 4, reg. 1501-2000 1942 File 5, reg. 2001-2065 1942 1463008
Delayed births, File 5, reg. 2065-2500 1942 File 6, reg. 2501-2809 1942-1943 1463009
Delayed births, File 6, reg. 2809-3000 1943 File 7, reg. 3001-3500 1943 1463010
Delayed births, File 8, reg. 3501-3811 1943-1944 File 9, reg. 3812-4099 1944 File 9, reg. 5000-5050 1944 File 10, reg. 5051-5214 1944-1945 1463011
Delayed births, File 10, reg. 5214-5473 1945-1946 File 11, reg. 5474-5839 1946-1947 File 12, reg. 5840-6112 1947-1949 1463012
Delayed births, File 13, reg. 6113-6466 1949-1950 File 14, reg. 6467-6764 1950-1952 File 15, reg. 6765-7045 1952 1463013
Delayed births, File 15, reg. 7045-7116 1952 File 16, reg. 7117-7432 1952-1953 File 17, reg. 7433 7829 1953-1955 1463014
Delayed births, File 18, reg. 7830-8240 1955-1956 File 19, reg. 8241-8580 1956-1959 1463015
Delayed births, File 20, reg. 8581-8925 1959-1963 1463016 Item 1

 

Cemetery Records

Cemetery records, Clearfield County, Pennsylvania : Dressler Cemetery, Oklahoma Cemetery.  Carlton Orr 824050 Item 20

 

Church Records

Clearfield Methodist Episcopal Clearfield Circuit Church Records, 1861-1907.  In 1876 Clearfield Circuit included Centre in Lawrence Township, West Clearfield, Goshen and Shawville in Goshen Township, Mt. Joy. In 1881 Gillingham and Congress Hill in Girard Township were added. The Mt. Zion school house appointment was also included. Before 1876 preaching appointments were also at Pine Glen School, Asheys School, Snowshoe, Karthaus, Paradise, Wolf Run, Union School, Bridgens School, Price School, Newgarden School.  In 1891 the West Clearfield Charge included Pleasant Grove, Centre, West Clearfield, Mt. Zion, Mt. Joy, Paradise, and other localities.
Baptisms 1861-1876 -- Marriages 1861-1876 -- Probationers 1861-1871 -- Alphabetical list of members -- Classes, undated except for 1863, 1865, 1868-1869, 1871-1872, 1874 1730886 Item 4
History -- Pastors and stats, church officials -- Classes, undated except for 1881, 1884-1886 -- Probationers 1877-1886 -- Members, alphabetical then chronological 1878-1886 -- Marriages 1876-1887 -- Baptisms 1876-1887 1730886 Item 5
History -- Pastors, church officials -- Classes 1887 -- Probationers 1886-1890 -- Members 1886-1890; alphabetical -- Marriages 1887-1891 -- Baptisms 1887-1890 1730886 Item 6
Classes 1897-1899 1730886 Item 2
Classes 1901-1903 1730886 Item 3
West Clearfield Charge: Pastors, church officials -- Members, alphabetical -- Probationers 1891-1903 -- Marriages 1891-1907 -- Baptisms 1891-1906 1730948
   
Methodist Episcopal Church Records, 1877-1892, Wallacton Charge.  Wallaceton Charge included churches at Oak Grove, Wallaceton, Hunters, Bradford, Sylvan Grove in Cooper Township, Marysville, and Blue Ball or West Decatur. Other localities include Allport, Palestine, Fairview in Graham Township, Centre Hill, Black Oak School.
Members, alphabetical -- Probationers 1877-1891 -- Classes 1879, 1883 -- Members, alphabetical -- Church officials -- Baptisms 1880-1892 -- Marriages 1878-1892 1730965
   
Emanuel Lutheran Church Records, ca. 1900-1953.  Emanuel Lutheran Church was organized about 1900 as a Swedish Lutheran congregation located in West Clymer [probably in Cooper Township], Clearfield County. In 1953 it merged with Nebo Lutheran of Peale to become the First Lutheran Church at Grassflat.
Membership record, ca. 1900-1953, includes the following information: index, name, where and when born, date of confirmation, when received, when arrived in America and from where, when arrived in this place and from where, marriage date, when removed and to where, death date 1433137 Item 9
 

 

Death Records

Death record 1 & 2, 1892-1905 1463016 Item 2

 

Directories

Armstrong, Butler, Clearfield, Clarion, Cambria, Indiana, Jefferson, Venango, Westmoreland (Co., Pa.) business directory. Microfilm of original published: Marion Center, Pa. : Interior Business Directory Co., 1897. 304 p.  823842 Item 3
1930 Clearfield (Pennsylvania) directory : rural routes, also a buyers' guide and a complete classified business directory. R. L. Polk, 1930 1320571 Item 4
1922-1923 Clearfield (Pennsylvania) directory : rural routes, also a buyers' guide and a complete classified business directory; microfiche. 6007532
1921 Du Bois and Falls Creek directory : rural routes, and a complete classified business directory, and buyers' guide. R. L. Polk, 1921. 1320565 Item 5
1931 Du Bois, Pennsylvania, city directory : including Falls Creek, rural routes, also a buyers' guide and a complete classified business directory R. L. Polk, 1931. 1321058 Item 3

 

History

Clearfield County, Pennsylvania, Past and Present.  Thomas Lincoln Wall.  Clearfield, Pennsylvania : T.L. Wall, c1925; available on 4 microfiche 6088616
History of Clearfield County, Pennsylvania, With Illustrations and Biographical Sketches of Some of Its Prominent Men and Pioneers.  Lewis Cass Aldrich.  Syracuse, N. Y. : D. Mason, 1887. 731 p. 963339 Item 1

 

Land Records

Microfilm of original records in the Clearfield County Courthouse, Clearfield, Pennsylvania.   Each volume includes an index to that particular volume. Vol. 3 and v. 67 lack this index. A few volumes have dates on spine that do not correspond with the dates of recording of the deeds in the volumes.
Index to deeds, A Index to deeds, B (given name A-F) 1436392
Index to deeds, B (given name G-Z) Index to deeds, C 1436401
Index to deeds, D Index to deeds, E Index to deeds, F (given name A-J) 1436402
Index to deeds, F (given name K-Z) Index to deeds, G Index to deeds, H (given name A-F) 1436403
Index to deeds, H (given name G-Z) Index to deeds, I Index to deeds, J (given name A-V) 1436404
Index to deeds, J (given name G-Z) Index to deeds, K Index to deeds, L (given name A-J 1436405
Index to deeds, L (given name K-Z) Index to deeds, M (given name A-L) 1436406
Index to deeds, M (given name M-Z) Index to deeds, N Index to deeds, O 1436407
Index to deeds, P Index to deeds, Q Index to deeds, R (given name A-J) 1436408
Index to deeds, R (given name J-Z) Index to deeds, S (given name A-O) 1436409
Index to deeds, S (given name O-Z) Index to deeds, T Index to deeds, U,V 1436410
Index to deeds, W Index to deeds, X,Y,Z 1436411
Deeds, v. A-C 1805-1828 1436412
Deeds, v. D-E 1828-1836 Deeds, v. F (p. 1-339) 1836-1837 1436413
Deeds, v. F (p. 339-end) 1837-1838 Deeds, v. G-H 1838-1843 1436414
Deeds, v. I 1843-1846 Deeds, v. K 1846-1848 1436415
Deeds, v. L-M 1848-1852 1436416
Deeds, v. N 1852-1853 Deeds, v. O (p. 1-597) 1853-1854 1436417
Deeds, v. O (p. 597-end) 1854-1855 Deeds, v. P 1855-1856 Deeds, v. R (p. 1-459) 1856-1857 1436418
Deeds, v. R (p. 459-end) 1857-1858 Deeds, v. S 1858-1860 1436419
Deeds, v. T 1860-1862 Deeds, v. U (p. 1-591) 1862-1863 1436420
Deeds, v. U (p. 591-end) 1863 Deeds, v. V 1863-1864 Deeds, v. W (p. 1-716) 1864-1865 1436421
Deeds, v. W (p. 716-end) 1865 Deeds, v. X 1865-1866 Deeds, v. Y 1866-1867 1436422
Deeds, v. AA 1867 Deeds, v. BB (p. 1-517) 1867-1868 1436423
Deeds, v. BB (p. 517-end) 1868 Deeds, v. CC 1868-1869 Deeds, v. DD (p. 1-555) 1869 1436424
Deeds, v. DD (p. 555-end) 1869 Deeds, v. EE 1869-1870 Deeds, v. FF (p. 1-571) 1869-1871 1436425
Deeds, v. FF (p. 564-end) 1871 Deeds, v. GG 1870-1871 Deeds, v. 1 (p. 1-175) 1871 1436426
Deeds, v. 1 (p. 175-end) 1871-1872 Deeds, v. 2 1871-1872 Deeds, v. 3 (p. 1-304) 1872 1436427
Deeds, v. 3 (p. 304-end) 1872 Deeds, v. 4 1872-1873 Deeds, v. 5 (p. 1-265) 1873-1874 1436428
Deeds, v. 5 (p. 265-end) 1874-1875 Deeds, v. 6 1873-1874 Deeds, v. 7 (p. 1-223) 1874 1436429
Deeds, v. 7 (p. 223-end) 1874-1875 Deeds, v. 8 1875 Deeds, v. 9 (p. 1-287) 1875-1876 1436430
Deeds, v. 9 (p. 287-end) 1876 Deeds, v. 10 1876-1877 Deeds, v. 11 (missing) Deeds, v. 12 (p. 1-509) 1875-1877 1436431
Deeds, v. 12 (p. 509-end) 1877 Deeds, v. 13 1877-1879 Deeds, v. 14 1879-1880 1436448
Deeds, v. 15 1879-1880 Deeds, v. 16 1880-1881 1436449
Deeds, v. 17 1880-1881 Deeds, v. 18 1881-1882 1436450
Deeds, v. 19 1881 Deeds, v. 20 1881-1882 1436451
Deeds, v. 21-22 1882 1436452
Deeds, v. 23 1882-1883 Deeds, v. 24 (p. 1-379) 1882 1436453
Deeds, v. 24 (p. 379-end) 1882 Deeds, v. 25 1882-1883 1436454
Deeds, v. 26-27 1883 1436455
Deeds, v. 28 1883 Deeds, v. 29 1883-1884 1436456
Deeds, v. 30 1883-1884 Deeds, v. 31 1884 1436457
Deeds, v. 32 1884 Deeds, v. 33 (p. 1-615) 1884 1436458
Deeds, v. 33 (p. 615-end) 1884 Deeds, v. 34 1884-1885 Deeds, v. 35 (p. 1-555) 1884-1885 1436459
Deeds, v. 35 (p. 555-end) 1885 Deeds, v. 36 1885 Deeds, v. 37 (p. 1-367) 1885 1436460
Deeds, v. 37 (p. 367-end) 1885-1886 Deeds, v. 38 1886 Deeds, v. 39 (p. 1-215 1886 1436461
Deeds, v. 39 (p. 215-end) 1886 Deeds, v. 40 1886-1887 1436462
Deeds, v. 41 1886-1887 Deeds, v. 42 (p. 1-203) 1887 1436463
Deeds, v. 42 (p. 204-end) 1887 Deeds, v. 43 1887 1436464
Deeds, v. 44 1887 Deeds, v. 45 1887-1888 1436484
Deeds, v. 46 1887-1888 Deeds, v. 47 (p. 1-521) 1888 1436485
Deeds, v. 47 (p. 521-end) 1888 Deeds, v. 48 1888-1889 Deeds, v. 49 1888 1436486
Deeds, v. 50 1888-1889 Deeds, v. 51 1889 Deeds, v. 52 (P. 1-164) 1889 1436487
Deeds, v. 52 (p. 164-end) 1889 Deeds, v. 53 1889 Deeds, v. 54 1889-1890 1436488
Deeds, v. 55 1889-1890 Deeds, v. 56 1890 Deeds, v. 57 (p. 1-165) 1890 1436489
Deeds, v. 57 (p. 165-end) 1890 Deeds, v. 58-59 1890 1436490
Deeds, v. 60 1890-1891 Deeds, v. 61 1890-1891 1436491
Deeds, v. 62-63 1891 1436492
Deeds, v. 64-65 1891 1436493
Deeds, v. 66 1891 Deeds, v. 67 1891-1892 Deeds, v. 68 (p. 1-393) 1891-1892 1436494
Deeds, v. 68 (p. 393-end) 1892 Deeds, v. 69-70 1892 1436495
Deeds, v. 71-72 1892 Deeds, v. 73 (p. 1-351) 1892-1893 1436496
Deeds, v. 73 (p. 351-end) 1893 Deeds, v. 74 1892-1893 Deeds, v. 75 1893 1436497
Deeds, v. 76-77 1893 1436498
Deeds, v. 78-79 1893 1436499
Deeds, v. 80-81 1893 Deeds, v. 82 (p. 1-136) 1893-1894 1436500
Deeds, v. 82 (p. 136-end) 1894 Deeds, v. 83-84 1894 1462976
Deeds, v. 85 1894 Deeds, v. 86 1894-1895 Deeds, v. 87 (p. 1-126) 1894-1895 1462977
Deeds, v. 87 (p. 126-end) 1895 Deeds, v. 88-89 1895 1462978
Deeds, v. 90 1895 Deeds, v. 91 1895-1896 Deeds, v. 92 (p. 1-325) 1895-1896 1462982
Deeds, v. 92 (p. 325-end) 1896 Deeds, v. 93-94 1896 1462983
Deeds, v. 95 1896-1897 Deeds, v. 96 1896-1897 Deeds, v. 97 (p. 1-142) 1897 1462984
Deeds, v. 97 (p. 142-end) 1897 Deeds, v. 98 1897-1898 Deeds, v. 99 1897-1898 1462985
Deeds, v. 100-101 1898 Deeds, v. 102 (p. 1-117) 1898 1462986
Deeds, v. 102 (p. 117-end)1898 Deeds, v. 103 1898-1899 Deeds, v. 104 (p. 1-493) 1899 1462987
Deeds, v. 104 (p. 493-end)1899 Deeds, v. 105 1898-1899 Deeds, v. 106 1899 1462988
Deeds, v. 107 1899-1900 Deeds, v. 108 1900 1462989
Deeds, v. 109 1899-1900 Deeds, v. 110 1900 1462990
Deeds, v. 111-112 1900 1462991
Deeds, v. 113 1900-1901 Deeds, v. 114 1900-1901 1462992

 

Marriage Records

Registration of marriages 1852-1854 1868, 1877, 1878 (recording of marriages that occurred earlier); Register of Wills 1463004 Item 3
Microfilm of original records in the Clearfield County Courthouse, Clearfield, Pennsylvania.  Each volume includes an index to the page of the volume of the docket on which the license can be found.  High reduction (42x) microfilm. Use high magnification reader.
Marriage license, v. 1-5 1885-1888 1429959
Marriage license, v. 6-11 1888-1894 1429960
Marriage license, v. 12-19 1894-1904 1429961
Marriage license, v. 20-28 1904-1915 1429962
Marriage license, v. 29 1915-1916 1429963 Item 1

 

Naturalization Records

Microfilm of original manuscripts at the Clearfield County Courthouse, Clearfield, Pennsylvania.  Alien dockets are lists alphabetized by first letter of last name and give name, place of origin, date of arrival in the U.S., date of application, and date of citizenship certificate.  Naturalization petitions are arranged chronologically by year, although a large number are out of order. Beginning in 1888 they are also arranged alphabetically by the first letter of the last name.
Alien dockets 1805-1906  1463029
Naturalization petition packets 1820-1854 1463030
Naturalization petition packets 1853-1869 1463031
Naturalization petition packets 1868-1879 1463032
Naturalization petition packets 1880-1884 1463033
Naturalization petition packets 1884-1885 1463034
Naturalization petition packets 1886-1887 1463035
Naturalization petition packets 1888 1463036
Naturalization petition packets 1889-1891 1463037
Naturalization petition packets 1892-1893 1463038
Naturalization petition packets 1894-1895 " " " A-L 1896 1463039
Naturalization petition packets M-Z 1896 " " " A-O 1897 1463356
Naturalization petition packets O-Z 1897 " " " 1898-1899 1463357
Naturalization petition packets 1900-1902 1463358
Naturalization petition packets 1903 1463359

 

Wills & Probate Records

Microfilm of original records at the Clearfield County Court House, Clearfield, Pennsylvania.  There are two ways to use the indexes: 1) Use the Estate Index or Register's and Orphans' Court Index to find entries in the Proceedings Index or General Index to Orphans Court, or, 2) Skip the Estate Index and refer directly to the Proceedings Index using the alphabetical letters for surnames next to the volume numbers. Each volume of the Proceedings Index has an index at the front of the volume.  The library does not have many of the dockets listed in the Proceedings Index. Please contact the county offices for those dockets.
Estate index, v. AB, CD, EF, GH (p. 11-15) 1463025
Estate index, v. GH (p. 15-end), IJK, LM, NOPQ 1463026
Estate index, v. RS, TUV, WXYZ 1463077 Items 1 - 3
Proceedings index, v. 1 surname AB (p. 1-411) 1463077 Item 4
Proceedings index, v. 1 surname AB (p. 411-end), v. 2-3 surname CD, EFG 1463078
Proceedings index, v. 4-5 surname HI, JKL 1463079
Proceedings index, v. 6-7 surname MN, OPQR, v. 8 surname S (p. 1-317) 1463080
Proceedings index, v. 8 surname S (p. 317-end), v. 9-10 surname TUV, WXYZ 1463081 Items 1 - 3
Each volume of the Orphans' Court dockets includes an index. Vol. B also has an index at the end of the volume.
Orphans' Court docket, v. A, 1824-1856 1463016 Item 3
Orphans' Court docket, v. B-C, [1854]-1855-1873 1463017
Orphans' Court docket, v. D-E, 1873-1883 1463018
Orphans' Court docket, v. F-G, 1883-1889 1463019
Orphans' Court docket, v. H-I, K, 1890-1898 [v. J doesn't exist] 1463020
Orphans' Court docket, v. L-N, 1898-1905 1463021
Orphans' Court docket, v. O-P, R, [1899]-1902-1908 [v. Q doesn't exist] 1463022
Orphans' Court docket, v. S-U, [1899]-1906-1911 1463023
Orphans' Court docket, v. V-X, [1905]-1911-1916 1463024
Will book, A-C, 1823-1887 1462993
Will book, D-E, F (p.1-409), 1887-1903 1463002
Will book, F (p. 409-end), G, I (p. 1-261), 1903-1914 (J doesn't exist) 1463003
Will book, I (p. 261-end), K, 1914-1919 (J doesn't exist) 1463004 Items 1 - 2
Will book "A", Clearfield County, Pa., 1823-1860, Clearfield, Pa.,
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