Jefferson County, Pennsylvania

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Mail Lists ~ Queries ~ Lookups

Please post Queries on RootsWeb.
The Jefferson County Mail List is here.

Lookups in the following Books
Please use this link to contact Barb
1.  "Who, When and Where", volume 1, Jefferson County, PA.
Death and Marriage Records, 1852-1855, Death Records, 1893-1906 compiled by Patricia Steele.
2.  "Who, When and Where", volume 2, Jefferson County, Pa.  
Newspaper Items 1834-1837, 1854-1889, compiled by Patricia Steele.
3.  Tombstone Hoppin' v.1 & 2 by Patricia Steele.


Mining & Land Records
Mining in Pennsylvania
Virtual Museum of Coal Mining
Mining Artifacts
Underground Miners
Mining Disasters ~ Knox Mine Disaster
Land Records Guide


Immigration, Ships Passenger Lists & Naturalization
Miscellaneous Digital Collections

German Settlement in Pennsylvania
  "The Palatine Families Project"
 Ship's Transcribers Guild


Penn State: Digital Collections
Digital Documents: State of Pennsylvania
Rauh Jewish Archives


General Catalogue of the Western University of Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania: Old Family Photos
Family Research Folders 


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Jefferson County Pennsylvania
Her Pioneers and People
William James McKnight, M. D.
Two Volumes: Illustrated
Chicago: J H Beers & Co, 1917
The Index is Here: Both Volumes can be downloaded:


Commemorative Biographical Record Of Central Pennsylvania,
Including the Counties of
Centre, Clearfield, Jefferson and Clarion,
Biographical Sketches of Prominent & Representative
Citizens & Many of the Early Settled Families.
Illustrated: Volume II - Index
Chicago: J H Beers & Co, 1898


A Pioneer Outline History of NW Pennsylvania
W J McKnight, Brookville, PA
Printed: BJ Lippincott Company, 1905
Pages 540 > 566 [Jefferson County]
The whole book is here.

History of Jefferson county, Pennsylvania,

with illustrations and biographical sketches of some of its prominent men and pioneers

by Scott, Kate M The Index is here. Download Here
Pennsylvania Archives: Magazine

These publications are full of great information and can be downloaded here.

Historical Pennsylvania Maps ~ Another Historic Map Site 
 Historic Maps of PA
Perry Casteñeda Map Collection ~ Historic County Lines
Pennsylvania Topo Maps
 USGW Archives: Maps Civil War Maps ~
Caldwell's Historical Atlas: 1878

Other Genealogical Resources
"For King or Country"
A Bicentennial Project of the Orange County, CA Genealogical Society
Revolutionary War Ancestors with 200 Years of Descendants
The Index is here. Lookups are available: Contact Martha


From the files of...
Martha A Crosley Graham
Pennsylvania : Locations
The linked file above is a 40 page listing of all PA folks in my database.
I am happy to share and compare.

Family Files:
Richard Adsit & Rebecca Burch ~ John Christy & Agnes Drennon
Charles Crosley & Hannah ~ Jacob Malin & Susanna Jones
George Mushrush & Rebecca Garwood
Aaron Ogden & Esther Preston ~ Robert R Tate & Isabella Earhart
Some of the families above are no longer being researched, but I am still willing to send along a report if there is interest. Martha

Lists such as those above or Family Group Sheets or Descendent Reports are welcome.
Please do not include living individuals.
Questions as to format? Send 'em along

Do you have historical family data that pertains to Jefferson County?
Consider sending it along for publication on this site.
Questions? Contact Martha

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

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  Information contained on all of the pages within the Jefferson 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.