Luzerne County PAGenWeb

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Luzerne County, Pennsylvania was formed in 1786 from Northumberland County.
The county seat is Wilkes Barre.
Township Map of Luzerne County, 1893

 

Luzerne County Coordinator
Mary Ann Lubinsky

 

Please note: I do not live in Luzerne County and cannot provide lookup or research assistance.

 

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Luzerne USGenWeb Archives Contribute your files and read what has already been submitted

Mills:

The Wapwallopen Mills

Atlas and Maps:

1873 Luzerne County Atlas

Mines:

Mine Accidents and Other Information

Pennsylvania Bureau of Mine Safety

Bios:

History of Luzerne County Bios

Nationality Info:

Irish Surnames & Origins
Jewish Genealogical Research
Immigrants from Hesse Germany
Tyroleans of Northeastern Pennsylvania

Births:

Birth and Death Certificates from 1906 to present

 

C Surname delayed Births

Newspaper Articles:

Pay Roll Dates Are Announced By Firms
Genealogy Columns Archived

Newspaper Extracts

Cemeteries and Cemetery Records

Obits:

View Old Obits

Census Orphans:

W-B Home for Friendless Children
Orphans Court and Church Record (Naugle Family)

Church Histories

Photos:

Luzerne County Photos
Old Photos (Submitted)

Church Records  

County Resources:

Court House, Libraries and Genealogical Societies

Physicians, Medical Society:

Extracts from Medical Society Register

County, State, Private Links (offsite):

Luzerne Co. Visitor's Guide
Scranton Board of Trade Journal


Pa State Archives

 

History and directory of Newton and Ransom townships, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania including a history of the Wyoming Valley and a brief history of Pennsylvania and Lackawanna County : also many biographical sketches : 1754-1912

 

History of Hanover Township and Wyoming Valley by Henry Blackman Plumb

Railroad:

Mud Run Train Accident
Early Railroads of Newport Township
Railroads
Employees of LVRR
U.S. Railroad Retirement Board

Court Records:

Court records

 

 

Families of Luzerne County:

Early Hazleton Residents
Early Families
Post or Find upcoming Family Reunions
Grandmother Seeley's Autograph Book
First White Settlement in Valley
Recollection of Wyom. Valley in Pioneer Days
Sarah Kennedy
Kidnapping of Ann Dodson

Goughs/Houlihans/Related Familes

Research Aids:

LDS Microfilm - Order at your local Family History Center (offsite)
Kinship Chart
Old & New German Months

Family Ties

Schools:

Old Schools

 

1916 Senior Class, St. John's High School, Pittston

Fraternal Organizations:

Knights of Columbus 1916

 

Ship Lists and Ship Info:

British King Passenger List
Ship Scythia

Thomas Roberts Declaration

 

Governors:

Pa Governors from 1790-1866

Surname Registry

Groups:

The Courthouse Gang (Yahoo)

Luzerne Connections (Yahoo)

Taxes:

Tax Records

 

History:

H. C. Bradsby's History of Luzerne County, 1893

Historical Markers, Cornerstones and Keystones of NEPA

 
Tombstone Project

Land:

Deed Extracts
Sheriff Sales
Public Sale of seated and unseated Lands
US Land & Property research (offsite)

 
    

Links to Other Luzerne County Sites (offsite):

Lower Luzerne County
LuzerneCounty.com
Eastern PA

Duryea PA

Plymouth Historical Society

Linkpendium for Luzerne

 

Lookups:  The Courthouse Gang Yahoo Group's Wilkes-Barre Almanacs

 
Luzerne County Lookup Volunteers  
Lookup Volunteers Needed  
   

Mailing List:

Luzerne (RootsWeb)

Plymouth Historical Society Yahoo Group (you must join Yahoo)

 

Towns & Boros:

Place Names & Postoffices
Towns & Boro Formation
History of Lackawanna Valley Index Names
Towns & Township Histories
Luzerne Co Place Names
Place-Name Interpretations
Town Histories
City Directories

 

Marriages:

Marriage Docket

 

Wilkes-Barre Record Almanacs, 1885-1960's

Message Boards:

RootsWeb - Luzerne County

GenForum - Luzerne County

PA-Roots

Another Luzerne County Message Board

Wills:

Old Family Wills
Will book 1 Index

Additions and Corrections to Wills Index

Memoirs and Diaries:

Diary of Mary Everard
The Memories of Bob Howells
Edward Williams Speaking of Warrior Run August 1925
Observations by a Stranger (1810)
Julia Blackman Plumb, memoirs, written in 1888, Hanover Twp., of early 1800's

 

 

Military Records:

Pittston Gazette Centennial Handbook
War Pages
Those drafted into the Union Army 9 June, 1864
Wyoming Massacre information
Battle of Wyoming
Wyoming/Connecticut Controversy
Soldiers Letter Home
Sugar Loaf Massacre

Joseph Melvin Leonard Camp No.168 "New York Camp" Sons of Spanish American War Veterans

 The massacre of Wyoming (Internetarchive website)

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Luzerne County Coordinator
Mary Ann Lubinsky

 

1996-2014  Mary Ann Lubinsky for the PAGenWeb Project, and by Individual Contributors

 

 

 

 12/30/2013