Church Records

Before 1900 the major religious groups in Pennsylvania were the Lutheran, Methodist, Presbyterian, Reformed, Episcopal, and Roman Catholic churches. These and other minority groups including the German Lutheran, German Reformed, and German Pietist groups of Brethren (Dunkard) and Mennonites settled in Somerset county.

Many denominations house their records in central repositories. You can write to any of the following church repositories to obtain a complete listing of their records.

User Submitted Records

We have several church records that users have donated:

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This county is part of the USGenWeb Project, a non-profit genealogical resource web system, and is maintained by April Phillips and Connie Burkett with help and information provided by other volunteers.

Last Revised: December 20, 2007

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