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March 16, 1819, an act was passed providing for the separate and independent organization of Warren County.
Finding your roots in northwestern Pennsylvania is complicated, in part due to changing county and township boundaries. The links below may provide helpful information about the history and genealogy of Warren County in the quest for your elusive ancestors.
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Email: Warren County coordinator
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Current data: According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 898 square miles. Land comprises 883 square miles; the remaining area is covered with water. Within the county, there are five boroughs and twenty one townships. The county seat is Warren. Notable physical features include the
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November 19, 2015 Look at some early views of the village of Clarendon in Mead township. More schools! A second postcard of the old high school in Sheffield. The old school at Lander in Farmington township. Plus Corydon's high school. And the Pittsfield school house. There's also a postcard depicting the hotel and post office in Pittsfield.
October 28, 2015 Two postcards: the first dated August 4, 1913 shows the old high school in Sheffield; the second is of the Kinzua Valley, both courtesy of the Warren County Historical Society.
October 8, 2015 Thanks to the Warren County Historical Society in Warren, the Rouse County Farm page now has 3 great images.
August 31, 2015 A memorable cemetery in Eldred township, the Sanford Cemetery can be viewed online. Need driving directions? They're there.
July 16, 2015 The third cemetery, relocated during the Kinza Dam construction, now posted online: Riverview Cemetery in Elk township.
June 22, 2015 From the Saturday, May 25th edition of the Warren Evening Times comes a listing of "the Mercantile Dealers, or Vendors in Warren County, including brokers, Amusement places, Pool Rooms, Bowling Alleys, Restaurants, Cafes, and Whoelesale [sic] for the year 1918." Still a work-in-progress, but what's done offers a look at a slice in time...World War I was not over yet. The Armistice would not be signed until November 11th., 1918.
May 27, 2015 Twelve photographs of the Killeen, Ryan, Shields and Henry families, contributed by Daniel Shields, show the style of portraits taken by different photograghy studios.
April 8, 2015 The little village of Grand Valley in Eldred township has two cemeteries: Loomis and newly posted Maultby Cemetery.
March 3, 2015 A new cemetery to stroll through: Youngsville I. O. O. F. Cemetery in Brokenstraw township.
February 25, 2015 All biographies with the surname beginning with the letter "A" from History Of Warren County Pennsylvania with Illustrations and Biographical Sketches of Some of Its Prominent Men and Pioneers, edited by J.S. Schenck, 1887, are online.
January 12, 2015 Another cemetery now available: Marshtown Cemetery in Farmington township.
Also visit What Was New 2008 - 2009 | What Was New 2010 - 2011 | What Was New 2012 - 2013 | What Was New 2014
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My name is Penelope Repko, Warren County coordinator. While I cannot help you personally with your family genealogy, I would be happy to post a link to your genealogy homepage, a link to relevant Warren County data, or post your transcribed information. Please contact me for submissions, comments, suggestions, or broken links.
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