Look-ups at the Chester Co. Historical Society Library; no in-depth research!
Allegheny County deeds and wills. Western PA resources at the genealogy room of the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh. Resources at the Heinz History Center. Will consider church, cemetery and other local records on a case-by-case basis. Will consider Washington, Lawrence and Mercer counties on a case-by-case basis.
I will look up birth and deaths in Philadelphia PA. in a book I own. I will also photograph headstones and look up local information in Frederick and Carroll Counties in Maryland
*African-Americans Enumerated in the 1850 US Federal Census in Southern Chester County, Pennsylvania *African-Americans Enumerated in the 1860 US Federal Census in Southern Chester County, Pennsylvania *African-American Burials in Longwood Cemetery, East Marlborough Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania *African-American Burials in Southern Chester County, Pennsylvania, 1857-1945 [ Various Cemeteries ] *Civil War Draft Registrations-African-American Males Registered in Chester & Delaware Counties, Pennsylvania, June 1863
Locating community records and church-related records; Library searches for McKeesport, Homestead and Pleasant Hills. Searching the Pennsylvania room at Pittsburgh`s Carnegie Library.
I live in the city of Philadelphia and there are many locations that have information that can be researched.
Large database of early families from the upper townships of Dauphin County, Pennsylvania
Marriage research for Allegheny County PA and some death records for Allegheny County and access to certain PA death rcertificates
I can check local cemeteries, the Court House, local historical societies and online at Ancestry.com.
Tombstone Photos:I am able to photograph tombstones at the following cemeteries in the Southern Cambria County and northern Somerset County areas provided I am given a section or plot number… GrandView Cemetery, Richland Cemetery, St John Gualbert Cemetery, St. John Cantius Cemetery , St. Columba’s Cemetery, and St. Stephen’s Cemetery. I am most familiar with those cemeteries, but if you know of another nearby cemetery and are able to provide the section/plot, I may be able to assist. (GrandView Cemetery has online interment look-ups.) Obituary Look-ups: at the Cambria County Library, Johnstown, Pa Owned Books: Catholic Vital Records of Central Pa, Volumes 2-5, from 1840-1869
I will get Courthouse Documents, Cemetery Photos, I have access to obits in newspapers on microfilm.
Marriage Licenses, Births & Deaths 1893-1906, Wills 1803-1926, Obits in various local Newspapers some as far back as 1907 and the Beaver County Times from 1957 to the present time. Cemetery picture in Beaver Cemetery, Grandview Cemetery in Beaver Falls, Oak Grove Cemetery in Baden and Sylvania Hills Cemetery in New Brighton.
Photographs at Gettysburg’s Soldier’s National Cemetery, sites within Gettysburg National Military Park
I can check local cemeteries, the Court House, local historical societies and online at Ancestry.com or the Genealogical Society
Obituaries published in the Press Enterprise (Bloomsburg) from about April 2005 to current.