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  • Cambria County, Pennsylvania —
    Information Updated for:  Jan 7, 2013
  • Formed from:  portions of Bedford, Huntington and Somerset Counties.
    Established:  26-Mar-1804
    County Seat:  Ebensburg, Pennsylvania

    County history - Cambria County is named for the ancient term for Wales, a country that is part of the United Kingdom, bordered by England to its east, and the Atlantic Ocean and Irish Sea to its west.

    Cambria Courthouse
    GHLL Cambria County Package:
    1. American History & Genealogy Project (None found online at the time of this update.)
    2. Cemetery Listings - may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    3. Cities/Towns/Townships - compiled by Wikipedia
    4. Genealogy Forum - Cambria County, PA Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)
    5. Society/Museum/Assn - (Cambria County Historical Society / Ebensburg, PA)
    6. US/PAGenWeb site - Cambria County Archives
    7. US/PAGenWeb - Cambria County Genealogy & History
    8. Vital Records - Cambria County Register of Wills, 200 South Center Street, P.O. Box 298, Ebensburg, PA 15931.
    Additional Local History/Genealogy:
        Adjacent counties (GHLL listings):
             Clearfield County (north), Blair County (east), Bedford County (southeast),
             Somerset County (south), Westmoreland County (southwest), Indiana County
             (west).

        Cambria County - Gallitzin - Tunnel Hill area

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    Census Information:
        1820 Census (T) - Federal Census, Cambria County (Text: 2 pages).


  • Cameron County, Pennsylvania —
    Information Updated for:  Apr 5, 2010
  • Formed from:  portions of Clinton, Elk, McKean, and Potter Counties.
    Established:  xx-xxx-1860
    County Seat:  Emporium, Pennsylvania

    County history - Cameron County is named in honor Simon Cameron (March 8, 1799  June 26, 1889) was an American politician who served as United States Secretary of War for Abraham Lincoln at the start of the American Civil War.

    Cameron Courthouse
    1. Cameron County - American History & Genealogy Project (None found online at the time of this update.)
    2. Cameron County - Cities/Towns/Townships:  From Wikipedia
    3. Cameron County - Genealogical/Historical Society  (Cameron County Historical Society & Museum/ Emporium, PA)
    4. Cameron County - US/PAGenWeb site:  (Archives)
    5. Cameron County - US/PAGenWeb site:  Genealogy & History
    6. Cameron County - Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)

      Additional Local History/Genealogy:
    7. Cameron County Cemeteries - Listings (county & cemetery); may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    8. Cameron County Vital Records - Cameron County Courthouse, 20 East 5th Street, Emporium, PA 15834.

    9. Cameron County - US/PAGenWeb web site (#2)


  • Chester County, Pennsylvania —
    Information Updated for:  Sep 19, 2011
  • Formed from:  portions of uncharted lands...One of the original counties at the formation of Pennsylvania.
    Established:  xx-Nov-1682
    County Seat:  West Chester, Pennsylvania

    County history - Chester County is named in honor of Chester, a city in Cheshire, England. Lying on the River Dee, close to the border with Wales

    Chester Courthouse
    GHLL Chester County Package:
    1. American History & Genealogy Project (None found online at the time of this update.)
    2. Cemetery Listings - may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    3. Cities/Towns/Townships - compiled by Wikipedia
    4. Genealogy Forum - Chester County, PA Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)
    5. Society/Museum/Assn - (Chester County Historical Society (Facebook) / West Chester, PA)
    6. Society/Museum/Assn - (Chester County Historical Society (Twitter) / West Chester, PA)
    7. US/PAGenWeb site - Chester County Archives
    8. US/PAGenWeb - Chester County Genealogy & History
    9. Vital Records - Pennsylvania Department of Health, Health and Welfare Building, 8th Floor West, 625 Forster Street, Harrisburg, PA 17120.

    Additional Local History/Genealogy:
        Adjacent counties (GHLL listings):
             Berks County (north), Montgomery County (northeast), Delaware County (east),
             New Castle County, Delaware (southeast), Cecil County, Maryland (south),
             Lancaster County (west).

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    Census Information:
        1800 Census (T) - Federal Census, Chester County (Text: 9 pages).


  • Clarion County, Pennsylvania —
    Information Updated for:  Aug 1, 2014
  • Formed from:  portions of Venango and Armstrong Counties.
    Established:  11-Mar-1839
    County Seat:  Clarion, Pennsylvania

    County history - Clarion County is named for the Clarion River, which is a tributary of the Allegheny River, approximately 110 mi (177 km) long, in west central Pennsylvania in the United States. It drains a mountainous area of the Allegheny Plateau in the Ohio River watershed, flowing through narrow serpentine valleys and hardwood forests. Before 1817, the Clarion River was more commonly called "Tobeco," likely a corruption of Tuppeek-hanne, meaning the stream that flows from a large spring. Settlers called it the Toby or Stump Creek as early as 1809. The name Clarion was given by surveyor Daniel Stanard in 1817, who said the water sounded like a distant clarion.


    Clarion Courthouse
    GHLL Clarion County Package:
    1. American History & Genealogy Project (None found online at the time of this update.)
    2. Cemetery Listings - may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    3. Cities/Towns/Townships - compiled by Wikipedia
    4. Genealogy Forum - Clarion County, PA Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)
    5. Society/Museum/Assn - (Clarion County Historical Society (Facebook) / Clarion, PA)
    6. US/PAGenWeb site - Clarion County Archives
    7. US/PAGenWeb - (Possible distribution of malware. Therefore no listing here at this time.)
    8. Vital Records - Vital Records, State Dept of Health, P.O. Box 1528, 101 South Mercer Street, New Castle, PA 16101.
               Note:  Access to birth and death certificates is limited to next of kin. Submit a readable copy of applicant's driver's
               license or other picture ID with your request. Make check or money order payable to Division of Vital Records.
    Additional Local History/Genealogy:
        Adjacent counties (GHLL listings):
             Forest County (north), Jefferson County (east), Armstrong County (south),
             Butler County (southwest), Venango County (west).

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        County-Clerks.com - County-Clerks.com is a directory of every single county clerk's office in the USA.
             There are over 3,000 county clerks offices that we have contact information for. - Quoted from web site.
        Directory of Superior Courts - This directory lists court locations in Kingfisher County Oklahoma.
    Census Information Clairon County):
  • 1880 Census

  • Please report links or information that should be updated or added:
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  • Clearfield County, Pennsylvania —
    Information Updated for:  Dec 12, 2011
  • Formed from:  portions of Lycoming and Huntingdon Counties; Clearfield functioned as a part of Centre County for judiciary purposes until 1822.
    Established:  26-Mar-1804
    County Seat:  Clearfield, Pennsylvania

    County history - Clearfield County is named for the cleared fields from logging in the area.

    Clearfield Courthouse
    GHLL Clearfield County Package:
    1. American History & Genealogy Project (None found online at the time of this update.)
    2. Cemetery Listings - may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    3. Cities/Towns/Townships - compiled by Wikipedia
    4. Genealogy Forum - Clearfield County, PA Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)
    5. Society/Museum/Assn - (Clearfield County Historical Society and Museum / Clearfield, PA)
    6. US/PAGenWeb site - Clearfield County Archives
    7. US/PAGenWeb - Clearfield County Genealogy & History
    8. Vital Records - Register of Wills-Clerk of Orphans' Court, P.O. Box 361, Clearfield, PA 16830.
    Additional Local History/Genealogy:
        Adjacent counties (GHLL listings):
             Elk County (north), Cameron County (north), Clinton County (northeast), Centre
             County (east), Blair County (southeast), Cambria County (south), Indiana County
             (west), Jefferson County (west).

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    Please report links or information that should be updated or added:
        Correction or addition Report for this county - just copy/paste the URL for this page and the item which concerns you.


  • Clinton County, Pennsylvania —
    Information Updated for:  Sep 28, 2009
  • Formed from:  portions of Lycoming and Centre Counties.
    Established:  21-Jun-1839
    County Seat:  Lock Haven, Pennsylvania

    County history - Clinton County is named in honor of DeWitt Clinton, an early American politician who served as Mayor of the city of New York, United States Senator and the sixth Governor of New York State. Clinton was largely responsible for the construction of the Erie Canal.

    Clinton Courthouse
    1. Clinton County - American History & Genealogy Project (None found online at the time of this update.)
    2. Clinton County - Cities/Towns/Townships:  From Wikipedia
    3. Clinton County - Genealogical/Historical Society  (Clinton County Genealogical Society (Lock Haven, PA)
    4. Clinton County - Genealogical/Historical Society  (Clinton County Historical Society (Lock Haven, PA)
    5. Clinton County - US/PAGenWeb site:  (Archives)
    6. Clinton County - US/PAGenWeb site:  Genealogy & History
    7. Clinton County - Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)

      Additional Local History/Genealogy:
    8. Clinton County Cemeteries - Listings (county & cemetery); may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    9. Clinton County Vital Records - Clinton County Register and Recorders Office, 230 East Water Street, Lock Haven, PA 17745.

      Census Information:
    10. 1850 Census (T) - Federal Census Clinton County, Pennsylvania (Partial); Townships of:  Bald Eagle, Beech Creek,
               Mill Hall Borough and Porter.
    11. 1870 Census (T) - Federal Census Clinton County, Pennsylvania (Partial); Townships of:  Bald Eagle,
               Beech Creek Borough, Beech Creek Township, Chapman, Gallahger, Logan, Logansville Borough,
               Mill Hall Borough and Revovo.


  • Columbia County, Pennsylvania —
    Information Updated for:  Mar 19, 2012
  • Formed from:  portions of Northumberland and Luzerne Counties..
    Established:  22-Mar-1813
    County Seat:  Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania

    County history - Columbia County is named honoring Columbia, the first popular and poetic name for the United States.

    Columbia Courthouse
    GHLL Columbia County Package:
    1. American History & Genealogy Project (None found online at the time of this update.)
    2. Cemetery Listings - may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    3. Cities/Towns/Townships - compiled by Wikipedia
    4. Genealogy Forum - Columbia County, PA Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)
    5. Society/Museum/Assn - (Columbia County Historical & Genealogical Society / Bloomsburg, PA)
    6. US/PAGenWeb site - Columbia County Archives
    7. US/PAGenWeb - Columbia County Genealogy & History
    8. Vital Records - Register & Recorder's Office, 35 West Main Street, P.O. Box 380, Bloomsburg, PA 17815.
               Note:  This office no longer does any searches for death records. They carry birth records only for the years 1893 - 1905. Contact the Columbia Historical Society for other genealogical help..
    Additional Local History/Genealogy:
        Adjacent counties (GHLL listings):
             Sullivan County (north), Luzerne County (east), Schuylkill County (south),
             Northumberland County (southwest), Montour County (west), Lycoming County
             (northwest).

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    Census Information:
        1870 Census (I) and (T) - Federal Census, Columbia County (Index: 1 folder / Text: 3 folders).


  • Crawford County, Pennsylvania —
    Information Updated for:  May 15, 2009
  • Formed from:  portions of Allegheny County.
    Established:  12-Mar-1800
    County Seat:  Meadville, Pennsylvania

    County history - Crawford County is named in honor of Colonel William Crawford.

    Crawford Courthouse
    1. Crawford County - American History & Genealogy Project (None found online at the time of this update.)
    2. Crawford County - Cities/Towns/Townships:  From Wikipedia
    3. Crawford County - Genealogical/Historical Society  (Crawford County Genealogical Society (Meadville, PA)
    4. Crawford County - Genealogical/Historical Society (History)
    5. Crawford County - US/PAGenWeb site:  (Archives)
    6. Crawford County - US/PAGenWeb site:  Genealogy & History
    7. Crawford County - Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)

      Additional Local History/Genealogy:
    8. Crawford County Cemeteries - Listings (county & cemetery); may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    9. Crawford County Vital Records - Crawford County Register & Recorder, 903 Diamond Square, Meadville, PA 16335.


  • Cumberland County, Pennsylvania —
    Information Updated for:  Dec 8, 2011
  • Formed from:  portions of Lancaster County.
    Established:  27-Jan-1700
    County Seat:  Carlisle, Pennsylvania Shippensburg was the county seat from 1700 to 1752.

    County history - Cumberland County is named after Cumberland, England.

    Cumberland Courthouse
    GHLL Cumberland County Package:
    1. American History & Genealogy Project (None found online at the time of this update.)
    2. Cemetery Listings - may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    3. Cities/Towns/Townships - compiled by Wikipedia
    4. Genealogy Forum - Cumberland County, PA Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)
    5. Society/Museum/Assn - (Cumberland County Historical Society / Clarlisle, PA)
    6. US/PAGenWeb site - Cumberland County Archives
    7. US/PAGenWeb - Cumberland County Genealogy & History
    8. Vital Records - Cumberland County Register of Wills Office, 1 Courthouse Square, Carlisle, PA 17013.
    Additional Local History/Genealogy:
        Adjacent counties (GHLL listings):
             Perry County (north), Dauphin County (east), York County (southeast), Adams
                County
    (southwest), Franklin County (west).

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