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Last Update: August 8, 2014
(Fixed broken link to Allegheny County Marriage Index)



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Allegheny & Surrounding County CEMETERIES / TOMBSTONE INSCRIPTIONS

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Latest Updates:

Two Articles
USING ALLEGHENY COUNTY (PA) PROBATE RECORDS
and
FINDING ALLEGHENY CO. (PA) DIVORCE RECORDS
both written and contributed by Larry Thompson, February 2013
(links below)



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  ALLEGHENY COUNTY REFERENCE DATA



CITY ALMSHOUSES, POOR HOUSES, & POOR FARMS
(plus other interesting articles)
By Jim Hartman — A 3-part newsletter series compiled from various articles
compliments of the Mifflin Township Historical Society
Part 1;   Part 2:   Part 3


Allegheny County PA Archives Tax List - 1798
(USGenWeb Mirror)

Allegheny County PA Archives Tax Lists - 1800 Septennial Census - Allegheny County
(USGenWeb Mirror)

The History of The Pittsburgh Home and City Hospital at Mayview

Allegheny County Municipalities

Larry Thompson's
Allegheny County "Location" names from 1876

(Reproduced with Permission)


Allegheny County Naturalizations (1826-1860)

USGenWeb-Allegheny County Death Registrations for the year 1852

USGenWeb-Allegheny County Death Registrations for the year 1853

USGenWeb-Allegheny County Death Registrations for the year 1854

D. T. Watson Home for Crippled Children, 1942 - Sunny Hill Yearbook
Leetsdale, Penna.
(Courtesy of Mary Neff-Hurst)





""   OBITUARIES/DEATH  INDEX

Some Old / Some New Western Pennsylvania Obituaries

Miscellaneous Older Allegheny County, PA Obituaries

Miscellaneous Allegheny County, PA obituaries, from the Pittsburgh Commercial Gazette, January 1893

Obituaries from the Pittsburgh Sun-Telegraph, June 21-30, 1934

Obituaries from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, April 19, 1943

Selected Surnames from the DEATH NOTICE INDEX, 1786 - 1913


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""   BIRTH RECORDS INDEX
BIRTH RECORDS / 1875 for Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Miscellaneous Allegheny County, PA Birth Records



""   WAR MEMORIALS
""     Contributed Allegheny County WAR MEMORIALS     ""

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Early Veterans  of Greenwood Cemetery, including
Revolutionary War, Civil War and Spanish American War





 ""   PITTSBURGH RELATED INDEX



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(Pittsburgh, PA from the air -- 2008 Compliments of Robin L. Reppert)


Partial/Selected Pittsburgh Marriage Listings from Microfilm 1877 -- January thru December (Film P-364, Roll #2)

30 January 1875 through 31 Dec. 1885 1904 - 1905: (Film P-402, Volume 68)

Pittsburgh Commercial Gazette BANS -- Saturday, January 23, 1886

Bureau of Fire "Log Book"/City of Pittsburgh, 1919-1928

Houses built around the turn of the century (1900)

"The Run" Saline St., GREENFIELD, Pa., late 1940s

Archives of Industrial Society Church Records

Pittsburgh & Western Pennsylvania Labor Legacy -- Illustrated Archival Resources
The Union Movement and Industrial Relations (U-Pitt Library)




St. Peter Catholic Grade School, Northside, Pittsburgh, PA 15212
1st Grade (circa: 1938-39)
(Photo: Courtesy of Nicholas Maslaney, Aspinwall, PA)

Pittsburgh in 1817
Pittsburgh, From The Northwest - 1843

(Courtesy of Ellis Michaels, Pennsylvania GenWeb)

1926 The Pittsburgh Academy Yearbook -- "The Eagle"
531 Wood Street, Pittsburgh, Pa.
(Contributed by Mary Neff-Hurst -- July 20, 2011)

John M. Conroy, Jr., High School, First 9A Graduation Class, February 2, 1937
Borough of Manchester, Pa.
(Photo: Courtesy of Sylvia Gibson)


1906, Pittsburgh Academy Bulletin

Extracts: Pittsburgh Sun-Telegraph, June 21-30, 1934

WWII U.S. Soldiers & Sailors photos
(Sun-Telegraph Aug. 28, 1943)

1932 Dance Marathon at MOTOR SQUARE GARDEN

Pittsburgh Gazette Times,
Thursday, May 8, 1919 Front Page


Pennsylvania Newspapers On Microfilm at Carnegie Library, Oakland, PA

PITTSBURGH - In Ye Olden Times

In and About ALLEGHENY

Early Pittsburgh & Vicinity Photographers/Studios -- Names & Addresses

Pittsburgh -- February, 1946 Marriages / Divorces

Researcher's Notes. Selected Surnames from old City of Pittsburgh Directories

Allegheny County Pensioner Census

Pittsburgh, PA--Funeral Directors Addresses & Phones

Walking Tour of St. Mary's Cemetery Lawrenceville, Pennsylvania

Pittsburgh History / A brief history of the Hill By PAUL S. MOROL for Pittsburgh Senior News, February 2002

An Excerpt from Arthur M. Fording's Recollections and Reminiscences of West End -- Pittsburgh, PA

1920 - Samuel F. B. Morse School Photo

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circa 1919 Pittsburgh Fire Department

1925 Allegheny High School "Wah Hoo" Yearbook+
North Side, Pittsburgh, PA

(Contributed by Mary Neff-Hurst -- July 20, 2011)

1928 Allegheny High School "Wah Hoo" Yearbook
North Side, Pittsburgh, PA

(Contributed by Claire Viehbeck Schorr -- Nov., 2012)



1758
BEING A SKETCH OF THE
Founding of Pittsburgh
(Reprinted from the Sesqui-Centennial Number of The Gazette Times, of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, of Sunday, September 27th, 1908.)
BY CHARLES W. DAHLINGER



 ""   OLD PITTSBURGH NEWSPAPERS



1929 Pittsburgh Sun-Telegraph Color Gravure Reproductions


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 ""   PHOTOS / POSTCARDS INDEX


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Luna Park - Early 1900s
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(anonymous contribution) 1936 Flood Federal St.; Reedsdale St.; River Ave.; Sandusky St.


NOSTALGIC / 1901: Pittsburgh Scenic Playing Cards


Pittsburgh Post Card Memories


Scenic Photos of Pittsburgh, PA -- 1989 by Richard Zerla


Scenic Photos of Allegheny River / Twelve Mile Island -- 2003 by Dr. Bernard D. Newman





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 ""   LOCAL TOWNS INDEX  /  LOCAL HISTORIES


    ""   ASPINWALL INDEX


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1909 Western Ave. Postcard, from "Cari" Thomas

Aspinwall (1900s) Photos, from Meradith McGee-Hale


Aspinwall Memories & Photos, by Ben Freudenreich


Aspinwall Memories & Photos from Catherine Wolken

Kiwanis Club of Aspinwall, Kiwani-Gram, 1949

PHOTOS -- ASPINWALL, PA -- "the" Original Aspinwall School

DISASTER AT ROSS GROVE -- July 4, 1878 Aspinwall / Fox Chapel Area

Aspinwall High School / Class of 1928 List

1942 Dancing Class Recital At Aspinwall Women's Club

1946 Aspinwall, PA "Cavalier" HIGH SCHOOL YEARBOOK

“Lazy Town”  -- An Operetta in Two Acts
Presented by Grades 1-6 of the Aspinwall Grade School
8 & 9 April 1948.

PHOTOS -- ASPINWALL, PA -- A Photo Album Tour of Aspinwall, PA, -- 2001


Aspinwall, PA Railroad Station, circa. 1905
(PRR, Conemaugh Division), Aspinwall, PA

contributed by Ben Freudenreich, 
November, 2012

Vintage Aspinwall, PA Post Cards

1936 Emergency Telephone Directory
conrributed by "Cari" Thomas
, November, 2013

Knights of Malta
conrributed by "Cari" Thomas, April, 2014



    ""   BEN AVON INDEX

1924 Ben Avon High School Yearbook - The Novaneb
Ben Avon, Penna.

(Courtesy of Mary Neff-Hurst
, (neffhur AT aol DOT com) -- July 20, 2011)




    ""   BLAWNOX INDEX


THE MONTROSE HOTEL / "Thunderbird Boatel"



4th Grade -- Blawnox School, (formerly on Center Street), November 11, 1923.
A good example of a classroom lit by gaslight.

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Newer Montrose School class from 1937.
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    ""   ETNA INDEX


1919 WWI Anniversary Booklet from United Evangelical Protestant Church, Etna, PA
(Courtesy of Dick Wissolik, (eadmer AT comcast DOT net)

The Borough of Etna, Allegheny County, PA -- CENTENNIAL 1869 - 1969
(Courtesy of Mary Neff-Hurst, (neffhur AT aol DOT com)


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Etna, PA Ball Park - circa 1912
(click on link for larger image)
Photo courtesy of Mary (Neff) Hurst

1900 - 1950 / Fiftieth Anniversary of Emmanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church
Corner Grant & Highland Avenues -- Etna, Pennsylvania


Etna High School Student Body, 1921, Etna, PA

Etna High School Basketball Team -- 1923-24, Etna, PA

Vintage Etna, Pa. Post Cards

1924 / IOOF - Etna, Pa.

1936 / Ice Making / Beyerly's Pond / Etna, PA
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All Saints Catholic School, Room 8 - Class of 1936
(Need Help Identifying Students!-Thanks)

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    ""   GLENSHAW INDEX
The Glenshaw Story

THE WIBLE HOMESTEAD -- Shaler, PA (Wible family genealogy and photos!)


    ""   MILLVALE INDEX


1922 Millvale HS Loses Baseball Game

1929 MILLVALE, PA High School Yearbook / Introduction / Staff

1929 MILLVALE, PA High School Yearbook / Seniors

1929 MILLVALE, PA High School Yearbook / Seniors Class History / Baby Pictures

Vintage Millvale, Pa. Post Cards

PHOTOS -- MILLVALE, PA -- A Photo Album Tour of Millvale, PA, -- 2002

1938 Millvale High School Majorette Costume
 
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    ""   OAKMONT BOROUGH INDEX
My Personal Pictorial Tour of Oakmont, Pennsylvania



    ""   O'HARA TOWNSHIP INDEX


An Incomplete Historical Survey of Montrose Hill, O’Hara Township, Allegheny County, PA
and the Surrounding Area including Powers Run Area, RIDC Area, River Road Area, Blawnox
Area and lands downstream as far as Aspinwall.
plus ADDENDUM
The 1870 Census of Eastern Indiana Township
The 1900 Census of the Area; The 1910 Census of the Area
The 1920 Census of the Area
1922 Publication of the Red Cross Pittsburgh Chapter – O’Hara Township Branch;
Cyrus Blackham; Duganne; Various Other People; Hoboken Stuff; Chronology
by Dan Nowak




(A History Book to Beat the Band)

"Portrait of an American Community: O’Hara Township, PA"
By the O'Hara Township History Committee

(Available for purchase - details + more inside -- click here.)
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1945-46 O'Hara Twp. School Band at Kerr School

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A Casual Stroll Through Squaw Valley Park


Seitz School Class, 1916-1917, Pleasant Valley, PA


Seitz School Class, Oct. 30, 1923, Pleasant Valley, PA








Highly Recommended Pet-Sitter
in O'Hara Township

(No More Kennels!)

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    ""   SEWICKLEY INDEX

    ""   SHARPSBURG INDEX

Local Histories

1895 Sharpsburg-Etna Herald Microfilm Extracts

1896 Sharpsburg-Etna Herald Microfilm Extracts

1897 Sharpsburg-Etna Herald Microfilm Extracts

1898 Sharpsburg-Etna Herald Microfilm Extracts


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1901-1902 Sharpsburg Elementary (Linden Ave.) School Class Photo

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1930 Sharpsburg (PA) High School Graduation Photo
(Click photo to enlarge)

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Michael R. Ferraro (1st Row, 5th from left) (Fire Chief for several years)
(If you can identify any others, please email me)
(Compliments of Ron Ferraro)
    

1852-1902 St. Mary's Church Jubilee Festival Program

1926-1935 St. Mary's Grade School -- MYSTERY PHOTOS -- HELP!
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(First Graders?)



St. Mary's Catholic School, First Communion photo, ca 1946

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1947 SHARPSBURG, PA "Wolverine" HIGH SCHOOL YEARBOOK

1948 - 3rd Grade, Madonna School, Sharpsburg, PA

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1948 - 4th Grade, Madonna School, Sharpsburg, PA

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PHOTOS -- SHARPSBURG, PA -- A Photo Album Tour of Sharpsburg, PA, -- 2001

Vintage Sharpsburg, Pa. Post Cards

Who are these people?? Sharpsburg, PA, F.O.E. Mystery Photo

Celebrating Our Ninetieth Anniversary
St. John's United Church of Christ (Evangelical and Reformed)
Eighth and Clay Streets, Sharpsburg, Pennsylvania

A "Tom Thumb Wedding" Presentation by the Sunday School of
St. John's Evangelical & Reformed Church -- Sharpsburg, Penna. --
Friday, June 12, 1942 -- 8 P.M.

Sharpsburg, PA Newspapers

SHARPSBURG, PENNSYLVANIA
Recollecting the mid 1800's -- Including the Business Directory

SHARPSBURG, PENNSYLVANIA
More Extracts from "The Herald" -- by D. Christine Adams

SHARPSBURG, PENNSYLVANIA War Veterans -- Civil War thru Vietnam




   ""   SWISSVALE INDEX

1925 & 1928 Class Photos
St. Anselm Catholic School, Swissvale, Pennsylvania, (Est. 1909)
(Now known as Word of God Catholic School) -- 7446 McClure Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15218
(Contributed by Mary Neff-Hurst-- July 20, 2011)

1930 Swissvale High School "Swissvalian" Yearbook, Swissvale, PA
(Compliments of Mary Neff-Hurst, neffhur@a-nospam-ol.com)

1931 Swissvale High School "Swissvalian" Yearbook, Swissvale, PA
(Compliments of Mary Neff-Hurst, neffhur@a-nospam-ol.com)

1932 Swissvale High School "Swissvalian" Yearbook, Swissvale, PA
(Compliments of Mary Neff-Hurst, neffhur@a-nospam-ol.com)





 ""   MEINERT GENEALOGY
Memorial Page Cecelia W. Meinert
Meinert Genealogy
Marcella Meinert
Edward N. Meinert
Relates -- Mimm Genealogy


 ""   CHURCH RELATED INDEX

St. Mary Magdalene School, Homestead, PA
1961 8th Grade Graduating Class & Cheerleading Squad

(Courtesy of Sharon Coyne, coysharon@g-nospam-mail.com)


(Contributed March, 2011 by Donna J. Booth, djbooth1@veri-nospam-zon.net)

DIAMOND JUBILEE, 1863 - 1938
ST. AUGUSTINE CHURCH, Pittsburgh, PA

(St. Augustine's Church is now known as Our Lady of the Angels. It is located on 37th Street, Lawrenceville, PA)
(Contributed March, 2011 by Nancy J. Smith, nangelbuddy@com-nospam-cast.net)


Translation of Bulletin from the
First Evangelical Protestant Church, Manchester, Allegheny, PA (built 1865)
Date: 20 September, 1896

(Compliments of Mary Neff Hurst, neffhur@a-nospam-ol.com)


1923 Diamond Jubilee of St. Michaels Church (South Side), (1848-1923), Grand Parish Reunion
(Compliments of Jacquelyn A. Fisher, jafisher@a-nospam-ii.edu)



Golden Jubilee, 1893-1943, Reverend Adolph Keller
Paster, All Saints Church, Etna, Pennsylvania

(Compliments of Lawrence Slomer, lslomer@hot-nospam-mail.com)


"A History of Grace Church Parish, Mt. Washington, Pittsburgh, PA"
Contains Illustrations and an early history of the parish by Hon. Thomas T. Bigham,
and a list of Parishioners, Vestrymen, Baptisms, Confirmations, Marriages, Burials, et cetera,
written by Rev. Robert John Coster, D.D., Rector.


A Historical Sketch of the Evangelical Protestant Church of West End (Temperanceville)
Compiled and written by Oscar L. Jurkat 1958
 
(Contributed by Nancy Long, nancylong33@g-nospam-mail.com)

1961 -- South Side -- St. Martin's School and Convent Dedication Program
(Steuben Street at Logue Street -- Pittsburgh 20, Pa.)


1852-1902 St. Mary's (Sharpsburg, PA) Church Jubilee Festival Program

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1900 - 1950 / Fiftieth Anniversary of Emmanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church
Corner Grant & Highland Avenues -- Etna, Pennsylvania


St. Mary of The Assumption Church, Glenshaw (Pine Creek), PA
History, Familys, Marriages, Baptisms, Burials

History of St. John's German Evangelical Lutheran Church (Brighton Heights Lutheran Church)

Transcription of Membership List - January 1891
St. Peter's Evangelical and Reformed German Lutheran Church, East End, Pittsburgh PA

History of St. Augustine Parish/Lawrenceville, 1863-1988

Selected membership lists from the
German Evangelical Church of Birmingham - now Birmingham United Church of Christ--by Ruth Creech

The McClure Avenue Presbyterian Church formerly "The Valley Church of McClure Township".
McClure Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212.


 ""   MISCELLANEOUS INDEX

 DOCUMENT PRESERVATION, By Diane Nichols
(This lesson was reproduced by Roots web in 1998 with the author’s permission.)

1911 Graduating Class of Braddock Borough High School

Courtney Hill, Pa / Watson-Burnley Family Memories

HARWICK MINE DISASTER -- 1904

Pittsburgh Coal Company's
CINCINNATI MINE EXPLOSION -- 1913

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Civil War Article: 5th West Virginia Calvary
By Lawrence Sullivan, Glasgow, KY

First Confederate Casualty--Civil War Article:
By Lawrence Sullivan, Glasgow, KY

"Should You Go First" by Rosey Rowswell

My Geneaology Friend, Gwen


My Geneaology Friends, Al Lenkner & Fred "Mac" McCutcheon, Jr.



Greene County, Pennsylvania
Family Genealogy Tree & Index of Deeds, touching the family lives of
BANE, MORGAN, ZOLLARS, BAKER, BIGLER, BAER, KEYS, HOOVER, WATSON, EDGAR, MARTIN, SIEBERT, BALL, BAILEY, THARP, PEDEN, McKINNEY, SIMMONS, HARRIS, BUSH, SMITH, McCULLOUGH, WISE, McMINN, REDD, MAHLON, EVANS, HATTON, RANDALL, EATY, LEMON.



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