Welcome to Dauphin County Pennsylvania
History and Genealogy

 

 Welcome to Dauphin County Pennsylvania History and Genealogy,
Part of the
Pennsylvania Trails and Genealogy Trails Project.  
My name is Nancy Piper and our goal is to have available on line free of charge, all available information pertaining to the history of Dauphin County, Pennsylvania.  

Have something to add?  Please contact me at n.piper@mchsi.com

NOTE**  I do not live in Pennsylvania so personal research is not possible.  
The only data available is what I have online.

Dauphin County Information

BIOGRAPHIES

BIRTHS

CEMETERY RECORDS

CENSUS AND TAX RECORDS

CHURCH HISTORY

CITY AND BOROUGH HISTORY

COUNTY HISTORY

DEATH RECORDS

FAMILY HISTORY

MARRIAGES

MILITARY

NEWSPAPERS

OBITUARIES AND DEATH NOTICES

 Previous Updates

TOWNSHIP HISTORY 


 Recent Updates
September 2018
From the Harrisburg Telegraph (Harrisburg, PA) January 15th, 1914
Accident News: William Shive of Royal Fire Company Averts Accident, Mrs. William Horner Severely Burned
Misc News: Mrs. Roy C. Peters and Family Destitute, Mrs. Thomas' Party
Engagement News: Engagement Party for Elise Haldeman and William Wright

Marriage Notices: Stouffer-Sheaffer (1914), Clark-Cameron (1889)
Obit: Mrs. William (Look) Hetrick (1914) , Charles B. Garman (1914) , Mrs. Mary M. Hoopes Funeral (1914), David R. Porter (1867)

June 2018
From the Harrisburg Telegraph (Harrisburg, PA) January 14th, 1914
News- Fire: Fire in Varnish Shop beneath 3rd St. Rooming House, Chimney Fire at Martin Greenawalt's
News-Birthdays: Mrs. Sarah A. Musgrove's 89th Birthday, Ruth Attick's 21st Birthday, Mrs. Susan Taylor 74th Birthday
Obit: John F. Bowman, Lewis Paganelli, Mrs. Mary C. Schaum, Henry W. Smyser, Irvin Snyder, Korstow Trilof
Engagement Announcement - Wlach-Wawruschek, Wright-Halderman
Oberlin News
Halifax News - Councilmen Elected
News-Birth - Benjamin Irvin MacGowen, Theodora Winters Stevens
Marriage Notice: Brunner-Bricker
Court News: January Quarterly Session


April 2018
Crime News: H. Holbert Imprisoned for Theft

March 2018
News-Fisherville: Fisherville Church Being Repaired
News-Birthdays: Mrs. Sarah A. Musgrove's 89th Birthday
News-Births: Dorothy Irene Todd, Portus Vincent Myers, Frances Louise Kershner, William King Knighton
Marriage Notices: Hohl-Shoudy, Shannon-Hench, Kern-Detrow
News-Fires: Fire at Children's Home
Obits: Amos Shultz, William Sheesley, Cecelia Kobellas, Arthur Mercher, Mrs. Emma F. Stauffer, Mrs. Hester White
Marriage Notice: Steffer-Crone - Contributed by Robin Line
News-1892 Harrisburg Train Wreck - Ten people killed - Contributed by Robin Line

 

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