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
July 2017
Under Newspapers
1892 Harrisburg Train Wreck
(13 people killed and scores injured. Considered the worst train wreck in Harrisburg history at that time)
- Contributed by Robin Line
Additional Articles Concerning the Accident
Charles Lee's Family Notified of his Death by Reading the Paper
Robert Pitcairn Gives an Account of the Accident
Interviews with the Injured Returning to Pittsburg Area
H. S. Hayes, Tower Operator Arrested in Serious Mental Health Distress. Updated list of the Deaths
Hayes, Brow and Kelly Charged with Gross Negligence




June 2017
Taken from the Harrisburg Telegraph, Harrisburg, Pa, January 12, 1914
NEWSPAPERS
Marriage Notices: Gassett-Currey, Hess-Welker, Rewalt-Norse, Shelley-Wagner, Wagner-Espenshade
Births and Birthdays: Kathryn Brown's 14th Birthday, Paul Forbes 5th Birthday, Russell Clarence Hertzler Birth, Wilson Daughter Birth
Wedding Anniversaries: Mr. and Mrs. John Harvey Millers 13th Anniversary, Mr. and Mrs. Frederic Herman Marsh's 26th Anniversary
Pennbrook News: Charles Wirt Retires
Steelton News: Steelton Fire Insurance Company Election
Crime News: Robbers in Middletown, Nicolo Grazeon Has Wife Arrested for Battery
Accident News: Mrs. Blanche Erbe Breaks Leg
OBITUARIES AND DEATH NOTICES
Mrs. Mary Fanning, J. F. Fritchey (Funeral), Mrs. Mary Froehlich, William H. Howden (Funeral), Charles H. Hutchinson (Funeral), Mrs. Sarah O'Toole (Funeral), William Stonesifer (Funeral)

1878 Crime News: Ettinger Guilty of Murder for Train Wreck - Contributed by Robin Line



March 2017
CITY AND BOROUGH HISTORY
1876 History of Middletown, Hummelstown, Highspire, Millersburg, Dauphin, Duncan's Island, Linglestown, Halifax, Lykens, and Harrisburg

BIOGRAPHIES
John Swaney, James Swaney and Nancy (Raley) Swaney Moffitt


NEWSPAPERS
Marriage Notice: Worth-Weistling

OBITUARIES AND DEATH NOTICES
David Harris
 

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