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Welcome to Forest County Pennsylvania
History and Genealogy

 

Forest County was created on April 11, 1848 from part of Jefferson County. The county was enlarged on October 31, 1866 when part of Venango County was incorporated into the county. Tionesta is the county seat.

THIS COUNTY IS AVAILABLE FOR ADOPTION!!

If you have the desire to help transcribe genealogical data and place it online for the free use of all researchers, contact Nancy to become a host. Volunteer Information is available here.

This County currently does not have a host. This means that there is no one available to help answer your questions about this county's history or to help you with your family's genealogy within this county.
WE REGRET THAT WE ARE UNABLE TO DO PERSONAL RESEARCH FOR YOU.  


Biographies:  

1860 Federal Census, Tionesta Twp, Page 5 & 6

Obituaries and Death Notices  

Marriage Notices and Wedding Announcements

Korean and Vietnam War Casualties - Transcribed by Tammy Clark  

 World War II Honor List of Dead and Missing Army and Army Air Forces Personnel - Transcribed by Tammy Clark
1883 Pensioners - transcribed by Rhonda Hill

NEWSPAPERS

County History and Sketches

The History of Nebraska PA
 Recent Updates
April 2016:
Marriage Notices: Shawkey-Shoup, Warden -Evans, Carson-Sawyer

November 2013: 1883 Pensioners - transcribed by Rhonda Hill

 

Surrounding Counties

Warren County (north)

McKean County (northeast)

Elk County (east)

Jefferson County (south)

Clarion County (south)

Venango County (west)

 

 

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