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Welcome to Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania Genealogy Trails!

This county is hosted by: Courtney Birkes


Our goal is to help you track your ancestors through time by transcribing genealogical and historical data and placing it online for the free use of all researchers

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Lackawanna County was created on August 13, 1878 from part of Luzerne County making it the last new county to be created in the state. It was named for the Lackawanna River. Its county seat is Scranton.
 


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Recent Website Updates:
April 2015: Marriage Licenses added
January 2015: Marriage Index 1885 - Transcribed by Courtney Birkes, Added Cemeteries page, Added Obituaries[Cynthia Root-submitted by Jim Dezotell, Catherine Richards, Henry Siebold]

November 2014: Bio: John Handley - Transcribed by: R. Ramos
September 2014: Bio: William Cooper - Transcribed by Kim Mohler

July 2014: Accident News: R. W. Sillick Struck by an Engine - Transcribed by Courtney Birkes, Disasters: Dickson Squib Factory Explosion - Transcribed by Courtney Birkes
May 2014: Bio: COLUMBUS L. STONE - Transcribed by Kim Mohler

November 2013: 1883 Pensioners - transcribed by Barb Yeagley
August 2013: Obit: C. A. Spencer - Transcribed by Kim Mohler

July 2013: News: Gosper Estate; Marriage Notice: Nettleton-Sisson, Sanderson-Tyler - Submitted by FOFG
June 2013: Obit: Mary Gallagher Malloy - Submitted by Pamela; Obit: Ronwyn Ann Tewksbury - Contributed by Freda Roberts

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