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History and Genealogy

Westmoreland County was founded on February 26, 1773 and was the first county in the colony of Pennsylvania west of the Allegheny Mountains. Westmoreland County originally included the present-day counties of Fayette, Washington, Greene and parts of Beaver, Allegheny, Indiana and Armstrong counties. The county seat is Greensburg.

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Westmoreland County Data Online
Recent Updates
April 2014: Bio: LATTA, Capt. S.R - transcribed by Kim Mohler
January 2014: Obit - Mrs. S. C. Mayer - Submitted by Jim Dezotell
June 2013: Obit: BYERLY, JACOB - Transcribed by Kim Mohler

BIBLE RECORDS

BIOGRAPHIES

Biographies and biographical Sketches
BIRTHS

Westmoreland Co PA Births and Baptisms 1st Lutheran Church 1792-1853 - Transcribed by Donald Buncie

CEMETERIES - TOMBSTONE INSCRIPTIONS AND HISTORIES

DEATHS

COURT RECORDS

Land Deeds and Transfers
(And Power of Attorney)

Orphans Court

HISTORY

 McMahon's Journal

 Post Offices

MARRIAGES

Marriage Announcements and Wedding Notices:

MILITARY

Military

  • 1883 Pensioners - Transcribed by Donald Buncie
NEWSPAPERS

Miscellaneous Newspaper Articles From the Past
 


The Independent June 28 1902 - Transcribed by Donald Buncie

WILLS AND PROBATE RECORDS

Cities, Boroughs and Census Designated Places

Adamsburg

East Vandergrift

Latrobe

 Municipality of Murrysville

 Seward

Arnold

Export

Laurel Mountain

 New Alexandria

 Slickville

Arona

Grapeville

Lawson Heights

 New Florence

 Smithton

Avonmore

Greensburg

Ligonier

 New Kensington

 South Greensburg

Bolivar

Harrison City

 Lower Burrell

 New Stanton

 Southwest Greensburg

Calumet-Norvelt

Herminie

Madison

North Belle Vernon

 Sutersville

Crabtree

Hunker

 Manor

  North Irwin

 Vandergrift

 Delmont

Hyde Park

McChesneytown - Loyalhanna

 Oklahoma

 West Leechburg

Derry

Irwin

 Monessen

 Penn

 West Newton

Donegal

Jeannette

 Mount Pleasant

 Scottdale

 Youngstown  

Youngwood

TOWNSHIPS

Allegheny Township  Bell Township Cook Township  Derry Township   Donegal Township
East Huntingdon Township  Fairfield Township Hempfield Township   Ligonier Township Loyalhanna Township
 Mount Pleasant Township North Huntingdon Township Penn Township Rostraver Township  Salem Township
Sewickley Township South Huntingdon Township St. Clair Township Unity Township Upper Burrell Township
Washington Township        

Surrounding Counties

Armstrong County (north)

Indiana County (northeast)

Cambria County (east)

Somerset County (southeast)

Fayette County (south)

Washington County (southwest)

Allegheny County (west)

Butler County (northwest)

 

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