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 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

BIBLE RECORDS

BIOGRAPHIES

BIRTHS

CEMETERIES

Obituaries and Death Notices  

Orphans Court

HISTORY

MARRIAGES

NEWSPAPERS

WILLS AND PROBATE

Mortality Schedules

Land Deeds and Transfers

Recent Updates
July 2017
Biographies: Genealogical Memoirs from the History of Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, Vol. II, compiled by John W. Jordan, LL. D. and transcribed by our Transcription Team - names are indexed and linked at the bottom of the first page
(David Shaw Atkinson, Henry S. Ackerman, Breniser Family, Frederick William Chichester, William Donaldson, Charles F. Ehalt, Alexander Eicher, Charles H. Fogg, Freeman C. Gay, James E. Gilland, George W. Good, John Franklin Goodlin, John Rickey Hayden, William M. Hudson, Lloyd Burrell Huff, Amos K. Hutchinson, Jamison Family, Dr. W. W. Johnston, Leonard Keck, Edward Barry Kenly, James Lawrence Kennedy, John H. King, Amos B. Kline, Rev. Philip KretzDaniel Kunkle, James E. Loughrey, John Nevin McConnell, Martin Nelson McGeary, John F. Mitinger, Joseph Edwin Mitinger, William Leonard Mitinger, James S. Moorhead, Daniel A. Mowry, Lemuel Offutt, Colonel Israel Painter, William B. Parks, Levi Portser, Edward Everett Robbins, Joseph Robbins (2), Joseph Kemp Robinson, Albert Charles Snively, Curtin Philip Steiner, Harry Franklin Thomas, William Stokes Turney, William Wesley Ulerich, Daniel Reamer Ulery, Romayne M. Waldron, Amos Pool Weaver, Frank R. Zahniser)

June 2017
Crime News : Joseph Akins Kills Wife and Commits Suicide - Contributed by Robin Line
Biographies: Genealogical Memoirs from the History of Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, Vol. II, compiled by John W. Jordan, LL. D. and transcribed by our Transcription Team - names are indexed and linked at the bottom of the first page - more to come (
Daniel Arter, Albert H. Bell, Boucher Family, George Dorn, Lloyd S. Findley, Paul Hugus Gaither, James Henry Gallagher, George Franklin Huff, John Latta, Samuel O. W. Lowry, Robert Anderson Fulton Lyon, Alexander Daniel McConnell, Joseph Alexander McCurdy, The Nunn Family, J. Howard Patton, Michael Joseph Rorke, John B. Steel,  James J. Wirsing )

May 2017
Obit: John W. Forsha, John Forsha, Elizabeth Forsha - Contributed by Donald Buncie
Marriage Notice: MCCLINTOCK-MORRISON
Accident News: James Todd and Son of Wm. Meching Seriously Injured

BIRTHS

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


HISTORY

 McMahon's Journal

 Post Offices



WILLS AND PROBATE RECORDS


 

 

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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