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To Westmoreland County Pennsylvania
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

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
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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