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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
September 2016
Obit: ZELINSKY, Martin Mike - Contributed by Donald Buncie

May 2016
Obits: John Bierer, Mrs. P.H. Linsenbigler, Irwin Family - Submitted by Teresa Haines Rigney
Marriage Notices: Hough-Pore, Steele-Fairman, Barac-Rakinis - Submitted by Teresa Haines Rigney
News: Paul Wilkins Divorces Wife, Mrs. Anna F. Orr Protests Will of William S. Chambers - Submitted by Teresa Haines Rigney
News: Arona Mine Explosion, Proch Children, Albain and Elsie Missing (1909 news)



January 2016
Obits and Death Notices: Ellen Carissa Greer, Henry Zundell, Philip E. Brindle, Mrs. Eva Byers - Submitted by Teresa Haines Rigney

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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