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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
Recent Updates
April 2015: News: R. G. Stoner Gunned Down at Home
February 2015:
Death Notice: Daniel Hossler, Eli Coulter, Michael Steck;
News: Beam Family Drowned in Boating Accident, Joseph Evans Executed for John Cissler Murder, Linsebigler and M'Murry Arrested for Gardner Murder

May 2014: Civil War 3 Year Volunteer Records
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:



NEWSPAPERS

Miscellaneous Newspaper Articles From the Past
 


The Independent June 28 1902 - Transcribed by Donald Buncie



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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