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Pennsylvania Genealogist Stephanie Hoover

STEPHANIE HOOVER

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Pennsylvania Obituary Searches

Anyone who conducts genealogical research understands the value of published obituaries. They can offer spouse or parents' names, provide information on an individual's employment or religious affiliation, detail children’s names, unveil place of burial, and shed light on a multitude of other facets of a person's life.

The following list is an overview of the vast collection of Pennsylvania's historical newspapers researchers can consult. Dates listed indicate only general availability (beginning with earliest issues) so check with your library or historical society for specific availabilities.

Pennsylvania County

General Availability

Adams County, PA

1800-current

Allegheny County, PA

1786-current

Armstrong County, PA

1841-current

Beaver County, PA

1828-current

Bedford County, PA

1805-current

Berks County, PA

1789-current

Blair County, PA

1836-current (includes German newspapers)

Bradford County, PA

1813-current

Bucks County, PA

1794-current

Butler County, PA

1818-current

Cambria County, PA

1831-current

Cameron County, PA

1859-current

Carbon County, PA

1864-current

Centre County, PA

1829-current

Chester County, PA

1809-current

Clarion County, PA

1840-current

Clearfield County, PA

1832-current

Clinton County, PA

1836-current

Columbia County, PA

1810-current (includes German newspapers)

Crawford County, PA

1805-current

Cumberland County, PA

1785-current

Dauphin County, PA

1778 (German); 1797-current

Delaware County, PA

1882-current

Elk County, PA

1845-current

Erie County, PA

1808-current

Fayette County, PA

1805-current

Forest County, PA

1867-current

Franklin County, PA

1796-current

Fulton County, PA

1826-current

Greene County, PA

1817-current

Huntingdon County, PA

1806-current

Indiana County, PA

1826-current

Jefferson County, PA

1833-current

Juniata County, PA

1817-current

Lackawanna County, PA

1832-current

Lancaster County, PA

1782-current (includes German newspapers)

Lawrence County, PA

1833-current

Lebanon County, PA

1807-current (includes German newspapers)

Lehigh County, PA

1807-current (includes German newspapers)

Luzerne County, PA

1797-current (includes German newspapers)

Lycoming County, PA

1807-current

McKean County, PA

1833-current

Mercer County, PA

1811-current

Mifflin County, PA

1800-2012

Monroe County, PA

1836-current (includes German newspapers)

Montgomery County, PA

1800-current

Montour County, PA

1820-current

Northampton County, PA

1799-current

Northumberland County, PA

1802-current (includes German newspapers)

Perry County, PA

1820-current

Philadelphia County, PA

1719-current

Pike County, PA

1826-current

Potter County, PA

1839-current

Schuylkill County, PA

1796-current (includes German newspapers)

Snyder County, PA

1836-current (includes German newspapers)

Somerset County, PA

1812-current (includes German newspapers)

Sullivan County, PA

1851-current (includes German newspapers)

Susquehanna County, PA

1816-current

Tioga County, PA

1838-current

Union County, PA

1813-current

Venango County, PA

1823-current

Warren County, PA

1823-current

Washington County, PA

1798-current

Wayne County, PA

1830-current

Westmoreland County, PA

1799-current

Wyoming County, PA

1841-current

York County, PA

1729-current (includes German newspapers)