Pennsylvania Family History Societies(T-Z)

This section lists associations from Tyrone Area to Wyoming giving details about each one and what resources and publications they offer.

County Societies

Tyrone Area Historical Society

The association has an Archives and Research Facility where a number of resources are available, which include Newspapers, Genealogies, Maps and other Reference Materials relating to Tyrone History.


Union County Historical Society

The association has many archives, which incorporate:

  • Agricultural Census Returns
  • Burials of Deceased Soldiers 1886-1915
  • Central Pennsylvania Marriages
  • Commissioners Minutes 1813-1894
  • Deaths
  • Direct Tax of 1798 for Northumberland Co.
  • Federal Population Schedules
  • Genealogies

Resources also include:

  • Marriages
  • Ministerial Records
  • Mortality Reports
  • Newspapers
  • Pennsylvania Veterans Census 1890
  • Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps
  • Store Accounts and Ledgers
  • Tax Assessments
  • Union Co. Annual Enumeration and Assessment 1883-1946

For further information regarding all of their collections, please peruse the lists on their site.

Many publications are available for sale, which include:

  • Church History Guide
  • Early Assessments of Union Co.
  • Early Railroads of Union Co.
  • Genealogists Guide to Burials in Northumberland Co.
  • History of the First Lutheran Church at Mifflinburg
  • Lewisburg Cemetery CD
  • Tombstone Inscriptions
  • Union Co. Civil War Soldiers

Venango County Genealogical Club

The Club is situated on the 2nd Floor of the Oil City Library, 2 Central Avenue, Oil City, PA, 16301.

For a fee, the association is willing to send copies of Obituaries found in Newspapers.

A number of publications are available for sale, which incorporate:

  • Buchanan Funeral Home Books
  • Faller Funeral Home Burials
  • Oil City Postcards
  • Venango Co. 1890 Veterans Census

They also have links to a number of sites which you may find of use.


Venango County Historical Society

A number of publications are available for sale, which comprise:

  • Cemetery Books
  • Marriages from Venango Co. Sources 1798-1885(All) and 1886-1946 (Outside the area)
  • Venango Co. History

Wyoming County Historical Society

The aim of the association is to preserve the heritage of Northeastern Pennsylvania.

The association has a large collection of resources, which incorporate:

  • Cemetery Transcripts
  • Census Returns
  • Dietrick Tombstone Inscriptions
  • Lists of Early Settlers pre 1790
  • Luzerne Co. Orphans Court 1786-1930+
  • Newspapers
  • Scrapbook Abstracts
  • Tax Lists
  • Undertaker Books
  • Westmoreland Co. Wills 1777-1783

They also have archives relating to Wyoming Co., which incorporate:

  • Births and Deaths 1893-1906
  • Continuance and Obituary Files 1975-present
  • Delayed Births 1872-1906
  • Grantor/Grantee Indexes
  • Marriages 1885-1906
  • Naturalisations
  • Orphan's Court 1843-1866
  • Poor Children's Lists
  • Wills 1842-1908

In addition, they have records relating to Luzerne Co., which include:

  • Deeds 1787-1845
  • Direct Tax 1789
  • Grantor/Grantee Index 1787-1907
  • Orphans Court 1787-1864
  • Register's Dockets
  • Road Dockets
  • Wills 1786-1919 and A-C 1786-1863