Pennsylvania Family History Societies(E-G)

This section lists associations from Erie Historical to Greene giving details about each one and what resources and publications they offer.

County and Other Societies

Erie County Historical Society

Many archives can be accessed in their Library, which incorporate:

  • Account Books
  • Architectural Plans and Drawings
  • Atlases
  • Books
  • Business Papers
  • Cemetery Transcripts
  • Church Registers
  • City Directories
  • Diaries
  • Dictionaries
  • Directories

Archives also comprise:

  • Encyclopaedias
  • Letters
  • Lithographs
  • Manuscripts
  • Maps
  • Naturalisations
  • Negatives
  • Oral and Video Histories
  • Photographs
  • Postcards
  • WPA Transcripts
Website:
http://www.eriehistory.com

Fayette County Genealogical Society

Numerous archives can be accessed in the Pennsylvania Room of the Uniontown Public Library, which include 

  • Census Returns
  • Genealogies
  • Historic Photographs
  • Newspapers
  • Obituaries
  • Tax Records

An All-Name Index to the Society's Publication, Families of Fayette County, is available on the site.

Website:
http://www.fcgspa.org

Fulton County Historical Society

Many resources are available in their Library, which include:

  • Cemetery Files of Tombstone Names and Dates
  • Census Returns
  • Church Registers
  • Deeds
  • Family History Folders
  • Newspapers
  • Photographs
  • Reference Books
  • School Registers
  • Wills

A  list of Fulton Co. Cemeteries and a Cemetery Map is on the site.

Website:
http://www.fultonhistory.org

Germantown Historical Society

The association has the Archives of the African-American Genealogy Group, the Germantown Theatre Guild, Germantown Hospital and the Philadelphia, Germantown and Norristown Railroad. 

An Image Collection is also available and it is also possible to use their on-line catalogue to search, view and order Images available in the Archives.

Numerous documents are available at The Pat Henning Library and Archives, which incorporate:

  • Business Papers
  • Cemetery Transcripts
  • Church Registers
  • Deeds
  • Land Records
  • Manuscripts
  • Maps
  • Newspapers
  • Oral Histories
  • Personal Papers
  • Scrapbooks
Website:
http://www.germantownhistory.org

Greene County Genealogical Society

The association was established in 1975.  Many Databases are on the site, which comprise:

  • Funeral Homes
  • Divorces to 1990
  • Greene Co. First Settlers
  • Greene Co. Memorial Park Index
  • Killed, Captured or Missing Early Settlers killed or captured during the armed conflict with the Indians prior to 1800
  • Militia Tax 1853-1863
  • Obituaries
  • Voter Lists 1801 and 1806
  • Waynesburg and Washington Railroad Employee Roster 1898
  • William Seaton's Day Book 1793

Many publications are available for sale, which incorporate:

  • Cemetery Transcripts
  • Census Returns
  • Civil War 18th PA Calvary
  • Greene Co. History
  • High School Yearbooks
  • Obituaries
  • Tax Books
Website:
http://www.cornerstonegenealogy.com