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If you live in Pennsylvania you must pay sales tax!!!
 
Delayed Birth Registration Index of Beaver County Pennsylvania  $13.00
Frankfort Springs Presbyterian Church Cemetery $13.00
Warner's 1888 Beaver Co. History  $63.00
Mt. Pleasant "Wilson's" Cemetery $10.00
Pittsburgh Gazette Gleanings 1786-1820 $13.00
Beaver County Marriages 1830-1873 $13.00
Historical Events of South Side Beaver County (reprint) $12.00
Patent Maps of Beaver County  CDs (.tif format) $8.00 
Beaver County, Pennsylvania Cemetery Records, Volume 1 $13.00
Beaver County, Pennsylvania Cemetery Records, Volume 2  $13.00
Beaver County, Pennsylvania Cemetery Records, Volume 3  $13.00
Beaver County, Pennsylvania Cemetery Records, Volume 4  $13.00
Beaver Argus Genealogical Gleanings, 1830-58  $13.00
Abstracts of Beaver County, PA Deed Book  A-1 1803-1806        $19.00
Abstracts of Beaver County, PA Deed Book B-2 1806-1810        $19.00
1890 Property Tax Records Index       $15.00
Caldwell's 1876 Atlas on CD
$25.00
Misc. Maps of Beaver County CD
$8.00
 
Ghost Rails IV by Wayne Cole $35.00
Thirty Years of Gleanings 1977-2008 CD-ROM $25.00

These prices include postage. 
PA. residents add 6% Sales Tax

May be purchased from:
Beaver County Genealogy and History Center
250 East End Ave.
Beaver, PA 15009
 


Delayed Birth Registration Index of Beaver County Pennsylvania 

Delayed birth certificates were authorized by a law passed in the Pennsylvania General Assembly in 1941 to provide proof of birth for persons who were born prior to 1906 and who needed this information to apply for benefits under the Social Security Act. The earliest birth record would be 1872. The people filled out a standard form with lots of wonderful genealogical information on it. Instructions for obtaining a copy of the certificate are included in the book. 133 pages/acid free paper/soft cover.


Frankfort Springs Presbyterian Church Cemetery

This cemetery is located in the borough of Frankfort Springs, Hanover Township, Pennsylvania. The book includes tombstone records and biographical sketches of most of the families. It is fully indexed. 139 pages/acid free paper/soft cover.


History of Beaver County, Pennsylvania

by A. Warner’s 1888 (reprint) 

A history of Beaver County’s early settlement, its formation into a separate county, and its subsequent growth and development. Over 300 pages totally devoted to biographical sketches of its early families. Good history of the county’s boroughs, villages, and townships. Segments of the book include the law profession, the medical profession, education, religion, military records, etc. A wealth of information on Beaver county. 

908 pages + index=1031 pages. On Acid free paper. 


Mt. Pleasant "Wilson" Cemetery in Darlington Twp.

The Mt. Pleasant/Wilson Cemetery was established on the land of the Mt. Pleasant Presbyterian Church on the banks of Little Beaver Creek, one mile east of Darlington. On the first Sabbath of November, 1797 the Presbytery of Ohio sent Rev. Mr. McDonald to conduct services at Mt. Pleasant. William and Leah Wilson sold four acres of land to the Mt. Pleasant Congregation for $5.00. The first recorded burials ("tombstone dates") are THOMAS HARTSHORE, of "Red Hill" Darlington Township who came in 1797 from Cecil County Maryland and died 1800 at age 80 years, and SAMUEL SEMPLE who died November 7, 1804 at age 75 years. 

18 pages



 


Pittsburgh, PA Gazette Genealogical Gleanings, 1786-1820

by Mark Welchley

News items, advertisements and public notices containing genealogical information of a local nature from Western Pennsylvania + parts of Ohio and Virginia. 

81 pages.


Beaver County, Pennsylvania Marriages, 1830-1873

by Mark Welchley 

Early marriages in all of Western PA are difficult to obtain. Except for a brief period in the early 1850's, county records were not kept until 1885. Many church and magistrate records have been lost or destroyed. Newspapers, then, may preserve the only surviving records.

99 pages


Historical Events of South Side Beaver County (reprint)

This reprint of Robert M. Bryan’s book tells what Hookstown is noted for, gives a history of settlements and old settlers, reminiscences, churches, school history, medical history, War of 1812, military history, South Side men in the World War, sporting events + a new everyname index. 

6 x 9". Soft Cover. 97 pages.


Beaver County, Pennsylvania Cemetery Records, Volume 1 

Tombstone inscriptions taken by the WPA in 1936 include Alcorn, Daugherty, St. Cecelia Cemeteries (Daugherty Twp.); Caldwell or Householder Cemetery, Funkhouser, Laurel Point (N. Sewickley Twp.); Irwin Cem. (Rochester), Mt. Pleasant (Marion), Oak Grove including Todd's Old Part (Industry Twp.). 

Index. Paper. 85pp. $12.50 post paid


Beaver County, Pennsylvania Cemetery Records, Volume 2 

21 cemeteries...Wilson, Majors (Young Farm), Shanor, Steele Burns Cemeteries in N. Sewickley Twp., St. Paul's Protestant Cemetery, Four Mile U.P. Church, Oakgrove, John Cunningham Farm Cemeteries in Ohio Twp.; Hill Crest in Baden; German Lutheran, Monaca; Beaver County Memorial Park in Center Twp.; Harmony Society Cemetery in Ambridge, Raccoon U.P. Church Cemetery; Duff, Watt's Mill or Faulk Family, Dillworth Cemetery in Darlington Twp.; Seceder U.P. Cemetery in South Beaver Twp.; Rocky Springs Cem. in Big Beaver Twp., Hoytdale (St. Theresa Cath.) in Koppel and Beaver Falls. 

Index. Paper. 109pp. $12.50 post paid 


Beaver County, Pennsylvania Cemetery Records, Volume 3 

Includes: Old Free Presbyterian Church, Reformed Presbyterian White Church, New Bethlehem U.P. Church, and Reformed Presbyterian Church (New Galilee) of Darlington Twp. 

Paper. 91pp. $12.50 post paid 


Beaver County, Pennsylvania Cemetery Records, Volume 4 

Included: Baker (Baldwin), Monaca, Baker (Figley), Center Twp., Bethlehem Presbyterian, Shippingport, Concord and Conway Cemeteries of Economy Twp., Christler and Private Cemeteries, Shippingport. Crones German Lutheran, New Sewickley Twp., Crail Cemetery, Raccoon Twp., Court and Conkle Graveyard, South Beaver Twp., Fairview Cemetery, Industry, Friends, New Brighton, Hanover, Hendrickson, and Hill Cemeteries of Baden, Homewood Cemetery, Lacock of East Rochester, Lillyville Lutheran, Ellwood City, McLaughlin Cemeteries, Ohio Twp., Mt. Zion and Mt. Zion Methodist Church Cemetery both of Raccoon Twp. + unnamed Beaver Co. Cemetery. 

Index. Paper. 58pp. $12.50 post paid 


Beaver Argus Genealogical Gleanings, 1830-58 by Mark H. Welchley

A careful reading of every news item, advertisement or public notice in the microfilms of the oldest surviving newspapers of Beaver County, Pennsylvania, Argus (known as the Western Argus until 1843). Includes items containing genealogical information of a local nature from Western Pennsylvania and parts of Ohio and Virginia. Marriage notices were omitted so as not to duplicate material from his earlier book, Beaver County, Pa. Marriages, 1830-73. The only exceptions to this were a number of marriage notices, mostly from the 1840's, that were inadvertently omitted from the earlier book. 

An index provided for names that are not alphabetized in the text. Paper.130pp. $12.50 post paid 
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Abstracts of Beaver County Pennsylvania Deed Book A1 1803-1806
by Brenda Wallace
These abstracts include the grantor, grantee, date written, date recorded,
history and location of the land, adjoining owners, and witnesses.  The land
involved is in present day Beaver and Lawrence Counties.  This book includes
an every name index based on the page numbers of the original deed book.
Paperback 142 pages.   $19.00 post paid


Abstracts of Beaver County Pennsylvania Deed Book B2-1806-1810 by Brenda Wallace
These abstracts include the grantor, grantee, date written, date recorded,
history and location of the land, adjoining owners, and witnesses.  The land
involved is in present day Beaver and Lawrence Counties.  This book includes
an every name index based on the page numbers of the original deed book.

Paperback 127 pages.   $19.00 post paid

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1890 Property Tax Records Index

This index was abstracted from Beaver County 1890 property tax records. Not all tax records for all townships and boroughs have survived but this is the most complete compilation available. The BCGS hopes that this will be used as a substitute for the 1890 census. Areas include Beaver Borough, Beaver Falls, Big Beaver Township, Borough Township, Bridgewater Borough, Brighton Township, Darlington Borough, Darlington Township, Fallston Borough, Frankfort Borough, Georgetown Borough, Greene Township, Hanover Township, Hookstown Township, Independence Township, Industry Township, New Brighton Borough, New Sewickley Township, North Sewickley Township, Ohio Township, Patterson Township, and St. Clair Borough. The book includes surname, given name, area and page number.

Paperback 158 pages  $15.00 post paid
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These patent maps include the original owners of land in Beaver County and the date of patent and the name of the land tract.
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Caldwell's Atlas 1876 has been transferred to CD-ROM format.  This rare atlas contains the names of property owners, churches, cemeteries, orchards, schools, etc for all the towns and townships in Beaver County in 1876.
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This CD contains all the miscellaneous maps of Beaver County that are on file at the Office of the Recorder.  Contact the BCGHC for a list.



Ghost Rails IV by Wayne Cole
This book is 152 glossy pages with many pictures.  Includes information on Mehard Coal Railroad of Wampum, Jackson Coal Railroad of Mercer County, Marginal Railroad of Beaver County, Buffalo Rochester and Pittsburgh Railroad, and Orenstein Arthur Koppel Beaver Connecting Railroad of Beaver Co. and Koppel Industrial Car and Equipment Co.

Hardback 152 pages $35.00 post paid
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Gleanings is the magazine of the Beaver County Genealogy & History Center.  It has been published for 30 years.  This CD includes all issues from 1977 to 2008 in PDF format.

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