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County Research Facilities
Beaver County Genealogy
and History Center
Winter hours Dec. 1 through April 5
Beaver County Court House
Clerk of Courts Office
The Clerk of Courts is primarily concerned with the custody of all original records of criminal cases, and is elected for a four-year term. The Clerk keeps all papers filed in criminal proceedings of the courts and maintains, among other things, constable and municipal tax collector bonds, trial lists, municipal tax collector reports, and municipal road ordinances. The Clerk of Courts is responsible for assessing, collecting and distributing court-related costs.
Register of Wills Office
The Register of Wills, has jurisdiction over the probate of wills and
the granting of letters, acts as the State's agent for collection of inheritance
tax, and administers proceedings relative to adoptions and estates of incapacitated
persons. Marriage licenses are issued from this office and genealogical
records dating from 1800 are located here.
Recorder of Deeds
The main duties of this office are the care and preservation of all
County real estate records and the preparation of record books and indexes
which are accessible to the public. Documents recorded in this office include
easements, powers of attorney, military discharges, charters of nonprofit
organizations, subdivision plans, deep mine maps, highway plans, and agreements
The Prothonotary keeps the records of all civil proceedings before the
Court of Common Pleas. This office is responsible for processing subpoenas,
County tax claim petitions and orders, equity and ejectment proceedings,
mechanics and waivers of liens, federal and state tax liens, public welfare
liens, municipal liens, and eminent domain proceedings. The Prothonotary
also maintains naturalization records and processes passport applications.The
Sheriff's Deed books are available in this Office.
The duties of this office include assistance to veterans and their dependents
in processing forms and claims for Federal, State and County benefits such
as pensions, widows' benefits, burial needs, and educational assistance.
Staff provides counseling services and maintains files for all veterans.
Beaver County Historical
Research & Landmarks Foundation
A. D. Campbell Funeral Home, Inc.
Writing for records from the A. D. Campbell Funeral Home, Inc. Campbell's is the largest funeral home in Beaver Falls, and they bought the Young Funeral Home in New Brighton, and have those records as well.
A. D. Campbell Funeral Home
P. O. Box 43
Beaver Falls, PA. 15010
This page was last updated on 12/2/2015Wednesday, 02-Dec-2015 07:13:04 MST