Erie County (PA) Genealogy  
County Courthouse & Vital Records Information


This page provides County Courthouse information and information about Vital Records in Erie County (PA) that is not provided through one of the other links to an already exisitng page. In other words, information on this page has been submitted by other users concerning the subject of Vital Records. If you know of information, or have information that is additional to that posted at an already exisitng web site, please contact Bill Klauk or provide the information to him or to the mail list at PAERIE-L@rootsweb.com .


Naturalization Records

Gaylene Kerr Banister has provided the following summary for those who would like to obtain their ancestors' naturalization papers.

Quote: The process is very simple. You can write, call or visit the Erie Co. Courthouse. Naturalization records are available for 1825-1940. I don't remember exactly what it cost, but when I visited there last summer, I obtained the records for 3 or 4 of my husband's ancestors and the *total* cost was something less than $10. The lady who works in the naturalization records is extremely helpful and very good:-) It took only a few minutes for her to locate and copy all the records I requested.

Erie City & County Naturalization Record
Microfilm Department, Room #108
Erie County Courthouse, 140 West 6th Street
Erie, PA 16501
814-451-6393
WATTS Line 1-800-352-0026 (from anywhere in PENNSYLVANIA -- can be used for any number within the Erie County Courthouse. Ask for department or extension number). Unquote.

Update: June 19, 2001. Kathryn Smith has advised that the cost for Naturalization Records in now $15 plus 50 cents per page. She advised that the clerk was great when she called the courthouse. The clerk found the record, gave a quote for the copies and Kathyrn received them in about a week. Thanks to Kathryn for the update.


This page was last updated on  Tuesday, June 19, 2001 .

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