Obtaining Copies of Birth,
Marriage, Divorce, and Death Records from Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania does not permit private access to vital
records due to their confidentiality. The employees of the Division
of Vital Records conduct all searches.
to Find PA Birth, Marriage, and Death Records
Transcribed Online Birth Records
- Online Census Records
Birth dates can also be obtained from census records which give year of birth.
- The State Library of Pennsylvania
Genealogy/Local History Section
State Library of Pennsylvania
333 Market Street
- Original records of colonial and
state government, county courthouse and municipal vital records on
microfilm, and some private family and business records are
Archives and Manuscripts
350 North Street
Harrisburg, PA 17120
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