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Welcome to the Washington County Pennsylvania (PA) Genealogy Project. 
 Although a native of the county, I do not live in
Washington County now and I cannot provide research assistance.
Before writing to the webmaster, please read this.

I hope you find something here that will interest or help you.

 

WASHINGTON COUNTY PA 
GENEALOGY RESOURCES AND RECORDS ON THIS SITE

 

GENERAL

  • General Info (Background, Twp Formation, Lookups, Links, Resources, etc.) 

  • Genealogy Help and Tips for Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced

  • RECORD LOCATIONS

    WHERE ARE THE RECORDS? RECORDS INFORMATION for Washington County Pennsylvania and State of Pennsylvania

    MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY (OLD MEDICAL TERMS / TERMINOLOGY)

  • Medical Terms

  • COMPUTING

    Index to Computer Health & Tips

    Manually Deleting Internet Browser Cookies

     

    BIOGRAPHIES:

    Index Page for BIOGRAPHIES

    Pictorial Biographies of Farms and Historical Owners:

    Pictorial Biography of the A. E. Slusher 1855 Farm Fallowfield Township, Washington Co., PA
    located just south of the former Parker Carson, J. West, A. Harlan, and J. Gibson Farms

    DRIVING TOURS: Under Biographies

    Driving Tour of Fallowfield Twp Today based on Caldwell Atlas 1876 map for Fallowfield Township; Washington Co., PA with boundaries of Bentleysville (Bentleyville), Somerset Twp; Good Intent, W. Finley Twp.

    Driving Tour of Long Branch Municipality area - Jackman-Herron-Phillips, Washington Co.,PA.

     

    CEMETERIES, FUNERAL HOMES

  • Cemeteries

  • Bebout & Yohe Funeral Home Records 1893 through 1913s  

  • CENSUS FOLDER

    CHURCHES, CHURCH HISTORY, CHURCH MEMBERSHIP INDEX

    DEEDS, LAND, PROPERTY

  • Deeds

  • Land & Property

  • ESTATES, WILLS, ESTATE PARTITIONS

  • Estate Partitions

  • Wills - Index page

  • Wills2 - Index page

  • ESTATE PROBATE ACCOUNTS

    Probate File for Samuel Dixon, deceased 1795

    LAWS

    PA LAWS AFFECTING WASHINGTON COUNTY PA

    LOOK-UPS

    My PREVIOUS Look-Ups For Other People--Contains various families:: Sometimes (rarely), I will look-up a few records for a family not related to me so I decided to share some of these searches here. 

    ATLAS / MAPS 

  • 1817 FIRST OFFICIAL County Map RG-17 Records of the Land Office, MELISH-WHITESIDE MAPS, 1816-1821. {series #17.534}
    Washington County PA Map drawn in 1817

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  • Caldwell's Atlas (full size) - - - 

          With the option to view Map Thumbnails1 or Map Thumbnails2

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  • Also see Map of District of West Augusta and its later components Monongalia, Ohio, and Yohogania Counties, Virginia (outside website)

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  • Index to Map Showing the Old Pittsburgh-Brownsville Road December 10, 1926 by W. P. Rodgers, Civil Mining Engineer, Monongahela, Pa.

  • Index to 1936 and 1941 PA PennDOT Road Plans for Route 40 From west of Scenery Hill PA to Pancake PA in Washington County PA

  • MARRIAGE

  • Marriage Records (early records from various sources)

  • See Newspapers


  • MIGRATION FROM WASHINGTON COUNTY PA TO...

    Mahoning County Ohio  (Biographies)

    Trumbull County Ohio  (Biographies)

    Jefferson County Ohio from "Early Residences Stated in Jefferson Co., Ohio Deed Entries."  Vol 1; Vol 2; Vol 3

     

    MISC. PAGES

    Washington County Names in Greene County History (partial)

    Greene County Persons in Washington County Newspapers

    Ohio County, WVA Marriages (partial list)

    Monessen, Westmoreland County PA

    Resource list for Washington County MARYLAND

    >TRIBUTE FOR PARENTS AND GRANDPARENTS LINK<

    MILITARY

  • Military Records

  • Revolutionary War

  • Revolutionary War STORIES and MEN

  • Civil War

  • 1882 List of Washington County PA Pensioners 
    Webmaster Note: This is probably a partial from the "1883 Pensioners on the Roll".

  • 1883 List of Pensioners on the Roll
    Multiple original pages and a sortable set.

  • A Study of Known German Baptists (Dunkards) compared to the 
    1883 List of Pensioners on the Roll from Washington County PA

  • WWI Draft Registration

  • WWI Photos

  • Mon Valley Veterans of World War II

  • WWII Veterans who were employees of Corning Glass Plant

  • WWII Veterans

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  • NEWSPAPER

  • Newspaper Tidbits Index  

  • More Newspaper Articles, Births, Marriages, Death Notices, Obituaries, Deeds, Misc.

  • ORPHAN'S COURT DOCKETS

    PASSPORTS

    • Some Passport Applications 1795 to 1925 in Washington County PA

    PHOTOS - IDENTIFIED & UNIDENTIFIED

  • Photo Album 1 - identified and unidentified photos

  •             Photo Album of Places -identified and unidentified photos

  • Unidentified Photos 1

  • Photo Album 2 - identified and unidentified photos

  • Photo Album 3 - identified and unidentified photos SHARP & STEWART Family

  • Photo Album 4 - Primrose School 1906; Millsboro School ca1927; Cooper Family; Cumberledge Family

  • Photo Album 5 - Index to Photos for Families of Wilson, Newman, Webeck

  • Scrapbook  (Bios, School Photos & Keepsakes) 

  • Treasure Box 

  • Centerville High School Photos Washington County PA 

  • ROADS

    Index to Road Petitions 

    RELIGION - CHURCHES

    SLAVERY

    THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD

    SCHOOLS:

    1920 Indiana PA, Indiana County PA Normal School submitted by Doris Greaves

    Washington Female Seminary

    Centerville High School 1928

    Centerville Grade School 1949-1950

    Sawhill Public School District No. 2 East Finley Twp., Washington Co., Pa.

    Cinder Hill Formerly School No. 3 Teacher and his 21 Students in 1916 Class Photo

     

    TAX LISTS

    VOTER'S LISTS

  • Voters Mt. Pleasant Twp (1848)

  • Voters - West Pike Run (1931)

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    RECOMMENDED LINKS

    MAILING LISTS (If you need more precise help, join a list !)

  • Join a Rootsweb Mailing List 

  • Complete index to RootsWeb's genealogy mailing lists

  • Google Search Results for Genealogy Mailing Lists

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    http://www.pagenweb.org/imagemap.html (Clickable PA Outline Map)

    Southwestern Pennsylvania Commission Outline of Washington County PA Map

    Washington County Outline of Townships Map from USGenWeb Archives Map Project

    Washington County USGenWeb Archives

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    Also see Early American Maps (outside website) especially maps of 1800 & 1812
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    Map Showing the Mason-Dixon Line

    History and Maps before Mason-Dixon Line

    Map of border controversy from Crumrine's History of Washington County, Pennsylvania : with biographical sketches of many of its pioneers and prominent men/ edited by Boyd Crumrine. Illustrated. Philadelphia: L.H. Everts and Co., 1882. 

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    Washington PA Main St. ca1915 Looking SE

    Washington PA on corner of Main & Beau Sts., Looking SW
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    Jan 31, 2006    - This site was re-organized.
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    March 5, 2009  - Main Page re-done.
    Dec. 15, 2009    - Site Reviewed.
    Dec. 15, 2010   - Site Reviewed.
    Jan. 10, 2011    - Site maintenance and general updates.
    June 11, 2011  - Continuing updates of submissions.
    July 1-20, 2011 - Site maintenance.
    Jan 1, 2012 - Site maintenance and new content.
    March 28, 2012 - Site Reviewed.
    Dec. 26, 2013 - broken links fixed and new content.
    April 1, 2013 - Site maintenance.
    July 1, 2013 to August 15, 2013 - broken links fixed and new content.


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    To submit material for the website or to report a broken link, start your subject line with "WCPA" followed by specific subject and email me at:  Washington.Co.Pa.Webmaster AT gmail.com     ( washington.co.pa.webmaster "AT" gmail.com ).   I spend most of my time adding new material so please allow at least 14 days for a reply.

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    © 2006 to 2012 ;  2013 Judith Ann Florian, all rights reserved.  Website is updated weekly or monthly, as I receive submissions or when I complete a transcribing project. The materials (files) located on this website are the property of the webmaster and the contributors. Material is for personal research and may NOT  be included in any for-fee collection or publication.

    History of this website - The first PAGenWeb Washington County coordinator was Jean Suplick Matuson [who developed Chartiers.com. She was followed by Georgeann Malowney [who took over Chartiers.com], then Peggy Tebbetts, and lastly, Christina Hunt who each held prior copyrights over this website.  Each coordinator has contributed much to the preservation of Washington County genealogical information/history.

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