Research Holdings

Research Holdings

Cemetery Books for not only Mercer County, PA (which were done by volunteers from the society in 1970's and includes all the locatable cemeteries in Mercer County, PA. More information on the books.
Cemetery books for other local counties
Histories from many Counties in PA - many not indexed 
Family Histories which have been donated to the society
Ancestor Charts that have been sent to the society
City Directories - both books and on microfiche
Mercer County Courthouse Records
Marriages (1885-1946)
Deaths recorded (1893-1905)
Births recorded (1893-1905) and Delayed Birth Certificates. 

The courthouse, as we understand, it is not doing research at this time.

Microfilm of all Sharon Papers - mostly complete - there are a couple of periods in the early papers that are missing).

Abstractions of the births and marriages in the early newspapers (1876-1920) are nearly 100% completed. Deaths have been abstracted from the newspapers (1876-1920) and 1952 to the present. These are all being computerized at this time. It is an ongoing project being done by the volunteers. Years between 1920 and 1952 are being worked on by volunteers.

An obituary can be found, if it was published in the Sharon Papers, copied and sent to you for a nominal fee. Normal research rates are $7.50 per hour for research plus copying fee of 25 cents per page.

Microfilm or Microfiche Records of the following:
Mercer County, PA Census Records
Some Church Records of Mercer County
Some Funeral Home Records
Miscellaneous Trumbull County, Ohio Census Records
Various other County Census records
Mercer County Poor Home Records
Ship Passenger Lists from New York (a few microfilm rolls)