Wyoming County Historical Society Holdings

Card Files
(All card files arranged alphabetically by surname)


Wyoming County - Complete listing of 100 cemeteries
Surrounding Counties - Bradford, Lackawanna, Luzerne, Sullivan, Susquehanna and Wayne (incomplete)

Dietrick Tombstone Records

Undertaker Records

Surname Search

Wyoming Co. Census 1850-1920 (entirely abstracted and cross indexed)

Vital Records

Westmoreland Co., CT Wills (1777-1783)
Luzerne Co. Orphans Court (1786-1830+)
Wyoming Co: (1842+) Birth, Delayed Birth, Death, Marriage, Naturalization, Orphans Court, Poor Children Lists and Continuance, Obituary Files (1975-present)

Scrap Book Abstracts

Newspaper Abstracts

Before 1790 (lists of early settlers)

Census Indexes

Early American Series 1790-1840
1740-1749; 1790-1810
Early American Series 1830-1850
Early American Series 1790-1870


Microfilm Collection


Morris, Sussex and Warren Counties 1830-1920
Delaware & Dutchess 1800-1910; Orange 1800-1920; Sullivan 1810-1920

Entire State 1790-1830;

The following counties complete through 1920:
Berks, Bradford, Carbon, Columbia, Lehigh, Luzerne, Lycoming, Monroe, Northampton, Northumberland, Susquehanna, Tioga. Union, Wayne and Wyoming

1890 Union and Veterans and Widows Census:
Bradford, Cameron, Carbon, Centre, Clearfield, Clinton, Columbia, Dauphin, Elk, Lackawanna, Lebanon, Luzerne, Lycoming, McKean, Monroe, Montour, Northumberland, Pike, Potter, Schuylkill, Sullivan, Susquehanna, Tioga, Wayne, Wyoming


Luzerne CO 1797-1846
Wyoming CO 1842-1970

Tax Records

Columbia CO 1814-1817; 1820-1821
Northumberland CO 1802-1811 (townships that later became Columbia CO only)
Luzerne CO 1802+ (townships that later became Wyoming CO only)

Luzerne County

Grantee/Grantor Index 1787-1907; Deed Vol 1-39 1787-1845
Direct Tax 1789
Orphans Court 1787-1864 Vol 1-7
Register's Docket 1787-ca 1885 Vol 1
Road Dockets Vol 6-16
Will Index 1786-1919; Vol A-C 1786-1863

Wyoming County

Birth & Death Records 1893-1906
Delayed Births 1872-1906
Grantee/Grantor Index; Deeds Vol 1-200; Sheriff and Treasurer's Deeds
Marriage Records 1885-1906 Vol 1-10
Orphan's Court 1843-1866
Wills 1842-1908 Vol 1-9

CT Barbour Records

Complete set - vital records by town for entire state


Library Room

Family Group Sheet Files
How to Books
Pa General Books
Pa Archives (complete set)
PA County Histories
State Histories: include CT, MA, New England, NJ, NY, other various states
Foreign Countries: Canada, England, Germany and Scotland
Emmigrant and Passenger List Books
Civil War Books - includes History of PA Volunteers (indexed)
Revoluntionary and Early War Books includes DAR Patriot Indexes and some DAR Lineage Books
Collection includes the following:
Domes Day Books (40 vols)
Passenger & Immigration Lists Index
(22 volumes)
Colonial Families in US
The Compendium of American Genealogy
The American Genealogist (Vol 1-40)
Quarterlies and Newsletters from many PA counties and various states


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