Somerset County, Pennslyvania Genealogy and History

Welcome to the Somerset County, PAGenWeb Project! We are so glad you decided to stop by for a visit!
We hope you enjoy our site and find our information useful to your research in this county.

This site is coordinated by April Phillips and Connie Burkett .
Please don't hesitate to contact us with your questions or comments!

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The data boards system has recently been upgraded. 
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Holsopple Historical Train Station - The Holsopple Historical Building Committee is a non-profit organization, begun in 1994 with the mission of restoring the town's former B & O Railroad Station and eventually operating it as a historical museum. For more information visit their website:

Meyersdale Library Special Collections Project  - The Meyersdale Public Library has graciously donated 28,000 obituaries to the Somerset County, PAGenWeb/USGenWeb Archives. This collection represents obituaries published in several newspapers from 1970-2004 and housed at the library. We are honored to be the recipient of this wonderful gift!   You can now view the linked files through the USGW Archives link for our county.

Somerset County Historical Center  - The Historical Center has recently updated their website and you can now download a membership application as well as contact them via email!

Information regarding Flt. 93 - a new website has been setup with information about both of these recent events. Please note that the website has recently changed urls:

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Last updated on July 27, 2010

The Somerset County PAGenWeb pages are maintained by
Carol Hepburn (retired)
April Phillips
Connie Burkett

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