York County: History of the USGW

York County, PA Look-Ups

The Lookup Volunteer's list is a list of books and people that have agreed to look up information for YOU. You will notice ONLY a limited number of books at this time. Would you like to help as a LOOKUP VOLUNTEER? If you have information pertaining to York County, PA, share it with others! We're looking for people with Family history books, magazines, etc. (or access to those items in a nearby library) to do lookups for others. Please take a minute and send me your listing of public domain items that could help someone else. I'll add you to the list below and others can see your resources listed, contact you by e-mail, and you can answer at your convenience. Please send details to FamilyHart.

Please read guidelines before submitting a request. Lookup volunteers will not do on going research for your family. Please be courteous and do not over load them with large multiple requests at one time.

When requesting a lookup please use these guidelines:

  1. Please be specific. Name exactly who you are looking for, and include dates and places. Spouses and/or siblings often help find your ancestor, too. Don't ask for everyone of that surname in the township or county.
  2. The volunteer can only give you basic information and cannot copy non-public domain material for you. We encourage you to purchase works listed if they are available for purchase or to view the original source at a library for further information on your ancestor.

Books are grouped by topic. Select the topic and go directly to those books, or continue down the page if you'd like to browse.


Plot Map for Bermudian Church of the Brethren Cemetery in Washington Township (dated 1976) Don Harlacher
Black's Graveyard, Adams County earliest Presbyterian church in area Josette Maxwell

100 Years At Warrington, York Co., Pa. by Margaret B. Walmer, 1989 (Quaker Records)


Tombstone Inscriptions of Warrington Friends Burial Ground, nr Wellsville, York Co., Pa. Copied by Albert Cook Myers in 1895 and published in 1950.(Partial list of Quaker burials, around 200)

R. L. Cooke


1800 Census York County Census

1820 Census York County Census




1936 Yearbook William Penn Sr. High School, York: lists names of seniors and other students involved in some extracurricular activities. Rebecca Fenning
 "A Light in the Valley: A History of the Codorus Church of the Brethren" by William L. Gould.


Map of the 239 Original Land Grants of Warrington Twp., York Co., Pa. compiled by Warren J. Daniels, Director of the Land Office, Harrisburg, Pa., July 3, 1946. Included are; names of Warrantee(s), names and number of Applications, acreage & date of Warrant. (There will be a small fee for copies)


R. L. Cooke


 Genealogy of the Nesbit, Ross, Porter, Taggart Families of Pennsylvania by Blanche T. Hartman, Pittsburgh, PA, privately printed, 1929.
A lot of the early activities of these folks was in York county.
John Cook
The Lenhart Family of Greenwich and Albany Twp., Berks County, and York County, PA by William  H. Rinkenbach
Georgia Kinney Bopp
MAUGHLIN: Genealogy of the Maughlin Family in America Thomas Grove Maughlin, York, PA, 1951, Descendants of William Maughlin, who settled in Chanceford Twp. in the mid-1700's. Callan Swenson.


Andersonville Prision, Macon Co., Georgia: lookup of civil war soldier, may also request photo of gravesite (small fee involved for photos)

Kevin Frye

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