Beaver County, Pennsylvania
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Beaver County Neighbors:
Allegheny, Butler, Lawrence, Washington Co's, PA
Hancock County, WVA
Columbiana County, OH

Note: USGW Counties hosted on Rootsweb are not available and as such are not linked. When the situation changes and the Counties are available, the links will be updated: [Jan 2018]


"Side Notes"

There is a huge amount of Pennsylvania History available online. There is no sense 'recreating the wheel', but if you have questions that cannot be answered by your own searches, send along a note, perhaps I can assist.


Famous People of Pennsylvania
Rock Musicians of Pennsylvania
Historical Register of Places 
  History of the Railroad in Pennsylvania


Biographies from my personal Research
Appleton's Cycolpedia of American Biography: 1600-1889


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Biographies for Beaver County

History of Beaver County, Pennsylvania
Richard Jacob Fraise
A Warner & Co: Philadelphia & Chicago ~ 1888
There are three sets of Biographies:
West Side ~ East Side ~ South Side
There is no Index, but the pdf files are searchable and in Alpha order.

Book of Biographies
Biographical Sketches of Leading Citizens
of Beaver County, Pennsylvania.

Biographical Publishing Company
George Richmond, Pres: S Harmer Neff, Sec'y: C R Arnold, Treas
Buffalo, NY - Chicago ILL ~ 1899
The index is here, The Pages are here.

Genealogical and Personal History of Northern Pennsylvania
Under the Editorial Supervision of
John W Jordan, LLD
New York: Lewis Historical Publishing Company ~ 1913
The Index is here. Vols: I, II, III
Read Online or Download [Or I will send pages of interest]

Genealogical & Personal History Of Beaver County, Pennsylvania
John W Jordan, LLD ~ Volume II
New York ~ Lewis Publishing Company ~ 1914
The Biographies in this book have been split into sections: The Index is here.

Beaver County and the Military
Soldier's discharge books, Beaver County, Pennsylvania, 1919-1934
These files are really interesting. The index pages are here.
The whole roll of film is here, Pages of Interest can be sent via email, contact me

SAR Membership Applications, 1889-1970,

There is a huge amount of Pennsylvania Military data here.
The Archives has a wealth of data available

Pennsylvania and 'The Wars'
Soldiers of the Great War [Pennsylvania is in Vol 3]
Allegheny War Memorial | Civil War
War of 1812 | Spanish-American War | War of the Revolution
Pennsylvania Militia
PA Digital Archives ~ War Records Internet Archives ~ Misc War Records
Fort Pitt ~ Military Forts in PA | Military Records ~ Family Search

Modern Wars
Timeline of World War I | Timeline of World War II
Korean Conflict | Viet Nam | Bay of Pigs
Desert Storm ~ Gulf War

Compiled Service Military Records
The Internet Archives [] has a huge amount of filmed records.
This link is for Pennsylvania

Military holdings at the Pennsylvania Historical Society
Pennsylvania Military Cemeteries ~ Military Headstone Applications
List of Interred Soldiers of the US Army, 1827-1899

"The Fine Print"  
Beaver County Coordinator  Martha A Crosley Graham

PAGenWeb State Coordinator
Nancy Janyszeski
Assistant State Coordinator  (Western Counties) Ellis Michaels
State Coordinator (Eastern Counties) Mary Ann Lubinsky

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event of the resignation of the County Coordinator. 
Any person donating information in the future retains the right to have it returned to them upon request.