PA Ancestors Genealogy Guides

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Pennsylvania Vital Records Research

A Genealogy Guide to Birth, Adoption, Marriage, Divorce, and Death Records from 1682 to Today

Learn how to find every created vital record on your Pennsylvania ancestors from 1682 to today.

This genealogy research guide gives the history, state laws, and processes for birth certificates, marriage licenses, death certificates, county vital record registrations, adoptions, and divorce - plus how to include DNA results in your research.

Be confident you have every possible vital record. This guide will explain what was created and where to find it.

Includes: Research Checklists, Pennsylvania Archives and Repositories, Common Vital Records Terms, and Pennsylvania State Laws

Pennsylvania Vital Records Research book cover

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Vital Records Research Plan Template in Word and Pdf to download (Password is first word of Chapter 8, exactly as written)

Future books in the PA Ancestors Genealogy Guides series:

Pennsylvania County Courthouse Research - Available May 2023

Pennsylvania Relgious Records Research - Available November 2023