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Pennsylvania Vital Records
Click on the links below to search free birth, death, marriage, and divorce record databases in Pennsylvania.
Visit the Vital Records, State Dept of Health for information on how to obtain birth and death certificates. To place an order, write to:
Vital Records, State Dept of Health
P.O. Box 1528
101 South Mercer Street
New Castle, PA 16101
Access to birth and death certificates is limited to next of kin. Submit a readable copy of applicant's driver's license or other picture ID with your request. Make check or money order payable to Division of Vital Records.
Birth and death records are available since 1906. For birth and death records prior to 1906, write to: Register of Wills, Orphans Court, in the county where the event occurred.
Marriage and divorce records can be obtained from the courthouse in the county where the marriage license or divorce decree was issued.
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|Deaths | Cemetery Records |
Cemetery records in Pennsylvania, including cemetery maps, interment records including dates, and many gravestone photos.
|Divorces | Prothonotary Filings Pay Site|
Use this INFOCON fee-based service to search for prothonotary filings in 31 Pennsylvania counties. Includes Common Pleas civil court filings, divorces, rules dockets, assessments, etc.
|Marriages | Infocon Pay Site|
Use the fee-based INFOCON County Access system to search for marriage licenses in Pennsylvania. Access requires registration and fees.
|Berks County Deaths |
Browse or search the Berks County Register of Wills by name for deaths between 1852 & 1855 and between 1894 & 1906.
|Berks County Marriages |
Browse or search the Berks County Register of Wills by name or volume & page for marriages recorded since 1885.
|Chester County | Births, Deaths, Marriages |
Chester County birth, death, and marriage record archives, including 1852-1855 and 1893-1906 vital records, delayed birth records 1857-1906, proof of death registers, coroner records, veterans burial records, and 1885-1930.
|Dauphin County Divorces |
Use this Dauphin County service to search for divorces and other court records. Use the Suits Index to search between 1992 and October 31, 2001. Use the Civil Cases Date Index to search cases from November 2001 to present.
|Philadelphia Marriages |
Search the Register of Wills for City of Philadelphia for marriage records by name or license date.
|Reading Deaths | 1873-1905 |
Browse or search the Berks County Register of Wills by name for City of Reading deaths recorded between 1873 and 1905.
|Reading Marriages | 1876-1885 |
Browse or search the Berks County, Pennsylvania Register of Wills by name for City of Reading marriages recorded between 1876 and 1885.
|Schuykill County Divorces |
Search this Schuykill County Civil Court Case Lookup service for general cases, suits, judgments, divorces, abuse, ejectments, equity, and federal tax liens.