Armstrong County Resources
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Early records of the Reformed and Lutheran congregations of Westmoreland and Armstrong counties, Pennsylvania...

    Micro reproduction of original records at the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Reverend William Weinel and Reverend Jacob Zimmerman, 1782-1859.

Father Peter Helbron's baptismal register at Sportsman's Hall, Penna, P. Felix Fellmer.

    Father Helbron entered the record 1799-1815, Father G.F.X. O'Brien entered 1815-1817, Rev. Charles Maguire 1817-1820, and Terrence McGirr for 1821-1830. Father Helbron's missionary journeys to the Catholic families along the western slopes of the Allegheny Mountains include the counties of Westmoreland, Fayette, Washington, Greene, Allegheny, Butler, and Armstrong. Sportsman's Hall (or Clear Spring as he called it) was home base and located outside Latrobe in Unity Township, Westmoreland County. It is now St. Vincent's Abbey. Specific places visited were Greensburg, Westmoreland County; Slippery Rock (uncertain locality); Buffalo Creek, now St. Patrick's, in Sugarcreek Township, Armstrong County; Donegal (Township in Butler County?) and Murrinsville (in Butler County) as part of the Buffalo Creek Mission; Pittsburg area; and Redstone, now Brownsville, in Fayette County. Contains baptisms 1799-1828, marriages 1800-1830, funerals 1800-1819.

Genealogical and personal history of the Allegheny Valley, Pennsylvania. Jordan, John W. (John Woolf), 1840-1921. New York : Lewis Historical Pub., 1913.

    The Allegheny River flows through the counties of Allegheny, Westmoreland, Armstrong, Clarion, Venango, Forest, and Warren. Includes index.

Pastor's record, 1893-1940 / David Wagner Kerr. Kerr, David Wagner, 1864-1941.

    D.W. Kerr (Reformed pastor) served the Red Bank Charge of Armstrong and Jefferson counties, Pennsylvania 1893-1900: Eddyville, Worthville, and Belknap; Grove City, Pennsylvania 1900-1902; New Hamburg, Pennsylvania 1903-1905; Apollo, Pennsylvania 1905-1914; Fayette, New York, 1914-1921; Orangeville, Pennsylvania 1921-1924: St. James, Zion, Orangeville; Tyringham, Massachusetts 1924-1927, Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania 1927-1940: Belknap, Berwick, Hobbie, Paradise. Contains baptisms 1893-1938, marriages 1893-1938, deaths 1893-1940, and sermons including when and where preached.

Orphans' Court Dockets, 1817-1868 ; index to the Orphans' Court dockets, 1805-1931.

    Microfilm of the original records in the Armstrong County Courthouse in Kittanning, Pennsylvania.
    Index to Orphans' Court records 1805-1931
    Orphans' Court records v. 0-1 1817-1851
    Orphans' Court records v. 2-3 1851-1864
    Orphans' Court records v. 4 1864-1868

Cemetery listings of Armstrong County, Pennsylvania, Don W. Rupert Apollo, PA : Closson Press, c1992.

    i, 470 p. : maps.Includes index.

Church records, 1806-1899 and Evangelical Lutheran Church, Boiling Springs, baptisms and history, 1840-1941. St. Michaels Evangelical Lutheran Church (Armstrong County, Pennsylvania).

Genealogical collection. Daughters of the American Revolution (Pennsylvania).

    Armstrong and Westmoreland Cos., tombstone inscriptions; Armstrong Co., tombstone inscriptions and obituaries; Armstrong and Westmoreland Cos., obituaries and burials church cemeteries; Armstrong Co., Apollo Cemetery inscriptions; Armstrong Co., Middlesex Presbyterian Church, Union United Presbyterian Church, Butler Co., Emory Methodist Chapel, Oak Grove Cemetery, St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church Armstrong Co., church book of the Reformed and Lutheran Churches combined in Plum Creek Twp.; Armstrong Co., baptismal records of Forks Lutheran Church, Zion Congregation, Allegheny Twp., 2 vols.; Armstrong Co., baptisms of St. Michael's Evangelical Lutheran Church of Brick Church, 1807-1899; Armstrong Co., copy of the original translation of records of the First German Evangelical Lutheran Church also cemetery chart and log (Old Schaeffer) located in Burrell Twp.; Armstrong Co., Slate Lick Presbyterian Church; Beaver Co., cemetery records

Thanks to Fred Held for submitting this listing of resources.



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