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Search for ancestors in these free Pennsylvania genealogy searches.  We have gleaned the web to bring you some of the largest and best places to find Pennsylvania genealogy records online.  One of the best ways to learn more about your ancestry is to locate cousins who share a common ancestor with you and exchange genealogy information with them.  You will find searches here to help you with this along with access to many free genealogy sites where you can find a plethora of free Pennsylvania genealogy data online.




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Search the Pennsylvania RootsWeb Surname List

The RSL database contains over one million surnames submitted by others conducting genealogy research.  Try a surname search and results will give you the submitters' names, dates and locations, with contact information.  This will allow you to contact other people researching your surnames and perhaps even the same ancestor.  This is a great way to find missing branches of your family tree .  We have set this form for a Pennsylvania search but you may change it to search in other states.

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Search Pennsylvania Cemetery Records

This Cemetery database now has over 800,000 contributed records.

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Search Pennsylvania Message Boards

Try a free ancestry search on these Pennsylvania genealogy message boards.  Read genealogy queries posted by other people who are conducting Pennsylvania genealogy research.  Post your own queries for Pennsylvania ancestors.  When posting genealogy queries, be specific and include full names, dates and places for your ancestors.  Be sure to use an e-mail address which will be valid for years to come so people will be able to contact you in the future with responses to your queries.

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Search USGenWeb Pennsylvania Archives

Search one of the largest collections of free Pennsylvania genealogy records available online.  Try your surname search for Pennsylvania ancestors in the USGenWeb archives.  These genealogical records have been submitted by other genealogical researchers and may contain family Bible records, bios, census records, military records, photos, tax lists, church records, land records, maps, vital records, obits, newspaper extracts, high school year books and other general genealogy records.  If you have records which might be of help to others who are tracing their family history, please submit them to this free genealogy project.
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Search the Pennsylvania Family Group Sheet Project

Try your surname search in this free genealogy project.  This collection of family group sheets was submitted by people who are searching for ancestors in Pennsylvania.  Be sure to submit your own family group sheets containing Pennsylvania ancestors and perhaps you will connect with someone else's family tree.

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