The Beaver County Genealogy & History Center has onsite collections and performs research requests for $20 per 30 minutes of service. Obituary lookups are $5/obituary; Marriage applications/licenses are $5/license and are available from 1885 to January 1953. Research fees are waived for members.

 

Onsite collections include:

 
Civil Records:

  • Births 1893-1906
  • Deaths 1895-1966
  • Marriages 1885-1971
  • Will and intestate Index 1800-1961
  • Orphan Court Index 1804-1897
  • Deed Grantee Index 1800-1920
  • Deed Grantor Index 1800-1920

 
Newspaper Gleanings:

  • Pittsburgh Gazette 1786-1820 abstracts
  • Beaver Argus 1830-1859
  • Early Marriages 1830-1873
  • Bride/Groom Index 1875-1935
  • Marriages & Anniversaries
  • Family Reunions

 
Published Histories:

  • Warner – 1888
  • Bausman – 1903
  • Jordan – 1912
  • Beck 1900-1988

 
Military:

  • They Served With Honor
  • Beaver County Military Burials
  • Civil War Draft
  • Bate’s Regimental Histories

 
Additional Sources:

  • Property Tax Lists
  • City Directories
  • Telephone Directories
  • Divorce/Lunacy/Drunkards Index 1800-1927
  • Delayed Birth Certificate Index
  • Beaver County Stillbirths 1895-1897
  • Batchelor Funeral Home Records
  • Rome Monuments Works
  • Obituaries from 1899
  • Cemetery Records
  • Church Records
  • High School Yearbooks
  • Surname Files
  • Family Histories
  • Newspapers
    • Aliquippa Gazette*
    • Beaver County Times*
    • Beaver Falls Review*
    • News Tribune*

*on microfilm

 

Membership

Membership year is from July 1st to June 30th. To become a member, download and complete our Membership form and return to the Center or mail, along with your check, to BCGHC, 250 East End Ave, Beaver, PA 15009.  You can also simply pay via Paypal.  Your address and an e-mail  will be forwarded to us from Paypal.

Membership levels are:

  • Single $20.00
  • Family (couple) $35.00
  • Benefactor $100.00
  • Lifetime (couple) $300.00

 
Benefits of Membership:

  • E-Gleanings- electronic newsletter of the Beaver County Genealogy and History Center. Members can place queries free of charge in e-Gleanings
  • Three free queries per year. (Please include a self addressed stamped envelope). Queries are SINGLE questions such as a birth record, marriage record, tax record, deed, will or death record).  If you have a question as to what constitutes a query, please email us for clarification.  [email protected]
  • Early notification of any books published by History Center
  • Help with your research using resources that are not available on the internet ie – deeds, tax records, orphan court records
  • 10% discount on all new books.

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