This is a list of free, online York County, Pennsylvania Genealogy Records. Any exceptions are noted by the collection. These records include York County birth records, death records, marriage records, land records, military records and much more.


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Birth Marriage and Death records #OnGenealogy

York County Birth, Marriage, & Death Records



York County Birth Indexes & Birth Records




York County Marriage Indexes & Marriage Records

  • Pennsylvania – Pennsylvania Department of Health
  • Pennsylvania – Pennsylvania Vital Records Information
  • Pennsylvania – 1708-1985 Pennsylvania, Church and Town Records, 1708-1985 at Historical Society of Pennsylvania – free to members
  • York County – Marriage Records (1852-1855), index, York County Archives
  • York County – Marriage Records (1885-1949), index, York County Archives
  • York County – 1730-1779 Marriage Records of Rev. Johan Casper Stoever at USGenWeb
  • York County – 1761-1830 Blymire’s Lutheran (formerly United Reformed and Lutheran) Church Register at USGenWeb
  • York County – International Genealogical Index, includes
    • 1785-1875 St. John Episcopal Church, York, Baptism Index 1785-1875
    • 1811-1878 St. John Episcopal Church, York, Marriage Index 1811-1878
    • 1767-1834 Blymire’s Union Church Lutheran and Reformed, York Township, Baptism Index
    • 1755-1759 Canadochly Lutheran and Reformed Congregation, Lower Windsor Township, Baptism Index
    • 1733-1875 Christ Lutheran Church, Baptism Index 1733-1875
    • 1735-1881 Christ Lutheran Church, Baptism Index 1733-1875
    • 1855-1875 Dub’s Union Church Reformed Congregation, Manheim Township, Baptism Index
    • 1862 Frey’s Reformed and Lutheran Congregation, Windsor Township, Baptism Index
    • 1819-1875 Lutheran Evangelical Church, Rossville, Baptism Index 1819-1875
    • 1876-1880 Lutheran Evangelical Church, Rossville, Marriage Index 1876-1880
    • 1756-1875 St. Jacob’s Stone Lutheran and Reformed Church, Brodbecks, Baptism Index 1756-1875
    • 1734-1876 St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church, Hanover, Baptism Index 1734-1876
    • 1743-1880 St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church, Hanover, Baptism Index 1734-1876
    • 1771-1875 St. Paul Lutheran and Reformed or Ziegler’s Church, North Codorus Township, Baptism Index 1771-1875
    • 1792-1863 Saddler’s Lutheran Church, Hopewell Township, Baptism Index 1792-1863
    • 1836-1880 Second Evangelical Lutheran Church, Chambersburg, Baptism Index 1836-1880
    • 1773-1835 St. Luke’s Church or Stahley’s Lutheran and Reformed Congregation, Chanceford Township, Baptism Index 1773-1835
    • 1760-1875 St. Paul’s Reformed Congregation, West Manchester Township, Baptism Index 1760-1875
    • 1793-1836 Presbyterian Congregation, York, Baptism Index 1793-1834
    • 1793-1839 Presbyterian Congregation, York, Marriage Index 1796
    • 1793-1834 Presbyterian Congregation, Hopewell Township, Baptism Index 1793-1834
    • 1850-1875 German Branch First Reformed and Zion Reformed Church, York, Baptism Index 1850-1875
    • 1833-1875 Holtzchwamm Reformed Congregation, Paradise Township, Baptism Index 1833-1875
    • 1762-1763 Reformed Church, York, Baptism Index 1762-1763
    • 1819-1875 Roth’s Reformed Church, Jackson Township, Baptism Index 1819-1875
    • 1877-1909 St. John’s Reformed Church, Hopewell Township, Baptism Index 1877-1909
    • 1877-1909 St. John’s Reformed Church, Hopewell Township, Marriage Index 1877-1909
    • 1745-1875 Strayer’s Salem Reformed Congregation, Dover Township, Baptism Index
  • York County – Marriage, York County, USGenWeb Archives
  • York County – Divorce, York County, USGenWeb Archives
  • York County – Births, marriages, and deaths, 1852-1853
  • York County – Marriage license dockets, 1885-1916
  • York County – Notorial docket of George Caruthers
  • York County – Calender of vital records of the counties of York and Adams Cos., PA
  • Hanover – Kurtz-Meyers family records
  • Hanover – Notebook of Henry Lanius Meyers (1796-1881)





York County Death Indexes & Death Records



















Wills & Probate




























Land & Property



Maps, Almanacs, & Gazetteers







Workhouse, Poorhouse, Almshouse








Church Records – many must be viewed online at your local FHC, use this locator tool to find a library near you where you can view these records online



Church History



Court Records



Employees, Officials, & Occupations








Genealogies & Family Trees








Language & languages



Libraries, Museums, & Archives




Magazines & Periodicals









Names & Surnames






Historic York County Newspapers that exist at an institution or on microfilm:



Newspaper Articles



Oral Histories

  • US – AllVets – collecting Veterans’ histories



Photos & Postcards



Public Records






Religion & Religious Life

  • York County – Religious, York County, USGenWeb Archives
































Military records Wars Veterans #OnGenealogy

York County Military Records









World War, 1914-1918




World War II









Professional Genealogists




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