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Genealogy: Web Sites
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On the Internet
: We help you find the best genealogy information.
Cyndi's List of Genealogy Sites on the Internet
: A wonderful Internet site to start research.
Family History Center of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
: Comprehensive materials for anyone interested in their family history.
Free Library of Philadelphia Digital Map Collection
: A large selection of maps and atlases dating back to 1843.
Genealogical Society of Pennsylvania
: Great for local genealogy. Some resources are for subscribers only.
Jewish Genealogical Society of Greater Philadelphia
: Dedicated to Jewish genealogical research.
Library of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania
: One of the best places in the Philadelphia area for genealogical research.
National Archives - Mid-Atlantic Branch
: This center provides access to a host of Federal records such as military pension data.
Pennsylvania Department of Vital Records
: Get access to birth, marriage and death records.
Pennsylvania State Archives
: Research center for Pennsylvania history.
The Philadelphia Archdiocesan Historical Research Center
: Contains Catholic marriage and baptismal registers before the year 1900. Other resources include Catholic newspapers, parish histories and manuscripts published mainly between 1840 and 1910.
Philadelphia City Archives
: Provides access to city documents dating back to the founding of the city in 1683.
Philadelphia Department of Records
: This department provides access to city records such as property information and police and fire reports.
Philadelphia Orphans court
: This is the caretaker of Philadelphia orphan information. They also maintain marriage licenses dating back to October 1885.
Temple University's Urban Archives
: A great source for local history. Among their many resources, they have the old Philadelphia Bulletin fully indexed.
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