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HISTORY AND GENEALOGY RESEARCH

ARIAS - The Archives Records Information Access System at the Pennsylvania State Archives

Chronicling America digitized historic American newspapers at the Library of Congress

Directory of Pennsylvania Genealogical, Historical and Preservation Societies from Stephanie Hoover

Harveys Lake History - including the entire text of historian F. Charles Petrillo's book "Ghost Towns of North Mountain: Ricketts, Mountain Springs and Stull"

Our neighboring historical societies:

Wayne County Courthouse, Honesdale

National Society Daughters of the American Revolution - Tunkhannock Chapter - since 1900

Nicholson Bridge

Tunkhannock Viaduct aka "The Nicholson Bridge"

Nicholson Heritage Association - a non-profit organization dedicated to the historical preservation of Nicholson, PA

Nicholson / Tunkhannock Viaduct, Nicholson, PA - Construction photographs, articles from the period and postcards from Susan Carter White Pieroth

Current (2002) detailed road map of Wyoming County (4.2 MB PDF file) from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT); other PA road maps listed here, including a 1912 map of Wyoming County (3.8 MB PDF file):

1912 Wyoming County map

Laceyville.com's Genealogy & History page - info from the town's history, families and photos

Laceyville Genealogy's list of Wyoming County Cemeteries - thanks to Elizabeth Hoover Fitzgerald and now Dana Valley

Download forms to order PA birth and death records since 1906 from the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Division of Vital Records

Pennsylvania Counties - their formation dates, lists of townships and boroughs, and links to more information; from Diana Gale Matthiesen

Pennsylvania County Formation Maps - animated maps that you can control; shows the 'big picture' of PA county changes

PA Counties

The history and genealogy of Ransom Township and Newton Township, Lackawanna County, PA

Wyoming County PAGenWeb - the county genealogy page of the US GenWeb project

Wyoming County Message Board at Rootsweb/Ancestry.com


PERSONAL AND FAMILY HISTORY SITES

The Cary/Carey Family in America - dedicated to the research of the family of John Cary & Elizabeth Godfrey; by Lisa Carey

More Than Tombstones - Tributes to My Ancestors and Musings about Searching for Them by Martha Springer

Crispell Family Association - from 1660 to today, documenting and preserving the Crispell legacy in America

The William R. Ricketts Residence: A History and Description by William R. Ricketts

If you have a FAMILY HISTORY web site that includes Wyoming County, please let us know so we can add it to this page.


CONTEMPORARY WYOMING COUNTY INFORMATION

Tunkhannock Public Library

Wyoming County Prothonotary Office contact information; Clerk of Courts, keeper of records; staff and hours, etc.

Wyoming County Chamber of Commerce

Wyoming County Press Examiner - county newspaper (with online obituaries) [Was "The New Age-Examiner"]

Endless Mountains Visitor Bureau

Search the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS) from the U.S. Geological Survey


 

The Wyoming County Historical Society is funded in part by a grant from the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission