Find your ancestors in Pennsylvania congregational records

What can these records tell me?

These records have been provided by the Historical Society of Pennsylvania and include images from a variety of sources. The records range from the 1600s to the 1900s. Each result included in this collection will have both a transcript and an image of the source document. Transcripts will often include the following information:

  • First name(s)
  • Last name
  • Year
  • Event date
  • Address
  • Parish
  • Diocese
  • State

The images may offer additional insight into your both your ancestor and the church they attended. This may include lists of past ministers and those baptized and confirmed, as well as church histories. The lists of confirmations and communicants may also provide the names of parents and spouses.

This collection is part of an on-going larger body of work involving records from the Historical Society of Pennsylvania. Follow the links in the Useful links and resources section on the search screen to explore the other records in this growing collection.