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*Charles Reeves has created a number of customized maps of Clarion County for the [http://clarioncounty.info/ Clarion County Genealogy & History Web site].  Copies are available at [http://www.reevesmaps.com/ Mr. Reeves' Web site].
*Charles Reeves has also prepared the most-complete version available today of ''Caldwell's 1877 Illustrated Historical Combination Atlas of Clarion County'', using pages from an original atlas and supplementing those with images from the Library of Congress. These high-resolution images are available on CD from [http://www.reevesmaps.com/ Mr. Reeves' Web site].
*[http://ancestortracks.com Ancestor Tracks] has posted free, downloadable images from [http://ancestortracks.com/Clarion_Co_Atlas,Caldwell,1877.html ''Caldwell's 1877 Illustrated Historical Combination Atlas of Clarion County'']
*[http://ancestortracks.com Ancestor Tracks] has posted free, downloadable images from [http://ancestortracks.com/Clarion_Co_Atlas,Caldwell,1877.html ''Caldwell's 1877 Illustrated Historical Combination Atlas of Clarion County'']

Revision as of 11:34, 17 July 2010

United States Genealogy > Pennsylvania, United States Genealogy > Clarion County

County Courthouse[edit | edit source]

Clarion County Courthouse
Main Street
Clarion, PA 16214
Phone: 814-226-4000

History[edit | edit source]

Parent Counties[edit | edit source]

11 March 1839: Clarion County was created from Venango and Armstrong Counties. [1]

Boundary Changes [2][edit | edit source]

Record Loss[edit | edit source]

Places/Localities[edit | edit source]

Populated Places[edit | edit source]

Neighboring Counties[edit | edit source]

Armstrong | Butler | Forest | Jefferson | Venango

Resources[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Charles Reeves has created a map of Clarion County cemeteries that corresponds to, and enhances, the transcription project underway by the Clarion County Historical Society. The map is available at Mr. Reeves' Web site.

A listing of identified cemeteries and several tombstone transcriptions are available at the Clarion County Genealogy & History Web site.

The Eccles-Lesher Memorial Library is a small hometown library located in the rural community of Rimersburg. "A Wealth of Information at Your Fingertips" is their motto.

Their library web site includes a burial database with a wealth of cemetery and burial records for Clarion county.

Search features include the singular options (no wildcard required) for:

  1. First Name
  2. Last Name
  3. Birthplace
  4. Year of Death
  5. Place of Death (hint, due to the listing of specific names of hospitals, enter "hospital")
  6. Cause of Death
  7. Name of Cemetery
  8. Name of Undertaker
  9. Name of Survivor(s) (hint, use last name of survivors)

Rich info source... often gives parents names, spouse name, sometimes even marriage information. Link to instructions is on site.

Church[edit | edit source]

Quite a few church histories, record transcriptions, photos, and related resources are on-line at the Clarion County Genealogy & History Web site.

Court[edit | edit source]

Land[edit | edit source]

Local Histories[edit | edit source]

Maps[edit | edit source]

Military[edit | edit source]

Newspapers[edit | edit source]

Probate[edit | edit source]

Taxation[edit | edit source]

Vital Records[edit | edit source]

Societies and Libraries[edit | edit source]

Web Sites[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].
  2. Pennsylvania line : a research guide to Pennsylvania genealogy and local history, 1990 ed. (Laughlintown, Pa.: Southwest Pennsylvania Genealogical Services, 1990), [FHL book 974.8 D27p 1990].