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Lebanon County, Pennsylvania
Genealogy, History & Facts
County Vital Records ∣ County Census Records ∣ County Courthouse and Government Records ∣
County Societies, Family History Resources and County Genealogy Links
Lebanon County, Pennsylvania Facts
When was Lebanon County, PA Created?
Lebanon County was established on February 16, 1813 from Dauphin County and Lancaster County.
What is the County Seat of Lebanon County, PA?
The County Seat is located in Lebanon and in addition the county government website is www.lebcounty.org
What counties are adjacent to Lebanon County, PA?
Bordering Counties are Schuylkill County, Berks County, Lancaster County, Dauphin County.
Lebanon County, PA Vital Records
Where can find Lebanon County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Lebanon County vital records can be found at the Pennsylvania Office of Vital Records has copies of birth and death records since 1906 and death records. There is a fee for each copy requested. Please refer to the information to the Statewide Vital Records in Pennsylvania for current fees and application process. Birth, marriage, and death records are connected with central life events.
You can search online for Lebanon County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also Order Electronically Online or can download an application for Pennsylvania Birth Certificate, Death Certificate Applications to mail.
- Trinity Tuplehocken Reformed Congregation Births, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, 1800-56
- Lebanon County, Pennsylvania Marriages, 1769-1864: Trinity Tulpehocken Reformed Congregation
- U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007
- USGenweb Archives Pennsylvania Marriage Project
- Pennsylvania Vital Records, Vol. I, Vol. II, Vol. III
- Pennsylvania, Births and Christenings, 1709-1950
- Pennsylvania, Marriages, 1709-1940
- Pennsylvania County Marriages, 1885 – 1950
- Pennsylvania, Philadelphia City Death Certificates, 1803-1915
Lebanon County, PA Census Records
What Lebanon County, PA census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Lebanon County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1820, 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.
Lebanon Co. Mortality Schedules can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Lebanon Co. Industry and Agriculture Schedules can be acquired for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Lebanon Co. Union Veterans Schedules can be found for 1890. You can find free down-loadable and also printable census forms to help you with your research. See Also Pennsylvania Census Records Research Guide
Lebanon County, PA Courthouse and Government Records
What genealogical records can I find in the Lebanon County Courthouse?
The below facts shows exactly what death, marriage, birth, property, wills, and court records are typically in Lebanon County. The years listed below are the first noted records with this county. See Also Pennsylvania Courthouse Records Research Guide.
- Lebanon County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
- Address: 400 South Eighth Street, Lebanon, PA 17042
- Phone: (717) 274-2801, Ext. 2215
- Lebanon County Recorder of Deeds
- Phone: (717) 228-4447
- Land Records: 1813
- Lebanon County Prothonotary / Clerk of Courts has been the clerk of court of common pleas since 1707. Court records here include divorces, naturalizations, peddlers’ licenses, registration of attorneys, oaths of county officers, equity, sheriff’s sales, juror lists, some tax records, and some civil court records. Other court records are with the clerk of courts.
- Phone: (717) 228-4418
- Court & Divorce Records: 1813
- Lebanon County Register of Wills/ Orphan’s Court Clerk
- Phone: (717) 228-4415
- Marriage & Probate Records: 1813
- Birth & Death Records: before Jan 1906
- Pennsylvania, Wills and Probate Records, 1683-1993
- Early Pennsylvania Land Records
- BLM Land Records
Lebanon County, PA Societies and Family History Resources
What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Lebanon County, PA?
A list of Lebanon County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide Pennsylvania Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.
- Pennsylvania Archives – Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission (fold3.com)
- Lebanon County Historical Society, 924 Cumberland Street, Lebanon, PA 17042
- The Pennsylvania Archives Online
- Pennsylvania State Archives, 350 North Street, Harrisburg, PA 17120; Phone:(717) 783-3281
- Genealogical Society Of Pennsylvania, 2207 Chestnut Street Philadelphia, PA 19103; (215) 545-0391
- Historical Society Of Pennsylvania. 1300 Locust Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107; Phone: 215-732-6200
- State Library of Pennsylvania, Commonwealth Avenue and Walnut Street, P.O. Box 1601, Harrisburg, PA 17105-1601
Where can I connect with other Lebanon County, PA Researchers through message boards and forums?
- Pennsylvania Genealogy Network Community (plus.google.com)
- State of Pennsylvania Genealogy Network (facebook.com)
- Lebanon County, Pennsylvania Message Boards (boards.ancestry.com)
- Lebanon County, Pennsylvania Genealogy Forum (genforum.genealogy.com)
What other genealogical resources are available in Lebanon County, PA?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Lebanon County. Each of these genealogy links fall into 3 categories: Business oriented Sites, Private Sites or Organization Sites. Some have free access some require a cost. This is basically a listing which has been compiled or submitted. I do not recommend or promote one genealogy site over another.
Lebanon Co. PA Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers
- See Also Map of Pennsylvania Links and Information
- Lebanon Co. D.O.T. Map
- Map of Lebanon County, PA with Municipal Labels showing Boroughs (red), Townships (white), and Census-designated places (blue).
- 1895 Lebanon County Map (livgenmi.com)
Lebanon Co. PA Books, Newspapers & Publications
- Pennsylvania Newspapers Books & Publications Research Guide
- Pennsylvania historical newspaper archives online (newspapers.com)
- Historical Newspapers from Pennsylvania (1719 – 1997) (genealogybank.com)
- Lebanon Daily News (Lebanon, Pennsylvania) (search.ancestry.com)
- Lebanon County, Pennsylvania Books (amazon.com)
- Search Pennsylvania Obituaries (1985 to current) (genealogybank.com)
- Lebanon County Genealogy Books (books.google.com)
Lebanon Co. PA Church / Bible Records & Cemeteries / Graveyards
- Pennsylvania Cemetery Records Research Guide
- Lebanon Co., Pennsylvania Graves (findagrave.com)
- Lebanon County Tombstone Transcription Project (usgwtombstones.org)
- Lebanon Co., Pennsylvania Cemeteries (Internment.net)
- Lebanon Co., Pennsylvania Cemetery Books (amazon.com)
- Pennsylvania Church Records Research Guide
- The history of St. John’s Reformed Church, 1858-1901 (search.ancestry.com)
- Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, 1794-1906: Zoar Evangelical Lutheran Church (search.ancestry.com)
- Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, 1747-1875: Millbach Reformed Congregation (search.ancestry.com)
- Heidelberg Congregation, 1765-1864, Schaefferstown, Lebanon County, PA (search.ancestry.com)
- Goshert’s Zion Lutheran Church, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, 1879-1957 (search.ancestry.com)
- Pennsylvania, Church and Town Records, 1708-1985 (search.ancestry.com)
- Lebanon County, Pennsylvania Church Books (amazon.com)
Lebanon Co. PA Family Websites, Pictures & Histories
- Create a Free Family Tree (ancestry.com)
- Lebanon Co., PA GenWeb Archives Biographies & Collections (usgwarchives.net)
- Genealogies of Pennsylvania Families from the Pennsylvania Genealogical Magazine (search.ancestry.com)
Lebanon Co. PA General and History Websites
- Lebanon County, Pennsylvania Wikipedia (wikipedia.org)
- History of the counties of Dauphin and Lebanon in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, biographical and genealogical (search.ancestry.com)
- Biographical annals of Lebanon County, Pennsylvania : containing biographical sketches of prominent and representative citizens (search.ancestry.com)
- History of the counties of Berks and Lebanon : containing a brief account of the Indians … notices of the first Swedish, Wels (search.ancestry.com)
- A brief history of Schaefferstown (search.ancestry.com)
- Lebanon County, Pennsylvania Wiki (familysearch.org)
- Lebanon Co. PA Genealogy (kindredtrails.com)
- Family History Library (familysearch.org)
- Lebanon County, Pennsylvania (linkpendium.com)
- Cyndi’s List – United States – Pennsylvania – Counties – Lebanon (cyndislist.com)
- Lebanon County Pennsylvania (genealogytrails.com)
- Lebanon Co. PAGenweb (pagenweb.org)
- Lebanon County Genealogy Queries (cousinconnect.com)
- Lebanon County, Pennsylvania USGenWeb Archives (usgwarchives.net)
- Lebanon Co. Data Collections (search.ancestry.com)
Lebanon Co. PA Immigration & Naturalization
- Pennsylvania, Naturalizations, 1794-1908 (search.ancestry.com)
Lebanon Co. PA Military Records
- Pennsylvania Military Records Research Guide
- Pennsylvania Military Records (fold3.com) offers access to military records, stories, photos, and personal documents belonging to the Pennsylvania both males and females who served. Excellent for Lebanon County genealogists, researchers, historians and a lot more.
Lebanon Co. PA Schools & Directories
- The new business directory of Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, 1874-75 (search.ancestry.com)