Research

Our knowledgeable, volunteer, staff are here to assist you in using the Center’s collection and offer suggestions for you research.

We Offer:

Research Requests

Research requests are handled by our well-qualified, volunteer, genealogists and researchers. Costs vary with query requests and time necessary to complete them. Standard fee is $20.00 per half hour, paid in advance. Payment can be made via PayPal or check written to: Beaver County Genealogy & History Center. For more information please call (724) 775-1775 or Email us at research@beavercountyhistory.org

Obituary Requests

Our collection includes obituaries published from the mid 1800’s to the present day. The fee for copies of obituaries with a known date of death is $5.00 per obituary with a self-addressed, stamped envelope. If paying via PayPal, the fee is $6.00 (to cover PayPal fees, envelope and postage). If the date is unknown, the standard research rate will apply ($20.00 per half hour). Fees must be paid in advance. Be aware that not everyone had an obituary. If you have any questions about requesting an obituary, contact the Center at (724) 775-1775 or Email us at research@beavercountyhistory.org

Marriage License and Application Record Requests

Beaver County marriage records began in 1885 with a few between 1852-1854. We are in the process of scanning and creating a searchable index for Beaver County marriages. When complete they will include records up to 1971. We are currently scanning records from the 1950’s. The fees for copies of marriage records is $5.00 per record with a self-addressed, stamped, envelope. If paying via PayPal, the fee is $6.00 (to cover PayPal fees, envelope and postage). If the date is unknown, or the application has yet to be indexed, the standard research rate will apply ($20.00 per half hour). Fees must be paid in advance. If you have any questions about requesting a marriage record contact the Center at (724) 775-1775 or Email us at research@beavercountyhistory.org