Overview

We are the Resource and Research Center for Beaver County & Local History. We accept donations of ALL Beaver County historical documents and family histories.

We are currently raising funds to complete the newspaper collection. If you would like to help in this effort please donate by clicking the “Donate” button at the top of this page or by sending your check to: Beaver County Genealogy & History Center, 250 East End Avenue, Beaver, PA 15009.

Our yearbook collection contains many yearbooks for all Beaver County school districts. We are looking for yearbooks to complete the collection. If you have yearbooks from Beaver County schools and would be willing to donate them, please contact the Beaver County Genealogy & History Center at (724) 775-1775, to see if they may be ones for which we are looking.

Collection:

Here are some of the materials available for Patrons to research:

Public Records:

  • Births up to 1906
  • Marriage up to 1971 (with searchable index)
  • Death up to 1906
  • Indexes:
    • Wills up to 1961
    • Deeds up to 1920

City Directories & Telephone Books:

We have a large collection of Beaver County City Directories and Telephone Books beginning in the 1800’s (the collection is not complete)

Newspapers:

Beaver County newspapers from early 1800’s to the present

Biographical Histories:

Published histories by Warner, Bausman, Jordan, and Beck

Military:

  • Bates Regimental Histories
  • ‘They Served With Honor’
  • Burials

Tax Lists:

Beaver County tax lists: 1800’s to early 1900’s (not complete)

Surname Files:

Over 9,000 Beaver County surname files containing varying information about the families

Click here to download the list of surname files to see if we have yours!

Obituaries:

Obituaries are being copied and indexed to enable easy search and location

Cemeteries:

Information on all Beaver County cemeteries and some other local counties

Other Materials:

  • Maps and Atlases
  • Photographs in and around Beaver County
  • Diaries, Scrapbooks and War-time ‘Letters Home’
  • Batchelor Funeral Home records
  • Historical files on Beaver County businesses, schools, towns…
  • Check these out:
    • Ghost file
    • Murders
    • Covered Bridges 

 

And that’s not all folks!