Research in the Philadelphia Area



Want to know where to go for genealogical information in Philadelphia?

Try my Philadelphia Research Guide for help. It's not perfect, but it's a start.


Places to Conduct Research:

National Archives: www.archives.gov/midatlantic (Chestnut & 10th)

Pennsylvania Historical Society: www.hsp.org (1300 Locust St.)

Philadelphia City Archives: www.phila.gov/phils/carchive.htm (3101 Market St)

Philadelphia Library: www.library.phila.gov (B.F. Parkway & 19th)

Of course, the LDS Church has the best records. Search them online at www.familysearch.org


Other Sources of Help:

Mt. Moriah Cemetery (unofficial website): http://mountmoriahcemetery.org
See my pictures of Mount Moriah HERE

Delaware County, PA History: http://www.delawarecountypahistory.com/townships_home.html

Irish Family History Foundation: http://www.irish-roots.ie/

Clan Hannay Society (for all related Surnames): http://clanhannay.com/ClanHannay/Home/1Welcome/

Ellis Island Foundation: http://www.ellisisland.org