Marriage License: On file from 1885 to Present
(on computer in the Courthouse)
Prior to 1885, must check the Church Records
Estates: On file from 1813 to Present
On Computer from 1962 to Present
Birth Certificates: 1893 to 1906
Records thereafter will be in New Castle
Adoptions: On file in this office since 1926 (recorded in General Index until 1953)
Prior to 1926, they were filed in Prothonotary's Office.
Since 1954, Adoptions are under seal and cannot be opened without a Court Order.
Death Certificates on Estates: Beginning 1977
We do not have Death Records
Incompetent Records: On file in our office since 1956
Prior to 1956, on file in Prothonotary's Office
Orphans' Court Records: 1976 to Present on computer
Prior to 1976, must check Indexes
To obtain copies of a Birth Certificate after 1906, must be requested from Vital Records in New Castle, Pennsylvania.
To obtain copies of Death Certificates, must be requested from Vital Records in New Castle, Pennsylvania.