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Digital Genealogy Resources of the State Library of Pennsylvania

This is a guide to digital genealogy resources held in the State Library's collections.

Harrisburg Newspaper Index

An index of personal names in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania newspaper announcements of marriages and deaths published during the first quarter of the 1800's. The four newspapers included are: Dauphin Guardian, Oracle of Dauphin, Harrisburg Chronicle, and Harrisburg Republican.

This index was compiled over several years by State Library staff. It is helpful for locating marriage and death announcements for people living in the mid-state area. In most cases, the original published announcements can by accessed using the State Library of Pennsylvania's newspaper microfilm collection.

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