Genealogical Library & Research

Library Hours


Regular hours

Monday, Wednesday, and Friday

1:00 to 4:00 p.m.

First Wednesday of the month

1:00 to 8:00 p.m.


Great news

We now have someone able to do look-ups at the Northumberland County Courthouse.  You may contact her directly at LLLatsha@gmail.com for a schedule of fees.

Research in the Northumberland County Historical Society library is paid below 
                and questions for them should go to NCHS1756@Gmail.com

 

Charlotte Darrah Walter Genealogical Library

NCHS membership benefits include free use of the Charlotte Darrah Walter Genealogical Library.

We're open the first Wednesday of the month (March through December) until 8 p.m

 

If coming from a distance, it is suggested that you call 570-286-4083 to verify open dates.

Can't visit us? Research requests may be mailed to us at:

Northumberland County Historical Society
1150 N. Front Street
Sunbury, PA 17801

Please enclose $30.00 per surname.

 

Or do it with a credit card thru PayPal - click the Buy Now button

 

One surname research by the staff of the Northumberland County Historical Society is only $30, and it can be paid on line by clicking on PayPal "Buy Now" button. Note - to buy more than one surname, change the "Quantity" on the Order Summary screen (Check Out).

Once you have paid via Paypal,  send us an email with the following information:

  • Please make your request as concise as possible (who are you researching)
  • List birth and death dates if known - if not, approximate.
  • List where born and died - if known.
  • List where living and when - if known.
  • Tell us what you already know.
  • Your contact information in case we need to discuss your request with you.

Phone requests will not be honored

Email librarian, Jack Lindermuth: nchs1756@gmail.com


A list of our microfilms - converted to digital - we also have computers for you to use

Title

Years covered

Columbia Co census

1860-1870-1880-1900

Columbia Co Tax

1802

Evening Item (Aug 1 to Feb 29)

1894-1898

Marriage Licenses indexes Male & Female

1885-1974

Milton Standard 75th Aniv Ed

1965

Montour Co census

1850-1860-1870-1880-1900

Mt Carmel marriage& births

1894

North'd Co 1890 veterans census

1890

North'd Co Census

1810-1820-1840-1850-1860-1870-1880-1900-1910-1920-1930

North'd Co Democrat

1861-1902

North'd Co Tax - Bald Eagle (5430)Little Mahanoy

1774-1830

North'd Co Tax - Muncy (5432)

1773-1809

North'd Co Tax - Muncy, Point & Penns (5433)

1787-1812

North'd Co Tax - Shamokin (5434)

1787-1827

North'd Co Tax - Sunbury Turbot Shamokin(5435)

1776-1843

North'd Co Tax - Turbot & U Mahanoy  (5436)

1804-1826

North'd Co Tax (5431) - Mahanoy, Lyco, Mahoning

1775-1829

North'd Co Tax- Augusta & Chilesquaque (5429)

1770-1825

Orphan's Court

1772-1868

Perry Co Census

1900-1910-1920

Public Press Norry

1872 - 1917

Republican Argus - Norry

1808-1812

S A & Shamokin Journal

1840-1850

Schuylkill Co Census

1930

Shamokin Canal Boat (in German)

1827-1833

Shamokin Citizen

1958-1966

Shamokin Herald

1862- 1893

Shamokin Register

1860-1862

Shamokin Times

1878-1884

Shamokin Weekly Times

1884-1887

Snyder & Union Co - Union Vets

1890

Snyder Co Census

1860-1880-1900-1910-1920

Snyder Co Tax

1776-1813

Sunbury American

1850-1910

Sunbury Daily

1873-1903

Sunbury Daily Item

1905-1925

Sunbury Gazette

1852-1879

Sunbury Gazette  (& Miners Register)

1838-1844

Sunbury Gazette American & North'd Co

1879-1883

Sunbury Item (1927-4-29 - 1934-3-31)

1927-1936

Sunbury News

1881-1883

Sunbury Weekly News

1883-1892

Union Co Census

1820-1830-1840-1850-1860-1870-1880-1900-1910-1920-1930

Union Co Tax

1780-1812

Union Co Tax

1793

Working Man's Advocate

1833 - 1838

 

 

Surname files we have - some have limited information

Northumberland County Historical Society