Germantown Genealogy (in Philadelphia County, PA)

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Germantown Birth Records

Pennsylvania Births, 1852-1854 Ancestry

Prison births, 1858-1879 Family History Library

Records of meetings held various places in Phildelphia, also containing births, deaths, marriages, burials and cemetery records, 1687-1900 (Society of Friends. Philadelphia Monthly Meeting (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania : Orthodox)) Family History Library

Germantown Cemetery Records

Burials in Germantown [Pa.] from records of the Philadelphia Board of Health, 1854-1860 Family History Library

Burials in the Lower Burial Ground of Germantown Family History Library

Burying ground names, entries, and lot purchases, 1737-1907 Family History Library

Cemetery records Family History Library

Church cemetery records of Holmesburg, Roxborough, Germantown and Lower Dublin Family History Library

Church of Brethren Cemetery Find a Grave

Data on Old Upper Germantown Burying Ground as per surveymade in summer of 1959 Family History Library

Friends buriel [sic] records, Germantown, Phildelphia, Pa Family History Library

Germantown Mennonite Cemetery Find a Grave

Germantown Mennonite Cemetery Family History Library

Germantown Preparatory Meeting of Friends Cemetery Find a Grave

Haines Street Methodist Find a Grave

Market Square Presbyterian Church Cemetery Find a Grave

Mennonite Church of Germantown records and burials, 1863-1889 Family History Library

Mennonite year book and almanac, 1913 Family History Library

Plot plan of the Old Upper Germantown Burying Ground in Philadelphia Family History Library

Records of meetings held various places in Phildelphia, also containing births, deaths, marriages, burials and cemetery records, 1687-1900 (Society of Friends. Philadelphia Monthly Meeting (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania : Orthodox)) Family History Library

Revolutionary soldiers buried in upper and lower burial grounds [Germantown, Pennsylvania] Family History Library

Saint Lukes Episcopal Churchyard Find a Grave

Saint Michaels Lutheran Churchyard Find a Grave

Saint Stephens M.E. Church Burial Ground Find a Grave

Sisters of Saint Joseph Community Cemetery Find a Grave

Sisters of Saint Joseph Community Cemetery US Gen Web Archives

St. Dominic's Cemetery US Gen Web Archives

St. George Methodist Episcopal Cemetery US Gen Web Archives

St. Luke's Episcopal Church of Germantown Cemetery US Gen Web Archives

Tombstone inscriptions in Germantown, Market Square Presbyterian Church, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Family History Library

Tombstone inscriptions in Germantown, St. Luke's Episcopal Church, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Family History Library

Tombstone inscriptions in Germantown, St. Michael's Lutheran Church, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Family History Library

Tombstone inscriptions in the old burial grounds of Germantown, Philadelphia Family History Library

Tombstone inscriptions of Germantown in Philadelphia, 1718-1896 Family History Library

Transcribed church records, 1741-1841 [St. Michael's Lutheran] Family History Library

Trinity Lutheran Church Cemetery Find a Grave

Upper Burial Grounds Find a Grave

Germantown Census Records

Census 1790 US Gen Web Archives

Federal Census of 1940, Germantown, Pennsylvania LDS Genealogy

Pennsylvania, Septennial Census, 1779-1863 Ancestry

U.S. Federal Census 1790-1940 Ancestry

U.S. Federal Census 1790-1940 MyHeritage

United States Federal Census, 1790-1940 Family Search

Germantown Church Records

18th century records of the Germantown Reformed Church of Pennsylvania Family History Library

A History of the Coventry Brethern Church in Chester County, Pennsylvania : the second oldest Brethern Church in America Family History Library

A brief and succinct history of Saint Michael's Evangelical Lutheran Church of Germantown, Pennsylvania, 1730-1905 : one hundred and seventy-fifth anniversary, November 12-14, 1905 Family History Library

Church Records for St John the Baptist (in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Church and Town Records collection) Ancestry

Church of the Saviour, Baptisms, Births, 1950-1960 (in US Presbyterian Church Records collection) Ancestry

Church of the Saviour, Births, Baptisms, Marriages, Deaths, 1909-1957 (in US Presbyterian Church Records collection) Ancestry

Church of the Saviour, Marriages, 1910-1951 (in US Presbyterian Church Records collection) Ancestry

Church record of the Germantown Reformed Church, now Market Square Presbyterian Church, Germantown, 1753-1856 Family History Library

Church records, 1741-1922 [St. Michael's Lutheran] Family History Library

Church records, 1750-1900 [German Reformed] Family History Library

Church records, 1825-1946 [St. Luke's Episcopal] Family History Library

Church records, 1836-1925 [Trinity Lutheran] Family History Library

Church records, 1855-1939 [Christ Episcopal] Family History Library

Church records, 1857-1886 [Second Presbyterian] Family History Library

Church records, 1866-1898 [Second Baptist] Family History Library

Church records, 1872-1915 [Wakefield Presbyterian] Family History Library

Church records, 1873-1933 [St. Michael's Episcopal] Family History Library

Church records, 1876-1965 [St. John the Baptist Episcopal] Family History Library

Church records, 1921-1928 [Church of the Redeemer Presbyterian] Family History Library

Church records, 1925-1950 [Chapel of the Nativity Episcopal] Family History Library

Donors to the Lutheran Church in Germantown in 1738 and records of baptisms there 1741 and 1742 Family History Library

Faith Presbyterian Church, Baptisms, Births, Marriages, Deaths, 1914-1923 (in US Presbyterian Church Records collection) Ancestry

Faith Presbyterian Church, Baptisms, Births, Marriages, Deaths, 1938-1964 (in US Presbyterian Church Records collection) Ancestry

Friends buriel [sic] records, Germantown, Phildelphia, Pa Family History Library

Germantown Church of the Brethren (Dunkers) [records, 1766-1860] Family History Library

Germantown Reformed Church Burials (1758-1759) US Gen Web Archives

Germantown Reformed Church Burials (1760-1776) US Gen Web Archives

Germantown Reformed Church Burials (1777-1790) US Gen Web Archives

Germantown Reformed Church Burials (1791-1795); Philadelphia, Pennsylvania US Gen Web Archives

Germantown Reformed Church Burials (1796-1799) US Gen Web Archives

Germantown Reformed Church Marriages (1753-1755) US Gen Web Archives

Germantown Reformed Church Marriages (1755-1759) US Gen Web Archives

Germantown Reformed Church Marriages (1760-1763) US Gen Web Archives

Germantown Reformed Church Marriages (1764-1766) US Gen Web Archives

Germantown Reformed Church Marriages (1767-1779) US Gen Web Archives

Germantown Reformed Church Marriages (1785-1798) US Gen Web Archives

History of Trinity Lutheran Church, Germantown, Philadelphia, 1836-1936 Family History Library

History of the First Presbyterian Church in Germantown : the centennial services, the present church organizations Family History Library

History of the First Presbyterian Church in Germantown and its present activities, 1809-1952 Family History Library

History of the First Presbyterian Church in Germantown and its present activities, 1809-1952 Genealogy Gophers

History of the German Baptist Brethren Church Family History Library

Mennonite Church of Germantown records and burials, 1863-1889 Family History Library

Monthly meeting records, 1788-1920 (Society of Friends. Frankford Monthly Meeting (Frankford, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania)) Family History Library

Records of meetings held various places in Phildelphia, also containing births, deaths, marriages, burials and cemetery records, 1687-1900 (Society of Friends. Philadelphia Monthly Meeting (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania : Orthodox)) Family History Library

Records of the German Reformed Congregation in Germantown, Philadelphia, 1753-1856 Family History Library

Records, baptisms, marriages, deaths in Germantown, Carversville, and Plumsteadville, Pa., Lafayette, N. J., 1858-1909 Family History Library

Second Presbyterian Church, Baptisms, Births, Marriages, Deaths, 1857-1921 (in US Presbyterian Church Records collection) Ancestry

Second Presbyterian Church, Baptisms, Births, Marriages, Deaths, 1947-1959 (in US Presbyterian Church Records collection) Ancestry

Second Presbyterian Church, Births, Baptisms, Marriages, Deaths, 1857-1942 (in US Presbyterian Church Records collection) Ancestry

Second Presbyterian Church, Births, Baptisms, Marriages, Deaths, 1908-1946 (in US Presbyterian Church Records collection) Ancestry

Second Presbyterian Church, Marriages, 1911-1940 (in US Presbyterian Church Records collection) Ancestry

St. Michael's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Germantown (now part of Philadelphia), Pennsylvania, 1741-1841 Family History Library

St. Michael's Lutheran Church : other German records, Germantown--Mt. Airy : 1831-1872 WorldCat

St. Michael's Lutheran Church : other German records, Germantown--Mt. Airy : potpourri, 1711-1820 WorldCat

St. Michael's Lutheran Church, Germantown--Mt. Airy WorldCat

Tombstone inscriptions in Germantown, St. Luke's Episcopal Church, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Family History Library

Transcribed church records, 1741-1841 [St. Michael's Lutheran] Family History Library

Transcribed church records, 1844-1962, by an unknown person [Trinity Lutheran] Family History Library

Germantown City Directories

Germantown and Philadelphia City Directory 1881 MyHeritage

Germantown, PA 1853, 1854 City Directories Allen County Public Library

Germantown Death Records

1906-1967 Pennsylvania Death Certificates Ancestry

Deaths from Berks, Dauphin and Philadelphia counties newspapers, 1791-1864 Family History Library

Marriage and Death Notices from Germantown Newspaper, 1867-1890 Family History Library

Pennsylvania Death Index, 1906-1964 MyHeritage

Pennsylvania, Oliver H. Bair Funeral Records Indexes, 1920-1980 Ancestry

Records of meetings held various places in Phildelphia, also containing births, deaths, marriages, burials and cemetery records, 1687-1900 (Society of Friends. Philadelphia Monthly Meeting (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania : Orthodox)) Family History Library

Records, baptisms, marriages, deaths in Germantown, Carversville, and Plumsteadville, Pa., Lafayette, N. J., 1858-1909 Family History Library

Germantown Histories and Genealogies

Ancient and Modern Germantown, Mt. Airy, and Chestnut Hill, 1889 (included in U.S. County and Regional Histories and Atlases collection) Ancestry

Genealogical and historical notes of Germantown, Pennsylvania Family History Library

Germantown 1683-1933 : the record that a Pennsylvania community has achieved in the course of 250 years; being a history of the people of Germantown, Mount Airy and Chestnut Hill Family History Library

Germantown 1683-1933 : the record that a Pennsylvania community has achieved in the course of 250 years; being a history of the people of Germantown, Mount Airy and Chestnut Hill Genealogy Gophers

History of old Germantown : with a description of its settlement and some account of its important persons, buildings and places connected with its development Family History Library

Other German records, Germantown--Mt. Airy : potpourri, 1711-1820 WorldCat

The Sower Printing House of colonial times Family History Library

Germantown Immigration Records

Declarations of intention of naturalization, 1818-1875 Family History Library

Declarations of intention, 1794-1911 Family History Library

Declarations of intentions, 1802-1932 ; Index, 1810-1887 Family History Library

Immigration lists, oaths of allegiance in Philadelphia, books A-G, 1728-1775 Family History Library

Index to declarations of intentions and petitions for naturalization, 1916-1930 and petitions for naturalization, 1914 Family History Library

Index to naturalization and declaration reports, 1802-1837 [Philadelphia, Pennsylvania] Family History Library

Indexes to Naturalization Petitions to the U.S. Circuit and District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 1795-1951 Ancestry

Names of Foreigners Who Took the Oath of Allegiance to the Province and State of Pennsylvania, 1727-1775 Ancestry

Names of Foreigners who Took the Oath of Allegiance to the Province and State of Pennsylvania, 1727-1775 Google Books

Naturalization index for Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, 1881-1930 Family History Library

Naturalization petitions and records, 1795-1911 Family History Library

Naturalization petitions, 1795-1931, and declarations, 1906-1931; index 1795-1928 Family History Library

Naturalization register, 1795-1851 Family History Library

Oaths of allegiance, 1777-1790 Family History Library

Passenger Arrivals at the Port of Philadelphia, 1800-1819 Ancestry

Passengers and Ships Prior to 1684 Ancestry

Pennsylvania German Pioneers: Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia from 1727 to 1808, Vol. I Ancestry

Pennsylvania German Pioneers: Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia from 1727 to 1808, Vol. II Ancestry

Persons Naturalized in the Province of Pennsylvania, 1740-1773 Ancestry

Petitions for naturalization 1793-1906 ; Indexes 1793-1930 Family History Library

Petitions for naturalization 1800-1929 ; Indexes 1802-1930 Family History Library

Petitions for naturalization, 1811-1874 Family History Library

Philadelphia, 1789-1880 Naturalization Records Ancestry

Philadelphia, 1800-1850 Passenger and Immigration Lists Ancestry

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Passenger Lists, 1883-1945 MyHeritage

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Passenger Lists, 1800-1882 MyHeritage

The settlement of Germantown, Pennsylvania, and the beginning of German emigration to North America Family History Library

The settlement of Germantown, Pennsylvania, and the beginning of German immigration to North America Family History Library

U.S., Chinese Immigration Case Files, 1883-1924 Ancestry

Germantown Land Records

Abstracts from Benjamin Franklin's Pennsylvania gazette, April 17, 1755 to December 27, 1764 Family History Library

Acta Germanopolis : records of the Corporation of Germantown Pennsylvania 1691-1707 Family History Library

Deeds (Philadephia County, Pennsylvania), 1683-1886 ; index to deeds, 1683-1916 Family History Library

Grund und Lager-Buch; the ground and lot book of Germantown, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, 1689-1708 Family History Library

Selected Applications for Land Warrants 1746-1767: Various Cos, PA US Gen Web Archives

Germantown Marriage Records

1700-1821 Pennsylvania Marriage Records Ancestry

Germantown Reformed Church Marriages (1753-1755) US Gen Web Archives

Germantown Reformed Church Marriages (1755-1759) US Gen Web Archives

Germantown Reformed Church Marriages (1760-1763) US Gen Web Archives

Germantown Reformed Church Marriages (1764-1766) US Gen Web Archives

Germantown Reformed Church Marriages (1767-1779) US Gen Web Archives

Germantown Reformed Church Marriages (1785-1798) US Gen Web Archives

Marriage and Death Notices from Germantown Newspaper, 1867-1890 Family History Library

Marriage register of Philadelphia County, 1814 to 1839 Family History Library

Marriages recorded by the Registrar General of the Province, 1685-1689 Family History Library

Records of meetings held various places in Phildelphia, also containing births, deaths, marriages, burials and cemetery records, 1687-1900 (Society of Friends. Philadelphia Monthly Meeting (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania : Orthodox)) Family History Library

Records, baptisms, marriages, deaths in Germantown, Carversville, and Plumsteadville, Pa., Lafayette, N. J., 1858-1909 Family History Library

Germantown Military Records

Revolutionary soldiers buried in upper and lower burial grounds [Germantown, Pennsylvania] Family History Library

The surprise of Germantown, or, The battle of Cleveden, October 4th, 1777 Family History Library

Germantown Minority Records

250th anniversary of the settlement of Germantown : Friday, Saturday and Sunday, October 20, 21 and 22, 1933 Family History Library

Acta Germanopolis : records of the Corporation of Germantown Pennsylvania 1691-1707 Family History Library

Ancient & modern Germantown, Mt. Airy & Chestnut Hill--Pa Family History Library

Ancient and modern Germantown, Mount Airy and Chestnut Hill Family History Library

Germantown 1683-1933 : the record that a Pennsylvania community has achieved in the course of 250 years; being a history of the people of Germantown, Mount Airy and Chestnut Hill Family History Library

Germantown 1683-1933 : the record that a Pennsylvania community has achieved in the course of 250 years; being a history of the people of Germantown, Mount Airy and Chestnut Hill Genealogy Gophers

History of old Germantown : with a description of its settlement and some account of its important persons, buildings and places connected with its development Family History Library

Notices By German and Swiss Settlers Seeking Information of Members of Their Families, Kindred, Or Friends Inserted Between the Years 1742 and 1761 in the Pennsylvanische Berichte and Between the Years 1762 and 1779 in the Pennsylvanische Staatsbote Family History Library

Old historic Germantown : an address with illustrations presented at the fourteenth annual meeting of the Pennsylvania-German Society Family History Library

Other German records, Germantown--Mt. Airy : potpourri, 1711-1820 WorldCat

Quaint old Germantown in Pennsylvania Family History Library

U.S., Chinese Immigration Case Files, 1883-1924 Ancestry

Germantown Newspapers and Obituaries

Deaths from Berks, Dauphin and Philadelphia counties newspapers, 1791-1864 Family History Library

Genealogical Data Relating To the German Settlers of Pennsylvania and Adjacent Territory from Advertisements in German Newspapers Published in Philadelphia and Germantown, 1743-1800 Family History Library

Genealogical notes from the incomplete files of 'The Germantown Telegraph' Family History Library

Germantown Courier 04/21/2004 to 01/28/2009 Genealogy Bank

Germantowner Zeitung 12/15/1763 to 03/19/1777 Genealogy Bank

Marriage and Death Notices from Germantown Newspaper, 1867-1890 Family History Library

Notices By German and Swiss Settlers Seeking Information of Members of Their Families, Kindred, Or Friends Inserted Between the Years 1742 and 1761 in the Pennsylvanische Berichte and Between the Years 1762 and 1779 in the Pennsylvanische Staatsbote Family History Library

Pensylvanische Berichte, oder, Sammlung wichtiger Nachrichten aus dem Natur-und Kirchen-Reich 01/16/1746 to 12/24/1757 Genealogy Bank

The Pennsylvania Gazette, 1728-1800 [Electronic Resource] Family History Library

Offline Newspapers for Germantown

According to the US Newspaper Directory, the following newspapers were printed, so there may be paper or microfilm copies available. For more information on how to locate offline newspapers, see our article on Locating Offline Newspapers.

Daily Independent. (Germantown, Phila. [Pa.]) 1887-1889

Gazette. (Germantown [I.E. Philadelphia], Pa.) 1878-1895

Germantown Bulletin and Chestnut Hill and Mt. Airy Herald. (Germantown, Philadelphia [Pa.]) 1929-1931

Germantown Bulletin. (Germantown, Philadelphia [Pa.]) 1928-1929

Germantown Chronicle. (Germantown [I.E. Philadelphia, Pa.]) 1868-1869

Germantown Daily Chronicle. (Germantown [I.E. Philadelphia, Pa.]) 1869-1873

Germantown Daily Chronicle. (Germantown, Philadelphia [Pa.]) 1871-1874

Germantown Guide. (Germantown [Philadelphia, Pa.]) 1885-1926

Germantown Independent-Gazette. (Germantown, Philadelphia [Pa.]) 1896-1919

Germantown Independent. (Germantown, Phila. [Pa.]) 1886-1887

Germantown Independent. (Germantown, Phila. [Pa.]) 1894-1896

Germantown Independent. (Germantown, Philadelphia [Pa.]) 1882-1889

Germantown Review. (Germantown, Philadelphia [Pa.]) 1916-1928

Germantown Sun. (Germantown [Philadelphia], Pa.) 1946-1947

Germantown Telegraph and Philadelphia and Montgomery Advertiser. (Germantown, Pa.) 1831-1839

Germantown Telegraph. (Germantown [Pa.]) 1830-1831

Germantown Telegraph. (Germantown [Pa.]) 1840-1948

Germantown Weekly Independent. (Germantown, Philadelphia [Pa.]) 1890-1894

Guide. (Germantown, Philadelphia, Pa.) 1873-1885

Germantown Probate Records

1683-1993 Pennsylvania, Wills and Probate Records Ancestry

Abstract of wills of Philadelphia County. Family History Library

Abstracts from Benjamin Franklin's Pennsylvania gazette, April 17, 1755 to December 27, 1764 Family History Library

Abstracts of Philadelphia wills, 1682-1825 Family History Library

Abstracts of wills recorded in the administration books, Register's Office, Philadelphia. / Administration books F-L. Family History Library

Germantown School Records

Germantown High School yearbooks, 1929, 1930, 1932, 1934, 1935, 1936, 1938, 1940, 1941, 1942, 1943, 1944, 1945, 1946, 1948, 1949, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1962, 1964, 1965, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1984, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1998, 1999 (included in US School Yearbooks) Ancestry

Germantown Lutheran Academy yearbook, 1927 Classmates

Germantown Lutheran Academy yearbook, 1927 (included in US School Yearbooks) Ancestry

Germantown Lutheran Academy yearbook, 1927 (included in US Yearbooks collection) MyHeritage

Martin Luther King High School yearbook, 1977 Classmates

Martin Luther King High School yearbook, 1977 (included in US Yearbooks collection) MyHeritage

Stevens High School yearbook, 1944 Classmates

Stevens High School yearbook, 1944 (included in US Yearbooks collection) MyHeritage

Stevens School - Class Record Yearbook (Germantown, PA), 1944 E Yearbook

Stevens School yearbook, 1944 (included in US School Yearbooks) Ancestry

Germantown Tax Records

Pennsylvania, Tax and Exoneration, 1768-1801 Ancestry

Poor tax duplicate, 1767-1853 Family History Library


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