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. 

Please contact [email protected] for rates

Research in the Northumberland County Historical Society library is paid below 
                and questions for them should go to [email protected]

 

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: [email protected]


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