Information Available in Register of Wills / Clerk of Orphans' Court
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 contact Vital Records in New Castle, Pennsylvania or your PA Senator or Representative
To obtain copies of Death Certificates contact Vital Records in New Castle, Pennsylvania or your PA Senator or Representative
Lebanon County Historical Society 717-272-1473
Pennsylvania Division of Vital Records 724-656-3100
Representative Ryan 717-838-3823
Representative Helm 717-651-0100
Representative Diamond 717-277-2101
When Requesting a Search, the Fee is $10.00
To obtain copies, the Fees are as follows:
$10.00 per certified copy
Any Other Copies:
$0.50 per page (not certified) 8½X11"
$1.00 per page (not certified) 8½X14"
Any Questions, Call (717) 228-4415