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Event: Birth

Cost of copy: $4.00
Wallet card: $5.00

Address:
Division of Vital Records
State Department of Health
Central Building
101 South Mercer Street
P.O. Box 1528
New Castle, PA 16103

Remarks: State office has had records since January 1906.

For earlier records, write to Register of Wills, Orphans Court, in county seat of county where event occurred. Persons born in Pittsburgh from 1870 to 1905 or in Allegheny City, now part of Pittsburgh, from 1882 to 1905 should write to Office of Biostatistics, Pittsburgh Health Department, City--County Building, Pittsburgh, PA 15219. For events occurring in City of Philadelphia from 1860 to 1915, write to Vital Statistics, Philadelphia Department of Public Health, 401 North Broad Street, Room 942, Philadelphia, PA 19108.

Check or money order should be made payable to Division of Vital Records. Personal checks are accepted. To verify current fees, the telephone number is (724) 656-3100.


Event: Death

Cost of copy: $3.00

Address:
Division of Vital Records
State Department of Health
Central Building
101 South Mercer Street
P.O. Box 1528
New Castle, PA 16103

Remarks: State office has had records since January 1906.

For earlier records, write to Register of Wills, Orphans Court, in county seat of county where event occurred. Persons born in Pittsburgh from 1870 to 1905 or in Allegheny City, now part of Pittsburgh, from 1882 to 1905 should write to Office of Biostatistics, Pittsburgh Health Department, City--County Building, Pittsburgh, PA 15219. For events occurring in City of Philadelphia from 1860 to 1915, write to Vital Statistics, Philadelphia Department of Public Health, 401 North Broad Street, Room 942, Philadelphia, PA 19108.

Check or money order should be made payable to Division of Vital Records. Personal checks are accepted. To verify current fees, the telephone number is (724) 656-3100.


Event: Marriage (county)

Cost of copy: Varies

Address: See remarks

Remarks: Make application to the Marriage License Clerks, County Court House, in county where license was issued.


Event: Divorce (county)

Cost of copy: Varies

Address: See remarks

Remarks: Make application to the Prothonotary, Court House, in county seat of county where divorce was granted.

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