Welcome to Berks County

part of the PAGenWeb Project

Berks County was formed on March 11, 1752 from Chester, Lancaster, and Philadelphia Counties. This site is intended to be a resource for your Berks County genealogical research. Information posted here has been transcribed; some from secondary sources. Use what you find here as a lead source in your research effort.




The Archives section includes a wealth of information, comprised, but not limited to Wills and Estate Records, Land Records, Military Records, Obituaries, and Church Registers. Under Resources, you'll find information to aid in your search including lookup assistance, off-site tools and databases as well as Berks County libraries. Contributions includes a vast variety of genealogy-related materials and information. This is where you will find access to the previous version of Berks County PAGenWeb. Everything here is the result of volunteer-lead efforts. If you find a broken link or have a contribution, please use our Contact page and let us know.

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