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The Archives Keyword Search allows you to perform a general search for Lancaster County’s historic government records (see list below). Keyword searches use OR as the default connector between words (e.g. a search for Frederick Hess will return records associated with Frederick OR Hess). If you want to find records where both keywords are found, type in AND between the two words. To search for a specific name, use last name, first name and put the phrase within quotes (e.g. “Hess, Frederick”). You can also use the asterisk (*) as a wildcard (e.g. a search for histor* would come up with records containing history, histories, historical, etc.). Searches are not case sensitive. Phrase searching and wildcards (*), as well as AND/OR statements are available when performing catalog searches. You may also search for spelling variations or multiple keywords, such as Meyers Myers.

Lancaster County’s Historic Government Records

Administrators’ Accounts
Bridge Records
Collateral Appraisements
Commissioners’ Orders for Payment
Estate Inventories
Estate Vouchers
Estate Vouchers
Habeas Corpus
Liquor License Papers
Marriage Applications and Consent Forms
Marriage Licenses
Mayor’s Court
Mechanics’ Liens
Petitions to Make Sheriff’s Deeds
Quarter Sessions
Vendue Lists
Veterans’ Peddlers Licenses
War of 1812 Militia Trials

Document Reproductions
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159386 results found. Records searched: 159386

AdAcct 1858 F001 A - Andes, Jacob

Object Type: Archive

MAY 1801 F001 QS -

Object Type: Archive

AUG 1881 F012 - McGinness, Harriet

Object Type: Archive

Tav 1803 F03 I01 - Young, Henry

Object Type: Archive

MAY 1795 F041 - Green, Patrick

Object Type: Archive