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Welcome to Monroe County Pennsylvania
History and Genealogy

Monroe County is named for President James Monroe. Its county seat is Stroudsburg.

THIS COUNTY IS AVAILABLE FOR ADOPTION!!

If you have the desire to help transcribe genealogical data and place it online for the free use of all researchers, contact Nancy to become a host. Volunteer Information is available here.

This County currently does not have a host. This means that there is no one available to help answer your questions about this county's history or to help you with your family's genealogy within this county.

WE REGRET THAT WE ARE UNABLE TO DO PERSONAL RESEARCH FOR YOU.

Recent Updates
April 2016
News:Ira Labar Has Auto Accident

Past Updates
CENSUS

1890 Veteran's Census
DEATHS

Obituaries and Death Notices    
HISTORY

The History of Monroe County: Monroe County Organized

1843 History of  Monroe County
- [Source: Historical Collections of the State of Pennsylvania, by Sherman Day, 1843]
MARRIAGES

Wedding Announcements and Marriage Notices

MILITARY

 Korean and Vietnam War Casualties  - Transcribed by Tammy Clark

 World War II Honor List of Dead and Missing Army and Army Air Forces Personnel - Transcribed by Tammy Clark

Civil War Three Year Volunteer Enlistment Records
- Transcribed by Tammy Clark

1883 Pensioners - transcribed by Mary Saggio

NEWSPAPERS

Miscellaneous News Paper Articles From the Past

The Jeffersonian Republican, Thursday, June 20, 1850 - Transcribed by Debbie Ovechka

Surrounding Counties

Wayne County (north)

Pike County (northeast)

Sussex County, New Jersey (northeast)

Warren County, New Jersey (east)

Northampton County (south)

Carbon County (west)

Luzerne County (northwest)

Lackawanna County (northwest)

 

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