If you would like research assistance from the Corry Area Historical Society, please write to us at: 945 Mead Avenue Corry, PA 16407 using the form attached below or use the online form. Please provide as much information as possible. Use a new form for each person, place, event, or item. Please allow 3 to 4 weeks for results. The more information that you can provide will improve results. Please strongly consider making a donation for research. Volunteers work diligently to provide accurate and timely information on behalf of the Historical Society.
Corry Area Historical Society - RESEARCH REQUEST FORM - Mail paper form
Corry Area Historical Society - RESEARCH REQUEST FORM - Online form
Union City Public Library - Cemetery and genealogy information is available.
Bliley Family History Site - "This is your connection to Blileys of the past and present."
Erie County Genealogy Home Page - As a participant in the USGenWeb Project, this page is dedicated to the advancement of genealogical research pertaining specifically to those with ancestral connections from Erie County.
Pennsylvania Vital Records Information - This page contains information about where to obtain Pennsylvania vital records. See the guidelines for information on how to order vital records. The information on these pages is constantly being updated with information obtained from other genealogists.
Meerdink Family - Word document relating to local family.
Genealogy Forum - Pennsylvania Genealogical Resources
Birth/Death Vital Records
https://www.loc.gov/item/73694522/ - 1870 Map of Corry
https://www.loc.gov/item/73693126/ - 1885 Map of Corry
Newspapers, Books, Periodicals
Google (www.google.com/patents) offers the ability to search through 7 million patents.
Sample1 - Improvement in furniture-springs by J. H. Dustan & D. W. Akin (Spartansburg, PA)
Sample 2 - Improvement in fences 1873 by George Albro (Columbus, PA)
Sample 3 - Improvement in swings 1873 by Homer J. Blakeslee (Concord Township, PA)
Sample 4 - Improvement in machines for drilling metal 1875 by James S. Schoonovee (Corry, PA)
Sample 5 - Improvement in harvesters 1869 by George W. N. Yost (Corry, PA)
Sample 1 - Record of Pennsylvania volunteers in the Spanish-American War, 1898 by the Pennsylvania Adjutant-General's Office (Over 50 area volunteers)
Sample 2 - The steam user: a book of instruction by Cliff White p. 65 (Climax Engine)
Sample 3 - Colonels in blue:Union Army colonels of the Civil War by Roger D. Hunt p. 32 (George H. Bemus)