Berks County, Pennsylvania

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Berks is a county in Pennsylvania. It was formed in 1752 from the following county/ies: Chester/Lancaster/Philadelphia. The earliest land deed in Berks was recorded in 1752. The earliest wills begin in 1752. One can contact the register of wills at 633 Court St., 2d Floor. For more information, contact the county at 633 Court St., 3d Floor, Reading 19601-3594. On the attached map, Berks is located at J5. There are unrecorded deeds back to 1717 on microfilm at the Historical Society of Pennsylvania.

For information about the state of Pennsylvania see Pennsylvania Family History Research.

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