Directories of heads of households have been published for major cities in Pennsylvania.
Resources for Pennsylvania Directories
Libraries and Archives
The Family History Library
Some examples of statewide directories for Pennsylvania are:
The Pennsylvania Law Directory. Lindsay and Blakiston, 1844. (Family History Library fiche 6044309.)
Ulman, H. C. Ulman's Pennsylvania Business Directory and Eastern, Western and Southern Circular. (1854/55; Family History Library fiche 6044310.)
Boyd, William H. Boyd's Business Directory of the Counties of Adams, Bucks, Chester, Cumberland, Dauphin, Delaware, Franklin, Lancaster, Montgomery, and York, PA. (1860; Family History Library fiche 6044311.)
The Family History Library has directories for:
||Family History Library films 983347-55|
|1850-1899||Family History Library films 1000893-903|
|1861-1901||Family History Library films 1377251-90|
|1861-1901||Family History Library films 1377291-314|
|1916, etc.||Family History Library book 974.885 E4ph|
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