McKees Rocks Genealogy and History

A place to find your roots and memories!

Word is starting to get out that we have this website. Thank you for the well wishes received so far and thanks for spreading the word to other researchers and people interested in exploring memories from the area.
Historical Society
A McKees Rocks Historical Society has been formed.  The group meets the 3rd Tuesday of each month.  For more information please visit

What's New on the website?

June 10, 2009
Updated History: Churches, updated obituaries.
April 7, 2009
Updated obituaries.
March 10, 2009
Maintenance, updated obituaries, cemetery.
January 21, 2009
January 10, 2009
Updated obituaries, biography, business directory.
January 6, 2009
Updated obituaries, biography.
January 5, 2009
Updated obituaries, business directory.
December 20, 2008
Updated obituaries, links, business directory.  Maintenance.
Serial Killer. Did you know that a famous serial killer claimed three victims in McKees Rocks? Research "The Mad Butcher" and find out the gory details from the May 1940 discovery.

Electronic Air Cleaner. Did you know that the "Electronic Air Cleaner", you know the box that attaches to your furnace air intake and zaps dust, was invented by the Electro Air Cleaner Company of McKees Rocks. This was detailed in an article in the New York Times Newspaper, Jan 16, 1966.

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