Current & Past Register and Recorder's for Greene County Government, Pennsylvania




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Greene County Courthouse

10 East High Street
Waynesburg, PA 15370
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Register and Recorder's . . . 1796 to present day
Department of Law and Order, Greene County Government, Pennsylvania


Public Request Persons: Donna Tharp, First Deputy Register
Kimberly Spence, First Deputy Recorder


Greene County Courthouse, 1st Floor
10 East High Street, Waynesburg, PA 15370
Phone: 724-852-5283 or 5284 / Fax: 724-852-5316
Office Hours: 8:30 a.m.—4:30 p.m., Monday—Friday

The Register of Wills duties include filing all papers in reference to wills and estates. A recorder of deeds is responsible for recording all land transactions, which include deeds, mortgages, leases and rights of way. Also kept are military discharges, mine subsidence maps and highway maps. He is responsible for maintaining and preserving copies of all of these documents for public use.

And the Recorder of Deeds maintains and preserves the land records of Greene County. The primary requirement of the office is to record deeds, mortgages, liens, surveys, plats, land contracts, condominiums, financing statements, related documents and other miscellaneous real estate documents, instruments pertaining to the transfer and encumbrances of all land and properties within Greene County.


Past and present — Register of Wills and Recorder of Deed's:
Following is a listing of individuals who have held the position of Register & Recorder in the past; Note: The discrepancy in dates is because some are the year elected while others are the year they took office. No definitive source is available to identify exact dates of service:
  • John Boreman (Mar 17, 1796)
  • John Boreman (Mar 3, 1800)
  • John Boreman (Mar 25, 1809)
  • William T. Hays (Oct 17, 1814)
  • William T. Hays (Jan 15, 1818)
  • William T. Hays (Feb 8, 1821)
  • Kenner S. Boreman (Feb 28, 1821)
  • Levi Rinehart (Jan 13, 1827)
  • Jesse Lazear (Jan 20, 1830)
  • Jesse Lazear (Dec 31, 1832)
  • Abijah N. Johnson (Dec 23, 1835)
  • George Hoskinson (Jan 25, 1839)
  • George Hoskinson (Nov 14, 1839)
  • William W. Sayers (Nov 13, 1842)
  • William W. Sayers (Nov 17, 1845)
  • Reuben D. Mickle (Nov 25, 1848)
  • William A. Porter (Nov 22, 1851)
  • Absalem Hedge (Nov 21, 1854)
  • Justus F. Temple (Nov 12, 1857)
  • Justus F. Temple (Nov 19, 1860)
  • Peter Brown (Nov 23, 1863)
  • Thomas J. Hoskinson (Nov 20, 1869)
  • Thomas J. Hoskinson (Nov 12, 1872)
  • James L. Yoders (Dec 14, 1875)
  • James L. Yoders (Dec 11, 1878)
  • W. W. Patterson (Dec 8, 1881)
  • W. W. Patterson (Dec 22, 1884)
  • William H. Sutton (Dec 24, 1887)
  • Eli Titus (1890 - 1893)
  • Francis N. Shriver (1893 - 1896)
  • Lafayette Nichols (1896 - 1899)
  • E. L. Denny (1899 - 1905)
  • J. F. Tilton (1905 - 1908)
  • James B. Hoskinson (1908 - 1911)
  • Frank K. Silveus (1911 - 1915)
  • Milton B. Finch (1915 - 1919)
  • Norman Wood (1919 - 1923)
  • J. Bryan Varner (1923 - 1927)
  • Frank K. Silveus (1927 - 1935)
  • Perry E. Wright (1935 - 1939)
  • W. L. Barnes (1939 - 1947)
  • Harold Dulaney (1947 - 1964)
  • George D. Black (1964 - 1976)
  • Thomas E. Headlee (Jan. 1976 - Dec. 31, 2013)
  • Donna Tharp (Jan. 2014 - present)
(Partial Data Source: History of Greene County by Samuel P. Bates, 1888; Reproduction sponsored by John Corbly Chapter, DAR, Waynesburg, PA -- Ms. Nancy Huffman, Regent (p. 459))

For general information, please contact the Information Services
at 724-852-5399 / Toll Free: 1-888-852-5399
Greene County Office Building, 93 E. High Street, Waynesburg, PA 15370


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