You know I love deeds. I’ve been haunting the FamilySearch catalog watching and waiting for them to add microfilm of county deeds online. Several of my counties of interest are now available!
Per the Genealogical Society of Pennsylvania, “Allegheny, Berks, Bucks, Cambria, Chester, Cumberland, Delaware, Erie, Fayette, Lancaster, Montgomery, Schuylkill, Somerset, and Washington are among those online. Most are from the earliest years through the mid to late 19th century, with some into the early 20th century.”
Although they are not indexed, so you can’t search for your ancestor online, the index books are available. You can look your ancestor up in the index—just as you would offline—then access the book online and download a copy of the deed.
Deeds are a fantastic source of information. So, give it a whirl and let me know what you find out!