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  • Tioga County, Pennsylvania —
    Information Updated for:  Apr 23, 2009
  • Formed from:  portions of Lycoming County.
    Established:  26-Mar-1804
    County Seat:  Wellsboro, Pennsylvania

    County history - Tioga County is named for the Tioga River, which flows through the area.

    Tioga Courthouse
    1. Tioga County - American History & Genealogy Project (None found online at the time of this update.)
    2. Tioga County - Cities/Towns/Townships:  From Wikipedia
    3. Tioga County - Genealogical/Historical Society (None found online at the time of this update.)
          Tioga County Historical Society
          P.O. Box 724
          Wellsboro, PA 16901

    4. Tioga County - US/PAGenWeb site:  (Archives)
    5. Tioga County - US/PAGenWeb site:  Genealogy & History
    6. Tioga County - Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)

      Additional Local History/Genealogy:
    7. Tioga County Cemeteries - Listings (county & cemetery); may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    8. Tioga County Vital Records - Tioga County Courthouse, 116-188 Main Street, Wellsboro, PA 16901.

      Census Information:
    9. 1870 Census (I) and (T) - Townships of:  Bloss, Brookfield, Charlestown, Chatham, Clymer, Covington, Deerfield,
               Delmar, Elk, Elkland, Farmington, Fall Brook, Gaines, Jackson, Knoxville, Lawrenceville, Lawrence, Liberty,
               Mainsburg, Mansfield, Middlebury, Morris, Nelson, Oseola, Richmond, Rutland, Shippen, Sullivan, Tioga, Union,
               Ward, Wellsboro, Westfield.
    10. 1920 Census (T) - Townships of:  Jamestown, Newport City,Fort Adams, Little Compton, Middletown, New Shoreham,
               Portsmouth, Tiverton.


  • Union County, Pennsylvania —
    Information Updated for:  Sep 5, 2009
  • Formed from:  portions of Northumberland County.
    Established:  22-Mar-1813
    County Seat:  Lewisburg, Pennsylvania

    County history - Union County is named in honor of The Federal union of the United States.

    Union Courthouse
    1. Union County - American History & Genealogy Project
    2. Union County - Cities/Towns/Townships:  From Wikipedia
    3. Union County - Genealogical/Historical Society  (Union County Historical Society (Lewisburg, PA)
    4. Union County - US/PAGenWeb site:  (Archives)
    5. Union County - US/PAGenWeb site:  Genealogy & History
    6. Union County - Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)

      Additional Local History/Genealogy:
    7. Union County Cemeteries - Listings (county & cemetery); may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    8. Union County Vital Records - Union County Courthouse, 103 South 2nd Street, Lewisburg, PA 17837.


  • Venango County, Pennsylvania —
    Information Updated for:  Aug 1, 2013
  • Formed from:  portions of Allegheny and Lycoming Counties, which were attached until 12-Mar-1800.
    Established:  xx-sss-1805
    County Seat:  Franklin, Pennsylvania

    County history - Venango County is named for a corrupted version of the Native word "onenge", meaning "otter".

    Venango Courthouse
    GHLL Venango County Package:
    1. American History & Genealogy Project (None found online at the time of this update.)
    2. Cemetery Listings - may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    3. Cities/Towns/Townships - compiled by Wikipedia
    4. Genealogy Forum - Venango County, PA Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)
    5. Society/Museum/Assn - (Venango County Genealogical Club / Oil City, PA)
    6. Society/Museum/Assn - (Venango County Historical Society / Franklin, PA)
    7. US/PAGenWeb site - Venango County Archives
    8. US/PAGenWeb - Venango County Genealogy & History
    9. Venango County Vital Records - Venango County Court House, Liberty & 12th Sts., Franklin, PA 16323.
               Note:  In 1839, part of the county became Clarion County (some Clarion records from 1800-1839 are found in Venango County).
    Additional Local History/Genealogy:
        Adjacent counties (GHLL listings):
             Crawford County (northwest), Warren County (north), Forest County (northeast),
                
    Clarion County (east), Butler County (south), Mercer County (west).

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        County-Clerks.com - County-Clerks.com is a directory of every single county clerk's office in the USA.
             There are over 3,000 county clerks offices that we have contact information for. - Quoted from web site.
        Directory of Superior Courts - This directory lists court locations in Kingfisher County Oklahoma.
    Census Information Venango County):
  • 1800 Census Census

  • Please report links or information that should be updated or added:
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  • Warren County, Pennsylvania —
    Information Updated for:  Sep 6, 2009
  • Formed from:  portions of Allegheny and Lycoming counties; attached to Crawford County until 1805 and then to Venango until Warren was formally organized, 12-Mar-1800.
    Established:  xx-xxx-1819
    County Seat:  Warren, Pennsylvania

    County history - Warren County is named in honor of an American doctor and soldier, remembered for playing a leading role in American Patriot organizations in Boston and for his death as a volunteer private soldier while also serving as chief executive of the revolutionary Massachusetts government.

    Warren Courthouse
    1. Warren County - American History & Genealogy Project (None found online at the time of this update.)
    2. Warren County - Cities/Towns/Townships:  From Wikipedia
    3. Warren County - Genealogical/Historical Society  (Warren County Historical Society (Warren, PA)
    4. Warren County - US/PAGenWeb site:  (Archives)
    5. Warren County - US/PAGenWeb site:  Genealogy & History
    6. Warren County - Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)

      Additional Local History/Genealogy:
    7. Warren County Cemeteries - Listings (county & cemetery); may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    8. Warren County Vital Records - Warren County Courthouse, 204 Fourth Street, Warren, PA 16365.


  • Washington County, Pennsylvania —
    Information Updated for:  Sep 6, 2009
  • Formed from:  portions of Westmoreland County..
    Established:  28-Mar-1871
    County Seat:  Washington, Pennsylvania

    County history - Washington County is named in honor of the first President of the US, General George Washington.

    Washington Courthouse
    1. Washington County - American History & Genealogy Project (None found online at the time of this update.)
    2. Washington County - Cities/Towns/Townships:  From Wikipedia
    3. Washington County - Genealogical/Historical Society  (Washington County Historical Society (Washington, PA)
    4. Washington County - US/PAGenWeb site:  (Archives)
    5. Washington County - US/PAGenWeb site:  Genealogy & History
    6. Washington County - Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)

      Additional Local History/Genealogy:
    7. Washington County Cemeteries - Listings (county & cemetery); may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    8. Washington County Vital Records - Washington County Courthouse, One South Main Street, Washington, PA 15301.

    9. Washington County - 1904 Yearbook for Washington & Jefferson College, Washington, Pennsylvania


  • Wayne County, Pennsylvania —
    Information Updated for:  Sep 6, 2009
  • Formed from:  portions of Northampton County.
    Established:  21-Mar-1798
    County Seat:  Honesdale, Pennsylvania

    County history - Wayne County is named in honor of (Mad) Anthony Wayne (01-Jan-1745 — 15-Dec-1796). His military exploits (Revolutionary War) and fiery personality quickly earned him a promotion to the rank of brigadier general and the nickname of "Mad Anthony".

    Wayne Courthouse
    1. Wayne County - American History & Genealogy Project (None found online at the time of this update.)
    2. Wayne County - Cities/Towns/Townships:  From Wikipedia
    3. Wayne County - Genealogical/Historical Society  (Wayne County Historical Society (Honesdale, PA)
    4. Wayne County - Genealogical/Historical Society
    5. Wayne County - US/PAGenWeb site:  (Archives)
    6. Wayne County - US/PAGenWeb site:  Genealogy & History
    7. Wayne County - Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)

      Additional Local History/Genealogy:
    8. Wayne County Cemeteries - Listings (county & cemetery); may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    9. Wayne County Vital Records - Wayne County Courthouse, 925 Court St., Honesdale, PA 18431.


  • Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania —
    Information Updated for:  May 10, 2009
  • Formed from:  portions of the hereditary Penn proprietaries.
    Established:  26-Feb-1773
    County Seat:  Greensburg, Pennsylvania

    County history - Westmoreland County is named in honor of either Westmoreland County in England or in Virginia, or for both.

    Westmoreland Courthouse
    1. Westmoreland County - American History & Genealogy Project (None found online at the time of this update.)
    2. Westmoreland County - Cities/Towns/Townships:  From Wikipedia
    3. Society/Museum/Assn - (Westmoreland Co. Historical Society (Greensburg, PA)
    4. Society/Museum/Assn - (Baltzer Meyer Historical Society (Greensburg, PA)
    5. Westmoreland County - US/PAGenWeb site:  (Archives)
    6. Westmoreland County - US/PAGenWeb site:  Genealogy & History
    7. Westmoreland County - Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)
    8. Cemeteries - Listings (county & cemetery); may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    9. Westmoreland County Vital Records - Register of Wills,
               Westmoreland County Court House, Main Street, Greensburg, PA 15601-2405.

    Census Information:
        1790 Census (T) - Courtesy of J. Lindblom (Text / 1 page).
        1800 Census (I) and (T) - townships of:  Amstrong, Fairfield, Franklin, Hempfield, Donegal and North Huntingdon.
        1830 Census (I) and (T) - townships of:  Geensburg, Rostraver, Derry, Fairfield, Franklin, Allegheny, Washington, Salem,
             East Huntingdon, Mt. Pleasant.
        1860 Census (T) - township of:  Adamsburgh Borough.


  • Wyoming County, Pennsylvania —
    Information Updated for:  Jul 22, 2013
  • Formed from:  portions of Luzerne County.
    Established:  04-Apr-1842
    County Seat:  Tunkhannock, Pennsylvania

    County history - Wyoming County's name is derived from the Delaware Indian word xw!":wamYnk, meaning "at the big river flat" and liberally translated as meaning "extensive meadows."

    Wyoming Courthouse
    GHLL Wyoming County Package:
    1. American History & Genealogy Project; Wyoming County AHGP and / or ALHN (Not found online at this update.)
    2. Cemetery Listings - may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    3. Cities/Towns/Townships - compiled by Wikipedia
    4. Genealogy Forum - Wyoming County, WY Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)
    5. Society/Museum/Assn - (Wyoming County Historical Society & Genealogical Library / Tunkhannock, PA)
    6. US/WYGenWeb site - Wyoming County Archives
    7. US/WYGenWeb - Wyoming County Genealogy & History
    8. Vital Records - Wyoming County Courthouse, 1 Courthouse Square, Tunkhannock, PA 18657.
    Additional Local History/Genealogy:
        Adjacent counties (GHLL listings):
             Susquehanna County (north), Lackawanna County (east), Luzerne County (south),
             Sullivan County (west), Bradford County (northwest).

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    Census Information:
        1850 Census (T) - Federal Census, Wyoming County, Clinton, Falls, Lemon & Nicholson Townships (Text).

    Please report links or information that should be updated or added:
        Correction or addition Report for this county - just copy/paste the URL for this page and the item which concerns you.


  • York County, Pennsylvania —
    Information Updated for:  Oct 15, 2012
  • Formed from:  portions of Lancaster County..
    Established:  19-Aug-1749
    County Seat:  York, Pennsylvania

    County history - York County is named in honor of either for the Duke of York, an early patron of the Penn family, or for the city and shire of York in England.

    York Courthouse
    GHLL York County Package:
    1. American History & Genealogy Project (None found online at the time of this update.)
    2. Cemetery Listings - may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    3. Cities/Towns/Townships - compiled by Wikipedia
    4. Genealogy Forum - York County, PA Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)
    5. Society/Museum/Assn - (York County Heritage Trust / York, PA)
    6. US/PAGenWeb site - York County Archives
    7. US/PAGenWeb - York County Genealogy & History
    8. Vital Records - York County Courthouse, 28 East Market Street, York, PA 17401.
    Additional Local History/Genealogy:
        Adjacent counties (GHLL listings):
             Cumberland County (north), Dauphin County (northeast), Lancaster County (east),
             Harford County, Maryland (southeast), Baltimore County, Maryland (south), Carroll
                County, Maryland
    (southwest), Adams County (west).

        York County - Manheim Township Genealogy Records.

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    Census Information:
        1790 Census (I) and (T) - Federal Census, York County (Index: 1 folder/8 pages / Text: 9 pages).
        1800 Census (I) and (T) - Federal Census, York County (Index: 1 folder/1page / Text: 3 pages).
        1840 Census (I) and (T) - 10 pages index, 43 pages text.
        1850 Census (I) - Federal Census, York County (Index: 41 pages).
        York County - Pennsylvania Pension Roll of 1883 (volunteers of the Civil War)

    Please report links or information that should be updated or added:
        Correction or addition Report for this county - just copy/paste the URL for this page and the item which concerns you.



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