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Early Settlers of Warren Co. PA

Warren Co. was first formed by an act of the State Legislature passed March 12, 1800. Warren Co. was first attached and then was detatched from Crawford County and annexed to Venango Co. for judicial and other purposes of government in 1805. The first assessment rolls for Warren Co. were held in 1806. At the time, Brokenstraw was the only Township in Warren Co.

We can get a complete and authentic list of the original pioneers by looking at the taxable inhabitants for 1806

This list is in semi-alphabetical order


  1. Addison, Alexander
  2. Armstrong, George
  3. Adams, William
  4. Arthur, John
  5. Andrews, Robert
  6. Andrews, James
  7. Andrews, John
  8. Arthur, William
  9. Arthur, Robert
  10. Anderson, Samuel
  11. Baldwin, Jonathan
  12. Brown, John
  13. Brown, James
  14. Barr, John
  15. Budd, Benjamin
  16. Biles, Charles
  17. Buchanan, Andrew
  18. Bonner, Robert
  19. Banjer, Mathew
  20. Bell, John
  21. Bell, Mary
  22. Bell Robert
  23. Cole, Benjamin
  24. Culbertson, James
  25. Crawford, John
  26. Chamberlain, Stout
  27. Coneway, George
  28. Carpenter, William
  29. Carpenter, John
  30. Cochran, William
  31. Culbertson, James, Jr.
  32. Corbett, Daniel
  33. Corbett, William
  34. Corbett, Isaac
  35. Call, Daniel
  36. Call, Dennis
  37. Cunningham, Richard
  38. Carr, David
  39. Craig, Isaac
  40. Davis, Elijah
  41. Davis, Abraham
  42. Davis, John
  43. Dougherty, Charles
  44. Dickson, John
  45. Davis, William
  46. Davis, Thomas
  47. Eagan, William
  48. Eddy, Zachariah
  49. Evers, Andrew
  50. Evans, William
  51. Elder, James
  52. Elder, John
  53. Ford, Samuel
  54. Felton, John
  55. Ford, William
  56. Foster, William B.
  57. Frampton, John
  58. Frampton, Nathaniel
  59. Ford, John
  60. Frew, Hugh
  61. Fenton, George W.
  62. Gray, Joseph
  63. Groves, Thomas W.
  64. Granger, Eli
  65. Gibson, Samuel
  66. Gibson, Gideon
  67. Gilson, John
  68. Gibson, Erastus
  69. Gibson, Jacob
  70. Grippin, William
  71. Goodwin, Joseph
  72. Huffman, Philip
  73. Hildebrandt, George
  74. Hildebrandt, George, Jr.
  75. Hildebrandt, Solomon
  76. Hicks, John
  77. Hicks, Levi
  78. Hicks, Gershom
  79. Hare, Michael
  80. Hare, James
  81. Hunter, Robert
  82. Henderson, Richard
  83. Henry, William
  84. Hunter, Garrett
  85. Huffman, Jacob
  86. Houghy, John
  87. Hood, John
  88. Irvine, Callender
  89. Irvin, James
  90. Jackson, Daniel
  91. Jackson, Daniel, Jr.
  92. Jackson, Ethan
  93. Jackson, Elijah
  94. Jones, Isaiah
  95. Jones, Daniel
  96. Justice, James
  97. Justice, John
  98. Jones, Edward
  99. Jobes, Samuel
  100. Kennedy, Thomas R.
  101. Linn, James
  102. Long, George
  103. Long, John
  104. Long, John, Sen.
  105. Lapsley, William
  106. Lynch, George
  107. Miller, John
  108. McKinney, Michael
  109. Marsh, Mulford
  110. McGinty, Daniel
  111. Morrison, Jeremiah
  112. Morrison, Samuel
  113. Morrison, James
  114. Morrison, John
  115. Morrison, James, Sen.
  116. Morrison, William
  117. Morrison, Ephraim
  118. Murdock, Abijah
  119. McClain, Neil
  120. McClain, John
  121. Murdock, Galen
  122. Murdock, Moses
  123. Miles, Robert
  124. McClay, Charles
  125. Marsh, John
  126. Marsh, Hugh
  127. Mead, Darius
  128. Mead, Joseph
  129. McQuay, Daniel
  130. McNair, Charles
  131. Murphy, Jesse
  132. Maxwell, William
  133. McCue, Daniel
  134. Morrison, Hugh
  135. McGuire, Hugh
  136. McClain, Wiliam
  137. McDowell, Alexander
  138. McKinney, Barnabas
  139. McKinney, John
  140. Miner, Allen S.
  141. Neville, John
  142. Olds, Gilbert
  143. Peelman, Christopher
  144. Peelman, John
  145. Prosser, Daniel, Sen.
  146. Prosser, William
  147. Prosser, Daniel Jr.
  148. Prosser, Isaac
  149. Putnam, Michael
  150. Putnam, Nathaniel
  151. Portman, John
  152. Ross, Stephen
  153. Reese, Martin
  154. Reese, Martin, Jr.
  155. Rogers, James
  156. Russell, John
  157. Russell, Thomas
  158. Russell, Robert
  159. Robertson, Jonathan
  160. Rinard, Isaac
  161. Stuart, John
  162. Stueart, James
  163. Stueart, William
  164. Shelletto, Edward
  165. Shipman, James
  166. Stiles, John
  167. Staage, Samuel
  168. Slone, George
  169. Smith, John
  170. Swar, Jacob
  171. Simon, T. G. V.
  172. Stewart, James
  173. Sims, James
  174. Shearer, Joseph
  175. Sims, William
  176. Spitler, William
  177. Sample, John
  178. Stearns, Ellesus
  179. Sample, John
  180. Stewart, Richard
  181. Smith, Charles
  182. Tyuler, Joel
  183. Thompson, Aaron
  184. Thompson, Daniel
  185. Thompson, Alexander
  186. Talmage, Levi
  187. Welch, Samuel
  188. Winton, David
  189. Watts, John Jr.
  190. Wilson, Hugh
  191. White, Alfred
  192. Wilson, William
  193. Wilson, James
  194. White, Giles
  195. Wales, Moses
  196. Wilson, Samuel
  197. Wright, Isaiah
  198. Woods, John
  199. Watts, Alexander
  200. Watts, James
  201. Watts, John
  202. Waldo, Frederick
  203. Young, John
  204. York, Amos
  205. Young, Mathew
  206. Young, Christopher

It is asserted that the very First settlers to take up residence in Warren Co. during the years from 1797 to 1802 were the:

Andrews, Arthur, Brown, Bonner, Corbett, Call, Davis, Evers, Elder, Frampton, Frew, Gray, Gibson, Gilson, Huffman, Hildebrandt, Hicks, Hare, Irvin, Jackson, Jones, Long, McQuay, Marsh, Morrison, Miles, Mead, McKinney, McDowell, Prosser, Reese, Russell, Stewart, Slone, Sample, Thompson, Welch, Watts, Wilson and Young families.