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Collection
Administrators Accounts
Title
Administrators Accounts
Object ID
AdAcct 1840 F008 M
Date Range
1840
  1 document  
Collection
Administrators Accounts
Title
Administrators Accounts
System of Arrangement
Arranged alphabetically by year.
Date Range
1840
Year
1840
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0253
People
Metz, Christrian
Metz, Christian
Hershey, Abraham
Keller, Samuel
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Place
Rapho Twp.
Object Name
Statement, Financial
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
AdAcct 1840 F008 M
Box Number
253
Additional Notes
Hershey, Abraham; Keller, Samuel. Administrators.
2 items, 2 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
Classification
RG 04-00 0150
Description Level
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Administrators Accounts
Title
Administrators Accounts
Object ID
AdAcct 1843 F014 M
Date Range
1843
  1 document  
Collection
Administrators Accounts
Title
Administrators Accounts
System of Arrangement
Arranged alphabetically by year.
Date Range
1843
Year
1843
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0254
People
Mellinger, Martin
Denlinger, Benjamin
Kreider, John
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Place
East Lampeter Twp.
Object Name
Statement, Financial
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
AdAcct 1843 F014 M
Box Number
254
Additional Notes
Denlinger, Benjamin; Kreider, John. Executors.
2 items, 2 pieces.
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
Classification
RG 04-00 0150
Description Level
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Collection
Renunciations
Title
Renunciations
Object ID
Ren 1822 F041
Date Range
1822
  1 document  
Collection
Renunciations
Title
Renunciations
Description
Renunciations are papers filed in the Orphans' Court by executors of an estate who do not wish to administer that estate. They show the name of the decedent, the decedent's place of residence, the name of the person renouncing administration, the name of the replacement administrator to be appointed, and date. The relationship between the decedent, the executor, and the administrator is usually shown. Arranged chronologically and then alphabetically within each year.
System of Arrangement
Arranged chronologically and then alphabetically within each year.
Date Range
1822
Date of Accumulation
1762-1820, 1821-1842, 1880-1906
Year
1822
Creator
Register of Wills
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Container
Box 0001
People
Mingel, Francis
Mingel, Esther
Hull, William
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Renunciation
Place
None
Extent
12 cubic feet
Object Name
Probate
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Ren 1822 F041
Box Number
001
Associated Material
Administrators Accounts
Miscellaneous Orphans' Court Papers
Additional Notes
Renouncer: Mingel, Esther.
Administrator: Hull, William.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Restricted use of original. A photocopy will be made for patron use.
Classification
RG 03-00 0115
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Collection
Administrators Accounts
Title
Administrators Accounts
Object ID
AdAcct 1846 F012 M
Date Range
1846
  1 document  
Collection
Administrators Accounts
Title
Administrators Accounts
System of Arrangement
Arranged alphabetically by year.
Date Range
1846
Year
1846
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0255
People
Meister, Henry
Shober, George B.
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Place
Manheim Twp.
Object Name
Statement, Financial
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
AdAcct 1846 F012 M
Box Number
255
Additional Notes
Shober, George B. Administrator.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
Classification
RG 04-00 0150
Description Level
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Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Title
Habeas Corpus Paper of David Goff
Object ID
Habeas 1841 F014
Date Range
1841
  1 document  
Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Title
Habeas Corpus Paper of David Goff
Admin/Biographical History
A writ of habeas corpus is a procedure for obtaining a judicial determination of the legality of an individual's custody. This collection includes petitions for writs of habeas corpus and the writs themselves, showing the names of petitioners, persons to be brought to court, nature of dispute or alleged crime, dates of writs and accompanying documents, names of judges, and names of persons that the writs are filed against. Petitioners include indentured servants, Freedom Seekers, free persons of color, convicted prisoners, those awaiting trial, relatives of prisoners, parties in child custody disputes, and relatives of army recruits and draftees.
Date Range
1841
Year
1841
Creator
Pennsylvania. Court of Common Pleas (Lancaster County)
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0003
People
Champneys, Benjamin
Ford, George
Groff, David
Kidd, John
Mahan, James
Richardson, John
Roberts, A. E.
Roberts, T. L.
Van Camp, J. C.
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Subjects
African Americans--History
Habeas corpus
Search Terms
Charge: stabbing
Commitment papers
Habeas corpus
Persons of color
Petitions
Sheriffs
Warrants
Object Name
Writ
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Habeas 1841 F014
Location of Originals
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Box Number
003
Associated Material
Lancaster County Archives has Habeas Corpus dockets:
1799-1978, ten volumes, record of writs of Habeas Corpus written.
1895-1983, 43 boxes, original petitions.
Notes
LancasterHistory is committed to preserving and providing access to materials chronicling Lancaster County's heritage. As a historical resource, this document reflects the racial prejudices and actions of the era. In order to maintain the historical integrity and context of collection items, LancasterHistory does not censor historical documents or edit language, titles, or organization names when transcribing original content.
Additional Notes
Charged with stabbing John Richardson, a person of color.
Petitioner: Groff, David.
Filed against: Roberts, A. E. Occupation: sheriff.
Petition: includes copy of warrant of commitment.
Habeas corpus, includes answer and decision.
2 items, 2 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Please use digital images and transcriptions when available. Original docuemtns may be used by appointment - contact research@lancasterhistory.org at least two weeks prior to visit.
Copyright
Images have been provided for research purposes. Pleae contact research@lancasterhistory.org for a high-resolution image and permission to publish. There is no publication fee.
Credit
Courtesy of Lancaster County Archives and LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
Case Number
352.000
Classification
RG 01-00 2313
Description Level
Item
Custodial History
Digitization of this document was funded by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, PHMC Appl ID # 202010016624, 2020-2023.
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Collection
Mechanics' Liens
Title
Mechanics' lien filed by William S. Dickey
Object ID
JAN 1843 F004 ML
Date Range
1843/01
  1 document  
Collection
Mechanics' Liens
Title
Mechanics' lien filed by William S. Dickey
Date Range
1843/01
Creation Date
January 1843
Year
1843
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0001
People
Dickey, William S.
Ford, Thomas
Newlan, Garret
Rouch, Rudolph F.
Smith, Stephen
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Subjects
Mechanics' liens
Search Terms
Columbia
Contractors
Dwellings
Houses
Mechanics' liens
Persons of color
Place
Columbia
Object Name
Claim
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
JAN 1843 F004 ML
Location of Originals
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Box Number
001
Notes
LancasterHistory is committed to preserving and providing access to materials chronicling Lancaster County's heritage. As a historical resource, this document reflects the racial prejudices and actions of the era. In order to maintain the historical integrity and context of collection items, LancasterHistory does not censor historical documents or edit language, titles, or organization names when transcribing original content.
Additional Notes
Person of color.
Dwelling.
Dickey, William S. Contractor.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Please use digital images and transcriptions when available. Original documents may be used by appointment - contact research@lancasterhistory.org at least two weeks prior to visit.
Copyright
Images have been provided for research purposes. Please contact research@lancasterhistory.org for a high-resolution image and permission to publish. There is no publication fee.
Credit
Courtesy of Lancaster County Archives and LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
Classification
RG 01-00 0202
JAN 1843 F004 ML
Description Level
Item
Custodial History
Digitization of this document was funded by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, PHMC Appl ID # 202010016624, 2020-2023.
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Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Title
Habeas Corpus Paper of John Thompson
Object ID
Habeas 1843 F022
Date Range
1843
  1 document  
Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Title
Habeas Corpus Paper of John Thompson
Admin/Biographical History
A writ of habeas corpus is a procedure for obtaining a judicial determination of the legality of an individual's custody. This collection includes petitions for writs of habeas corpus and the writs themselves, showing the names of petitioners, persons to be brought to court, nature of dispute or alleged crime, dates of writs and accompanying documents, names of judges, and names of persons that the writs are filed against. Petitioners include indentured servants, Freedom Seekers, free persons of color, convicted prisoners, those awaiting trial, relatives of prisoners, parties in child custody disputes, and relatives of army recruits and draftees.
Date Range
1843
Year
1843
Creator
Pennsylvania. Court of Common Pleas (Lancaster County)
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0003
People
Aaron, Elizabeth
Aaron, Joseph
Dorwart, Samuel
Ehler, John
Musser, George
Schaeffer, Emanuel
Thompson, John
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Subjects
African Americans--History
Habeas corpus
Search Terms
Commitment papers
Habeas corpus
Jailors
Persons of color
Petitions
Sheriffs
Warrants
Object Name
Writ
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Habeas 1843 F022
Location of Originals
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Box Number
003
Associated Material
Lancaster County Archives has Habeas Corpus dockets:
1799-1978, ten volumes, record of writs of Habeas Corpus written.
1895-1983, 43 boxes, original petitions.
Notes
LancasterHistory is committed to preserving and providing access to materials chronicling Lancaster County's heritage. As a historical resource, this document reflects the racial prejudices and actions of the era. In order to maintain the historical integrity and context of collection items, LancasterHistory does not censor historical documents or edit language, titles, or organization names when transcribing original content.
Additional Notes
Person of color.
Petitioner: Thompson, John.
Filed against: Ehler, John. Occupation: sheriff and jailor.
Petition, includes warrant of commitment.
Commitment paper.
Habeas corpus, includes answer and decision.
3 items, 2 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Please use digital images and transcriptions when available. Original documents may be used by appointment - please contact research@lancasterhistory.org at least two weeks prior to visit.
Copyright
Images have been provided for research purposes. Please contact research@lancasterhistory.org for a high-resolution image and permission to publish. There is no publication fee.
Credit
Courtesy of Lancaster County Archives and LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
Case Number
397.000
Classification
RG 01-00 2313
Description Level
Item
Custodial History
Digitization of this document was funded by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, PHMC Appl ID # 202010016624, 2020-2023.
Documents

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Collection
Renunciations
Title
Renunciations
Object ID
Ren 1842 F003
Date Range
1842
  1 document  
Collection
Renunciations
Title
Renunciations
Description
Renunciations are papers filed in the Orphans' Court by executors of an estate who do not wish to administer that estate. They show the name of the decedent, the decedent's place of residence, the name of the person renouncing administration, the name of the replacement administrator to be appointed, and date. The relationship between the decedent, the executor, and the administrator is usually shown. Arranged chronologically and then alphabetically within each year.
System of Arrangement
Arranged chronologically and then alphabetically within each year.
Date Range
1842
Date of Accumulation
1762-1820, 1821-1842, 1880-1906
Year
1842
Creator
Register of Wills
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0004
People
Bretz, Anna Maria
Kinsy, Catharine
Bretz, William
Strickler, Barbara
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Renunciation
Warwick Twp.
Place
Warwick Twp.
Extent
12 cubic feet
Object Name
Probate
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Ren 1842 F003
Box Number
004
Associated Material
Administrators Accounts
Miscellaneous Orphans' Court Papers
Additional Notes
Renouncers: Kinsy, Catharine; Bretz, William; Strickler, Barbara.
Administrator: None.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Restricted use of original. A photocopy will be made for patron use.
Classification
RG 03-00 0115
Description Level
Item
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Collection
Renunciations
Title
Renunciations
Object ID
Ren 1849 F039
Date Range
1849
  1 document  
Collection
Renunciations
Title
Renunciations
Description
Renunciations are papers filed in the Orphans' Court by executors of an estate who do not wish to administer that estate. They show the name of the decedent, the decedent's place of residence, the name of the person renouncing administration, the name of the replacement administrator to be appointed, and date. The relationship between the decedent, the executor, and the administrator is usually shown. Arranged chronologically and then alphabetically within each year.
System of Arrangement
Arranged chronologically and then alphabetically within each year.
Date Range
1849
Date of Accumulation
1762-1820, 1821-1842, 1880-1906
Year
1849
Creator
Register of Wills
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0005
People
Kreider, George
Kreider, Sabina
Mecartney, John
Kreider, Michael
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Renunciation
Conestoga Twp.
Place
Conestoga Twp.
Extent
12 cubic feet
Object Name
Probate
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Ren 1849 F039
Box Number
005
Associated Material
Administrators Accounts
Miscellaneous Orphans' Court Papers
Additional Notes
Renouncer: Kreider, Sabina.
Administrators: Mecartney, John; Kreider, Michael.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Restricted use of original. A photocopy will be made for patron use.
Classification
RG 03-00 0115
Description Level
Item
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Collection
Renunciations
Title
Renunciations
Object ID
Ren 1850 F023
Date Range
1850
  1 document  
Collection
Renunciations
Title
Renunciations
Description
Renunciations are papers filed in the Orphans' Court by executors of an estate who do not wish to administer that estate. They show the name of the decedent, the decedent's place of residence, the name of the person renouncing administration, the name of the replacement administrator to be appointed, and date. The relationship between the decedent, the executor, and the administrator is usually shown. Arranged chronologically and then alphabetically within each year.
System of Arrangement
Arranged chronologically and then alphabetically within each year.
Date Range
1850
Date of Accumulation
1762-1820, 1821-1842, 1880-1906
Year
1850
Creator
Register of Wills
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0005
People
Eshleman, Jacob
Eshleman, Barbara
Herr, Abraham
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Renunciation
Strasburg Twp.
Place
Strasburg Twp.
Extent
12 cubic feet
Object Name
Probate
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Ren 1850 F023
Box Number
005
Associated Material
Administrators Accounts
Miscellaneous Orphans' Court Papers
Additional Notes
Renouncer: Eshleman, Barbara.
Administrator: Herr, Abraham.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Restricted use of original. A photocopy will be made for patron use.
Classification
RG 03-00 0115
Description Level
Item
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