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Collection
Renunciations
Object ID
Ren 1851 F003
Description Level
Item
Collection
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 of Accumulation
1762-1820, 1821-1842, 1880-1906
Year
1851
Creator
Register of Wills
People
Bowman, John
Bruman, Anna
Bowman, Benjamin
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Renunciation
Lancaster
Place
Lancaster
Extent
12 cubic feet
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Ren 1851 F003
Classification
RG 03-00 0115
Location
Archives
Container
006
Box Number
006
Associated Material
Administrators Accounts
Miscellaneous Orphans' Court Papers
Additional Notes
Renouncer: Bauman, Anna.
Administrator: Bowman, Benjamin.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Restricted use of original. A photocopy will be made for patron use.
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Collection
Commissioners' Orders for Payment
Object ID
CommOrder 1824 #446
Description Level
Item
Collection
Commissioners' Orders for Payment
Description
This record group contains canceled orders that were issued by the county commissioners for payment to be made by the county treasurer. The orders show date, order number, amount, name of payee, purpose, and signatures of the county commissioners. In the case of "poor children," teachers were reimbursed by the county for tuition and/or the supplies purchased for students whose parents were unable to pay. Orders include: Poor Children, Almshouse, Bridges, Coroners' Inquests, Prisons, Roads, Court House, and Tax Exonerations.
System of Arrangement
The record group is organized chronologically, then arranged by order number within each year.
Date of Accumulation
1810-1901
Creator
County Commissioners
People
Adam, Frederick
Adams, James
Adams, [Thomas] T.G.
Albright, Henry
Amstead, Barbara
Anderson, Allen
Atkinson, Robert
Baker, Maryan
Barr, Joseph
Beitz, Jacob
Bennet, Abraham
Black, James
Bortle, Martin
Bowen, Samuel
Bowman, Benjamin
Boyd, James
Boyd, Samuel
Boyle, George
Briceland, James
Briceland, Mary
Brown, Ann
Brown, Benjamin
Brown, Benjamin Jr.
Brown, David
Brown, John
Brown, Mary Ann
Brown, William
Brown, [Elizabeth]
Carman, Hannah
Carman, Henry
Carrol, Jane
Chambers, Betsey
Chambers, Jane
Chambers, Joseph
Charles, Jacob
Conn, Henry
Conrod, John
Copeland, David
Corman, Henry
Dale, Samuel
Davis, Henry
Deffenderfer, George
Dick, Margret
Dolot, Mary
Downey, James
Duncan, Melvy
Duncan, Nelly
Eager, Thomas
Ebeman, Mathias
Eberman, Mathias
Eshelman, Christian
Faust, Michael
Faust, Polly
Findlay, Sarah
Findly, Sarah
Fink, Philip
Forney, Kitty
Forney, Peter
Forney, Robert
Fox, Fanny
Fryberger, Jacob
Furniss, Gardner
Gray, Peggy
Green, Charles
Gump, Barbara
Guthrie, William
Guy, John
Hains, Daniel
Hains, Jeremiah B.
Harner, Moses
Haughey, D
Haughey, Dominick
Heckrote, Henry
Heckrotte, Henry
Heinzelman, John J.
Heister, William
Henselman, John J.
Herbert, Peter
Herr, John
Hilsher, Jacob
Hoffer, Joseph
Holl, Daniel
Holl, Peter
Hopkins, Juliana
Hutton, Isaac
Hutton, William
Jeffries, Joseph
Johnson, Robert
Johnston, Robert
Jones, Betty
Kauffman, John
Kelly, Edward
Kirk, Daniel
Kirk, WIlliam
Kuntz, Elizabeth
Kuntz, Michael
Lachem, Nathaniel
Lechler, WiIlliam
Lee, George
Leek, Margaret
Leek, Margret
Lemon, Alexander
Lemon, Christian
Leonard, Henry M.
Lewis, John
Lick, Margaret
Lightner, Nathaniel
Linn, William
Lloyd, Thomas
Luther, John Dr.
Macks, Nicholas
Marke, N.
Markly, John
Martin, Peter
Mathiot, Joseph J.
McBryal, John
McBryal, Susan
McCall, George
McCall, Sophia
McCally, George
McClune, George
McClure, Barbara
McDonald, Ann
McDonough, Peter
McGlachlen, Bernard
McGlachlin, Bernard
McGuiness, Juliana
McKellegan, John
McKinney, Eave
McKittrick, John
Mendenhall, James
Miller, Benjamin
Minnick, John
Newcomer, Mary
O Donald, Dominick
O Donald, Roger
ODonnald, Dominick
ODonnald, Roger
Peters, Abraham
Pile, John
Platt, James
Pleston, Stephen
Poke, Robert
Price, John
Puhly, Charles
Pyle, John
Queen, Patrick
Reese, William
Reily, Lydia
Reitzel, John
Ringwalt, Isaac
Robertson, Job
Rohrer, Abraham
Russel, Elijah
Russel, William
Ruth, Abraham
Ruth, Fanny
Schminky, John
Shafer, Martin
Shaum, Philip
Sheaffer, Daniel
Shirk, Jacob
Shorter, Robert
Smeltz, Catherine
Smith, Louis
Snodgrass, William
Snyder, John
Spear, Robert
Steele, William
Stewart, Christopher
Stoner, Sarah
Sweeney, James
Sweeny, James
Swords, Nancy
Thompson, John
Trout, David
Trout, Isaac
Vanhorn, Robert
Wade, Joseph
Wan, Daniel
Weaver, Henry
Weldie, Christian
Wengert, Jacob
Whebster, Joseph
White, Kitty
White, WIlliam
Wilhelm, Kitty
Wilson, John
Wimble, Joseph
Wise, Catherine
Wisten, Barbara
Wither, Isaac
Withers, George
Witmer, Christian
Witmer, Henry
Witmer, John
Wood, Higham
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Lancaster
Courthouses
Commissioners' Orders for Payment
Place
Lancaster
Extent
70 boxes (35 cubic ft.)
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Condition Date
2008-03-25
Object ID
CommOrder 1824 #446
Classification
RG 08-01 0510
Location
Archives
Container
005
Box Number
005
Notes
Never entered into Q & A.
Additional Notes
Courthouse.
Payment to witnesses, justices and court clerks.
Bowman, Benjamin Esq. Justice. Comm. v. Shirk, Jacob; fornication and bastardy. Herbet, Peter; assault & battery with intent to kill.
Commonwealth v. McGuiness, Juliana. Alias Hopkins, Juliana; larceny. Witnesses: Heckrote, Henry. Kauffman, John. Carrol, Jane.
Reitzel, John Esq. Justice. Commonwealth v. Reily Lydia;
larceny. Commonwealth v. Corman, Henry; surety of the peace; complaint of McDonald, Ann. Commonwealth v. Corman, Henry; surety of the peace; complaint of Amstead, Barbara. Commonwealth v. Adams, [Thomas] T.G.; forgery. Commonwealth v. Robertson, Job; assault and battery. Comm. v. Macks, Nicholas; assault and battery. Comm. v. Marke, N. ; surety of the peace. Lemon, Alexander; larceny. Vanhorn, Robert; fornication and bastardy.
Commonwealth v. McCally, George; larceny. Witnesses: Jeffries, Joseph. Anderson, Allen. Lee, George. Bennet, Abraham. Queen, Patrick. Jones, Betty. Shorter, Robert. Sweeny, James.
Leonard, Henry M.
Brown, David Esq. payment to Lloyd, Thomas, clerk. Comm. v. Findlay, Sarah. Comm. v. Thompson, John; larceny on complaint of Hoffer, Joseph. Comm. v. Thompson, John; larceny on complaint of Guy, John. Comm. v. Johnston, Robert; assault and battery on complaint of Haughey, D. Comm. v.ODonnald, Roger and ODonnald, Dominick; house of ill fame on complaint of Haughey, D. Comm. v. Haughey, Dominick; assault and battery. Comm. v. Leek, Margaret, Johnson, Robert; keeping a disorderly house. Comm. v. Davis, Henry. Comm. v. Johnson, Robert, African Amerrican; assault and battery.
Comm. v. Johnson, Robert; assault and battery on complaint of Haughey, Dominick. Witnesses: Haughey, Dominick. Dolot, Mary. Linn, William. Sweeney, James. McGlachlin, Bernard. Pleston, Stephen.
Comm. v. Wimble, Joseph; larceny. Witnesse: Heckrotte, Henry. Wade, Joseph.
Comm. v. Pyle, John; assault and battery. Witnesses: Brown, Benjamin. Brown, [Elizabeth]. Brown, Benjamin Jr. Snodgrass, William. Brown, Ann. Furniss, Gardner. Whebster, Joseph. Hutton, Isaac. Hutton, William. Hains, Jeremiah B.
Comm. v. McBryal, Susan; larceny. Witnesses: Gump, Barbara. Kuntz, Elizabeth. Kuntz, Michael. Forney, Kitty. Forney, Peter. Wisten, Barbara. Carman, Hannah. Carman, Henry. Hilsher, Jacob. Wood, Higham. McDonough, Peter. Lemon, Christian. Faust, Michael. Faust, Polly. Chambers, Jane. Gray, Peggy. Chambers, Betsey. Wilhelm, Kitty. Chambers, Joseph. Smeltz, Catherine. Atkinson, Robert. Forney, Robert, coachmaker.
Comm. v. Wan, Daniel; assault and battery. Witnesses: Withers, George. Reese, William. Steele, William. McClune, George. Russel, William.
Comm. v. Pile, John; assault and battery. Boyd, Samuel Esq. Justice.
Comm. v. Kirk, WIlliam; counterfeiting. Martin, Peter; Witness.
Comm. v. McClure, Barbara; malicious mischief. Heinzelman, John J. [also spelled Henselman].
Spear, Robert, Justice in the following cases: Comm. v. McCall, George; fornication and lewdness. Comm. v. McCall, George; assault and battery. omm. v. McCall, George; larceny. Comm. v. Baker, Maryan; fornication and lewdness.
Comm. v. McKittrick, John; fornication. Witness: Wengert, Jacob. Signed over to Mathiot, Joseph J.
Comm. v. Brown, John; larceny. Witnesses: Trout, David. Trout, Isaac. Copeland, David. Guthrie, William. Steele, William. Ringwalt, Isaac.
Comm. v. Green, Charles; McCall, Shopia; larceny. Rohrer, Abraham. Witness.
Comm. v. Wise, Catherine; arson. Shaum, Philip. Witness.
Comm. v. Brown, John; larceny. Eberman, Mathias. Witness.
Comm. v. Sheaffer, Daniel. Conn, Henry. Constable.
Lightner, Nathaniel. Comm. v. Brown, William; larceny. Comm. v. Boyle, George; assault and battery. McBryal, John; larceny. McCall, Goerge; surety of the peace. Wise, Catherine; arson.
Comm. v. Beitz, Jacob; assault and battery. Minnick, John. Witness.
Comm. v. Duncan, Nelly. African American. Payment to four unnamed witnesses.
Comm. v. Herbert, Peter; assault and battery wit intent to murder. Fink, Philip signed document.
Comm. v. Harner, Moses. Witnesses: Holl, Daniel. Eager, Thomas. Holl, Peter.
Comm. v. Poke, Robert; assault and battery. Witnesses: Dick, Margret. McKinney, Eave. Fox, Fanny.
Comm. v. Brown, John. Lechler, WiIlliam. Deputy sheriff.
Comm. v. Davis, Henry; manslaughter. Albright, Henry served subpeona.
Boyd, James; Constable. Comm. v. Davis, Henry; manslaughter. Comm. v. Thompson, John; larceny. Comm. v. Thompson, John; larceny. O Donald, Roger, O Donald, Dominick; nuisance and disorderly house.
Wimble, Joseph; larceny. Witnesses: Russel, Elijah. Brown, Mary Ann.
Comm. v. Johnson, Robert. Lick, Margaret; disorderly house. Witnesses: Haughey, Dominick. McGlachlen, Bernard.
Comm. v. Wise, Catherine; arson. Witness: Weaver, Henry.
Comm. v. Downey, James; larceny. Black, James; Justice.
Comm. v. Wise, Catherine; arson. Witness: Bortle, Martin.
Payment to Dale, Samuel, Alderman, wor work on the following cases:
Comm. v. Conrod, John. Assault and battery.
Comm. v. Weldie, Christian. Manslaughter.
Comm. v. Charles, Jacob. Manslaughter.
Comm. v. Hains, Daniel. Assault and battery.
Comm. v. Stewart, Christopher. Assault and battery.
Comm. v. Bowen, Samuel. Larceny
Comm. v. Wilson, John. Murder.
Comm. v. Price, John et al. Larceny.
Comm. v. Kelly, Edward. Assault and battery. Swords, Nancy. Witness.
Comm. v. Johnson, Robert. Assault and battery. Witnesses: Witmer, Christian. Kirk, Daniel. Witmer, Henry. Witmer, John.
Comm. v. McCally, George. Larceny. Spear, Robert. Justice.
Comm. v. McKittrick, John. Fornication. Witnesses: Eshelman, Christian. White, WIlliam. White, Kitty. Stoner, Sarah. Lachem, Nathaniel. Mendenhall, James.
Comm. v. Adams, James. Assault and battery. Witnesses: Schminky, John. Briceland, James. Briceland, Mary. Newcomer, Mary. Peters, Abraham.
Comm. v. Wise, Catherine. Arson. Witness: Ebeman, Mathias.
Comm. v. Duncan, Melvy. Assault and battery with intent to kill. Witnesses: Ruth, Abraham. Ruth, Fanny. Adam, Frederick. Fryberger, Jacob.
Comm. v. Smith, Louis. Assault and battery. Witnesses: Barr, Joseph. Markly, John Esq. Reese, William. Withers, George.
Comm. v. Smith, Louis. Surety of the peace. Withers, George.
Comm. v. Lewis, John. Charge brought by Wither, Isaac. Witness: Platt, James. Comm. v. Lewis, John. Charge brought by Puhly, Charles. Witness: Platt, James.
Boyd, James. Constable in the following cases: Comm. v. Findly, Sarah. Keeping a disorderly house. Comm. v. Johnston, Robert. African American. Assault and battery. Comm. v. Johnston, Robert and Leek, Margret. Keeping a disorderly house. Comm. v. Johnston, Robert, assault and battery.
Comm. v. McKellegan, John. Manslaughter. Witnesses: Shafer, Martin. Miller, Benjamin. Deffenderfer, George. Snyder, John. Luther, John Dr. Heister, William Esq.
Comm. v. Brown, John. Larceny. Witness: Herr, John.
1 item. 49 pieces.
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at research desk. Photocopy made by staff member.
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Collection
Quarter Sessions
Object ID
NOV 1801 F015 QS
Description Level
Item
Collection
Quarter Sessions
System of Arrangement
Organized by Court of Quarter Sessions term.
Arranged by case number within each term.
Year
1801
People
Bowman, Benjamin Jr.
Lester, Elizabeth
Bowman, John
Creek, Philip
Jones, Peter
Martin, Peter
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Recognizance
Cocalico Twp.
Charge: fornication and bastardy
Testimony
Place
Cocalico Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
NOV 1801 F015 QS
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
Occupation: papermaker.
Recognizance, charged with fornication and bastardy on Elizabeth Lester, seamstress.
Recognizance.
Testimony of marriage.
Additional names: John Bowman, Philip Creek, Peter Jones, Peter Martin.
3 items, 3 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
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Collection
Renunciations
Object ID
Ren 1837 F005
Description Level
Item
Collection
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 of Accumulation
1762-1820, 1821-1842, 1880-1906
Year
1837
Creator
Register of Wills
People
Bowman, John Sr.
Bowman, John Jr.
Bowman, Benjamin
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Renunciation
Place
None
Extent
12 cubic feet
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Ren 1837 F005
Classification
RG 03-00 0115
Location
Archives
Container
003
Box Number
003
Associated Material
Administrators Accounts
Miscellaneous Orphans' Court Papers
Additional Notes
Renouncer: Bowman, John Jr.
Administrator: Bowman, Benjamin.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Restricted use of original. A photocopy will be made for patron use.
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