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Collection
Commissioners' Orders for Payment
Object ID
CommOrder 1827 #561
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
Albright, Joseph
Brown, Mary
Buller, Mary
Meredith, Elizabeth
Meredith, Mary
Moore, Elizabeth
Moore, Jane
Ralston, Fanny
Rathvon, Michael
Road, Emanuel
Shaeffer, Ann
Shaeffer, Elizabeth
Uplinger, John
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Maytown, Donegal Twp.
Poor children
Teacher
Commissioners' Orders for Payment
Place
Maytown, Donegal Twp.
Extent
70 boxes (35 cubic tabard.)
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Condition Date
2008-03-25
Object ID
CommOrder 1827 #561
Classification
RG 08-01 0510
Location
Archives
Container
008
Box Number
008
Notes
Entered into Q & A 1994/07/2.
Additional Notes
Poor children.
Albright, Joseph.
Brown, Mary.
Buller, Mary.
Meredith, Elizabeth.
Meredith, Mary.
Moore, Elizabeth.
Moore, Jane.
Ralston, Fanny.
Rathvon, Michael. Teacher.
Road, Emanuel.
Shaeffer, Ann.
Shaeffer, Elizabeth.
Uplinger, John.
1 item. 1 piece.
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at research desk. Photocopy made by staff member.
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Collection
Renunciations
Object ID
Ren 1827 F008
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
1827
Creator
Register of Wills
People
Brown, Jonas
Brown, Mary
Brown, Samuel
Brown, Cyrus
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Renunciation
Place
None
Extent
12 cubic feet
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Ren 1827 F008
Classification
RG 03-00 0115
Location
Archives
Container
002
Box Number
002
Associated Material
Administrators Accounts
Miscellaneous Orphans' Court Papers
Additional Notes
Renouncer: Brown, Mary.
Administrators: Brown, Cyrus; Brown, Samuel.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Restricted use of original. A photocopy will be made for patron use.
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Collection
Renunciations
Object ID
Ren 1827 F009
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
1827
Creator
Register of Wills
People
Brown, Martin
Brown, Mary
Brown, Adam
Brown, Gabriel
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Renunciation
Place
None
Extent
12 cubic feet
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Ren 1827 F009
Classification
RG 03-00 0115
Location
Archives
Container
002
Box Number
002
Associated Material
Administrators Accounts
Miscellaneous Orphans' Court Papers
Additional Notes
Renouncer: Brown, Mary.
Administrators: Brown, Adam; Brown, Gabriel.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Restricted use of original. A photocopy will be made for patron use.
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Collection
Administrators Accounts
Object ID
AdAcct 1879 F003 T
Description Level
Item
Collection
Administrators Accounts
System of Arrangement
Arranged alphabetically by year.
Year
1879
People
Towson, Sophia
Haines, E. Henry
Brown, Mary A.
Brown, Harry
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Place
Fulton Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
AdAcct 1879 F003 T
Classification
RG 04-00 0150
Location
Archives
Container
399
Box Number
399
Additional Notes
Haines, E. Henry. Guardian of Mary A. Brown and Harry Brown.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
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Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Object ID
Habeas 1837 F009
Description Level
Item
Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Description
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, runaway slaves, free African-Americans, convicted prisoners, those awaiting trial, relatives of prisoners, parties in child custody disputes, and relatives of army recruits and draftees. Arranged chronologically by date of filing. Handwritten, handwritten on printed forms, and a very few typewritten.
System of Arrangement
Arranged chronologically by date of filing.
Date of Accumulation
1800-1894, 1896, 1897
Year
1837
Creator
Prothonotary's Office
People
Henry, Eliza
Loney, Martha
Brown, Mary
Reed, Peter Jr.
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Charge: vagrancy
Jailor
Petition
Habeas corpus
Commitment papers
Extent
8 cubic feet
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Habeas 1837 F009
Case Number
309.000
Classification
RG 01-00 2313
Location
Archives
Container
003
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.
Additional Notes
Charge of vagrancy.
Also Loney, Martha; Brown, Mary.
Petitioners: Henry, Eliza; Loney, Martha; Brown, Mary.
Filed against: Reed, Peter Jr. Occupation: jailor.
Petition.
Habeas corpus, includes answer and decision.
Commitment paper.
5 items, 5 pieces
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 1826 #665
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
Albright, Frederick
Albright, Joseph
Albright, Peter
Anderson, John
Barlow, Catharine
Barlow, James
Barlow, John
Barnhart, Isaac
Barnhart, John
Barr, Henry
Barr, Isaac
Barr, James
Billet, Elizabeth
Billet, Susanna
Boggs, Aaron
Boggs, Alexander
Boggs, Matthew
Boot, Caroline
Boot, Frederick
Boot, John
Boot, Mary
Boyle, Lewis
Boyles, Joseph
Brenneman, Henry
Brenneman, Levi
Brown, Mary
Buller, George W.
Buller, Mary
Callwell, Catharine
Callwell, Hannah
Callwell, Mary A.
Campbell, Mary
Capp, Abner
Capp, Elizabeth
Carn, David
Carn, Helen
Cochran, Jacob
Cochran, John
Cooper, Catharine
Cooper, Margaret
Cowhack, Eliza
Cross, Andrew
Davis, Hannah
Davis, James
Davis, Nancy
Dennison, Sarah
Dennison, William
Deysinger, Catharine
Deysinger, Elizabeth
Deysinger, Jacob
Docherty, Elizabeth
Docherty, James
Docherty, Michael
Docherty, Susanna
Drebenstadt, Jacob
Druckermiller, George
Dunlop, John
Dunlop, Rebecca
Dunn, Robert
Dunn, William
Etter, James M.
Etter, Rufus K.
Evans, Albert
Finefrock, Benjamin
Finefrock, Emanuel
Finefrock, Henry
Graham, Augustus
Green, George
Green, John
Groff, Samuel
Hamilton, Andrew
Hartly, Barbara
Hartly, George
Hartman, Abraham
Hartman, Christian
Hartman, Eliza
Hartman, Sarah
Heckrotte, Henry
Heidler, Levi
Heidler, Nancy
Heiner, Henry
Herr, Henry
Herr, Levi
Herr, Martin
Hiner, Elizabeth
Hiner, Samuel
Holtzapple, Anne E.
Hook, John
Hook, William
Huntzberger, Catharine
Huntzberger, Harriet
Jamison, David
Kaufman, Michael
Keffer, Elizabeth
Kelly, Charles
Kelly, Mary
Kelly, Rosanna
Klugh, Catharine
Klugh, Henry
Kneisley, Abraham
Kneisley, Sarah
Koch, Elizabeth
Kreach, Ammsh
Kreach, George
Kreach, John
Kreach, Polly
Kuster, Betsey
Leader, Mary
Leader, Simon
Lockard, Catharine
Lockard, Jacob
Longenecker, James
Longenecker, Levi
Lytle, James
Lytle, Rachael
M'Bride, David
M'Clellan, Elizabeth
M'Clellan, Henry
M'Gregor, George
M'Neil, Hannah
Maglaughlin, Catharine
Maglaughlin, George
Maglaughlin, John
Maglaughlin, Thomas
Maintzer, Sarah
Manning, Eliza
Marlin, Margaret
Martin, John L.
Martin, Maria
Martin, William
Mason, William
Matthias, Margaret
Mcafferty, James
Mcarron, James
Mcarron, William
McClasky, Ann
McGran, Lydia
McGregor Dennis
Meeze, John
Meridith, Elizabeth
Meridith, Mary
Miller, Bathsheba
Miller, Elizabeth
Miller, John
Miller, Lewis
Miller, Mary
Miller, Sarah
Mitchel, Joseph
Mitchel, Joshua
Mitchell, Jacob
Moore, Agnes
Moore, Jane
Moore, John
Morrison, Margaret
Nagle, Emanuel
Nedry, James
Nedry, John
Nedry, Margaret
Norris, John
Parke, James
Pence, Jacob
Pence, Samuel
Probst, John
Probst, Mary
Probst, Susanna
Ralston, David
Ralston, Fanny
Rees. Catharine
Rinehart, Anthony
Roads, Peter
Robinson, Elizabeth
Sands, Hannah
Sands, John
Sands, Rachael
Shaffner, Henry
Shaffner, Jerimiah
Sharer, Catharine
Sharer, George
Sharer, John
Sharer, Michael
Sherer, Catharine
Shimp, Elizabeth
Shimp, Henry
Shimp, Isaac
Simpson, Eliza
Simpson, Mary
Smith, Frederick
Spoon, Catharine
Spoon, Jacob
Stape, Elizabeth
Stape, George
Stape, Joseph
Steinmetz, Fanny
Steinmetz, Leah
Sweigart, Martin
Swords, Jane
Swords, Mary
Uplinger, John
Vought, Elizabeth
Vought, George
Vought, Jacob
Ward, Edward
Ward, Samuel
Warner, Margaret
Watts, John
Williams, Jacob
Williams, John
Willis, Charles
Willis, Eliza
Wilson Thomas
Wilson, James
Woods, Sarah
Young, Elizabeth
Young, Joseph
Zellon, Thomas
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Donegal Twp.
Poor children
Commissioners' Orders for Payment
Place
Donegal Twp.
Extent
70 boxes (35 cubic ft.)
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Condition Date
2008-03-25
Object ID
CommOrder 1826 #665
Classification
RG 08-01 0510
Location
Archives
Container
007
Box Number
007
Notes
Entered into Q & A Feb 2, 1996.
Additional Notes
Poor children.
Albright, Frederick, age 9.
Albright, Joseph, age 9.
Albright, Peter, age 6.
Anderson, John, age 10.
Barlow, Catharine, age 10.
Barlow, James, age 7.
Barlow, John, age 12.
Barnhart, Isaac, age 9.
Barnhart, John, age 8.
Barr, Henry, age 8.
Barr, Isaac, age 13.
Barr, James, age 10.
Billet, Elizabeth, age 11.
Billet, Susanna, age 10.
Boggs, Aaron, age 6.
Boggs, Alexander, age 8.
Boggs, Matthew, age 10.
Boot, Caroline, age 6.
Boot, Frederick, age 10.
Boot, John, age 9.
Boot, Mary, age 7.
Boyle, Lewis, age 8.
Boyles, Joseph, age 12.
Brenneman, Henry, age 8.
Brenneman, Levi, age 13.
Brown, Mary, age 8.
Buller, George W., age 11.
Buller, Mary, age 7.
Callwell, Catharine, age 7.
Callwell, Hannah, age 12.
Callwell, Mary A., age 8.
Campbell, Mary, age 12.
Capp, Abner, age 11.
Capp, Elizabeth, age 13.
Carn, David, age 8.
Carn, Helen, age 12.
Cochran, Jacob, age 11.
Cochran, John, age 12.
Cooper, Catharine, age 9.
Cooper, Margaret, age 11.
Cowhack, Eliza, age 9.
Cross, Andrew, age 7.
Davis, Hannah, age 11.
Davis, James, age 7.
Davis, Nancy, age 13.
Dennison, Sarah, age 11.
Dennison, William, age 12.
Deysinger, Catharine, age 13.
Deysinger, Elizabeth, age 8.
Deysinger, Jacob, age 11.
Docherty, Elizabeth, age 7.
Docherty, James, age 10.
Docherty, Michael, age 10.
Docherty, Susanna, age 7.
Drebenstadt, Jacob, age 10.
Druckermiller, George, age 10.
Dunlop, John, age 10.
Dunlop, Rebecca, age 12.
Dunn, Robert, age 10.
Dunn, William, age 11.
Etter, James M., age 6.
Etter, Rufus K., age 6.
Evans, Albert, age 7.
Finefrock, Benjamin, age 9.
Finefrock, Emanuel, age 11.
Finefrock, Henry, age 7.
Graham, Augustus. [No age was recorded.]
Green, George, age 10.
Green, John, age 8.
Groff, Samuel, age 9.
Hamilton, Andrew, age 12.
Hartly, Barbara, age 10.
Hartly, George, age 9.
Hartman, Abraham, age 12.
Hartman, Christian, age 6.
Hartman, Eliza, age 10.
Hartman, Sarah, age 8.
Heckrotte, Henry. [No age was recorded.]
Heidler, Levi, age 10.
Heidler, Nancy, age 9.
Herr, Henry, age 7.
Herr, Levi, age 9.
Herr, Martin, age 6.
Hiner, Elizabeth, age 10.
Heiner, Henry, age 7.
Hiner, Samuel, age 9.
Holtzapple, Anne E., age 7.
Hook, John, age 6.
Hook, William, age 9.
Huntzberger, Catharine, age 10.
Huntzberger, Harriet, age 8.
Jamison, David, age 10.
Kaufman, Michael, age 10.
Keffer, Elizabeth, age 6.
Kelly, Charles. [Age was not recorded.]
Kelly, Mary. [Age was not recorded.]
Kelly, Rosanna, age 10.
Klugh, Catharine, age 10.
Klugh, Henry, age 8.
Kneisley, Abraham, age 9.
Kneisley, Sarah, age 10.
Koch, Elizabeth, age 11.
Kreach, Ammsh, age 7.
Kreach, George, age 9.
Kreach, John, age 10.
Kreach, Polly, age 11.
Kuster, Betsey, age 8.
Leader, Mary. [Age was not recorded.]
Leader, Simon. [Age was not recorded.]
Lockard, Catharine, age 9.
Lockard, Jacob, age 10.
Longenecker, James, age 8.
Longenecker, Levi, age 10.
Lytle, James, age 11.
Lytle, Rachael, age 11.
Maglaughlin, Catharine, age 12.
Maglaughlin, George, age 10.
Maglaughlin, John, age 10.
Maglaughlin, Thomas, age 9.
Maintzer, Sarah, age 9.
Manning, Eliza, age 10.
Marlin, Margaret, age 10.
Martin, John L. [Age was not recorded.]
Martin, Maria, age 10.
Martin, William. [Age was not recorded.]
Mason, William, age 13.
Matthias, Margaret, age 11.
Mcafferty, James, age 11.
Mcarron, James, age 9.
Mcarron, William, age 7.
M'Bride, David, age 9.
McClasky, Ann, age 11.
McGran, Lydia, age 9.
McGregor Dennis, age 8.
M'Gregor, George, age 6.
M'Clellan, Elizabeth, age 10.
M'Clellan, Henry, age 9.
M'Neil, Hannah, age 10.
Meeze, John, age 13.
Meridith, Elizabeth, age 6.
Meridith, Mary, age 9.
Miller, Bathsheba, age 8.
Miller, Elizabeth, age 9.
Miller, John, age 9.
Miller, Lewis, age 6.
Miller, Mary, age 7.
Miller, Sarah, age 13.
Mitchel, Joseph, age 7.
Mitchel, Joshua, age 10.
Mitchell, Jacob, age 13.
Moore, Agnes, age 10.
Moore, Jane, age 8.
Moore, John, age 13.
Morrison, Margaret, age 8.
Nagle, Emanuel. [Age was not recorded.]
Nedry, James. age 11.
Nedry, John, age 10.
Nedry, Margaret, age 6.
Norris, John, age 8.
Parke, James, age 6.
Pence, Jacob, age 9.
Pence, Samuel, age 7.
Probst, John, age 6.
Probst, Mary, age 7.
Probst, Susanna, age 10.
Ralston, David, age 11.
Ralston, Fanny, age 6.
Rees. Catharine, age 8.
Rinehart, Anthony, age 9.
Roads, Peter, age 9.
Robinson, Elizabeth, age 12.
Sands, Hannah, age 13.
Sands, John, age 10.
Sands, Rachael, age 8.
Shaffner, Henry, age 9.
Shaffner, Jerimiah, age 7.
Sharer, Catharine, age 8.
Sharer, George, age 9.
Sharer, John, age 10.
Sharer, Michael, age 9.
Sherer, Catharine, age 11.
Shimp, Elizabeth, age 12.
Shimp, Henry, age 10.
Shimp, Isaac, age 9.
Simpson, Eliza, age 11.
Simpson, Mary, age 9.
Smith, Frederick, age 9.
Spoon, Catharine, age 9.
Spoon, Jacob, age 12.
Stape, Elizabeth, age 7.
Stape, George, age 10.
Stape, Joseph, age 8.
Steinmetz, Fanny, age 12.
Steinmetz, Leah, age 10.
Sweigart, Martin, age 10.
Swords, Jane, age 11.
Swords, Mary, age 8.
Uplinger, John, age 7.
Vought, Elizabeth, age 9.
Vought, George, age 19.
Vought, Jacob, age 7.
Ward, Edward, age 12.
Ward, Samuel, age 9.
Warner, Margaret, age 6.
Watts, John, age 12.
Williams, Jacob, age 11.
Williams, John, age 12.
Willis, Charles, age 11.
Willis, Eliza, age 7.
Wilson, James. [Age was not recorded.]
Wilson Thomas. [Age was not recorded.]
Woods, Sarah, age 6.
Young, Elizabeth, age 8.
Young, Joseph, age 10.
Zellon, Thomas, age 10.
1 item. 1 piece.
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at research desk. Photocopy made by staff member.
Less detail
Collection
Commissioners' Orders for Payment
Object ID
CommOrder 1826 #666
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
Barnet, John
Barnet, James
Barnet, Sarah Ann
Barben, John
Barben, Absolom
Barben, Ann
Broom, John
Broom, Caroline
Brown, Hugh
Brown, Mary Ann
Coffroad, Daniel
Coffroad, Jacob
Coffroad, Jesse
Cooper, Alexander
Cooper, Amelia
Cooper, James
Cooper, Rebecca
Devonshire, Jesse
Devonshire, Julian
Devonshire, Robert
Fulmer, John
Fulmer, David
Fulmer, Eliza
Gibson, David
Gibson, Martha
Gibson, Sarah
Harbeson, James
Harbeson, George W.
Harbeson, Hannah
Harbeson, Lydia
Hogg, George
Hogg, Keys James
Holliday, John
Holliday, Amy Ann
Holliday, Jesse H.
Howet, John
Howet, Amos
Howet, Andrew J.
Howet, Joseph
Johnson, James
Johnson, Ann M.
Johnson, James A.
Johnson, Josiah
Johnson, Leonor L.
Lamborn, Jesse
Lamborn, Elizabeth
Lamborn, Joanna
Lamborn, Mary Ann
Markley, Adam
Markley, George
Markley, John
McCally, James
McCally, Catharine
McCally, Charles
McCally, John
McCumsey, William
McCumsey, Andrew J.
McCumsey, Samuel
McMickle, Jonathan
McMickle, Mary Ann
McMickle, Rachel
McMullin, Daniel
McMullin, Elizabeth
McMullin, Samuel
McMullin, William
Miles, Frederic
MIles, Joseph
Miles, Martha
Miles, Washington
Moore, Mary
Moore, Lydia
Moore, Mary P.
Moore, Rebecca J.
Moore, Robert W.
Moore, Sarah
Moore, Martha
Moore, Samuel
Moore, Slater
Myers, James
Myers, Peter
Myers, William
Peck, Samuel
Reath, John
Reath, Archibald
Reath, Mary
Reath, William
Sample, Samuel
Sample, Elizabeth
Sample, Jane
Sample, Martha
Shank, Alexander
Shank, Mary
Shank, Joseph
Widward, Nancy
Widward, Marvin H.
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Drumore Twp.
Poor children
African-American
Commissioners' Orders for Payment
Place
Drumore Twp.
Extent
70 boxes (35 cubic ft.)
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Condition Date
2008-03-25
Object ID
CommOrder 1826 #666
Classification
RG 08-01 0510
Location
Archives
Container
007
Box Number
007
Notes
Entered into Q & A Feb 6, 1996.
Additional Notes
Poor children.
Barnet, John. Father of Barnet, James, age 9; Barnet, John, age 12; Barnet, Sarah Ann, age 7.
Barben, John. Father of Barben, Absolom, age 8; Barben, Ann, age 13; Barben, John, age 11.
Broom, John. Father of Broom, Caroline, age 8.
Brown, Hugh. Father of Brown, Mary Ann, age 11.
Coffroad, Daniel. Father of Coffroad, Jacob, age 8; Coffroad, Jesse, age 12.
Cooper, Alexander. Father of Cooper, Amelia, age 7; Cooper, James, age 6; Cooper, Rebecca, age 10.
Devonshire, Jesse. Father of Devonshire, Julian, age 13; Devonshire, Robert, age 6.
Fulmer, John. Father of Fulmer, David, age 7; Fulmer, Eliza, age 6.
Gibson, David. Father of Gibson, Martha, age 7; Gibson, Sarah, age 13.
Harbeson, James. Father of Harbeson, George W., age 7; Harbeson, Hannah, age 12; Harbeson, Lydia, age 9.
Hogg, George. Father of Hogg, Keys James, age 8.
Holliday, John. Father of Holliday, Amy Ann, age 9; Holliday, Jesse H., age 7.
Howet, John. Father of Howet, Amos, age 11; Howet, Andrew J., age 7; Howet, John, age 12; Howet, Joseph, age 9.
Johnson, James. African American. Father of Johnson, Ann M., age 9; Johnson, James A., age 11; Johnson, Josiah, age 13; Johnson, Leonor L., age 8.
Lamborn, Jesse. Father of Lamborn, Elizabeth, age 8; Lamborn, Joanna, age 13; Lamborn, Mary Ann, age 12.
Markley, Adam. Father of Markley, George, age 10; Markley, John, age 8.
McCally, James. Father of McCally, Catharine, age 8; McCally, Charles, age 10; McCally, John, age 7.
McCumsey, William. Father of McCumsey, Andrew J., age 6; McCumsey, Samuel, age 8.
McMickle, Jonathan. Father of McMickle, Mary Ann, age 10; McMickle, Rachel, age 6.
McMullin, Daniel. Father of McMullin, Elizabeth, age 12; McMullin, Samuel, age 10; McMullin, William, age 10.
Miles, Frederic. Father of MIles, Joseph, age 6; Miles, Martha, age 8; Miles, Washington, age 12.
Moore, Mary. Mother of Moore, Lydia, age 11; Moore, Mary P., age 12; Moore, Rebecca J., age 7; Moore, Robert W., age 9.
Moore, Sarah. Mother of Moore, Martha, age 6; Moore, Samuel, age 8; Moore, Slater, age 9.
Myers, James. Father of Myers, Peter, age 12; Myers, William, age 8.
Peck, Samuel. African American. Father of Peck, Samuel, age 10.
Reath, John. Father of Reath, Archibald, age 7; Reath, Mary, age 13; Reath, William, age 8.
Sample, Samuel. Father of Sample, Elizabeth, age 10; Sample, Jane, age 11; Sample, Martha, age 6.
Shank, Alexander. Father of Shank, Mary, age 10; Shank, Joseph, age 8; Shank, Alexander, age 8.
Widward, Nancy. Mother of Widwqard, Marvin H., age 6.
1 item. 1 piece.
Access Conditions / Restrictions
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Commissioners' Orders for Payment
Object ID
CommOrder 1826 #667
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
Barnet, John
Barnet, James
Barnet, Sarah Ann
Barben, John
Barben, Absolom
Barben, Ann
Broom, John
Broom, Caroline
Brown, Hugh
Brown, Mary Ann
Coffroad, Daniel
Coffroad, Jacob
Coffroad, Jesse
Cooper, Alexander
Cooper, Amelia
Cooper, James
Cooper, Rebecca
Devonshire, Jesse
Devonshire, Julian
Devonshire, Robert
Fulmer, John
Fulmer, David
Fulmer, Eliza
Gibson, David
Gibson, Martha
Gibson, Sarah
Harbeson, James
Harbeson, George W.
Harbeson, Hannah
Harbeson, Lydia
Hogg, George
Hogg, Keys James
Holliday, John
Holliday, Amy Ann
Holliday, Jesse H.
Howet, John
Howlet, Amos
Howet, Andrew J.
Howet, Joseph
Johnson, James
Johnson, Ann M.
Johnson, James A.
Johnson, Josiah
Johnson, Leonor L.
Lamborn, Jesse
Lamborn, Elizabeth
Lamborn, Joanna
Lamborn, Mary Ann
Markley, Adam
Markley, George
Markley, John
McCally, James
McCally, Catharine
McCally, Charles
McCally, John
McCumsey, William
McCumsey, Andrew J.
McCumsey, Samuel
McMickle, Jonathan
McMickle, Mary Ann
McMickle, Rachel
McMullin, Daniel
McMullin, Elizabeth
McMullin, Samuel
McMullin, William
Miles, Frederic
MIles, Joseph
Miles, Martha
Miles, Washington
Moore, Mary
Moore, Lydia
Moore, Mary P.
Moore, Rebecca J.
Moore, Robert W.
Moore, Sarah
Moore, Martha
Moore, Samuel
Moore, Slater
Myers, James
Myers, Peter
Myers, William
Peck, Samuel
Reath, John
Reath, Archibald
Reath, Mary
Reath, William
Sample, Samuel
Sample, Elizabeth
Sample, Jane
Sample, Martha
Shank, Alexander
Shank, Mary
Shank, Joseph
Widward, Nancy
Widward, Marvin H.
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Drumore Twp.
Poor children
African-American
Commissioners' Orders for Payment
Place
Earl Twp.
Extent
70 boxes (35 cubic ft.)
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Condition Date
2008-03-25
Object ID
CommOrder 1826 #667
Classification
RG 08-01 0510
Location
Archives
Container
007
Box Number
007
Notes
Entered into Q & A Feb 22, 1996.
Additional Notes
Poor children.
Bowermaster, Andrew. Father of Bendel, F. George, age 8.
Burkhart, Henry. Father of Burkhart, Susanna, age 9.
Coleman, Margaret. Mother of Coleman, Michael, age 6.
Dorough, James. Father of Dorough, Elizabeth, age 8.
Dunlap, Jan. Mother of McLein, Margaret, age 6.
Harris, Mary. Mother of Harris, Joseph, age 6.
Henry, James. Father of Henry, Mary, age 9.
Karefoot, Barbara. Mother of Hudson, Joseph, age 10.
Ossman, Leonard. Ossman, Margaret, age 7.
Philips, Mary. Mother of Russel, John, age 9.
Ranck, Michael. Deceased. Father of Ranck, Kazia, age 7.
Souder, John. Father of Souder, Elizabeth, age 9.
Wolf, Henry. Father of Wolf, Magdalen, age 9; Wolf, Michael, age 7.
1 item. 1 piece.
Access Conditions / Restrictions
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Renunciations
Object ID
Ren 1839 F009
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
1839
Creator
Register of Wills
People
Brown, John
Brown, Mary
Webster, John
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Renunciation
Place
None
Extent
12 cubic feet
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Ren 1839 F009
Classification
RG 03-00 0115
Location
Archives
Container
003
Box Number
003
Associated Material
Administrators Accounts
Miscellaneous Orphans' Court Papers
Additional Notes
Occupation: Doctor.
Renouncer: Brown, Mary.
Administrator: Webster, John.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Restricted use of original. A photocopy will be made for patron use.
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Mayor's Court
Object ID
AUG 1819 F006 MC
Description Level
Item
Collection
Mayor's Court
Admin/Biographical History
The Mayor's Court was established at the incorporation of the City of Lancaster in 1818, and was composed of the mayor, recorder, and aldermen with powers and jurisdiction analogous to the Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace, Oyer and Terminer, and Jail Delivery. It was abolished on 6 February 1849.
System of Arrangement
Organized by court term.
Arranged with general materials first, then constables reports, tavern licenses, un-numbered cases, and numbered cases.
Year
1819
People
Brown, Mary
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
AUG 1819 F006 MC
Classification
RG 99-00 [0101]
Location
Archives
Container
001
Box Number
001
Additional Notes
Assault and battery.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
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