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Collection
Indictments
Object ID
APR 1810 F012
Description Level
Item
Collection
Indictments
System of Arrangement
Organized by Court of Quarter Sessions term.
Arranged by case number within each term.
Year
1810
People
Burke, John
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Charge: nuisance
Indictments
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
APR 1810 F012
Parent Object ID
INDICTMENTS
Case Number
12.000
Classification
RG 02-00 0933
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
Nuisance
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
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Collection
Quarter Sessions
Object ID
JAN 1810 F035 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
1810
People
Burke, John
Copeland, Philip
Dewees, Samuel
Rohrer, Christian
Haines, Daniel
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Recognizance
Charge: gambling house
Innkeepers
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
JAN 1810 F035 QS
Case Number
9.000
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
Occupation: innkeeper.
Recognizance, permitting a gambling in his house.
Additional names: Philip Copeland, Samuel Dewees, Christian Rohrer, Daniel Haines.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
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Collection
Commissioners' Orders for Payment
Object ID
CommOrder 1822 #247A
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
Year
1822
Creator
County Commissioners
People
Abbott, Samuel R.
Ackerman, George
Armstrong, James
Austin, James
Awerter, Leonard
Axer, George
Baire, John
Banks, David
Bear, Andrew
Bender, Nathan
Berkenhiser, Mary
Berkinhizer, Mary
Birkenheiser, Mary
Bitner, Abraham
Black, James
Bosehart, Ann
Boshart, Joseph
Boyer, Samuel
Brady, John
Branberger, Mary
Brenneman, Melchior
Briceland, Benjamin
Brison, Ann
Brown, John
Brown, Nancy
Bruckhart, Frederick
Buchwalter, John
Burke, John
Burke, Peter
Butler, Henry
Cadwalader, Ezra
Caligan, Edward
Carnes, Robert
Christ, John
Clyde, James
Cooper, Jeremiah
Dellam, Charles
Dellam, Joseph
Dellet, Adam
Diffenderfer, Jacob
Eberline, George
Eberline, Samuel
Eberman, Matthias
Eicholtz, Leonard
Evans, Sarah
Fahnestock, Dietrich
Feree, Ann
Findley, Jane
Findley, Sarah
Finfrock, Michael
Fishbaugh, William
Flick, Sarah
Freeman, Clarkson
Frey, Jacob
Fulk, David
Gardner, Adam
Gochenauer, Adam
Good, David
Green, Joseph
Green, Sophia
Gumpf, Michael
Haag, Bernard
Haag, Michael
Haines, Daniel
Hamacher, Adam
Heckroth, Henry
Heckrotte, Henry
Herculas, Peter
Herkless, Peter
Hess, John
Heyd, David
Hinkle, Jonathan
Hitzelberger, George
Holl, Peter
Hoover, George
Immel, John
Irick, Elizabeth
Johnson, Eliza
Jones, Eliza
Keller, John
Kendig, George
Kessinger, Mary Ann
Klecknir, George
Kuhns, Isaac
Kurtz, Ellen
Kurtz, William
Landis, Henry
Lansey, Jacob
Laughlin, James
Leman, Jacob
Light, Samuel
Lind, Michael
Lindy, Jacob
Lockard, Charles
Loyd, Ann
Markley, Jacob
Marshall, Joseph
McFann, WIlliam
McGivern, Patrick
McKinsey, Thomas
Menold, Andrew
Messencope, Philip
Montgomery, [Benjamin]
Mulford, Jonathan
Muma, John
Neff, John
Ogilby, Joseph
Orrick, Samuel D.
Pastor, John
Pauley, Barbara
Peterman, Elizabeth
Peters, Jacob
Powell, Edward
Powell, John
Reed, John
Reynolds, John
Rigle, Henry
Rigle, Martin
Rutter, Amos
Salmer, John
Santer, Hugh
Santers, Hugh
Schein, Jacob
Sellers, Samuel
Shaffner, Henry B.
Shartzer, Christopher
Shenk, Christian Jr.
Shertz, Jacob
Shirer, William
Shively, Daniel
Sinnison, Garret
Smith, Mary
Smith, Nicholas
Smith, Sarah
Smith, Steven
Smith, William
Snyder, John
Sower, Jacob
Spear, Robert
Spelk, Robert
Spera, Henry
Steffy, Jacob
Stevens, Darius
Stevenson, Hannah
Stock, Adam
Stokes, Abraham
Stoner, Christian
Storm, Elizabeth
Sweeney, James
Sweeny, James
Sweigart, John
Sweny, James
Swinkey, John
Swinky, Henry
Tarbill, Samuel
Taylor, Charles
Taylor, William
Todd, James
Todd, Mary
Treppert, John
Tripple, Joseph
Upperman, John
Walls, John
Ways, Michael
Weekland, James
Weigand, George
West, John
Williams, Charles
Wilson, John
Winter, Jacob
Yertes, Paul
Zeigler, George
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Lancaster
Courthouses
African-American
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 1822 #247A
Classification
RG 08-01 0510
Location
Archives
Container
002
Box Number
002
Notes
Never entered into Q&A.
Additional Notes
Court House
Payments to witnesses. [This large item has been divided into two main parts: witnesses in diverse cases and witnesses in the John Lechler murder trial.]
WITNESSES IN DIVERS CASES
[All are "Commonwealth v." ]
January 1816 Session, Court of Oyer and Terminer
Merrill, [illegible]. Counterfieting.
Ogilby, Joseph. Witness.
November 1817 Session, Court of Oyer and Terminer.
Marshall, Joseph. Stevens, Darius. Cadwalader, Ezra. Fishbaugh, William. Forgery and counterfeiting.
January 1818 Session, Court of Oyer and Terminer.
McGivern, Patrick. Forgery and counterfeiting.
September 1818 Session, Mayor's Court.
Stokes, Abraham. Forging and passing counterfeit banknotes. Ogilby, Joseph. Witness.
November 1818 Session, Court of Oyer and Terminer.
West, John. Counterfeiting and forging.
Ogilby, Joseph; Reynolds, John. Witnesses.
August 1820 Session.
Butler, Henry. Larceny.
Bear, Andrew. Witness.
September 1820 Session, Mayor's Court.
Boshart, Joseph. Larceny.
Klecknir, George; Kessinger, Mary Ann. Witnesses.
January 1821
Yertes, Paul. Disorderly house.
Sweigart, John. Witness.
November 1821
Berkinhizer, Mary. Murder.
Rutter, Amos. Witness.
January 1822 Sessions
Baire, John. Assault.
Axer, George. Witness.
Berkenhiser, Mary. Murder of a bastard child.
Sellers, Samuel and wife. Witnesses.
Birkenheiser, Mary. Murder.
Good, David. Constable's fees.
Tarbill, Samuel. Passing counterfeit notes.
Williams, Charles. Stealing a horse.
Cooper, Jeremiah. Property owner, his costs.
April 1822 sessions
McKinsey, Thomas. Larceny.
Swinky, Henry; Spera, Henry; Sower, Jacob; Swinkey, John; Bruckhart, Frederick; Evans, Sarah. Witnesses.
Dellam, Charles; Dellam, Joseph. Larceny.
Rigle, Martin; Muma, John; Rigle, Henry; Wilson, John;
Sweeney, James. Witnesses.
Finfrock, Michael. Larceny.
Winter, Jacob; Smith, Mary; Branberger, Mary; McFann, WIlliam; Montgomery, [Benjamin]. Witnesses.
Brison, Ann. Larceny.
Taylor, William. Witness.
Boyer, Samuel. Larceny.
Buckwalter, John. Witness.
Boyer, Samuel. African American. Larceny.
Buchwalter, John; Kuhns, Isaac. Witnesses.
Green, Joseph. Disorderly house.
Shartzer, Christopher. Witness.
Diffenderfer, Jacob. Witness.
Carnes, Robert. Larceny.
Peters, Jacob. Witness.
Brenneman, Melchior. Constable's fees.
Santers, Hugh. Bigamy.
Brown, Nancy. Witness.
Walls, John. Assault and battery.
Bender, Nathan. Witness.
Gardner, Adam. Larceny.
Lockard, Charles; Spear, Robert; Feree, Ann; Taylor, Charles. Witnesses.
Smith, William. Larceny.
Ackerman, George. Witness.
Stock, Adam. Witness.
Gardner, Adam. Defendant.
Abbott, Samuel R. Witness.
Sinnison, Garret. Mischievous wickedness.
Findley, Sarah; Eberline, George; Brown, John; Findley, Jane. Witnesses.
Herculas, Peter. Larceny.
Smith, Nicholas; Laughlin, James; Brown, John; Heckroth, Henry. Witnesses.
Weigand, George and wife. Witnesses.
Herkless, Peter. Theft.
Salmer, John; Brown, john; Spelk, Robert; Sweny, James; Smith, Steven. Witnesses.
Fulk, David. Larceny.
Clyde, James; Brown, John; Irick, Elizabeth. Witnesses.
Jones, Eliza. Larceny.
Smith, Sarah; Johnson, Eliza; Stevenson, Hannah; Loyd, Ann; Pauley, Barbara. Witnesses.
Santer, Hugh. Bigamy.
Shaffner, Henry B. Reverend. Witness.
Green, Sophia. Receiving stolen goods.
Ways, Michael; Brown, John; Sweeny, James; Eberline, Samuel; Spear, Robert; Zeigler, George. Witnesses.
Austin, James. Passing counterfeit bank notes.
Banks, David. Assault and battery.
Clyde, James. Witness.
WITNESSES IN THE JOHN LECHLER MURDER TRIAL
April 1822
Payment of expenses in bringing John Lechler to Lancaster.
Evans, David. Deputy Sheriff of Cambria County.
Court of Oyer and Terminer.
August Session 1822.
Lechler, John. Murder.
Witnesses for the defense:
Briceland, Benjamin.
Briceland, Mrs.
Fry, Jacob Sr.
Fry, Mrs.
Mayers, Philip.
Mayers, Mrs.
Getz, Nancy.
Fisher, Mary.
Rogers, Timothy.
Hamilton, John.
Hill, Mrs.
Tripple, Jacob.
Syeffe, Jacob.
Hinkle, Jonathan.
Hinkle, Mrs.
Reitzel, John Esq.
Carpenter, Samuel Esq.
Matter, George Esq.
McConnell, Catherine.
Fahnestock, Derrick Dr.
Ackerman, George.
Powell, Edward.
Burk, John.
Lechler, David.
Witnesses for the procecution:
Landis, Henry.
Dellet, Adam.
Mulford, Jonathan.
Menold, Andrew.
Neff, John.
Pastor, John.
Markley, Jacob.
Eberman, Matthias.
Shertz, Jacob.
Eicholtz, Leonard.
Frey, Jacob.
Haines, Daniel. Constable's fees.
Hess, John.
Hitzelberger, George.
Lindy, Jacob.
Flick, Sarah.
Storm, Elizabeth.
Black, James.
Todd, James.
Todd, Mary.
Fahnestock, Dietrich Dr.
Messencope, Philip.
Gumpf, Michael.
Orrick, Samuel D.
Armstrong, James.
Burke, John.
Haag, B ernard.
Haag, Michael.
Bosehart, Ann.
Treppert, John.
Caligan, Edward.
Lind, Michael.
Holl, Peter.
Freeman, Clarkson.
Kendig, George.
Weekland, James.
Shenk, Christian Jr.
Stoner, Christian.
Christ, John.
Bitner, Abraham.
Kurtz, William.
Kurtz, Ellen.
Brady, John.
Tripple, Joseph.
Shirer, William. Payment for serving subpoenas.
Light, Samuuel.
Schein, Jacob.
Hamacher, Adam.
Lansey, Jacob.
Peterman, Elizabeth.
Upperman, John.
Snyder, John.
Gochenauer, Adam.
Awerter, Leonard.
Tayloe, William.
Hoover, George.
Steffy, Jacob.
Heckrotte, Henry.
Reed, John.
Leman, Jacob.
Shively, Daniel.
Keller, John.
Heyd, David.
Immel, John.
Burke, Peter.
Powell, John.
1 item 97 pieces.
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at research desk. Photocopy made by staff member.
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Collection
Indictments
Object ID
NOV 1883 F057
Description Level
Item
Collection
Indictments
System of Arrangement
Organized by Court of Quarter Sessions term.
Arranged by case number within each term.
Year
1883
People
Burke, John
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
NOV 1883 F057
Case Number
47.000
Classification
RG 02-00 0933
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
Cruelty to animals
1 Item, 1 Piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
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Collection
Quarter Sessions
Object ID
NOV 1883 F063 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
1883
People
Burke, John
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
NOV 1883 F063 QS
Case Number
60.000
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
Cruelty to animals
2 items, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
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Collection
Renunciations
Object ID
Ren 1900 F014
Description Level
Fonds
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
1900
Creator
Register of Wills
People
Burke, Patrick
Burke, John
Burke, William C.
Burke, Daniel
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Renunciation
Providence Twp.
Place
Providence Twp.
Extent
12 cubic feet
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Ren 1900 F014
Classification
RG 03-00 0115
Location
Archives
Container
019
Box Number
019
Associated Material
Administrators Accounts
Miscellaneous Orphans' Court Papers
Additional Notes
Renouncers: Burke, John; Burke, William C.
Administrator: Burke, Daniel.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Restricted use of original. A photocopy will be made for patron use.
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Collection
Coroners' Inquests
Object ID
COR INQ 1889 F041
Description Level
Item
Collection
Coroners' Inquests
Description
Coroners' Inquests are inquests conducted by six men, on behalf of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, into the cause of a person's death. Inquests include: municipality; name of coroner; signatures of the six jurors; name of decedent; date of inquest; reason for death; name of coroner's physician, and names of witnesses to the inquest. Handwritten on printed form.
System of Arrangement
Arranged numerically by inquest number.
Date of Accumulation
January 1889 - December 1889
Year
1889
Creator
Coroner
People
Honaman, Peter
Bolenius, R. M.
Quade, C. F.
Burke, John
Kline, B. F.
Dorwart, Harry
Kleinhaus, Frederick
Pond, Charles W.
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Coroners' Inquests
Coroners
Jurors
Physicians
Place
none
Extent
.5 cubic feet
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
COR INQ 1889 F041
Case Number
158.000
Classification
RG 13-00 0102
Location
Archives
Container
001
Box Number
001
Associated Material
Commissioners' Orders for Payment
Additional Notes
Unknown premature female child.
Cause of death: on found at mouth of sewer, thrown there with the intention of getting rid of it.
Coroner: Honaman, Peter.
Coroner's Physician: Bolenius, R. M.
Jurors: Quade, C. F.; Burke, John; Kline, B. F.; Dorwart, Harry; Kleinhaus, Frederick; Pond, Charles W.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Restricted use of original. A photocopy will be made for patron use.
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A general armory of England, Scotland, and Ireland

https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo7176
Author
Burke, John,
Date of Publication
1842.
Call Number
929.6 B959
Responsibility
by John Burke ... and John Bernard Burke ...
Author
Burke, John,
Place of Publication
London
Publisher
E. Churton,
Date of Publication
1842.
Physical Description
1 v. (unpaged) illus. 27 cm.
Notes
Added t.-p., engraved.
Subjects
Heraldry - Great Britain.
Heraldry - Ireland.
Additional Author
Burke, Bernard,
Location
Lancaster History Library - Book
Call Number
929.6 B959
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