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Collection
Commissioners' Orders for Payment
Object ID
CommOrder 1828 #595
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
Allen, Henry
Allen, Isaac
Allison, Eliza Ann
Allison, Julian
Allison, Peter
Bird, Hannah
Bird, Jacob
Brabson, Caleb
Brabson, Hannah
Brabson, Thomas
Brown, Ann
Brown, Rachel
Brown, Samuel
Brown, Thomas
Bunton, Eliza Jane
Bunton, John
Bunton, Mary
Cooper, K. Josiah
Cooper, Alaxander
Cooper, James
Cooper, Lewis
Cooper, Milly
Cornby, Elenor
Cornby, Maryann
Cornby, Peter
Creswell, George
Creswell, S. William
Crookshank, John
Crookshank, Rebeckah
Crookshank, William
Dever, Eleanor
Dever, Samuel
Doughlass, David
Doughlass, Robert
Doughlass, Sarah
Doughlass, Thomas
Seatton, Joseph
Eipes, John
Eipes, Josiah
Fodders, Jesse
Fodders, Mildollans
Fodders, Paris
Gray, Elizabeth
Gray, Hannah
Gray, Sophia Jane
Haines, Manuel
Haines, Mary
Haines, Susan
Harris, Benjamin
Harris, Conrad
Harris, Elizabeth
Hollihan, Eliza
Hollihan, Harriet
Hollihan, Mary
Humes, Eliza
Humes, James
Humes, Samuel
Johnson, Cesar
Johnson, Juliann
Johnson, Metilda
Long, Abner
Long, Adison
Long, Mary
McEntire, Daniel
McEntire, Martha
McEntire, Robert
Megill, Ann
Megill, Hannah
Megill, Samuel
Midcalf, Abraham
Midcalf, David
Midcalf, James
Milborn, James
Milborn, John
Moses, Leah
Moses, Rachel
Moses, Solomon
Oldham, Harriet
Oldham, James
Peck, George
Peck, Nancy
Reath, Archibald
Reath, John
Reath, William
Robison, John
Robison, Joseph
Robison, Michael
Rogers, H. Elisha
Rogers, Levi
Stephens, Joshua
Stevens, A. Ausborn
Towson, James
Towson, Ephraim
Towson, Isaac
Watson, Abraham
Watson, Harreat
Watson, William
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Little Britain Twp.
Poor children
Commissioners' Orders for Payment
Place
Little Britain Twp.
Extent
70 boxes (35 cubic ft.)
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Condition Date
2008-03-25
Object ID
CommOrder 1828 #595
Classification
RG 08-01 0510
Location
Archives
Container
009
Box Number
009
Notes
Entered into Q&A 1994/07/07.
Additional Notes
List of poor children in Little Britain Twp. returned in 1828.
Allen, Isaac. Father of Allen, Henry, age 7.
Allison, Peter. Father of Allison, Eliza Ann, age 7; Allison, Julian, age 10.
Brabson, Caleb. Father of Brabson, Hannah, age 10; Brabson, Thomas, age 8.
Brown, Samuel. Father of Brown, Thomas, age 10; Brown, Ann, age 8.
Creswell, George. Father of Creswell, S. William, age 10.
Crookshank, William. Father of Crookshank, John, age 9; Crookshank, Rebeckah, age 8.
Cornby, Peter. Father of Cornby, Elenor, age 8; Cornby, Maryann, age 7.
Cooper, Alaxander. Father of Cooper, Milly, age 11; Cooper, James, age 9.
Cooper, Lewis. Father of Cooper, K. Josiah, age 7.
Doughlass, David. Father of Doughlass, Sarah, age 9; Doughlass, Thomas, age 5.
Doughlass, Robert. Father of Doughlass, Thomas, age 11.
Dever, Samuel. Father of Dever, Eleanor, age 11.
Eipes, John. Father of Eipes, Josiah, age 6.
Fodders, Paris. Father of Fodders, Mildollans, age 11; Fodders, Jesse, age 11.
Gray, Elizabeth. Mother of Gray, Hannah, age 8; Gray, Sophia Jane, age 7.
Harris, Benjamin. Father of Harris, Conrad, age 9; Harris, Elizabeth, age 7.
Hollihan, Mary. Mother of Hollihan, Harriet, age 10; Hollihan, Eliza, age 5.
Humes, Samuel. Father of Humes, Eliza, age 10; Humes, James, age 6.
Haines, Manuel. Father of Haines, Susan, age 11; Haines, Mary, age 9.
Johnson, Cesar. Father of Johnson, Metilda, age 7; Johnson, Juliann, age 6.
Long, Mary. Mother of Long, Abner, age 11; Long, Adison, age 7.
Megill, Samuel. Father of Megill, Ann, age 8; Megill, Hannah, age 9.
Moses, Solomon. Father of Moses, Leah, age 7; Moses, Rachel, age 7.
Midcalf, Abraham. Father of Midcalf, David, age 9; Midcalf, James,age 11.
Milborn, James. Father of Milborn, John,age 10.
McEntire, Robert. Father of McEntire, Daniel, age 7; McEntire, Martha, age 9.
Oldham, James. Father of Oldham, Harriet, age 8; Oldham, James, age 6.
Peck, Nancy. Mother of Peck, George, age 9.
Robison, John. Father of Robison, Joseph, age 10; Robison, Michael, age 7.
Reath, John. Father of Reath, Archibald, age 7; Reath, William, age 9.
Rogers, Levi. Father of Rogers, H. Elisha, age 10; Rogers, P. Samuel, age 9.
Seatton, Squire. Father of Seatton, Joseph, age 7.
Stephens, Joshua. Father of Stevens, A. Ausborn,age 9.
Towson, Isaac. Father of Towson, Ephraim, age 9; Towson, James, age 6.
Watson, Abraham. Father of Watson, Harreat, age 8; Watson, William, age 6.
Bunton, Mary. Mother of Bunton, Eliza Jane, age 8; Bunton, John, age 5.
Brown, Rachel. Mother of Brown, Rachel, age 10.
Bird, Hannah. Mother of Bird, Jacob, age 8.
1 item. 3 pieces.
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at research desk. Photocopy made by staff member.
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Collection
Commissioners' Orders for Payment
Object ID
CommOrder 1823 #395
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
Airs, George
Airs, John
Brown, Hannah
Butcher, Sarah
Curlet, James
Curlet, Lewis
Deaver, Elenor
Deaver, Samuel
Drake, Miriam
Drake, William
Dun, Eliza
Dun, John
Dun, Sarah
Fodders, Jesse
Fodders, Sarah Ann
Gray, Willhelmina
Greenfield, Hannah
Greenfield, James
Greenfield, Mary
Greenfield, Rachel
Kennedy, Margaret
Keys, James
Keys, John
Keys, Margaret
Kurtz, Christopher
Kurtz, Jacob
Lewis, Andrew
Lewis, James
Lewis, Mary
Long, Abner
Long, Kersey
Long, Mary
Mathews, John
Maxfield, James
Maxwell, Margaret
Maxwell, Mary
McGuigin, Agnus
McGuigin, Charles
McGuigin, John
McGuigin, Rosanna
Millburn, Abraham
Millburn, Ann
Millburn, James
Millburn, William
Norris, D.C.
Norris, Elenor
Norris, Levi
Norris, William
Peters, William
Peters, Abraham
Peters, Joshua
Peters, Robert
Reynolds, George
Reynolds, Gregg
Reynolds, Michael
Swagart, Andrew
Swagart, Jacob
Swagart, Mrs.
Towson, Isaac
Towson, Joseph
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Little Britain Twp.
Poor children
African-American
Commissioners' Orders for Payment
Place
Little Britain Twp.
Extent
70 boxes (35 cubic ft.)
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Condition Date
2008-03-25
Object ID
CommOrder 1823 #395
Classification
RG 08-01 0510
Location
Archives
Container
004
Box Number
004
Notes
Entered into Q&A 1994/08/04.
Additional Notes
Poor children.
Names taken from Lancaster County tax lists.
Airs, John. Father of Airs, George, age 11.
Brown, Hannah. Mother of Gray, Willhelmina, age 7.
Curlet, James. Father of Curlet, Lewis, age 10.
Deaver, Samuel. Father of Deaver, Elenor, age 8.
Drake, William. Father of Drake, Miriam, age 7; Drake, William, age 6.
Dun, John. Father of Dun, Eliza, age 10; Dun, Sarah, age 7.
Fodders, Jesse, age 9.
Fodders, Sarah Ann, age 7.
Greenfield, James. Father of Greenfield, James, age 11; Greenfield, Rachel, age 9; Greenfield, Mary, age 8; Greenfield, Hannah, age 6.
Kennedy, Margaret, age 10.
Keys, John. Father of Keys, James, age 9; Keys, Margaret, age 7; Keys, John, age 5.
Kurtz, Christopher. Father of Kurtz, Jacob, age 6.
Lewis, Mary. Mother of Lewis, James, age 10; Lewis, Andrew, age 5.
Long, Mary. Mother of Long, Kersey, age 8; Long, Abner, age 6.
Mathews, John, age 8.
Maxfield, James. Father of Maxwell, Mary, age 10; Maxwell, Margaret, age 7.
McGuigin, Agnus. Parent of McGuigin, John, age 11; McGuigin, Charles, age 9; McGuigin, Rosanna, age 8.
Millburn, James. Father of Millburn, William, age 10; Millburn, Ann, age 7; Millburn, Abraham, age 6.
Norris, Levi. Father of Norris, William, age 11; Norris, Elenor, age 9; Norris, D.C., age 6.
Peters, Abraham. Father of Peters, Joshua, age 9; Peters, William, age 11; Peters, Robert, age 5.
Reynolds, Michael. Father of Reynolds, George, age 7; Reynolds, Gregg, age 6.
Butcher, Sarah. African American. Age 7.
Swagart, Widow. Mother of Swagart, Andrew, age 10; Swagart, Jacob, age 8.
Towson, Isaac. Father of Towson, Joseph, age 6.
1 item. 1 piece.
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at research desk. Photocopy made by staff member.
Less detail