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Collection
Collateral Appraisements
Object ID
Coll App 1886 F002 G
Description Level
Item
Collection
Collateral Appraisements
Description
Appraisements of real estate for inheritance tax. Some personal property appraisals are also included. Appraisals include: name of decedent; location and description of real estate; description of personal property; valuation of real estate and personal property; and assessed tax. May also include names of heirs. Arranged chronologically by year, then alphabetically by first letter of decedent's last name. Handwritten; from 1886, handwritten on printed forms.
System of Arrangement
Arranged chronologically by year, then alphabetically by first letter of decedent's last name.
Date of Accumulation
1849-1913
Year
1886
Creator
Register of Wills
People
Groff, Benjamin B.
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Collateral appraisement
East Lampeter Twp.
Place
East Lampeter Twp.
Extent
16 boxes (8 cubic feet)
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Coll App 1886 F002 G
Classification
RG 03-00 0312
Location
Archives
Container
005
Box Number
005
Additional Notes
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at research desk. Photocopy made by staff member.
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Collection
Administrators Accounts
Object ID
AdAcct 1862 F014 G
Description Level
Item
Collection
Administrators Accounts
System of Arrangement
Arranged alphabetically by year.
Year
1862
People
Groff, Benjamin
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Place
East Lampeter Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
AdAcct 1862 F014 G
Classification
RG 04-00 0150
Location
Archives
Container
125
Box Number
125
Additional Notes
Groff, Levi. Guardian of Abraham Groff.
2 items, 3 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
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Collection
Quarter Sessions
Object ID
NOV 1874 F077 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
1874
People
Groff, Benjamin
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Charge: surety of the peace
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
NOV 1874 F077 QS
Case Number
73.000
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
Surety of the peace.
2 items, 2 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
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Collection
Renunciations
Object ID
Ren 1862 F028
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
1862
Creator
Register of Wills
People
Hoffman, Elizabeth
Hoffman, John
Hoffman, Jacob
Hoover, Heatty
Hoover, Jacob
Groff, John H.
Groff, Benjamin H.
Landis, David
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Renunciation
Strasburg
Place
Strasburg
Extent
12 cubic feet
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Ren 1862 F028
Classification
RG 03-00 0115
Location
Archives
Container
008
Box Number
008
Associated Material
Administrators Accounts
Miscellaneous Orphans' Court Papers
Additional Notes
Renouncer: Hoffman, John; Hoffman, Jacob; Hoover, Heatty; Hoover, Jacob; Groff, John H.; Groff, Benjamin H.
Administrator: Landis, David.
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 1870 F033
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
1870
Creator
Register of Wills
People
Groff, Benjamin
Groff, Elizabeth
Zook, George W.
Groff, John W.
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 1870 F033
Classification
RG 03-00 0115
Location
Archives
Container
009
Box Number
009
Associated Material
Administrators Accounts
Miscellaneous Orphans' Court Papers
Additional Notes
Renouncer: Groff, Elizabeth.
Administrators: Zook, George W.; Groff, John W.
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 1829 #654
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
Abt, John
Barnet, John
Bartol, Elizabeth
Bartol, Margaret
Bernhard, Anthony
Blattenberger, Sophia
Boon, John
Campbell, David
Capp, Ann
Clepper, John
Darlin, Eleanore
Davis, George
Davis, James
Deisinger, John
Densel, Peter
Densel, Susan
Dick, Henrietta
Dougherty, Eliza
Dougherty, Susanna
Dunn, Hannah
Etter, Jacob
Etter, Mary
Fertig, Sarah Lovina
Galbraith, Mary
Graves, Margaret
Groff, Benjamin
Hacket, Catharine
Hagenberger, George
Hart, Salem
Hartley, Susanna
Hess, Michael
Hoffman, Elizabeth
Hoffman, Matthias
Holtzapple, Ann Elizabeth
Holtzapple, Mary Jane
Hornefius, Catharine
Hornefius, William
Inley, Elizabeth
Inley, Susan
Kelly, John
Kelly, Sally
Killwell, Catharine
Killwell, Mary Ann
Klugh, Barbara
Klugh, Henry
Kuster, Elizabeth
Kuster, Henry
Kuster, Mary Ann
Kuster, Michael
Lockhart, Jacob
McClelland, Catharine
McClelland, Joseph
Miller, Abraham
Miller, George
Miller, Henry
Miller, John
Miller, Lewis
Miller, Nancy
Miller, William
Mitchell, Joseph
Murphy, Catharine
Norris, Alexander
Oliver, Mary Ann
Oliver, William
Parker, Eliza
Rudly, Magdalena
Rudly, William
Schwilckey, Catharine Barbara
Sharer, Catharine
Sharer, George
Sheffer, Anthony
Sheffer, John
Sheffer, William
Sohn, Francis
Sohn, Urias
Spengler, Barbara
Steinruck, Bartram
Sweigart, Elizabeth
Sweigart, Henry
Swords, Barbara
Swords, Mary
Williams, Mary Ann
Williams, Sarah
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Bainbridge, Conoy Twp.
Centreville, Conoy Twp.
Elizabethtown
Falmouth, Conoy Twp.
Newville, West Donegal Twp.
West Donegal Twp.
Poor children
Commissioners' Orders for Payment
Place
West Donegal Twp.
Extent
70 boxes (35 cubic ft.)
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Condition Date
2008-03-25
Object ID
CommOrder 1829 #654
Classification
RG 08-01 0510
Location
Archives
Container
010
Box Number
009
Notes
Entered into Q&A 1994/02/10.
Additional Notes
Poor children.
West Donegal Twp.
Abt, John. Age 11.
Bernhard, Anthony. Age 5.
Campbell, David. Age 10.
Densel, Peter. Age 5.
Densel, Susan. Age 8.
Dick, Henrietta. Age 11.
Etter, Jacob. Age 7.
Etter, Mary. Age 9.
Galbraith, Mary. Age 6.
Groff, Benjamin. Age 8.
Hacket, Catharine. Age 7.
Hart, Salem. Age 7.
Hess, Michael. Age 10.
Hoffman, Elizabeth. Age 10.
Hoffman, Matthias. Age 7.
Inley, Elizabeth. Age 8.
Inley, Susan. Age 10.
Kelly, John . Age 6.
Kelly, Sally. Age 7.
Killwell, Catharine . Age 9.
Killwell, Mary Ann. Age 11.
Klugh. Barbara. Age 7.
Klugh, Henry. Age 11.
Miller George 654 Poor Children 1829 009 Donegal Township Age: 6
Miller, Henry. Age 10. Miller, William. Age 6.
Miller, John. Age 11. Miller, Nancy. Age 8.
Norris, Alexander. Age 9.
Rudly, Magdalena. Age 5.
Rudly, William. Age 11.
Schwilckey, Catharine Barbara. Age 8.
Sheffer, William. Age 8.
Sweigart, Elizabeth. Age 7.
Sweigart, Henry. Age 11.
Williams, Mary Ann. Age 9.
Williams, Sarah. Age 6.
Bainbridge and Centerville.
Clepper, John. Age 7.
Capp, Ann. Age 9.
Davis, George. Age 8.
Dunn, Hannah. Age 9.
Dougherty, Eliza. Age 10.
Dougherty, Susanna. Age 10.
Davis, George, Age 11.
Davis, James. Age 11.
Deisinger, John. Age 5.
Hagenberger, George. Age 6.
Hartley, Susanna. Age 8.
Holtzapple, Ann Elizabeth. Age 10.
Holtzapple, Mary Jane , Age 10.
Kuster, Elizabeth. Age 11.
Kuster, Michael. Age 9.
Kuster, Mary Ann. Age 8.
Kuster, Henry. Age 7.
Lockhart, Jacob. Age 11.
Mitchell, Joseph. Age 10.
Miller, John. Age 11.
Miller, Lewis. Age 9.
Miller, Abraham. Age 7.
Murphy, Catharine. Age 8.
Oliver, Mary Ann. Age 9.
Oliver, William. Age 7.
Steinruck, Bartram. Age 6.
Sohn, Urias. Age 8.
Sohn, Francis. Age 6.
Swords, Mary. Age 11.
Swords, Barbara. Age 5.
Sharer, Catharine. Age 10.
Sharer, George. Age 11.
Elizabethtown.
Bartol, Elizabeth. Age 8.
Bartol, Margaret. Age 10.
Darlin, Eleanore. Age 11.
Hornefius, Catharine. Age 8.
Hornefius, William. Age 10.
Newville (also called Youtztown), West Donegal Twp.
Barnet, John. Age 11.
Blattenberger, Sophia. Age 8.
Fertig, Sarah Lovina. Age 6.
Graves, Margaret. Age 6.
Parker, Eliza. Age 5.
Sheffer, Anthony. Age 9.
Sheffer, John. Age 7.
Sheffer, William. Age 5.
Spengler, Barbara. Age 11.
Falmouth.
Boon, John. Age 9.
McClelland, Catharine. Age 7.
McClelland, Joseph. Age 10.
1 item. 1 piece.
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at research desk. Photocopy made by staff member.
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Collection
Administrators Accounts
Object ID
AdAcct 1833 F012 S
Description Level
Item
Collection
Administrators Accounts
System of Arrangement
Arranged alphabetically by year.
Year
1833
People
Sides, Peter
Keeports, John
Groff, Benjamin
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Place
Bart Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
AdAcct 1833 F012 S
Classification
RG 04-00 0150
Location
Archives
Container
347
Box Number
347
Additional Notes
Keeports, John; Groff, Benjamin. Executors.
4 items, 5 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
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Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Object ID
Habeas 1871 F003
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
1871
Creator
Prothonotary's Office
People
Groff, Benjamin Franklin
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Extent
8 cubic feet
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Habeas 1871 F003
Case Number
3.000
Classification
RG 01-00 2313
Location
Archives
Container
010
Box Number
010
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
Petitioner: Groff, Benjamin Franklin.
Petition, includes decision.
Execution.
2 items, 2 pieces
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 1863 F008 W
Description Level
Item
Collection
Administrators Accounts
System of Arrangement
Arranged alphabetically by year.
Year
1863
People
Wenger, Michael G.
Groff, Benjamin B.
Wenger, Francis
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Place
West Earl Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
AdAcct 1863 F008 W
Classification
RG 04-00 0150
Location
Archives
Container
420
Box Number
420
Additional Notes
Groff, Benjamin B. Guardian of Francis Wenger.
2 items, 2 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
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Collection
Renunciations
Object ID
Ren 1903 F035
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
1903
Creator
Register of Wills
People
Groff, John H.
Groff, Lydia L.
Groff, Amos H.
Groff, Benjamin B.
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Renunciation
East Lampeter Twp.
Place
East Lampeter Twp.
Extent
12 cubic feet
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Ren 1903 F035
Classification
RG 03-00 0115
Location
Archives
Container
021
Box Number
021
Associated Material
Administrators Accounts
Miscellaneous Orphans' Court Papers
Additional Notes
Renouncer: Groff, Lydia L.
Administrators: Groff, Amos H.; Groff, Benjamin B.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Restricted use of original. A photocopy will be made for patron use.
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