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Collection
Commissioners' Orders for Payment
Object ID
CommOrder 1822 #006
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
Ade, William
Amor, Frederick
Bare, Peter
Barton, Henry
Behm, Christian
Benly, Jesse
Biecher, William
Bliehm, Daniel
Boney, Nicholas
Bowder, Isaac
Breneisen, Henry
Breneisen, Jacob
Brooking, Charles
Brown, John
Brubaker, Samuel
Caffry, James Jr.
Cloude, William
Cober, Michael
Cooper, Robert
Darrough, James
Davis, George
Deam, Henry
Dean, Samuel
Dehaven, Isaac
Diffenderfer, Cyrus
Dolby, Francis
Duchman, Samuel
Edward, Daniel
Edwards, David
Fair, George
Fetter, John
Fidlinger, David
Fisher, Frederick
Foltz, George
Foltz, John
Formwalt, John
Fremd, Conrad
Fremd, George
Frey, Jacob
Freymeyer, John
Gangel, Frederick
Geiger, Peter
German, John
Giles, Thomas
Glasser, George
Goheen, Samuel
Good, Henry
Good, Joseph
Good, Samuel
Groff, George
Groff, John
Herrington, Samuel
Hershey, Joseph
Hippel, Jacob
Hudson, David
Hummel, John
Hutchinson, William
Jamison, William
Johnson, Andrew
Jones, James
Kendig, Abram
Kenzer, John
Kerr, John
Kimber, David
Larkins, John
Laub, John
Light, John
Linkhorn, John
Little, Abram
Martin, David
Martin, Isaac
Martin, James
McCline, Conrad
McClinsey, James
McConaghy, David
McCoy, Lewis
McElroy, David
McHarry, William
Mentzer, Michael
Miller, Abram
Miller, Jacob
Miller, Joseph
Miller, Philip
Murdoch, Alexander
Nordhammer, Adam
Nordheimer, William
Offner, William
Oliver, John
Parmer, Emanuel
Parvon, Stratton
Paul, John
Peeling, James
Picking, James
Pierson, John
Pinkerton, James
Rallis, Adam
Ramsay, Thomas
Rank, Michael
Rees, Jacob
Rees, John
Rees, Joseph
Reigart, Christian
Reigart, Matthias
Reyer, John
Roth, Henry
Russel, David
Ryan, John
Sausman, George
Shissler, Daniel
Shlick, John
Smith, John
Smith, Joseph
Smith, WIlliam
Sneider, Peter
Souder, Jacob
Souder, Peter
Stacy, Andrew
Stahley, John
Steffy, Cas.
Stork, George
Strein, A. Fredinand
Stroll, Jacob
Sweigart, Isaac
Trowman, Isaac
Ubel, Frederick
Usner, Jacob
Verns, George
Waltman, Joseph
Wertzel, Henry
Wilson, Morris
Wilson, Samuel
Yordan, John
Yundt, Samuel
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Earl Twp.
Tax exonerations
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 1822 #006
Classification
RG 08-01 0510
Location
Archives
Container
002
Box Number
002
Notes
Entered into Q&A Mar 22, 2001.
Additional Notes
Tax exoneration.
Ade, William. Not found.
Amor, Frederick. Gone.
Mentzer, Michael. Tax collector.
Bare, Peter. Gone.
Barton, Henry. Not found.
Behm, Christian. Gone.
Benly, Jesse. Gone.
Biecher, William. Non age.
Bliehm, Daniel. Gone.
Boney, Nicholas. Gone.
Brooking, Charles. Gone.
Bowder, Isaac. Married.
Brown, John. Poor.
Breneisen, Jacob. Gone.
Breneisen, Henry. Non age.
Brubaker, Samuel. Dead.
Caffry, James Jr. Gone.
Cloude, William. Gone.
Cober, Michael. Cocalico.
Cooper, Robert. Poor.
Cooper, Robert. Non age.
Darrough, James. Dead.
Davis, George. Poor.
Deam, Henry. Gone.
Dean, Samuel. Not found.
Dehaven, Isaac. Poor.
Diffenderfer, Cyrus. Not found.
Dolby, Francis. Gone.
Duchman, Samuel. Dead.
Edward, Daniel. Gone.
Edwards, David. Gone.
Fair, George. Poor.
Fetter, John. Gone.
Fidlinger, David. Not found.
Fisher, Frederick. Gone.
Foltz, George. Poor.
Foltz, John. Gone.
Formwalt, John. Gone.
Fremd, Conrad. Poor.
Fremd, George. Poor.
Frey, Jacob. Insolvent.
Freymeyer, John. Poor.
Gangel, Frederick. Gone.
Geiger, Peter. Not found.
German, John. Gone.
Giles, Thomas. Gone.
Glasser, George. Taxed for land.
Goheen, Samuel. Gone.
Good, Henry. Poor.
Good, Joseph. Non age.
Good, Samuel. Gone.
Groff, George. Gone.
Groff, John. Not found.
Herrington, Samuel. Poor.
Hershey, Joseph. For land.
Hippel, Jacob. Gone.
Hudson, David. Gone.
Hummel, John. Poor.
Hutchinson, William. Gone.
Jamison, William. Gone.
Johnson, Andrew. Gone.
Jones, James. Poor & sick.
Kendig, Abram. Not found.
Kenzer, John. Poor.
Kerr, John. Gone.
Kimber, David. Gone.
Larkins, John. Gone.
Laub, John. Poor.
Light, John. Gone.
Linkhorn, John. Gone.
Little, Abram. Gone.
Martin, David. Gone.
Martin, Isaac. Gone.
Martin, James. Gone.
McCline, Conrad. Gone.
McClinsey, James. Poor.
McConaghy, David. Gone.
McCoy, Lewis. Married man.
McElroy, David. Gone.
McHarry, William. Gone.
Miller, Abram. Not found.
Miller, Jacob. Gone.
Miller, Joseph. Gone.
Miller Philip. Gone.
Murdoch, Alexander. Gone.
Nordhammer, Adam. Gone.
Nordheimer, William. Gone.
Oliver, John. Gone.
Offner, William. Gone.
Parmer, Emanuel. Poor.
Parvon, Stratton. Gone.
Paul, John. Poor.
Peeling, James. Not found.
Picking, James. Not found.
Pierson, John. Gone.
Pinkerton, James. Gone.
Rallis, Adam. Not found.
Ramsay, Thomas. Not found.
Rank, Michael. Poor.
Rees, Jacob. Gone.
Rees, John. Gone.
Rees, Joseph. Gone.
Reigart, Christian. Poor & sick.
Reigart, Matthias. Gone.
Reyer, John. Poor.
Roth, Henry. Married man.
Russel, David. Gone.
Ryan, John. Gone.
Sausman, George. Gone.
Shissler, Daniel. Gone.
Shlick, John. Gone.
Smith, John. Cocalico.
Smith, Joseph. Married man.
Smith, WIlliam. Not found.
Sneider, Peter. Gone.
Souder, Jacob. Gone.
Souder, Peter. Non age.
Stacy, Andrew. Not found.
Stahley, John. Gone.
Steffy, Cas. Poor.
Stork, George. Poor.
Strein, A. Fredinand. Gone.
Stroll, Jacob. Poor.
Sweigart, Isaac. Gone.
Trowman, Isaac. Gone.
Ubel, Frederick. Gone.
Usner, Jacob. Salisbury.
Verns, George. Gone.
Waltman, Joseph. Gone.
Wertzel, Henry. Married man.
Wilson, Morris. Absconded.
Wilson, Samuel. Absconded.
Yordan, John. Gone.
Yundt, Samuel. Poor.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at research desk. Photocopy made by staff member.
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Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Object ID
Habeas 1800 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
1800
Creator
Prothonotary's Office
People
DeArmet, Michael
Kerr, John
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Warrants
Commitment papers
Charge: horse stealing
Jailor
Habeas corpus
Extent
8 cubic feet
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Habeas 1800 F003
Case Number
4.000
Classification
RG 01-00 2313
Location
Archives
Container
001
Box Number
001
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
Charged with horse stealing.
Filed against: Kerr, John. His occupation: jailor.
Commitment paper.
Habeas corpus, includes answer.
2 items, 2 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Restricted use of original. A photocopy will be made for patron use.
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Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Object ID
Habeas 1801 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
1801
Creator
Prothonotary's Office
People
Rollins, Mary
Kerr, John
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
African-American
Runaway servants
Servants
Jailor
Commitment papers
Habeas corpus
Extent
8 cubic feet
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Habeas 1801 F003
Case Number
9.000
Classification
RG 01-00 2313
Location
Archives
Container
001
Box Number
001
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
African-American.
Runaway servant.
Filed against: Kerr, John. His occupation: jailor.
Commitment paper
Habeas corpus, includes answer.
2 items, 2 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Restricted use of original. A photocopy will be made for patron use.
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Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Object ID
Habeas 1807 F001
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
1807
Creator
Prothonotary's Office
People
McDonald, Alexander
Kerr, John
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Runaway enslaved persons
Enslaved persons
Jailor
Commitment papers
Habeas corpus
Extent
8 cubic feet
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Habeas 1807 F001
Case Number
14.000
Classification
RG 01-00 2313
Location
Archives
Container
001
Box Number
001
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
Runaway servant.
Filed against: Kerr, John. His occupation: prison keeper.
Commitment paper.
Habeas corpus, includes answer and decision.
2 items, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Restricted use of original. A photocopy will be made for patron use.
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Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Object ID
Habeas 1814 F028
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
1814
Creator
Prothonotary's Office
People
Corr, John
Kerr, John
Freeman, [ ]
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Enlistment
Lieutenant, United States Army
Affidavits
Habeas corpus
Extent
8 cubic feet
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Habeas 1814 F028
Case Number
107.000
Classification
RG 01-00 2313
Location
Archives
Container
001
Box Number
001
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
Alias: Kerr, John.
Enlistment.
Petitioner: Corr, John.
Filed against: Lieutenant Freeman, United States Army.
Affidavit.
Habeas corpus, includes answer and decision.
2 items, 2 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Restricted use of original. A photocopy will be made for patron use.
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Collection
Quarter Sessions
Object ID
NOV 1799 F021 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
1799
People
Kerr, John
Pardic, Elisha Crane
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Grand Jury
Petitions
Jailor
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
NOV 1799 F021 QS
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
Petition to Grand Jury by John Kerr, jailor, for money to help pay for a reward offered for the capture of [Elisha Crane Pardic].
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
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Quarter Sessions
Object ID
AUG 1805 F022 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
1805
People
Clingan, Thomas
Wilson, Hugh
Kerr, John
Clark, Brice
Brenneman, Henry
Whitehill, John
Boggs, Alexander
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Depositions
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
AUG 1805 F022 QS
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
Depositions of Hugh Wilson, John Kerr, Brice Clark, Henry Brenneman, John Whitehill, Alexander Boggs.
6 items, 6 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
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Quarter Sessions
Object ID
NOV 1774 F012 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
1774
People
McCartney, Andrew
Kerr, John
Spencer, Elizabeth
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Recognizance
Charge: fornication and bastardy
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
NOV 1774 F012 QS
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
Additional name: John Kerr.
Recognizance, charged with fornication and bastardy against Elizabeth Spencer.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
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Estate Inventories
Object ID
Inv 1754 F001 K
Collection
Estate Inventories
Year
1754
People
Kerr, John
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Place
Derry Twp., Lancaster County
Object Name
Documents
Object ID
Inv 1754 F001 K
Classification
RG-03-00-0133
Location
Archives
Container
064
Box Number
064
Additional Notes
1 item, 1 piece
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Collection
Indictments
Object ID
AUG 1803 F028
Description Level
Item
Collection
Indictments
System of Arrangement
Organized by Court of Quarter Sessions term.
Arranged by case number within each term.
Year
1803
People
Kerr, John
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
AUG 1803 F028
Parent Object ID
INDICTMENTS
Classification
RG 02-00 0933
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
Tippling house
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
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