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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
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Collection
Liquor License Papers
Object ID
Tav 1862 F44 I01
Description Level
Item
Collection
Liquor License Papers
System of Arrangement
Arranged by municipalities by year.
Year
1862
People
Groff, Michael
Groff, Isaac
Groff, John
Leman, Jacob
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Liquor License
Strasburg Twp.
Place
Strasburg Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Tav 1862 F44 I01
Classification
RG 02-00 0602
Location
Archives
Container
030
Box Number
030
Additional Notes
Also Isaac Groff.
Known as the Green Tree.
Bond: John Groff, Jacob Leman.
Signers of petition: Franklin Bowman, Henry Breneman, James Curran, Philip Miller, Franklin Clark, [unknown signature], John F. Herr, Adam Esbenshade, Samuel Gardner, William [McElvee], Henry Musselman, David Hostetter, Christian Shultz Jr., Isaac Hoover.
Receipt to keep a tavern.
3 items, 3 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
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Collection
Quarter Sessions
Object ID
APR 1811 F016 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
1811
People
Bryan, James
Smith, Harry
Leman, Jacob
Westley, Henry
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Recognizance
Charge: threatening a person
Lampeter Twp.
Barrel makers
Place
Lampeter Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
APR 1811 F016 QS
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
Occupation: barrelmaker.
Recognizance, threatening Harry Smith.
Additional names: Jacob Leman, Henry Westley.
3 items, 3 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
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Collection
Quarter Sessions
Object ID
APR 1811 F017 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
1811
People
Bryan, James
Leidy, William
Leman, Jacob
Westley, Henry
Lehman, Jacob
Wesly, Henry
Bryan, Mary
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Recognizance
Charge: surety of the peace
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
APR 1811 F017 QS
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
Recognizance, surety of the peace against William Leidy.
Additional names: Henry Wesly, Mary Bryan, Jacob Lehman.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
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Collection
Quarter Sessions
Object ID
APR 1811 F018 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
1811
People
Bryan, Mary
Leidy, William
Leman, Jacob
Westley, Henry
Lehman, Jacob
Wesly, Henry
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Recognizance
Charge: surety of the peace
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
APR 1811 F018 QS
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
Recognizance, surety of the peace against William Leidy.
Additional names: Henry Wesly, Jacob Lehman.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
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Collection
Quarter Sessions
Object ID
APR 1811 F019 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
1811
People
Bryan, John
Leidy, William
Leman, Jacob
Westley, Henry
Lehman, Jacob
Wesly, Henry
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Recognizance
Charge: surety of the peace
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
APR 1811 F019 QS
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
Recognizance, surety of the peace against William Leidy.
Additional names: Henry Wesly, Jacob Lehman.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
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Collection
Quarter Sessions
Object ID
NOV 1803 F008 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
1803
People
Eichholtz, Jacob
Eigholtz, Jacob
Obdigraft, Elizabeth
Leman, Jacob
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Recognizance
Charge: fornication and bastardy
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
NOV 1803 F008 QS
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
Recognizance, charged with fornication and bastardy on Elizabeth Obdigraft.
Additional name: Jacob Leman.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
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Collection
Quarter Sessions
Object ID
AUG 1804 F030 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
1804
People
Davis, Dewalt
Conely, Patrick
Nelson, Stephen
Leman, Jacob
Jones, Richard
Shenk, Rudolph
Martin, Arthur
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Recognizance
Charge: assault and battery
Examinations
Notes
Subpoena
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
AUG 1804 F030 QS
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
Recognizance, charged with assault and battery on Patrick Conely.
Examinations of Patrick Conely, Stephen Nelson.
Note.
Subpoena of Rudolph Shenk, Arthur Martin.
Recognizance.
Additional names: Jacob Leman, Richard Jones.
6 items, 6 pieces
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Collection
Liquor License Papers
Object ID
Tav 1833 F13 I01
Description Level
Item
Collection
Liquor License Papers
System of Arrangement
Arranged by municipalities by year.
Year
1833
People
Mohn, Ludwig
Leman, Jacob
Zahm, Daniel
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Place
Lancaster Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Excellent
Object ID
Tav 1833 F13 I01
Classification
RG 02-00 0602
Location
Archives
Container
010
Box Number
010
Additional Notes
Petitioner's signature is in German.
Owned by Jacob Leman, then Daniel Zahm.
Located on the banks of the Conestoga.
Petition granted.
January term.
Signers of Petition: John Shanck,Jacob Hostetter, Socrates Myer, Jacob Graeff, George Graeff, Benjamin Hess, Jacob [Hoover], Jacob Shnader, [signature in German], [signature in German], Christian Lintner, Jacob Peters, Christian Herr, Daniel Lintner, Daniel [Gresma], John Jackson.
1 Item, 1 Piece
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Collection
Commissioners' Orders for Payment
Object ID
CommOrder 1824 #058
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
Kendig, Joseph
Kindig, Joseph
Spera, Henry
Rush, Henry
Johnson, John
Dietrick, Daniel
Shreiner, George
Walker, Henry
Overholtzer, H.D.
Green, Charles
Haines, Daniel
Collins, John
Deakyne, George
Lantz, John
Hensel, Jacob
Druckenmiller, Henry
Hensel, George
Lloyd, Thomas
Hambright, Frederick
Stauffer, John
Hollinger, G.
Cleyd, James
Clyde, James
Pierce, Levy
Pierce, Levi
Dietrich, Adam
Stehman, Jacob
Stouffer, Peter
Shriner, Philip
Holl, Daniel
Becker, Christian
Diller, Jacob
Walker, Isaac
Hagensberger, Peter
Lawrantz, Carnelius
Snyder, John
Lambert, Benjamin
Snyder, Jacob
Kreider, Jacob
Leman, Jacob
Kauffman, John
Briceland, Benjamin
Steman, John
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Lancaster
Courthouses
Witnesses
Justices
Constables
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 1824 #058
Classification
RG 08-01 0510
Location
Archives
Container
004
Box Number
004
Notes
Never entered into Q & A.
Additional Notes
Court house.
Payment to witnesses.
Kendig, Joseph. Also Kindig, Joseph.
Spera, Henry. Constable.
Rush, Henry. Justice.
Johnson, John. Justice.
Dietrick, Daniel.
Shreiner, George.
Walker, Henry.
Overholtzer, H.D. Justice.
Green, Charles.
Haines, Daniel.
Collins, John.
Spayd, _____. Justice
Snyder, _____. Constable.
Deakyne, George.
Lantz, John.
Hensel, Jacob.
Druckenmiller, Henry.
Hensel, George.
Lloyd, Thomas. Justice.
Hambright, Frederick. Sheriff.
Stauffer, John.
Hollinger, G. Justice.
Cleyd, James. Justice. Also Clyde, James.
Pierce, Levy. Constable. Also Pierce, Levi.
Dietrich, Adam. Haines, Daniel. Reward to be evenly divided between them.
Stehman, Jacob.
Stouffer, Peter.
Shriner, Philip.
Holl, Daniel.
Becker, Christian.
Diller, Jacob.
Walker, Isaac.
Hagensberger, Peter.
Lawrantz, Carnelius.
Snyder, John. Prosecutor.
Lambert, Benjamin.
Snyder, Jacob. East Hempfield.
Kreider, Jacob.
Leman, Jacob.
Kauffman, John.
Briceland, Benjamin.
Steman, John.
1 item 24 pieces.
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