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Abstracts of Lancaster County, Pa. Orphans Court records

https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo10649
Author
Wevodau, Edward N. ,
Date of Publication
2001.
Call Number
974.815 W544 Year
Responsibility
compiled by Edward Wevodau.
Author
Wevodau, Edward N. ,
Place of Publication
Apollo, Pa
Publisher
Closson Press ,
Date of Publication
2001.
Physical Description
3 v. ; 27 cm.
Contents
v.1-1742-1767 -- v.2-1768-1782 -- v.3-1782-1791.
Subjects
Court records - Pennsylvania - Lancaster County.
Additional Corporate Author
Pennsylvania Orphans' Court (Lancaster County)
Location
Lancaster History Library - Reference
Call Number
974.815 W544 Year
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Abstracts of Snyder county probate and Orphans court records (1772-1855)

https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo7362
Author
Fisher, Charles Adam,
Date of Publication
1940]
Call Number
974.849 F533
Responsibility
by Dr. Charles A. Fisher...
Author
Fisher, Charles Adam,
Place of Publication
[Selinsgrove? Pa
Date of Publication
1940]
Physical Description
1 p.l., 77 numb. l., 9 l. 28 x 22 cm.
Notes
Mimeographed.
Subjects
Wills - Pennsylvania - Snyder County.
Court records - Pennsylvania - Snyder County.
Additional Corporate Author
Pennsylvania. Orphans' Court (Snyder County)
Location
Lancaster History Library - Book
Call Number
974.849 F533
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Administrators' accounts

https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo13490
Corporate Author
Pennsylvania. Orphans' Court (Lancaster County)
Call Number
RG 04-00 0150, Archives West 1
  1 website  
Corporate Author
Pennsylvania. Orphans' Court (Lancaster County)
Physical Description
443 boxes.
Arrangement of Material
Arranged alphabetically by decedent and then chronologically by date filed.
Notes
Administrators' Accounts may be searched in the PastPerfect database and at LancasterHistory.org.
From 1729-1775, administrators' accounts were filed with the estate inventories. However, there are some accounts in this collection that date 1739-1775 and 1902-1912.
Finding aid in the repository: Local government records.
Summary
These are accounts filed by fiduciaries showing court term and case number; names of decedent, fiduciary, attorney, and judge; assets; receipts and expenditures; balance on hand; dates; amounts; totals; affidavit of fiduciary; dates filed and confirmed by court; and volume and page of recording in Account Book.
Rights
May not be photocopied.
Subjects
Decedents' estates - Pennsylvania - Lancaster County.
Additional Corporate Author
Lancaster County (Pa.) Orphans' Court.
Location
Lancaster History Archive - Government Record
Call Number
RG 04-00 0150, Archives West 1
Websites
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Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 6 Hiram B. Swarr
Object ID
JBFP 6.2.1.071
Date Range
1871/02/00
  2 documents     4 images  
Description Level
Item
Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 6 Hiram B. Swarr
Description
Copy of an agreement between the executors of James Buchanan and Henry E. Johnston and Harriet Lane Johnston for the delivery of papers of James Buchanan now at Wheatland. Lancaster. [February 1871].
Custodial History
The James Buchanan Family Papers were collected by the James Buchanan Foundation for the Preservation of Wheatland. This collection was relocated from the Wheatland mansion to the LancasterHistory archives in the Spring of 2009. Digitization of the James Buchanan Family Papers was funded by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, PHMC Appl ID # 201808013051, 2019-2020.
Date Range
1871/02/00
Creator
Pennsylvania. Orphans' Court (Lancaster County)
People
Buchanan, James
Johnston, Harriet Lane
Johnston, Henry Elliot
Subjects
Contracts
Executors and administrators
Beneficiaries
Search Terms
Agreements
Executors and administrators
Beneficiaries
James Buchanan
Harriet Lane Johnston
Buchanan Collections
James Buchanan Presidential Library
Extent
1 item, 4 pages to scan, 25 x 19.5 cm.
Object Name
Agreement
Language
English
Accession Number
JBMS1995.365
Object ID
JBFP 6.2.1.071
Parent Object ID
JBFP Part 6 Series 2
Other Number
JBFP Part 6, Series 2, Subseries 1, Folder 71
Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Room
Archives South
Container
JBFP Part 6, Box 2
Associated Material
James Buchanan Papers, Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections,
http://archives.dickinson.edu/collection-descriptions/james-buchanan-papers
James Buchanan and Harriet Lane Johnston Papers, Library of Congress,
https://www.loc.gov/collections/james-buchanan-and-harriet-lane-johnston-papers/
James Buchanan Papers, Historical Society of Pennsylvania,
http://www2.hsp.org/collections/manuscripts/b/Buchanan0091.html
James Buchanan Papers, Penn State University Libraries,
https://libraries.psu.edu/findingaids/1458.htm
Related Item Notes
James Buchanan Family Papers
MG-96 James Buchanan Collection
Historical Society of Pennsylvania microfilm
Photograph collections
Curatorial collections
Wheatland Mansion
Notes
May 2020 PastPerfect Conversion
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Please use digital images and transcriptions when available. Original documents may be used by appointment. Please contact archives@lancasterhistory.org at least two weeks prior to visit.
Copyright
Images have been provided for research purposes only. Please contact archives@lancasterhistory.org for a high-resolution image and permission to publish.
LancasterHistory retains the rights to the digital images and content presented. The doctrine of fair use allows limited use of copyrighted material without permission from the copyright holder. Fair use includes comment, criticism, teaching, and private scholarship. Any images and data downloaded, printed or photocopied for these purposes should provide a citation. All other uses beyond those allowed by fair use require written permission.
Permission for reproduction and/or publication must be obtained in writing from LancasterHistory. Some items are photocopies from other collections--researchers must obtain permission for reproduction and publication from the owner of the original material.
Persons wishing to publish any material from this site must assume all responsibility for identifying and satisfying any claimants of copyright or other use restrictions. Publication fees may apply.
Credit
Courtesy of LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pa.
Images
Documents
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Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 6 Hiram B. Swarr
Object ID
JBFP 6.2.1.101
Date Range
1868-1870
  1 document     60 images  
Description Level
Item
Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 6 Hiram B. Swarr
Description
Account of H. B. Swarr, one of the executors of James Buchanan, with Farmers’ National Bank of Lancaster listing the debits and credits of the of James Buchanan’s estate, the final balance being $7693.15; also lists four collections for June and July of 1868. 1 leather-bound volume. Lancaster.
Custodial History
The James Buchanan Family Papers were collected by the James Buchanan Foundation for the Preservation of Wheatland. This collection was relocated from the Wheatland mansion to the LancasterHistory archives in the Spring of 2009. Digitization of the James Buchanan Family Papers was funded by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, PHMC Appl ID # 201808013051, 2019-2020.
Date Range
1868-1870
Year Range From
1868
Year Range To
1870
Creator
Pennsylvania. Orphans' Court (Lancaster County)
People
Swarr, Hiram Behm
Buchanan, James
Subjects
Administrators' accounts
Estates (Law)
Executors and administrators
Decedents' estates
Probate records
Search Terms
Administrators' accounts
Estate settlement
Executors and administrators
Decedents' estates
Probate records
James Buchanan
Buchanan Collections
James Buchanan Presidential Library
Extent
1 item, 60 pages to scan
Object Name
Book, Account
Language
English
Accession Number
JBFPB1996.176.1
Object ID
JBFP 6.2.1.101
Parent Object ID
JBFP Part 6 Series 2
Other Number
JBFP Part 6, Series 2, Subseries 1, Folder 101
Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Container
JBFP Part 6, Box 2
Associated Material
James Buchanan Papers, Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections,
http://archives.dickinson.edu/collection-descriptions/james-buchanan-papers
James Buchanan and Harriet Lane Johnston Papers, Library of Congress,
https://www.loc.gov/collections/james-buchanan-and-harriet-lane-johnston-papers/
James Buchanan Papers, Historical Society of Pennsylvania,
http://www2.hsp.org/collections/manuscripts/b/Buchanan0091.html
James Buchanan Papers, Penn State University Libraries,
https://libraries.psu.edu/findingaids/1458.htm
Related Item Notes
James Buchanan Family Papers
MG-96 James Buchanan Collection
Historical Society of Pennsylvania microfilm
Photograph collections
Curatorial collections
Wheatland Mansion
Notes
May 2020 PastPerfect Conversion
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Please use digital images and transcriptions when available. Original documents may be used by appointment. Please contact archives@lancasterhistory.org at least two weeks prior to visit.
Copyright
Images have been provided for research purposes only. Please contact archives@lancasterhistory.org for a high-resolution image and permission to publish.
LancasterHistory retains the rights to the digital images and content presented. The doctrine of fair use allows limited use of copyrighted material without permission from the copyright holder. Fair use includes comment, criticism, teaching, and private scholarship. Any images and data downloaded, printed or photocopied for these purposes should provide a citation. All other uses beyond those allowed by fair use require written permission.
Permission for reproduction and/or publication must be obtained in writing from LancasterHistory. Some items are photocopies from other collections--researchers must obtain permission for reproduction and publication from the owner of the original material.
Persons wishing to publish any material from this site must assume all responsibility for identifying and satisfying any claimants of copyright or other use restrictions. Publication fees may apply.
Credit
Courtesy of LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pa.
Images
Documents
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Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 4 Edward Young Buchanan
Object ID
JBFP 4.2.1.015
Date Range
1841/11/27
  1 document     2 images  
Description Level
Item
Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 4 Edward Young Buchanan
Description
Certificate, signed by John Wood, Clerk, attesting the August 9, 1841, appointment of Edward Y. Buchanan as the guardian of Harriet R. Lane at Orphans’ Court. Chambersburg, Pa.
Custodial History
The James Buchanan Family Papers were collected by the James Buchanan Foundation for the Preservation of Wheatland. This collection was relocated from the Wheatland mansion to the LancasterHistory archives in the Spring of 2009. Digitization of the James Buchanan Family Papers was funded by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, PHMC Appl ID # 201808013051, 2019-2020.
Date Range
1841/11/27
Creator
Pennsylvania. Orphans' Court (Franklin County)
People
Buchanan, Edward Young
Johnston, Harriet Lane
Wood, John
Search Terms
Buchanan Collections
Harriet Lane Johnson
James Buchanan Presidential Library
Extent
1 item, 2 pages to scan, 15.5 x 20 cm.
Object Name
Certificate of Appointment
Language
English
Accession Number
JBMS1995.268
Object ID
JBFP 4.2.1.015
Parent Object ID
JBFP Part 4 Series 2
Other Number
JBFP Part 4, Series 2, Subseries 1, Folder 15
Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Container
JBFP Part 4, Box 2
Associated Material
James Buchanan Papers, Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections,
http://archives.dickinson.edu/collection-descriptions/james-buchanan-papers
James Buchanan and Harriet Lane Johnston Papers, Library of Congress,
https://www.loc.gov/collections/james-buchanan-and-harriet-lane-johnston-papers/
James Buchanan Papers, Historical Society of Pennsylvania,
http://www2.hsp.org/collections/manuscripts/b/Buchanan0091.html
James Buchanan Papers, Penn State University Libraries,
https://libraries.psu.edu/findingaids/1458.htm
Related Item Notes
James Buchanan Family Papers
MG-96 James Buchanan Collection
Historical Society of Pennsylvania microfilm
Photograph collections
Curatorial collections
Wheatland Mansion
Notes
May 2020 PastPerfect Conversion
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Please use digital images and transcriptions when available. Original documents may be used by appointment. Please contact archives@lancasterhistory.org at least two weeks prior to visit.
Copyright
Images have been provided for research purposes only. Please contact archives@lancasterhistory.org for a high-resolution image and permission to publish.
LancasterHistory retains the rights to the digital images and content presented. The doctrine of fair use allows limited use of copyrighted material without permission from the copyright holder. Fair use includes comment, criticism, teaching, and private scholarship. Any images and data downloaded, printed or photocopied for these purposes should provide a citation. All other uses beyond those allowed by fair use require written permission.
Permission for reproduction and/or publication must be obtained in writing from LancasterHistory. Some items are photocopies from other collections--researchers must obtain permission for reproduction and publication from the owner of the original material.
Persons wishing to publish any material from this site must assume all responsibility for identifying and satisfying any claimants of copyright or other use restrictions. Publication fees may apply.
Credit
Courtesy of LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pa.
Images
Documents
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Dauphin County Orphan's Court Docket

https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo2039
Date of Publication
n.d.
Call Number
974.818 D242oc
Place of Publication
Photocopy
Date of Publication
n.d.
Physical Description
5 v. ; 29 cm.
Notes
"A" 1785-1796; "B" 1796-1804; "C" 1804-1811"; Index to "C" and "D" 1812-1817.
Subjects
Court Records - Pennsylvania - Dauphin County
Additional Corporate Author
Pennsylvania Orphans' Court (Dauphin County)
Location
Lancaster History Library - Book
Call Number
974.818 D242oc
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Collection
Estate Vouchers
Object ID
Voucher 1875 F001 R
Description Level
Item
Collection
Estate Vouchers
System of Arrangement
Arranged alphabetically by year.
Year
1875
Creator
Orphans' Court
People
Redcay, John
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Voucher
Brecknock Twp.
Affidavits
Place
Brecknock Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Voucher 1875 F001 R
Classification
RG 04-00 0169
Location
Archives
Container
005
Box Number
005
Additional Notes
Also one affidavit.
Date range: 1875-1876.
3 items, 3 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
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Collection
Estate Vouchers
Object ID
Voucher 1791 F001 M
Description Level
Item
Collection
Estate Vouchers
System of Arrangement
Arranged alphabetically by year.
Year
1791
Creator
Orphans' Court
People
Leech, George
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Voucher
Place
none
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Voucher 1791 F001 M
Classification
RG 04-00 0169
Location
Archives
Container
005
Box Number
005
Additional Notes
Date range: 1791-1798.
Place taken from inventory.
More documents regarding this estate can be found in MG 268, Series 2.
1 volume, with several loose pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
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Collection
Vendue Lists
Object ID
Vendue 1880 F001 E
Description Level
Item
Collection
Vendue Lists
System of Arrangement
Arranged alphabetically by year.
Year
1880
Creator
Orphans' Court
People
Eby, Peter
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Vendue
Place
none
Object Name
Documents
Language
English and German
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Vendue 1880 F001 E
Classification
RG 04-00 0178
Location
Archives
Container
001
Box Number
001
Additional Notes
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
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