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Collection
Constables' and Detectives' Bonds
Object ID
Constable F131 I002
Description Level
Item
Collection
Constables' and Detectives' Bonds
Description
Bonds posted by constables, showing names of constable and surety; date and amount of bond; conditions of obligation; signatures of constable, surety, and witnesses; and date filed. Arr. chron. by date filed. No index. Hdw. and typed on ptd. fm.
Admin/Biographical History
The County of Lancaster has given LancasterHistory.org custodial responsibility of this collection.
System of Arrangement
Arranged by year; alphabetical by surname with in year.
Constables' Bonds: 1809, 1811, 1825, 1826, 1829, 1830-1849, 1875, 1888, 1893-1924.
Detectives' Bonds: 1890-1896, 1900, 1902, 1903, 1906, 1927
Includes: Remonstrations, affirmations, petitions, bonds, receipts, notices.
Creation Date
1809-1927, inc.
Date of Accumulation
1809-1927, inc.
Year
1894
Creator
Clerk of Courts of Lancaster County
People
Shenk, Jacob R.
Search Terms
Constables' Bonds
Detectives' Bonds
Bonds
Detectives
Lancaster
Place
Lancaster
Extent
4 boxes, 2 cu. ft.
Object Name
Bond, Legal
Language
English
Condition
Good
Object ID
Constable F131 I002
Classification
RG 02-00 0558
Location
LancasterHistory.org
Room
Archives West 1
Box Number
004
Additional Notes
Detective papers.
3 items, 4 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy or PDF made by staff member.
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Collection
Constables' and Detectives' Bonds
Object ID
Constable F048 I004
Description Level
Item
Collection
Constables' and Detectives' Bonds
Description
Bonds posted by constables, showing names of constable and surety; date and amount of bond; conditions of obligation; signatures of constable, surety, and witnesses; and date filed. Arr. chron. by date filed. No index. Hdw. and typed on ptd. fm.
Admin/Biographical History
The County of Lancaster has given LancasterHistory.org custodial responsibility of this collection.
System of Arrangement
Arranged by year; alphabetical by surname with in year.
Constables' Bonds: 1809, 1811, 1825, 1826, 1829, 1830-1849, 1875, 1888, 1893-1924.
Detectives' Bonds: 1890-1896, 1900, 1902, 1903, 1906, 1927
Includes: Remonstrations, affirmations, petitions, bonds, receipts, notices.
Creation Date
1809-1927, inc.
Date of Accumulation
1809-1927, inc.
Year
1899
Creator
Clerk of Courts of Lancaster County
People
Shenk, Jacob R.
Welchans, A. C.
Search Terms
Constables' Bonds
Detectives' Bonds
Bonds
Lancaster
Place
Lancaster
Extent
4 boxes, 2 cu. ft.
Object Name
Bond, Legal
Language
English
Condition
Good
Object ID
Constable F048 I004
Classification
RG 02-00 0558
Location
LancasterHistory.org
Room
Archives West 1
Box Number
001
Additional Notes
Additional name: A. C. Welchans.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy or PDF made by staff member.
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Collection
Quarter Sessions
Object ID
AUG 1885 F111 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
1885
People
Shenk, Jacob
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
AUG 1885 F111 QS
Case Number
110.000
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
Receiving stolen goods
2 items, 2 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
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Collection
Quarter Sessions
Object ID
AUG 1885 F112 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
1885
People
Shenk, Jacob
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
AUG 1885 F112 QS
Case Number
111.000
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
Felonious entry
2 items, 2 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
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Collection
Commissioners' Orders for Payment
Object ID
CommOrder 1826 #662
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
Armstrong, Nancy
Armstrong, Thomas
Beech, Amos
Beech, Henry
Beech, John
Brady, Amos
Brady, John
Brady, Robert
Brooks, Eli C.
Brooks, Mary C.
Cromwell, Ann
Doebler, Christopher
Ervin, Daniel
Fisher, Matilda
Gortner, Jacob
Gortner, Maria
Goss, Henry
Hess, Amos
Hess, Edward
Hess, Elizabeth
Hess, Martha
Kepperley, Abraham
Kepperley, Frederick
Kurtz, George
Kurtz, Harry
Kurtz, Marion
Lighty, Christian
Lighty, Jacob
McMullen, Josiah
Meheffy, John
Morrison, John
Morrison, Margaret
Morrison, William
Nelson, Edward
Nelson, Martha
Peters, Benjamin
Peters, George
Peters, Jacob
Peters, Samuel
Peters, William
Ressel, Leah
Roads Augustus
Roads John
Rogers, John
Rogers, Sarah
Shenk, Christian
Shenk, Elizabeth
Shenk, Hetty
Shenk, Jacob
Shenk, John
Smith, Harriet
Sourbeer, Jonas
Sourbeer, Nancy
Sourbeer, Philip
Williamson, Anne
Williamson, John
Wilson, Charles
Yentzer, Peggy
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Conestoga Twp.
Poor children
Commissioners' Orders for Payment
Place
Conestoga Twp.
Extent
70 boxes (35 cubic ft.)
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Condition Date
2008-03-25
Object ID
CommOrder 1826 #662
Classification
RG 08-01 0510
Location
Archives
Container
007
Box Number
007
Notes
Entered into Q & A Jan 5, 1996.
Additional Notes
Poor children.
Armstrong, Nancy. Age 7.
Armstrong, Thomas. Age 10.
Beech, Amos, age 9.
Beech, Henry, age 10.
Beech, John, age 7.
Brady, Amos, age 8.
Brady, John, age 9.
Brady, Robert, age 7.
Brooks, Eli C., age 7
Brooks, Mary C., age 8.
Cromwell, Ann, age 8.
Doebler, Christopher, age 8.
Ervin, Daniel, age 9.
Fisher, Matilda, age 9.
Gortner, Jacob, age 7.
Gortner, Maria, age 8.
Goss, Henry, age 7.
Hess, Amos, age 7.
Hess, Edward, age 11.
Hess, Elizabeth, age 8.
Hess, Martha, age 10.
Kepperley, Abraham, age 8.
Kepperley, Frederick, age 9.
Kurtz, George, age 7.
Kurtz, Harry, age 11.
Kurtz, Marion, age 9.
Lighty, Christian, age 9.
Lighty, Jacob, age 10
McMullen, Josiah, age 11.
Meheffy, John, age 9.
Morrison, John, age 9.
Morrison, Margaret, age 7.
Morrison, William, age 11.
Nelson, Edward, age 7.
Nelson, Martha, age 9.
Peters, Benjamin, age 5.
Peters, George, age 11.
Peters, Jacob, age 7.
Peters, Samuel, age 8.
Peters, William, age 9.
Ressel, Leah, age 11.
Roads Augustus, age 10.
Roads John, age 7.
Rogers, John, age 10.
Rogers, Sarah, age 7.
Shenk, Christian, age 7.
Shenk, Elizabeth, age 6.
Shenk, Hetty, age 11.
Shenk, Jacob, age 9.
Shenk, John, age 11.
Smith, Harriet [age was not recorded]
Sourbeer, Jonas, age 8.
Sourbeer, Jonas, age 7.
Sourbeer, Nancy, age 10.
Sourbeer, Philip, age 7.
Williamson, Anne, age 8.
Williamson, John, age 9.
Wilson, Charles, age 10.
Yentzer, Peggy, age 7.
1 item. 1 piece.
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at research desk. Photocopy made by staff member.
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Collection
Commissioners' Orders for Payment
Object ID
CommOrder 1826 #663
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
Armstrong, Nancy
Armstrong, Thomas
Brady, Amos
Brady, Robert
Beech, Amos
Beech, John
Beech, Henry
Brady, John
Brooks, Eli C.
Brooks, Mary C.
Cromwell, Ann
Doebler, Christopher
Ervin, Daniel
Fisher, Matilda
Gortner, Jacob
Gortner, Maria
Goss, Henry
Hess, Elizabeth
Hess, Martha
Kepperley, Abraham
Kepperley, Frederick
Kurtz, George
Kurtz, Harry
Kurtz, Marion
Lighty, Christian
Lighty, Jacob
Meheffy, John
Morrison, John
Morrison, Margaret
Morrison, William
Peters, George
Peters, Jacob
Peters, Samuel
Peters, William
Rogers, Sarah
Roads Augustus
Ressel, Leah
Shenk, Hetty
Sourbeer, Jonas
Sourbeer, Nancy
Williamson, John
Yentzer, Peggy
Hess, Amos
Hess, Edward
Shenk, Christian
Shenk, Elizabeth
Shenk, Jacob
Shenk, John
Williamson, Anne
Williamson
Wilson, Charles
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Conestoga Twp.
Poor children
Commissioners' Orders for Payment
Place
Conestoga Twp.
Extent
70 boxes (35 cubic ft.)
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Condition Date
2008-03-25
Object ID
CommOrder 1826 #663
Classification
RG 08-01 0510
Location
Archives
Container
007
Box Number
007
Notes
Entered into Q & A Jan 5, 1996.
Additional Notes
Poor children.
Armstrong, Nancey. Age 7.
Armstrong, Thomas. Age 10.
Brady, Amos, age 8.
Brady, Robert, age 7.
Beech, Amos, age 9.
Beech, John, age 7.
Beech, Henry, age 10.
Brady, John, age 9.
Brooks, Eli C., age 7
Brooks, Mary C., age 8.
Cromwell, Ann, age 8.
Doebler, Christopher, age 8.
Ervin, Daniel, age 9.
Fisher, Matilda, age 9.
Gortner, Jacob, age 7.
Gortner, Maria, age 8.
Goss, Henry, age 7.
Hess, Elizabeth, age 8.
Hess, Martha, age 10.
Kepperley, Abraham, age 8.
Kepperley, Frederick, age 9.
Kurtz, George, age 7.
Kurtz, Harry, age 11.
Kurtz, Marion, age 9.
Lighty, Christian, age 9.
Lighty, Jacob, age 10.
Meheffy, John, age 8.
Morrison, John, age 9.
Morrison, Margaret, age 7.
Morrison, William, age 11.
Peters, George, age 11.
Peters, Jacob, age 7.
Peters, Samuel, age 8.
Peters, William, age 9.
Rogers, Sarah, age 7.
Roads Augustus, age 10.
Roads John, age 7.
Ressel, Leah, age 10.
Shenk, Hetty, age 11.
Sourbeer, Jonas, age 7.
Sourbeer, Nancy, age 10.
Williamson, John, age 9.
Yentzer, Peggy, age 7.
Hess, Amos, age 7.
Hess, Edward, age 11.
Shenk, Christian, age 7.
Shenk, Elizabeth, age 6.
Shenk, Jacob, age 9.
Shenk, John, age 11.
Williamson, Anne, age 8.
Williamson, John.
Wilson, Charles, age 10.
1 item. 1 piece.
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at research desk. Photocopy made by staff member.
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Collection
Renunciations
Object ID
Ren 1842 F046
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
1842
Creator
Register of Wills
People
Shenk, Jacob
Shenk, Sarah
Miller, Martin
Harnish, John
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Renunciation
Conestoga Twp.
Place
Conestoga Twp.
Extent
12 cubic feet
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Ren 1842 F046
Classification
RG 03-00 0115
Location
Archives
Container
004
Box Number
004
Associated Material
Administrators Accounts
Miscellaneous Orphans' Court Papers
Additional Notes
Renouncer: Shenk, Sarah.
Administrators: Miller, Martin; Harnish, John.
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 1823 #090
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
1823
Creator
County Commissioners
People
Balcom, Samuel
Luhey, Joseph
Shenk, Jacob
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Martic Twp.
Poor children
Teachers
Commissioners' Orders for Payment
Place
Martic Twp.
Extent
70 boxes (35 cubic ft.)
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Condition Date
2008-03-25
Object ID
CommOrder 1823 #090
Classification
RG 08-01 0510
Location
Archives
Container
003
Box Number
003
Notes
Entered into Q&A 1993/02/23.
Additional Notes
Poor children.
Balcom, Samuel. Teacher.
Luhey, Joseph.
Shenk, Jacob.
1 item. 1 piece.
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at research desk. Photocopy made by staff member.
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Collection
Indictments
Object ID
NOV 1809 F018
Description Level
Item
Collection
Indictments
System of Arrangement
Organized by Court of Quarter Sessions term.
Arranged by case number within each term.
Year
1809
People
Shenk, Jacob
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
NOV 1809 F018
Parent Object ID
INDICTMENTS
Case Number
14.000
Classification
RG 02-00 0933
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
Werfel, Abraham
Werfel, Jacob
Sowerbeer, John
Nuisance
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
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Collection
Indictments
Object ID
AUG 1885 F163
Description Level
Item
Collection
Indictments
System of Arrangement
Organized by Court of Quarter Sessions term.
Arranged by case number within each term.
Year
1885
People
Shenk, Jacob
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
AUG 1885 F163
Parent Object ID
INDICTMENTS
Case Number
164.000
Classification
RG 02-00 0933
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
Entering in the night with breaking with intent to commit a felony
Entering in the night without breaking with intent to commit a felony
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
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