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Commissioners' Orders for Payment
Object ID
CommOrder 1828 #593
Description Level
Commissioners' Orders for Payment
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
County Commissioners
Albright, Caroline
Albright, George
Albright, John
Alton, Henry
Alton, Jacob Broom M.
Alton, Mary
Arms, Henry
Arms, Jacob Cutter S.
Arms, John
Arms, Samuel
Beaver, Elizabeth
Beaver, Frederick
Beaver, George
Beaver, John
Bennet, Abraham
Bennet, James
Bennet, John
Bogle, George
Bothhoff, Elizabeth
Bothoff, Amos
Bothoff, Henry
Bothoff, John
Boyers, George
Boyers, Hariett
Boyers, James
Boyers, Jesse
Brooks, Catty
Brooks, Jane
Brooks, Mathias
Brooks, Susan
Brown, Frederick
Brown, John
Brown, John G.
Brown, Rebecca
Brown, Westly
Butcher, John
Butcher, Maryann
Clinton, Joseph
Clouse, Emely
Clouse, George
Clouse, Mary
Clouse, _____ Mrs.
Cohick, Daniel
Cohick, Susan
Cohick, _____ Mrs.
Conklin, John
Conklin, Joseph
Conklin, Nicholas
Conklin, Samuel
Conklin, Susanna
Creamer, Christian
Creamer, Henry
Creamer, Jacob
Curry, Lorenzo
Curry, Martin
Curry, Rebecca
Davis, Henry
Davis, Nathaniel
Delham, Charles
Delham, Hannah
Delham, James
Delham, Michael
Delham, Nancy
Detwiler, Christian
Detwiler, Eliza
Detwiler, Joseph
Dickey, Wiliam
Duck, Elizabeth
Duck, Fanny
Duck, George
Duck, Soloman
Eberly, George
Elexander, Elizabeth
Elexander, Soney
Elexander, William
Engle, Hiram
Engle, Mary
Engle, Moses
Engle, Susan
Fight, Ann
Fight, Emanuel
Fight, John
Fight, Lewis
Findley, Urias
Findley, _____ Mrs.
Fisher, George
Fisher, _____ Mrs.
Gallecher, Daniel
Gallecher, Henry
Gallecher, John
Gallecher, Mary
Gooden, William
Gooden, _____ Mrs.
Green, Casa
Green, James
Green, Sarah
Green, Walter
Greesinger, Nancy
Greesinger, Stephan
Harden, Elizabeth
Harden, _____ Mrs.
Harris, John
Harris, Stephan
Harris, Susan
Hauntch, Margaret
Hauntch, William
Hauss, Christian
Hauss, Jacob
Hauss, _____ Mrs.
Hollingsworth, George
Hollingsworth, James
Houston, Samuel
Houston, _____ Mrs.
Howard, Angeline
Howard, _____ Mrs.
Hughes, Harriet
Hughes, James
Hughes, Josiah
Hummel, Catharine
Hummel, Elizabeth
Hummel, _____ Mrs.
Hutton, Enos
Hutton, Lideann
Hutton, _____ Mrs.
Isenberger, Abraham
Isenberger, Christian
Isenberger, Henry
Jackson, Elizabeth
Kame, Catherine
Kame, _____ Mrs.
Keller, Amos
Keller, Iva
Keller, Leonard
Keller, Michael
Leibhart, Eliza
Leibhart, Martha
Leibhart, _____ Mrs.
Leoney, Benjamin
Leoney, James
Lewis, Joseph
Lewis, Sarah
Lightiser, Jacob
Lightiser, John
Lightiser, Wayne
Lockard, Charles
Lockard, Hannah
Lockard, Samuel
Lockard, Sophia
Lockard, _____ Mrs.
Mason, Ann
Mason, Isaac
Mason, William
Maxton, Ann
Maxton, George
Maxton, Samuel
Maxton, _____ Mrs.
May, Elizabeth
May, Margaret
May, Peter
McCannon, William
McCardle, _____ Mrs.
McCartney, Joseph
McCartney, _____ Mrs.
McDrum, John
McFadden, Hetty
McFadden, Robert
Mellinger, John
Mellinger, Nancy
Mellinger, Susan
Miller, Ann
Miller, Edward
Miller, Elizabeth
Miller, Eve
Miller, James
Miller, Margaret
Miller, Martha Jane
Miller, Maryann
Miller, Philip
Miller, Polly
Moon, Ann
Moon, Catty
Moon, Samuel
Moon, _____ Mrs.
Onetto, Henry
Onetto, Joseph
Pearson, Mary Jane
Pearson, William
Poor, Elizabeth
Poor, Mary
Poor, Samuel
Randall, Benjamin
Randall, James
Randall, John
Road, Fanny
Road, John
Robinson, Barbery
Robinson, _____ Mrs.
Roth, _____ Mrs.
Sanders, Catherine
Sanders, Hugh
Sanders, Sally
Seckel, Decorine
Seckel, Jacob A.
Seckel, Lewis
Shrader, Catherine
Shrader, Fredrick
Shrader, John
Snively, Mary
Snyder, Henry
Stillenger, _____ Mrs.
Stillinger, Nancy
Stokes, Daniel
Stokes, Peter
Strawbrdge, George
Strawbridge, _____ Mrs.
Tarbed, David
Tarbed, John
Taylor, Charles
Taylor, Hannah
Thomas, Elizabeth
Thomas, Hetty
Trainer, Ann
Trainer, Patrick
Trainer, Rosana
Wade, Elizabeth
Wade, James
Walsh, David
Walsh, Henry
Walsh, Maryann
Watts, Westley
Watts, William
Way, George
Way, John
Way, _____ Mrs.
Welsh, Mary
Welsh, Thomas
Welsh, William
Welsh, _____ Mrs.
Wheelen, Jarret
Wheelen, Mary
Wilson, Elizabeth
Wilson, James
Wilson, Rebecca
Witty, Walton
Wolf, Charles
Wolf, Henry
Wolf, Mary
Wolf, Napoleon
Wolf, _____ Mrs.
Wright, Aniliza
Wright, _____ Mrs.
Xanders, Elizabeth
Xanders, Mary
Xanders, _____ Mrs.
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
West Hempfield Twp.
Poor children
Commissioners' Orders for Payment
West Hempfield Twp.
70 boxes (35 cubic ft.)
Object Name
Condition Date
Object ID
CommOrder 1828 #593
RG 08-01 0510
Box Number
Entered into Q&A 1994/06/30.
Additional Notes
List of poor children from the township's tax lists.
Alton, Jacob Broom M. Father of Alton, Henry, age 8; Alton, Mary, age 10.
Albright, George. Father of Albright, Caroline, age 7; Albright, John, age 11.
Arms, Jacob Cutter S. Father of Arms, John, age 6; Arms, Henry, age 10; Arms, Samuel, age 8.
Bennet, Abraham. Father of Bennet, James, age 9; Bennet, John, age 7.
Boyers, Jesse. Father of Boyers, George, age 11; Boyers, Hariett, age 5; Boyers, James, age 7.
Butcher, John. Father of Butcher, Maryann, age 6.
Brown, John. Father of Brown, Frederick, age 11; Brown, John G., age 9; Brown, Rebecca, age 7; Brown, Westly, age 5.
Brooks, Mathias. Father of Brooks, Catty, age 7; Brooks, Jane, age 9; Brooks, Mathias, age 11; Brooks, Susan, age 10.
Bothoff, Henry. Father of Bothoff, Amos, age 8; Bothoff, John, age 10. [Possible third child: Bothhoff, Elizabeth.]
Bogle, George. Father of Bogle, George, age 11.
Beaver, John. Father of Beaver, George, age 10; Beaver, Elizabeth, age 8; Beaver, Fredrick, age 7. John Beaver has money at interest in the hands of her brother John McDrum.
Clouse, _____ Mrs. Widow. Mother of Clouse, Emely, age 8; Clouse, George, age 11; Clouse, Mary, age 6.
Clinton, Joseph. Father of Clinton, Joseph, age 6.
Curry, Martin. Father of Curry, Lorenzo, age 5; Curry, Rebecca, age 7.
Conklin, Nicholas. Father of Conklin, John, age 7; Conklin, Samuel, age 8; Conklin, Susanna, age 5.
Conklin, Joseph. Father of Conklin, John, age 6.
Creamer, Christian. Father of Creamer, Henry, age 9; Creamer, Jacob, age 8.
Cohick, _____ Mrs. Widow. Mother of Cohick, Daniel, age 5; Cohick, Susan, age 10.
Duck, George. Father of Duck, Elizabeth, age 10; Duck, Fanny, age 8; Duck, Soloman, age 9.
Detwiler, Christian. Father of Detwiler, Eliza, age 7; Detwiler, Joseph, age 5.
Dickey, Wiliam. Orphan. Age 11.
Engle, Moses. Father of Engle, Hiram, age 8; Engle, Mary, age 9; Engle, Susan, age 11.
Eberly, George. Orphan. Age 7.
Fight, Ann. Widow. Mother of Fight, Emanuel , age 8; Fight, John, age 5; Fight, Lewis, age 11.
Findley, _____ Mrs. Widow. Mother of Findley, Urias, age 8.
Fisher, _____ Mrs. Widow. Mother of Fisher, George, age 11.
Gallecher, Daniel. Father of Gallecher, Henry, age 7; Gallecher, John, age 10; Gallecher, Mary, age 9.
Greesinger, Stephan. Father of Greesinger, Nancy, age 10.
Hauss, _____ Mrs. Widow. Mother of Hauss, Christian, age 8; Hauss, Jacob, age 6.
Hughes, James. Father of Hughes, Harriet, age 5; Hughes, James, age 8; Hughes, Josiah, age 10.
Hummel, _____ Mrs. Widow. Mother of Hummel, Catharine, age 9; Hummel, Elizabeth, age 6.
Hutton, _____ Mrs. Widow. Mother of Hutton, Enos, age 7; Hutton, Lideann, age 5.
Hauntch, William. Father of Hauntch, Margaret, age 6; Hauntch, William, age 5.
Howard, _____ Mrs. Widow. Mother of Howard, Angeline, age 7.
Houston, _____ Mrs. Widow. Mother of Houston, Samuel, age 6.
Isenberger, Abraham. Father of Isenberger, Christian, age 10; Isenberger, Henry, age 7.
Kame, _____ Mrs. Widow. Mother of Kame, Catherine, age 11.
Keller, Michael. Father of Keller, Amos, age 6; Keller, Iva, age 9; Keller, Leonard, age 4.
Lockard, _____ Mrs., Widow. Mother of Lockard, Charles, age 7; Lockard, Hannah, age 5; Lockard, Samuel, age 9; Lockard, Sophia, age 10.
Leibhart, _____ Mrs. Widow. Mother of Leibhart, Eliza, age 9; Leibhart, Martha, age 7.
Lightiser, Jacob. Father of Lightiser, John, age 7; Lightiser, Wayne, age 11.
Lewis, Joseph. Father of Lewis, Joseph, age 11; Lewis, Sarah, age 5.
Mellinger, John. Father of Mellinger, Nancy, age 7; Mellinger, Susan, age 10.
Maxton, _____ Mrs. Widow. Mother of Maxton, Ann, age 8; Maxton, George, age 10; Maxton, Samuel, age 7.
McCardle, _____ Mrs. Widow. Mother of McCardle, age 7.
Moon, _____ Mrs. Widow. Mother of Moon, Ann, age 8; Moon, Catty, age 10; Moon, Samuel, age 7.
McCartney, _____ Mrs. Widow. Mother of McCartney, Joseph, age 7.
McCannon, William. Orphan. Age 5.
Miller, James. Father of Miller, Martha Jane, age 5; Miller, Maryann, age 7.
Mason, Isaac. Father of Mason, Ann, age 10; Mason, William, age 6.
McFadden, Robert. Father of McFadden, Hetty, age 10.
Miller, Philip. Father of Miller, Ann, age 11; Miller, Eve, age 7; Miller, Polly, age 9.
May, Peter. Poor man. Father of May, Elizabeth, age 6; May, Margaret, age 7.
Onetto, Joseph. Father of Onetto, Henry, age 5.
Pearson, Mary Jane, age 8; Pearson, William, age 10.
Poor, Samuel. Father of Poor, Elizabeth, age 9; Poor, Mary, age 11.
Robinson, _____ Mrs. Widow. Mother of Robinson, Barbery, age 9.
Road, John. Father of Road, Fanny, age 8.
Snyder, Henry. Father of Snyder, Henry, age 9.
Shrader, John. Father of Shrader, Catherine, age 10; Shrader, Fredrick, age 7.
Stillenger, _____ Mrs. Widow. Mother of Stillinger, Nancy, age 8.
Strawbridge, _____ Mrs. Widow. Mother of Strawbrdge, George, age 6.
Sanders, Hugh. Father of Sanders, Catherine, age 11; Sanders, Sally, age 10.
Seckel, Jacob A. Father of Seckel, Lewis, age 9; Seckel, Decorine, age 6.
Smith, Henry. Son of a poor widow. Age 8.
Trainer, Patrick. Father of Trainer, Ann, age 8; Trainer, Rosana, age 11.
Tarbed, David. Father of Tarbed, David. age 10; Tarbed, John, age 8.
Taylor, Charles. Father of Taylor, Hannah, age 7.
Wade, James. Father of Wade, Elizabeth, age 6.
Roth, _____ Mrs. Widow. Mother of Watts, Westley, age 7; Walsh, Henry. Father of Walsh, David, age 5; Walsh, Maryann, age 11.
Watts, William, age 11.
Wright, _____ Mrs. Widow. Mother of Wright, Aniliza, age 6.
Wolf, _____ Mrs. Widow. Mother of Wolf, Charles, age 6; Wolf, Henry,age 10; Wolf, Mary, age 11; Wolf, Napoleon, age 5.
Welsh, _____ Mrs. Widow. Mother of Welsh, Mary, age 7; Welsh, Thomas, age 5; Welsh, William, age 9.
Way, _____ Mrs. Widow. Mother of Way, George, age 8; Way, John, age 10.
Witty, Walton. Orphan. Age 7.
Xanders, _____ Mrs. Widow. Mother of Xanders, Elizabeth, age 11; Xanders, Mary, age 9.
Delham, Michael. African American. Father of Delham, James, age 8.
Davis, Henry. African American. Father of Davis, Nathaniel, age 6.
Delham, Charles. African American. Father of Delham, Hannah, age 6; Delham, Nancy, age 10.
Gooden, _____ Mrs. Widow. African American. Mother of Gooden, William, age 9.
Green, Walter. African American. Father of Green, Sarah, age 8; Green, Walter, age 6.
Green, James. African American. Father of Green, Casa, age 6.
Hollingsworth, James. African American. Father of Hollingsworth, George, age 8.
Harden, _____ Mrs. Widow. African American. Mother of Harden, Elizabeth, age 8.
Harris, John. African American. Father of Harris, Stephan, age 5; Harris, Susan, age 7.
Jackson, Elizabeth. African American. Age 10. Daughter of a widow.
Leoney, Benjamin. African American. Father of Leoney, James, age 7.
Miller, Edward. African American. Father of Miller, Elizabeth, age 6; Miller, Margaret, age 8.
Randall, Benjamin. African American. Father of Randall, James, age 10; Randall, John, age 7.
Snively, Mary. African American. Age 6. Daughter of a widow.
Stokes, Daniel. African American. Father of Stokes, Peter, age 8.
Thomas, Elizabeth. African American. Age 9; Thomas, Hetty, age 7. Children of a widow.
Wilson, James. African American. Age 6. Son of a widow.
Wilson, Elizabeth. African American. Age 6; Wilson, Rebecca, age 5. Daughters of a widow.
Elexander, Soney. African American. Father of Elexander, Elizabeth, age 8; Elexander, William, age 9.
Wheelen, Jarret. African American. Father of Wheelen, Mary, age 9.
1 item. 1 piece.
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Quarter Sessions
Object ID
APR 1825 F018 QS
Description Level
Quarter Sessions
System of Arrangement
Organized by Court of Quarter Sessions term.
Arranged by case number within each term.
Low, James
Dickerson, Charles Jr.
Turner, James
Pleasant, William
Crawford, David
Casey, Charles
Walters, Abraham
Stokes, Daniel
Stephens, Leven
Hamilton, Nancy
Vinson, Washington
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Charge: assault and battery
Charge: riot
Object Name
Object ID
APR 1825 F018 QS
RG 02-00 0908
Additional Notes
Mulitple defendants.
Riot; assault and battery.
3 items, 3 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
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Object ID
APR 1825 F013
Description Level
System of Arrangement
Organized by Court of Quarter Sessions term.
Arranged by case number within each term.
Law, James
Dickenson, Charles Jr.
Turner, James
Pleasants, William
Crawford, David
Cosey, Charles
Waters, Abraham
Stokes, Daniel
Stephens, Seven
Hamilton, Nancy
Vinson, Washington
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Charge: assault and battery
Charge: riot
Object Name
Object ID
APR 1825 F013
Parent Object ID
Case Number
RG 02-00 0933
Additional Notes
Dickenson, Charles Jr.
Turner, James.
Pleasants, William.
Crawford, David.
Cosey, Charles.
Waters, Abraham.
Stokes, Daniel.
Stephens, Seven.
Hamilton, Nancy.
Vinson, Washington.
Assault and battery.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
Less detail