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Collection
Administrators Accounts
Object ID
AdAcct 1825 F016 M
Description Level
Item
Collection
Administrators Accounts
System of Arrangement
Arranged alphabetically by year.
Year
1825
People
Montgomery, Moses
Sweeney, James
Martin, Henry
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Place
Columbia
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
AdAcct 1825 F016 M
Classification
RG 04-00 0150
Location
Archives
Container
248
Box Number
248
Additional Notes
Sweeney, James; Martin, Henry. Executors.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
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Collection
Administrators Accounts
Object ID
AdAcct 1829 F009 M
Description Level
Item
Collection
Administrators Accounts
System of Arrangement
Arranged alphabetically by year.
Year
1829
People
McGowan, Patrick
Sweeney, James
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Place
Manor Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
AdAcct 1829 F009 M
Classification
RG 04-00 0150
Location
Archives
Container
249
Box Number
249
Additional Notes
Sweeney, James. Executor.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
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Collection
Administrators Accounts
Object ID
AdAcct 1833 F005 M
Description Level
Item
Collection
Administrators Accounts
System of Arrangement
Arranged alphabetically by year.
Year
1833
People
May, Christian
Sweeney, James
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Place
Columbia
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
AdAcct 1833 F005 M
Classification
RG 04-00 0150
Location
Archives
Container
251
Box Number
251
Additional Notes
Sweeney, James. Executor.
2 items, 2 pieces.
Access Conditions / Restrictions
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Collection
Liquor License Papers
Object ID
Tav 1833 F04 I10
Description Level
Item
Collection
Liquor License Papers
System of Arrangement
Arranged by municipalities by year.
Year
1833
People
Sweeney, James
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Place
Columbia
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Excellent
Object ID
Tav 1833 F04 I10
Classification
RG 02-00 0602
Location
Archives
Container
009
Box Number
009
Additional Notes
Located on Locust Street.
Petition granted.
April term.
Signers of Petition: Peter Epley, Michael Elder, Peter Haldeman, J. F. Cottrell, Christian Haldeman, George Moore, John Vaughen, Jacob Gossler, George W. Bonde, John Arms, George Ziegler, D. W. Jefferies, Preston B. Elder, H. Breneman, Robert Chalfant.
1 Item, 1 Piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
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Commissioners' Orders for Payment
Object ID
CommOrder 1824 #318
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
Baker, Elias
Baker, Maryan
Bard, Daniel
Basset, Thomas
Beaman, John
Bemut, Eliza
Bemut, Garret
Bennet, Amos
Bennet, Elizabeth
Bennet, Fanny
Bennet, James
Bewleg, Charles
Bewley, Charles
Bitner, Abraham
Bladen, Jane
Bollman, Michael
Boyd, James
Boyer, Samuel
Boyle, George
Bradley, David
Branson, John
Brisbane, John
Bronson, John
Brooks, John
Brown, John
Brown, Samuel
Brown, WIlliam
Brunner, Henry
Bullman, Michael
Burton, James
Cannon, John
Carter, Thomas
Clinging, Thomas
Conrod, Henry
Cowers, Jane
Curry, Martin
Daum, Peter
David, Henry
Dawson, E.C.W.
Dawson, Edward
Dawson, _____
Debate, Mary
Derrick, Mary
Dickenson, Jacob
Dickeson, Jacob
Dodds, William
Duesh, Frederick
Eberman, _____
Erb, John
Faust, Jacob
Flanagan, Peter
Fox, Margaret
Frederick, John
Gable, John
George, Jennet
Getz, George
Gill, Charles
Glassgo, Catharine
Glassgo, Christianna
Gockley, Deadrick
Grabill, Samuel
Gray, John
Green, Charles
G[a]llegher, John
Hambright, Charles
Harden, John
Hardy, Mary
Haughey, Dominic
Haywood, Benjamin
HeLeay, Aaker
Herbst, Peter
Hide, Jonathan
Hoffart, Joseph
Hoffer, Joseph
Hoffman, Jacob
Hollinger, [G.]
Holt, Mr. and Mrs.
Hoyart, Joseph
Hurst, David
Husinger, Abraham
James, Benjamin
Johnston, John
Johnston, Thomas
Jonathan, Andrew
Jonathan, Betsy
Jones, Henry
Kauffman, _____
Keller, Jacob
Kelly, Edward
Kirk, William
Lasanny, John
Laughler, James
Lee, Hager
Lee, Hayer
Leonard, John
Lewis, John
Lewis, [Seney]
Linch, WIlliam
Little, James
Lloyd, James
Lord, Ann
Lucy, Henry
Lunn, Robert
Lynch, Biddy
Lynch, Hannah
Lynch, William
M'Clure, Barbara
Mallston, Ephraim
Malson, Betsy
Malson, Ephraim
Malson, Rachael
Martin, John
Martin, Samuel
McCall, George
McCall, Sophia
McClain, Benjamin
McClure, Barbara
McDonnal, Arthur
McGill, Samuel
McGlachlen, Bernard
McIntire, Dennis
McKiterick, John
McKittrick, John
McMann, James
McMichael, Patrick
Miller, Mary
Miller, Samuel
Moore, D.
Morden, John
Moreten, John
Moreton, Edward
Morgan, Thomas
Morten, Edward
Mull, Nicholas
O'Donnel, Dominic
O'Donnel, Roger
Owens, Margaret
Owens, Rosanna
Pallmer, WIlliam
Palmer, William
Pattersen, Elizabeth
Patterson, Betsy
Ream, Samuel
Reem, Samuel
Ressler, John
Reynold, Richard
Rice, Ann
Rice, Lela
Rice, Silvia
Richards, Ann
Richardson, Henry
Richeson, Mary
Roop, Feronica
Roth, John
Roy, Elizabeth
Rutter, Nathaniel
Shidle, William
Sminkey, Henry
Smith, Stephen
Smith. H.
Sneivly, George
Sneivly, James
Snively, Abraham
Snyder, Abraham
Snyder, Henry
Spear, Robert
Stauffer, George
Steward, David
Strine, Michael
Swanson, Gerald
Sweeney, James
Sweeney, Miles
Sweeny, James
Taylor, Charles
Thomas, WIlliam
Thompson, John
Thomson, John
Visart, Andrew
Wad, Jane
Wallace, Hugh
Walt, Jane
Walter, August
Weidman, George
Weis, George
Weis, Hester
Weis, Samuel
Weiss, Catharine
WIlliams, George
Williams, James
Williams, Jeremiah
Winters, John Dr.
Withers, G.
Witmer, Isaac
Witwer, Daniel Dr.
Zahm, Daniel
[Melters], Elizabeth
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Strasburg Twp.
Poor children
Teacher
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 #318
Classification
RG 08-01 0510
Location
Archives
Container
005
Box Number
005
Notes
Never entered into Q & A.
Additional Notes
Courthouse.
Payment to witnesses, justices and constables.
Hambright, Charles. Constable. Comm. v. Davis, Henry. Manslaughter.
Hollinger, [G.] Justice. Comm. v. Kelly, Edward. Assault and Battery.
Comm. v. Lewis, John. Assault and battery on Bewley, Charles. Witnesses: Bewley, Charles. Witmer, Isaac. Mull, Nicholas. Weis, George. McIntire, Dennis. Sminkey, Henry. Winters, John Dr. Witwer, Daniel Dr. Bullman, Michael. Ream, Samuel. Daum, Peter.
Stauffer, George. High Constable. Payment for apprehending the following vagrants and other disorderly persons: Hide, Jonathan. Wlater, August. An unnamed "dumb and deaf boy". Frederick, John. Weis, Samuel and wife Hester. Lewis, [Seney]. Beaman, John. McDonnal, Arthur. G[a]llegher, John. Morgan, Thomas. Steward, David. Malson, Ephraim and wife. Lynch, Hannah. Martin, John. Dawson, _____. Glassgo, Catharine. Miller, Mary. Hardy, Mary. Cowers, Jane. Debate, Mary. George, Jennet. Eberman, _____. Gill, Charles. Roop, Feronica and child. Weiss, Catharine.
Getz, George. Witness in Comm. v. Williams, Jeremiah.
Brown, John. Constable. Comm. v. Lucy, Henry. Larceny.
Spear, Robert. Justice Comm. v. Conrod, Henry. Assault.
Moore, D. Alderman. Comm. v. Wallace, Hugh. Assault and battery.
Dickeson, Jacob. Witness. Comm. v. McCall, George. Assault and battery.
Witness in Comm. v. Williams, Jeremiah, WIlliams, George, et al. Larceny. : Bennet, Amos. Husinger, Abraham. Boyd, James. Little, James. McMann, James. Reynold, Richard.
Spear, Robert. Justice. Comm. v. Lynch, William. Larceny.
Patterson, Betsy. Rice, Silvia. Witnesses. Comm. v. McCall, George. Assault and battery.
Moore, D. Alderman. COmm. v. Cannon, John. Arson. COmm. v. Wallace, Hugh. Misdemeanor. Comm. v. Johnston, John. Fornacation and bastardy.
Miller, Samuel. Bennet, Fanny. Witnesses. Comm. v. Linch, WIlliam.
Dawason, Edward. City Constable. For apprehending: Flanagan, Peter. Bradley, David. Lee, Hayer. Walt, Jane. Hoffman, Jacob. Lasanny, John. Wad, Jane. Visart, Andrew. Brisbane, John. Malson, Ephraim and wife. Lynch, Biddy. Laughler, James. Malson, Ephraim. Malson, Betsy. Lynch, Hannah. Glassgo, Christianna. Miller, Mary. Hardy, Mary. Haywood, Benjamin. McMichael, Patrick. Ressler, John. Swanson, Gerald.Jones, Henry.
Richeson, Mary. [Melters], Elizabeth. Duesh, Frederick.
Withers, G. Justice. COmm. v. Clinging, Thomas.
Kauffman, _____. Justice. Comm. v. Brown, WIllima. Larceny.
Brunner, Henry. [Deputy Sheriff.] Comm. v. Williams, George. Williams, Jeeremiah. Green, Charles. McCall, Sophia. Larceny.
Keller, Jacob. Snyder, Henry. Herbst. Witnesses. Comm. v. Herbst, Peter. Assault and battery with intent to kill.
Strine, Michael. McGill, Samuel. Witnesses. Comm. v. Branson, John. Assault.
Palmer, William. [or Pallmer, WIlliam.] Witness. Comm. v. Davis, Henry. Homicide.
Zahm, Daniel. Payment for serving attachment on Seivly, George. Comm. v. Sneivly, James. Larceny.
Payment for attending before Grand Jury. Leonad, John Esq.
Spear, Robert. Justice. Comm. v. Rice, Ann. Poisoning Bassetr, Thomas. Baker, Maryan.
Baker, Elias. Rutter, Nathaniel. Thomas, WIlliam. Witnesses. Comm. v. Carter, Thomas. Larceny.
Witnesses Comm. v. Thomson, John: Sweeney, James. Taylor, Charles. Hoffer, Joseph.
Payment to Lloyd, James. Justice. FOr work on the following cases (all are Comm. v.):
Basset, Thomas. Tippling house.
Johnston, Thomas. For threatening to take the life of Smith, Stephen.
Williams, Jeremiah. Larceny for stealing gloves.
Williams, Jeremiah. Larceny for stealing hams.
Williams, George. Larceny for stealing hams.
Martin, Samuel. Larceny.
Green, Charles. McCall, Sophia. Keeping a disorderly house.
Lucy, Henry alias Smith. H. Larceny.
Boyer, Samuel. Larceny.
McClain, Benjamin. Witness. Comm. v. Brown, John. Larceny.
Sweeny, James. Witness. Comm. v. Brooks, John. Larceny.
Sweeney, Miles. Sweeney, James. Richardson, Henry. Witnesses. Comm. v. Davis, Henry. Homicide.
Spear, Robert. Comm. v. Davis, Henry. Manslaughter.
Comm. v. Lewis, John. Assault and battery on Witmer, Isaac.
Witnesses: Witmer, Isaac. Mull, Nicholas. Weis, George. McIntire, Dennis. Sminkey, Hnery. Winters, John Dr.
Witwer, Daniel Dr. Bewleg, Charles.
Bollman, Michael.
Reem, Samuel.
Daum, Peter.
Zahm, Daniel. Payment for serving subpoena. Comm. v. Lewis, John. Assault and battery.
Comm. v. Kirk, William. Counterfeiting and passing counterfeit bank notes. Witnesses: Erb, John. Weidman, George. Hurst, David. Bard, Daniel.
Comm. v. Kirk, William. Counterfeiting and passing counterfeit bank notes. Witness: Grabill, Samuel.
Comm. v. Davis, Henry. Homicide. Witnesses: Dickenson, Jacob. Hoyart, Joseph. Jonathan, Andrew. Lord, Ann. Snively, Abraham. Bladen, Jane. Jonathan, Betsy.
Comm. v. McKiterick. FOrnication. Witness: Derrick, Mary.
Comm. v. Branson, John. Assault. Witness: Courod, Henry.
Comm. v. Kirk, William. Counterfeiting. Witness: Gockley, De___.
Comm. v. Boyle. Assault and battery on Fox, Margaret. Witnesses: Roth, John. Faust, Jacob.
Comm. v. Kirk, WIlliam. Passing counterfeit money. Witness: Gable, John.
Comm. v. McKittrick. Fornication. Witness: Bitner, Abraham.
Comm. v. McCall, George et al. Fornication. Witnesses: Mallston, Ephraim. Roy, Elizabeth. Rice, Lela. Pattersen, Elizabeth. Malson, Rachael.
Comm. v David, Henry. Homicide. Witness: James, Benjamin.
Comm. v. Taylor, Charles. Thompson, John. Larceny. Witnesses: Gray, John. Sweney, James. Hoffart, Joseph. Taylor, Charles.
Comm. v. Davis, Henry. Manslaughter. Lee, Hager [also HeLeay, Aaker.]. Witness.
Comm. v. Conrod, Henry. Assault. Bronson, John. Witness.
Comm. v. Davis, Henry. Manslaughter. Payment for prosecuting costs. Leonard, John Esq. Snyder, Abraham. Made his mark on document.
Comm. v. McKittrick, John. Fornication and lewdness. Spear, Robert. Justice.
Comm. v. Davis, Hnery. Murder. Witnesses: Williams, James. Owens, Margaret. Owens, Rosanna. Bemut, Garret. Bemut, Eliza.
Comm. v. O'Donnel, Dominic. O'Donnel, Roger. Witnesses: Haughey, Dominic. Sweeney, James. McGlachlen, Bernard. Holt, Mr. and Mrs.
Lunn, Robert.
Comm. v. M'Clure, Barbara. Malicious mischief. Witnesses:
Mooerten, John. Moreton, Edward. Burton, James. Dodds, William. Bennet, James. Dawson, E.C.W. Bennet, Elizabeth. Harden, John.
Comm. v. Davis, Henry. Murder. Witnesses: Brown, Samuel. Richards, Ann. Curry, Martin. Shidle, William.
Comm. v. McClure, Barbara. Malicious mischief. Witnesses: Morden, John. Morten, Edward. Burton, James. Dodds, William. Bennet, James. Harden, John. Bennet, Elizabeth. Dawson, Edward.
Comm. v. Branson, John. Assault. Spear, Robert. Justice.
1 item. 58 pieces.
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Collection
Liquor License Papers
Object ID
Tav 1813 F07 I13
Description Level
Item
Collection
Liquor License Papers
System of Arrangement
Arranged by municipalities by year.
Year
1813
People
Sweeney, James
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Place
Columbia, Hempfield Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Tav 1813 F07 I13
Classification
RG 02-00 0602
Location
Archives
Container
003
Box Number
003
Additional Notes
Located in Columbia on Locust Street.
Formerly occupied by Jonathan Deen.
Petition allowed.
Signers of Petition: James Clyde, Samuel McNeil, Peter Levergood, Moses Montgomery, Henry Withers, Rudy Kauffman, Lewis Wislar, Jacob Forrey, John Forrey Jr., C. Breneman, Daniel Grider and one other.
1 Item, 1 Piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
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Collection
Liquor License Papers
Object ID
Tav 1827 F05 I01
Description Level
Item
Collection
Liquor License Papers
System of Arrangement
Arranged by municipalities by year.
Year
1827
People
Colvin, James
Sweeney, James
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Place
Columbia
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Excellent
Object ID
Tav 1827 F05 I01
Classification
RG 02-00 0602
Location
Archives
Container
007
Box Number
007
Additional Notes
Located on corner of Locust and Third Streets.
Lately occupied by James Sweeney.
Petition granted.
April term.
Signers of Petition: James Sweeney, Lewis Wislar, Michael Way, Benjamin Worrell, Henry Heckrotte, A. H. Slaymaker, James McLaughlin, Jacob Gossler, [ ] C. Lloyd, William Mathiot, Christian Haldeman, Peter Haldeman, Daniel Fondersmith, Jacob Forrey, Adam Ostot, John McKissick Jr., Samuel Mathiot, Henry Martin, Robert Barber, Eli H. Thomas, Ezekiel Cook.
1 Item, 1 Piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
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Collection
Liquor License Papers
Object ID
Tav 1827 F05 I07
Description Level
Item
Collection
Liquor License Papers
System of Arrangement
Arranged by municipalities by year.
Year
1827
People
Sweeney, James
McDonald, Oliver
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Place
Columbia
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Excellent
Object ID
Tav 1827 F05 I07
Classification
RG 02-00 0602
Location
Archives
Container
007
Box Number
007
Additional Notes
Owned by James Sweeney.
Located on Locust Street.
Lately occupied by Oliver McDonald.
Petition granted.
April term.
Signers of Petition: Lewis Wislar, Michael Way, Benjamin Worrell, James Colvin, Henry Heckrotte, James Collins, James Boyd, George Gossler, F. Asbury Thomas, Jacob [Gossler], Daniel McLane Jr., A. P. Wilson, Jacob Forrey, Adam Olstot, John McKissick, Daniel Fondersmith, Robert W. Houston, James Clyde, James Wright Jr., Samuel Brown, Christian [Carpman], Henry [Stey], Michael Strein, John McMullan, Patrick McMullen, Frederick Stump, Isaac Vaughen, George C. Lloyd, J. Jefferies, Eli H. Thomas.
1 Item, 1 Piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
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Collection
Administrators Accounts
Object ID
AdAcct 1839 F036 S
Description Level
Item
Collection
Administrators Accounts
System of Arrangement
Arranged alphabetically by year.
Year
1839
People
Sweeney, James
Huston, Samuel
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Place
Columbia
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
AdAcct 1839 F036 S
Classification
RG 04-00 0150
Location
Archives
Container
352
Box Number
352
Additional Notes
Huston, Samuel. Administrator.
2 items, 2 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
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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.
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