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short history of Juniata County, Pennsylvania before 1790

Raymond Martin Bell

short history of Juniata County, Pennsylvania before 1790

with notes on some families

by Raymond Martin Bell

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Published by R.M. Bell in Coralville, Iowa (1506 1st. Ave. N., Coral ville) .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Juniata County (Pa.)
    • Subjects:
    • Juniata County (Pa.) -- Genealogy.,
    • Juniata County (Pa.) -- History.,
    • Juniata County (Pa.) -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Raymond Martin Bell.
      GenreGenealogy., Biography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF157.J6 B45 1999
      The Physical Object
      Pagination22 leaves :
      Number of Pages22
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL93360M
      LC Control Number99204143
      OCLC/WorldCa40747874

      Mifflin County (Pennsylvania) Genealogy Note: is dedicated to helping families find their ancestors through our extensive records directory and genealogy articles. This site is privately owned and is not an official site of FamilySearch International or . Juniata County is a county located in the U.S. state of the census, the population Its county seat is Mifflintown. The county was created on March 2, , from part of Mifflin County and named for the Juniata River.. Mountains in Juniata County include Tuscarora Mountain and Shade Mountain.

      INTERESTING FACTS AND HISTORY OF WALKER TOWNSHIP, JUNIATA COUNTY, PA Walker Township, Juniata County, PA is primarily a rural agricultural area of 29 square miles of which percent is land and percent is water. The Juniata River, along the picturesque Tuscarora Mountains, runs through the southern part of Walker Township. AT the December term of the Juniata County Court, in , a petition was presented, asking for a new township to be formed from Fermanagh and Greenwood. Whereupon the court appointed James Hughes, George Gilliford and Alexander Patterson as viewers, who, in accordance with the order, laid out the proposed new township and reported to the court.

      The prophesy of the Sentinel a century ago still holds true today as it will into the future - "The whole affair bids fair to go down in history as one of the mysteries of Central Pennsylvania." As noted in the preface above, to truly appreciate the geographpy of "The Narrows", one . One particular story he knows first-hand, that of his late mother, Mifflin County artist Anne Kepler , his ninth book detailing local history from a central Pennsylvania county founded in , the author visits seven Mifflin County cemeteries in the page all color publication as he traces the impact of individuals buried there.


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Short history of Juniata County, Pennsylvania before 1790 by Raymond Martin Bell Download PDF EPUB FB2

Located in south central Pennsylvania, Mifflin County encompasses square miles, oracres. While much of the county is mountainous and nearly 60 percent is forested, the county still has a thriving agriculture industry with the strongest emphasis on dairying.

The county is bisected by the Juniata River. Juniata County is a county located in the U.S. state of the census, the population Its county seat is Mifflintown.

The county was created on March 2,from part of Mifflin County and named for the Juniata River. Mountains in Juniata County include Tuscarora Mountain and Shade ssional district: 12th. Deaths to Oct and to Jan [Source: Bedford County and Huntingdon County newspapers. Unknown author, ] HISTORY.

History of Bedford County [Source: Historical Collections of the State of Pennsylvania, by Sherman Day, ]. Chapter XIII Page Juniata County TOPOGRAPHY Juniata County was, by virtue of an act of March 2nd,separated from Mifflin County, and is bounded on the north by Union county; for a short distance on the east by the Susquehanna River; on the southeast it is bounded by Perry County; and, on the southwest, by Huntingdon County.

The Juniata County Historical Society Archives Room will open by appointment only May 29if a volunteer is available. Normal hours, Tuesdays 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., and Wednesdays,10 a.m.

– 1 p.m., will resume June 5. You may contact the Society at [email protected] or "Washington County, Pennsylvania Marriages " Closson Press, Please be sure to specify names of persons to check in your request.

In your request, please put "Washington County, Pennsylvania Marriages " in subject line. In body of message put full name of person you want checked. Westmoreland Co. A history of the Juniata Valley and its people; by Jordan, John W.

(John Woolf),ed. Biography, Juniata County (Pa.) -- Biography, Perry County (Pa.) -- Biography Publisher New York, Lewis Historical Publishing Co. Collection newyorkpubliclibrary; americana Digitizing sponsor MSN Contributor.

Book Indian Mound The Book Indian Mound is a historic site in Beale Township known at least to those who live in the Academia area. One early publication by U.J. Jones called History of the Early Settlement of the Juniata Valley, published in mentions the mound.

Search the history of over billion web pages on the Internet. Full text of "History of Perry County, Pennsylvania, including descriptions of Indians and pioneer.

source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names source: Family History Library Catalog the text in this section is copied from an article in Wikipedia. Juniata County is a county located in the U.S. state of the census, the population Its county seat is county was created on March 2,from part of Mifflin County and named for the Juniata River.

HISTORY OF HUNTINGDON COUNTY (written by J Simpson AFRICA of Huntingdon, in Egle's "History of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania"; a. portion of Bedford County was taken off to form Huntingdon County in ) The entire valley of the Juniata was included in the county of Cumberland.

From this county Bedford was formed in Pennsylvania, County Marriages, includes Juniata County (Source: FamilySearch) U.S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules, Juniata. Mifflin County is a county in the U.S. state of of the United States Census, the population Its county seat is Lewistown.

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Chapman. PREFACE. The design, object, and aim of the following pages can be summed up without any circumlocution. Some ten or twelve years ago, a large volume of "Historical Collections of Pennsylvania" was published by Sherman Day, which gave a brief history, among others, of the counties composing the Valley of the Juniata.

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HISTORY OF MIFFLIN COUNTY. From Franklin Ellis' History of That Part of the Susquehanna and Juniata Valleys Embraced in the Counties of Mifflin, Juniata, Perry, Union and Snyder. Philadelphia, CHAPTER XI.

BRATTON TOWNSHIP. MIFFLIN COUNTY. THE township of Bratton was erected inand first appears on the court records of that year. Source: A.L. Guss. "Chapter XXI: Greenwood Township." Pages in F. Ellis & A.N. Hungerford, eds. History of That Part of the Susquehanna and Juniata Valleys Embraced in the Counties of Mifflin, Juniata, Perry, Union and Snyder in the Commonwealth ofPeck & Richards, Philadelphia.

This transcription of Guss's chapter on Greenwood Township is from Michael L. The state of Pennsylvania began platting the exact metes-and-bounds tracts of the earliest landowners, township-by-township, starting inbut the Land Office only completed about 1/3 of the state before the project ended.

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