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History of Sullivan County, Pennsylvania

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Published by Lewis Pub. Co. in Chicago .
Written in English

  • Biography,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Parts 1-2 paged continuously.

    Statementby Thomas J. Ingham. Compendium of biography
    The Physical Object
    Pagination3 pts. in 1 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25882606M

    Efforts to settle the territory were not made until after the Revolutionary War. Judges of the Common Pleas courts are elected to year terms. Virtually all of the summer hotels were gone, and many of the larger year-round hotels were on shaky footing. Philadelphia: Work Projects Administration, Quakers strongly believed in equality in education.

    Having given just credit to so many others about the only credit I can claim for myself is perseverance in collecting and preserving facts. When Sullivan County was formed inboth Shrewsbury and Plunketts Creek Townships were split, with each county having a township of that name. I am indebted to my brother, J. Ingham, of Sugar Run, for his assistance in collating the material and in writing the history. His partner then retired and the store was conducted until by our subject.

    In private life he was greatly esteemed by his fellow citizens and had a large circle of friends. Duboys, a well-known jeweler of Philadelphia. Historical Society of Pennsylvania. At the expiration of that time he purchased his present property. Even a "modern" convenience dating to the nineteenth century, a wood stove, is extant. I have not made use of nearly all of the information collected, because the publishers did not desire a lengthy history, but I have used that which seems most interesting.

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History of Sullivan County, Pennsylvania book

Citizens of Celestia were required to have a full commitment to God and the community and to abandon their property and sinful ways.

Please click HERE to download the file. Please see our page about these records for ordering information. The design of each meetinghouse was apparently a communal effort; historic records documenting the Radnor Meeting illustrate how the process worked. The struggle to live an ideal is part of the beauty of Celestia.

While one thinks today of Congregational churches as mainly being a New England institution, they are also found, even today, where New England families migrated.

Part II offers a series of "Ways to Pennsylvania's Past"—nine concise guides designed to enable readers to discover Pennsylvania's heritage for themselves.

Our subject and wife have adopted one child, James, who is now residing at home. Virtually all of the summer hotels were gone, and many of the larger year-round hotels were on shaky footing.

On August 25,he enlisted in Company C, st Reg. There be three Monthly meetings of men and women, for truth's service: in the county of Chester one, in the county of Philadelphia another, and in the county of Bucks another. Lewis, and is surrounded by many friends who love her for her many estimable traits of character.

As Mrs. Remaining resorts were being repurposed as religious institutions. One of those followers was Peter Armstrong, who was not discouraged when October 22, came and passed. Armstrong was drawn to the tranquility and overall aesthetic appeal of its wilderness. I also tender thanks to Mr.

We accept checks, money orders and all major credit cards via the shopping cart, mail, or by phone at Philadelphia artist Jean Leon Gerome Ferris was best known for his series of seventy-eight historical paintings entitled The Pageant of a Nation.

Daniel Lewis was a native of the state of New Jersey and was a blacksmith by trade; early in life he became a resident of Sugarloaf township, Columbia County, locating on Coles Creek; there he followed his chosen occupation in connection with some farming.

Throughout the twentieth century most meetings added electricity and minimal indoor plumbing, and replaced fireplaces and wood-burning stoves with modern heating.

List of municipalities in Sullivan County, Pennsylvania

Speedy Delivery! You'll find them on our main Neversink page. There were other factors for the decline, including an ongoing exodus of Quakers to regions to the west. Thomas S. Lancaster passed away at the age of sixty-eight years and his wife at the age of sixty-five years.

It is Within a few years, the Quaker settlers moved farther west. The zest that was present in early Celestia was nearly gone, however, and both towns declined.

This appears to have been a sales brochure for this spectacular chunk of real estate only around 80 miles from New York City. Philadelphia became the hub of a major Quaker settlement with local Quakers founding schools, hospitals, almshouses and other institutions Pennsylvania book the education and welfare of the population.

The modern hype surrounding is far from the first time in history when masses of people feared that the end of the world was near.Without sacrificing treatment of the influential leaders who made Pennsylvania history, the book focuses especially on the lives of everyday people over the centuries.

It also magnifies historical events by examining the experiences of local communities throughout the sylvaindez.comlvania: A History of the Commonwealth is divided into two parts/5(27).

PA-Roots, Pennsylvania History and Genealogy. Hi and welcome to the Sullivan County Pennsylvania Genealogy Project. This website is in need of a County Team Contact Us if you'd be interesting in helping to develop this resource.

We're really glad you stopped by and I hope that you find this website useful for your genealogical research. Sullivan County, Pennsylvania, United States, is divided into 13 incorporated law defines the two kinds of municipalities present in the county: four boroughs and nine the census, the population of Sullivan County was 6, making it an "Eighth Class County", defined by Pennsylvania law as "having a population of less than 20, inhabitants".

Welcome to the award-winning Sullivan County Pennsylvania Genealogy Page! Here you'll find a plethora of information concerning the settlers of Sullivan County, its rich history, the Endless Mountains, and a lot of useful resources to research your family surnames. Phone: Connect to: Library Web Site Online Catalog Library details: Sullivan County Library is a Public library.

This library is affiliated with Sullivan County (PA) Library ().The collection of the library contains 20, volumes. The library circulates 34, items per year.

The library serves a population of 6, residents. Location: Center Street, Dushore,Pennsylvania. Sullivan County (Pennsylvania) — Sullivan County Courthouse Verwaltung US Bundesstaat: Pennsylvania Deutsch Wikipedia. List of municipalities in Sullivan County, Pennsylvania — This is a list of municipalities in Sullivan County, Pennsylvania in the United States.

Sullivan County s thirteen incorporated municipalities are the subject of.