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Erie County Data Online

Recent Updates
November 2014: Lighthouse Burned
October 2014: News: Newbury Welch Accidently Killed
July 2014: ARCHIBALD, William Whallon - transcribed by Kim Mohler
June 2014: Obit: Squire Wood - Transcribed by Jim Dezotell
May 2014: Bios: HON. GEORGE S. CHURCHILL - Transcribed by Sally Masteller; BRYANT Frederick Stewart - Transcribed by Renae Donaldson
April 2014: Obit: Caroline (Beals) Benjamin - -- Contributed by Jim Dezotell






1843 History of Erie County Pennsylvania [Source: Historical Collections of the State of Pennsylvania, by Sherman Day, 1843]





Erie County Miscellaneous Information

St. Mary's Catholic Church

St Marys Catholic Church records begin in 1840. The congregation was formed in 1833.  Records indicate this was Eries first Catholic Church. A mass was held in a log house on the north-east corner of 10th and State St. The church was built in 1837. Thouse attending were mostly German. St Josephs was then built in 1853, It was a predominantly German congregation also.

-- Contributed by Linda Dougan


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