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Blairsville-1871 from Indiana County Parks and Recreation

Blairsville — about 1871


County Info

The county seat is Indiana (the town)

Created from portions of Westmoreland & Lycoming counties on March 30 1803, but was administered by Westmoreland County until its organization November 3, 1806

Named after the original inhabitants of the area.
— Was also known to the earliest settlers as
"Indian country west of the Alleghenies."

"Christmas Tree Capital of the World"
"Boyhood home of actor Jimmy Stewart
(and decendent of the early pioneer of this county)"


Adjacent Counties

Jefferson County (north)
Clearfield County (northeast)
Cambria County (southeast)
Westmoreland County (south)
Armstrong County (west)

Website Updates


3rd Qtr 2016


29 Jul 2016
FAMILY BIOGRAPHIES: Rowland Family
BIOGRAPHY: LEONARD, Miss Jane E.
BIOGRAPHY: CURFMAN, George Henry
BIOGRAPHY: SKINNER, John & Lon H

26 Jul 2016
FAMILY BIOGRAPHIES: Anderson Family
COUNTY/HISTORY: Armstrong Township Early History/Pioneer Settlers
COUNTY/HISTORY: Banks Township Early History/Pioneer Settlers
COUNTY/HISTORY: Shelocta Borough Early History/Pioneer Settlers
COUNTY/HISTORY: Glen Campbell Early History/Pioneer Settlers

1 Jul 2016
COUNTY/HISTORY: added a township map of the county
COUNTY/HISTORY: added list of townships, boroughs, Un-incorporated, and Census-Designated Places
COUNTY/HISTORY: added links from the map/list page to borough facts
CEMETERIES: added list of many cemetery names in the county


2nd Qtr 2016


14 Jun 2016
BIOGRAPHIES: KELLY, George W; KELLY, Henry Clay

13 Jun 2016
OBITUARIES: Agey, Ake, Allshouse, Cantwell, Kerler, McConnaughy, McCurley, Mogle, Palmer, Stiffle, Waugaman, West, Young


1st Qtr 2016


11 Jan 2016
The Indiana Democrat (Indiana, Pennsylvania), 11 Apr 1895 pg3
— plus a couple of single entries from my files.:
OBITUARIES: Baughman, Dias, Eberwine, Garman, Graff, Hamilton, Heckman, Kelly, Mansfield, McConnell, Michael, Myers, Myers, Rough, Rowe, Stakes, and Walkinshaw
NEWS-Marriages:
Married: Long-Altman, O'Neal-Hensel
Marriage Licenses: Old-Hough,Trusal-Johnston, Rodkey-Patterson, Wetsel-Work, Richardson-Davison, Conner-Askin, Riddle-Dodson
NEWS-Probate: Administrators Notice (Devinney Dec'd)
NEWS-Accident: Train wreck, 2 fires
plus a few visitors and community happenings, one person on the mend, one chicken thief and a couple of property transfers.




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