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Welcome to Lebanon County Pennsylvania History and Genealogy, part of the Pennsylvania Trails and Genealogy Trails Project.  My name is Nancy Piper and our goal is to have available on line free of charge, all available information pertaining to the history of Lebanon County, Pennsylvania.  If you have anything to contribute, please contact me at  n.piper@mchsi.com

NOTE**  I do not live in Pennsylvania so personal research is not possible.  
The only data available is what I have online.


Lebanon County Information

BIOGRAPHIES

BIRTHS AND BAPTISMS

CEMETERIES

CENSUS AND TAX RECORDS

CITIES AND BOROUGHS

COUNTY HISTORY

DEATH RECORDS

MARRIAGE RECORDS

MARRIAGES NOTICES AND WEDDING ANNOUNCEMENTS

MILITARY

NEWSPAPERS

 OBITUARIES AND DEATH NOTICES

PHOTOS

UPDATES

WEDDING ANNIVERSARIES 

 Previous Updates

Recent Updates
June 2018
Crime News: Charles Woomer Arrested for Rape (1881), William Bishop Arrested for Robbery of Michael Shaeffer (1884), The Trial and Hanging of William Showers for the Murder of his grandchildren, William Kehler and Samuel Speraw - Includes a Description of the Murder (1888), News-Crime: Execution of William Showers (1888)
Misc News: John Bean Has Largest Corn (1879), Snake under Henry Haak's Cushion (1881)
Annville News: Annville Lime Company Erecting New Building (1914)
Obits: Jacob B. Heilman
Accident News: John Sarge Killed by Lightning (1881), Daniel Seabold and Wife Found Unconscious (1882), Passenger Train Jumps Track (1890)
Fire News: Thomas Loster Factory and Home Destroyed by Fire (1882)
Weather News: 1880 Severe Storm at Jonestown, Severe Rain and Hail Storm (1887)


March 2018
News Accidents: Josiah Kreider Killed by Boar (1877), William Mumms Killed in Railroad Accident (1880), Five Injured in Boiler Explosion (1914)
News Fires: Mrs. Sarah Wolborn and Daughter Killed in House Fire (1877), Rossler, Christman and Rimmelburger Barns Destroyed by Fire (1880), 1880 Fire Destroys Homes in Jonestown
Misc News: John Warner Critically Injured in Suicide Attempt, Judge Kank Owns Daniel Boone's Rifle
Annville News: Annville Bank Officers Elected (1914)
Obits: John Snyder, Mrs. Mary Light, Dr. S. H. Thome
Crime News: George Peters Killed Wife Sixteen Years Ago (1875)

September 2017
The Joseph Raber Murder
Joseph Raber Murdered for Insurance Money.
Conviction of Charles Dews, Franklin Stechler (Stickler), George Zechman, Henry F. Weise (Wise), Josiah Hummel and Israel Brandt for the Murder.
George Zechman's Second Trial and Acquittal.
Execution of the Murderers



Photos
Chartiers Avenue, Sheridan, PA - Donated by Dawn Coen
 

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