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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 

Recent Updates


March 2015 (Taken From the Nov. 27th 1931 Lebanon Daily News)

NEWSPAPERS

Marriage Notice:
Snyder-Wolfe, Trautman-Kauffman
Births and Birthday Parties:
Dr. William M. Guilford Celebrates 99th Birthday
Wedding Anniversaries:
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Boltz, Mr. and Mrs. William Erdman, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Reilly, Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Turner, Mr. and Mrs. William Heddinger

OBITUARIES AND DEATH NOTICES

Mary (Miller) Uhlter, Ida Spitler, George Oberly, Bobby Erdman, Mrs. Lola B. Woelfly, Martin Wise, David H. Behney, Mrs. Amanda Jane Myers, Mrs. Elizabeth Houtz, Walter M. Tibbets

Previous Updates

County History

1843 History of  Lebanon County, Pennsylvania [Source: Historical Collections of the State of Pennsylvania, by Sherman Day, 1843]
The Union Canal   The Union Canal was a towpath canal that existed in southeastern Pennsylvania in the United States during the 19th century. News articles are online recording the building of this canal.

The History of Lebanon County:  Taken From the History of the counties of Berks and Lebanon : Rupp, I. Daniel. Lancaster, Pa.. G. Hills. 1844.,

  • Pages 302 to 322 - History of Lebanon County, Lebanon Township, Lebanon (city) and Bethel Township
  • Pages 323 to 353 - History of Hanover , Londonderry, Heidelberg  and Swatara Township
  • Pages 354-360 - History of Annville, Jackson and Union Township
In The Swatara Region - A Two Days Trip Through the Valley  in 1895 (Source Notes and Queries by W.H. Egle, 1895)
This Contains a lot of early area history and genealogical information.  Surnames mentioned are Albert, Blough, Bomgardner, Deininger, Erb, Elder, Early, Leidig, Funkhouser, Goetz, Harper, Heintzleman, Kean , Krause, Light, Mark, Maulfair, Miller, Mosser, Moyer, Neidig, Ney, Orth, Raysor, Rittenhouse, Roop, Sherk, Shellenberger, Stauffer, Ulrich, Weis, Worthington, Zimmerman


Military

Civil War History - Three Year Volunteer Enlishment Records - Transcribed by Tammy Clark


Photos

Chartiers Avenue, Sheridan, PA - Donated by Dawn Coen


Cities and Boroughs

ANNVILLE (MILLERSTOWN)

Avon BUNKER HILL

Bunker Hill Local News
Campbelltown Cleona CORNWALL
Cornwall, Minesvillage (Miners Village) and Bird Coleman (Burd Coleman) News (Nov 1931)
Fredericksburg
(Stumpsville)
Fort Indiantown Gap JONESTOWN

History of Jonestown (1843 History)

LEBANON

Lebanon South Mount Gretna
Mount Gretna Heights Myerstown Newmanstown
Palmyra Pleasant Hill Quentin
Richland Shanamanstown

Local News
SCHAEFFERSTOWN

History of Schaefferstown (1843 History)
Sheridan  Shirksville Timber Hills


Township History

Annville Township     Bethel Township Cold Spring Township East Hanover Township

Heidelberg Township

Millcreek Township North Annville Township North Cornwall Township North Lebanon Township

North Londonderry Township

South Annville Township South Lebanon Township Swatara Township Union Township

South Londonderry Township

Jackson Township

West Lebanon Township

West Cornwall Township


Surrounding Counties

Dauphin County

Northumberland County

York County

Cumberland County

Schuylkill County  

Snyder County

Perry County

Lancaster County

Juniata County

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