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Susquehanna County Pennsylvania
History and Genealogy


Susquehanna County was created on February 21, 1810 from part of Luzerne County and named for the Susquehanna River. Its county seat is Montrose.


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Susquehanna County Data Online





Obituaries and Death Notices


Recent Updates

September 2016
Obituaries and Death Notices:
Adams, James; Avery, Julius; Biddle, James C.; Bloxham, Joseph H.; Brock Jr., Frederick; Cole, Minnie C.; Conrad, Oscar; Daniels, Daniel; Drinker, Henry S.; Follett, Edward; Havard, John; Jessup, George S.; Lancaster, Anna M.; Little, Robert R.; Pepper, Andrew Jackson; Egan, James J.; Shaw, Cornelius; Read, Almon H.; Roach, W.C.; Robbins, Isaac; Sands, Elizabeth; Sayre, B. Chapman; Shay, Wrighter - children of; Sheehan, Ellen; Sieber, Arlettie; Smith, Elijah N.; Stephens, Philander; Walker, Enoch - Contributed by Denise Hansen
The Capture of Isaac Tripp - Contributed by Denise Hansen

July 2016
Death Notice: Robert Kerr

April 2016
Crime News: Mrs. John Priestly and Grandson Murdered -- Contributed by Jim Dezotell
Obit: Nathan Chase

Past Updates


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

The Capture of Isaac Tripp - Written by Dr. David Spencer

Marriage and Death Records 1816-1849 Copied from the Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania Newspapers Vol. 22 - transcribed by Sally Masteller




Surrounding Counties

Broome County, New York (north)

Wayne County (east)

Lackawanna County (southeast)

Wyoming County (southwest)

Bradford County (west)

Tioga County, New York (northwest)

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