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History and Genealogy


  Tioga County was created on March 26, 1804 from part of Lycoming County and named for the Tioga River. Its county seat is Wellsboro.


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 Tioga County Data Online

Recent Updates
October 2014: News: Records Stolen From Public Offices, Judge Cancels August 1830 Circuit Court; Young Lady Awarded $500 for Slander

March 2014: 1883 Pensioners - transcribed by Mary Saggio
July 2013:
Civil War Three Year Volunteer Enlistment Records - Transcribed by Tammy Clark
March 2013: Bios - JAMES S. BOWEN - Submitted by M.K.Krogman


Miscellaneous Biographies

Birth Announcements  

1820 census - Contributed by George Taylor




MARRIAGES BY REV. JOHN CALDWELL, 1854-1883 TIOGA AND COLUMBIA COUNTIES - Contributed by Barbara Ziegenmeyer

Marriage Notices and Wedding Announcements  


Miscellaneous News Articles

Local Village Gossip

  •  Wellsboro News:  June 20, 1923 - Contributed by Jan Stypula (Names mentioned: Bailey, Bloise, Bower, Brown, Bunnell, Campbell, Dartt, Douglass, Dusinberre, Emberger, Evans, Faber, Farber, Gerow, Hinckley, Kane, Lehman, MacNulty, Marsh, McCandless, Rexford, Roberts, Scase, Selleck, Sherwood, Smith, Smoyer, Young)

  • Farmington News :  June 20, 1923 - Contributed by Jan Stypula (Names mentioned: Badmone, Baker, Evans, Hood, House, Losey, Mourey, Palmer, Peck, Seamans, Teachman)

  • Middlebury News: June 20, 1923 - Contributed by Jan Stypula (Names mentioned: Ames, Bliss, Bryan, Bush, Cady, Clugston, Cole, Davis, Husted, Jacobson, Mac Glen, Mosher, Neal, Palmer, Rawson, Taylor, Whiting)

  • Osceola News:  June 20, 1923 - Contributed by Jan Stypula (Names mentioned: Brant , Brimmer, Brooks , Houek, McInroy, Roblyer, Thompson)



Surrounding Counties

Steuben County, New York (north)

Chemung County, New York (northeast)

Bradford County (east)

Lycoming County (south)

Potter County (west)


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