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Adams County  

February 2018
Marriage Notice: Jacobs-Lerew
Death Notice: David Bruden

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Allegheny County  

April 2018
Crime News: Thomas Miller kills brother-in-law Dan Leahey, William McClure and Frank Freyvogle Sentenced to Prison
News-Accidents: Sheeay Morgan and Sheky Burford Killed in Train Accident
News- Illness: Captain W. K. Hall, Mrs. Smeltzer and Mrs. Anna Robison Die from Yellow Fever



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Armstrong County  

April 2018
Marriage Notice: Leonard-Henry

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Beaver County  

May 2017
Weather News: Cotton Factory at Economy Struck by Lightning (1858)

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Bedford County  (County Host - Rhonda Kevorkian)

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Berks County  

April 2018
News-Disasters: Over 100 People Injured in Reading when Church Floor Falls (1888)

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Blair County
 

September 2017
Misc. News: Wm. M. Lloyd Elected Pres. of Ag Society - Contributed by Robin Line
Marriage Notice: Noffsker - Stiffler - Contributed by Robin Line
News-Disasters: Eight men Killed in Powder Works Explosion - Contributed by Robin Line

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Bradford County  

April 2018
Death Notice: J. H. Smedley - Contributed by Robin Line

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Bucks County  

December 2016
News: Bristol Haunted House - Transcribed by Nancy Overlander

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Butler County  

April 2016
Marriage Notices: Adams-Adams, Connell-Moore, Davis-Oesterling, Ivory-Galbreath, Misselbeck-Frederick
Death Notices: Andrew J. Moore, Mrs. Elizabeth Campbell, Maggie M. Alexander

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Cambria County
 (County Host Denise Burge)

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Cameron County
 

September 2017
From the Feb. 24th, 1898 Cameron County Press
Death Notice: Mrs. Phobe French
Misc News: Henry W. Graham Visits Family in South Carolina, Grace and Forest Pye have Party, Rev. McAdam Buries Brother in New York, Wagon Road To Bailey Run Proposed
News: Huston Hill Local Gossip
News: Mason Hill Local Gossip
News: Emporium Local Gossip (lots of names mentioned)
Marriage Notice: Walker-Hill

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Carbon County  

September 2017
From the November 1873 Carbon Advocate
  • News-Accidents:  C. S. German Cuts off Finger, Amandas Hagerty Killed in Train Accident, Boiler Crushed in Train Accident But No Injuries, John Henderson Killed in Train Accident, John Mears Killed in Train Accident, Mr. Johnson Killed in Train Accident
  • Marriage Notices: Dorwort-Weaver, Hahn-Hartman, Hontz-Gerhart, Phifer - Zundle, Reinerd-Hobbes
  • Death Notices: Mrs. Catharine Louisa Saile, Mrs. Aaron Schnell, Mrs. Maria Anna Thomas, Mrs. Henrieta Waterbeer
  • News: Lehighton Community News
  • News: Mauch Chunk Community News
  • News: Weissport Community News




Centre County


February 2018
Death Notice: General William H. Blair - Contributed by Robin Line


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Chester County  

April 2018
Bio: Parke, Col. John B. - Contributed by FOFG MB

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Clarion County


September 2017
News-Accidents: Hilliard Accidently Killed by Fox
Marriage Notice: Black - Eckhert
Misc News: Mr. Adams Improves Method of Manufacturing from Coke Metal

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Clearfield County

September 2017
1887 Clearfield County History: History of Du Bois


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Clinton County


April 2016
News: Booth and Moore Arrested for Theft (1898)

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Columbia County


May 2017
Marriages-Marriage Notices: Hunt-Evans, Watter-Titsworth

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Crawford County
 

April 2018
Accident News: A. G. Penfield injured in mowing accident (1876)
News-Illness: Twenty-Two Cases of Typhoid Fever (1888)


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Cumberland County  

April 2018
Obits: Mrs. Mary E. Hipple, Mrs. Emma Youst
Administration Notice: John Miller
Wormleysburg Community News: Mrs. Jennie Sweeney Purchases Store, James Smith Out of Hospital
News-Accidents: Charles F. Leiby's Leg Crushed

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Dauphin County  formed in 1785 from parts of Lancaster County.  County seat: Harrisburg.
(County Host Nancy Piper)

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Delaware County  

April 2018
Misc News: James Malin Missing (1842)

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Elk County

May 2017
Miscellaneous News: Jerome Powell Building House, Elk Lodge Purchases Willis Estate, Col. A. I. Wilcox Appointed Aid-de-Camps, 1869 Elk County Teacher's Institute
Ridgeway Community News May 7, 1869
Marriage Notices: Watson-Watson, Shute-Patterson, Greenly-Turley
November 1868 Court News
News-Accidents: James McCauley injured in fall, Lorenzo Bronwlee Killed in Lumber Accident, Mr. Reedy Killed by Train, Sirenas Jackson injured in logging accident, Jesse Masse injured in logging accident, Michael O'Brien killed in logging accident
News-Fires: M. T. French Dwelling destroyed by Fire, Oil Car catches fire
Obits: James Reeceman, Mrs. Lydia Robinson

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Erie County

September 2017
Death Notice: J. W. Flowers - Contributed by Heather Holley

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Fayette County

February 2018
News - Disasters: Joseph Zebley, Jackson Sape and Jacob Cole Die in Mine Explosion - Others Injured or Killed - Contributed by SallyH


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Forest County  

April 2016:
Marriage Notices: Shawkey-Shoup, Warden -Evans, Carson-Sawyer
News-Accidents: Freight Train Accident (1870)
Court News: Heirs of Samuel Hazlett vs. Heirs of Alexander Sweeny (1870)
Tionesta Community News and Local Gossip -January 1871

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Franklin County  

October 2016
Taken from the Harrisburg Telegraph, Harrisburg, Pa, January 9th and 10th 1914
News-Accident: Anna Rowe Killed in Sledding Accident, Claud Haugh Blinded by Electric Flash
Obits: John F. Fritchey, Levi C. Rowe
Waynesboro Community News
Greencastle Community News
Marriage Notice: Huff-Brenner
News-Illness: John Wolff in Critical Condition

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Fulton County

May 2017
Obit: Mrs. Barbara A. Denisar
News-Births: Mellott-daughter
News: Real Estate Transfers Sept. 28 1899
Akersville Community News, Sept 28, 1899
Amaranth Community News, Sept 28, 1899
Back Run Community News, Sept 28, 1899
Burnt Cabins Community News, Sept 28, 1899
Covalt Community News, Sept 28, 1899
McConnellsburg Community News, Sept 28, 1899
Needmore Community News, Sept 28, 1899
New Grenada Community News, Sept 28, 1899
Saluvia Community News, Sept 28, 1899
Taylor Community News, Sept 28, 1899
Wells Tannery Community News, Sept 28, 1899

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Greene County

November 2017
Samuel E. McNay Killed in Auto Accident - Transcribed by SLH

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Huntingdon County  

April 2018
Obits: Mrs. Andrew Grove, George Rukattshick, Jacob Cresswell - Contributed by Donald Buncie

Obit: Dr. D. C. Nipple

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Indiana County
(County Host: Bonnie Thompson)

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Jefferson County




Juniata County

May 2017
Marriage Notice: JOHNSON-WALDSMITH


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Lackawanna County

(County Host - Courtney Birkes)

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Lancaster County

April 2018
Church Records: from the First Reformed Church, Lancaster
Death Notice: Mrs. Deila Oberlin
Cemeteries: Becker Family Graveyard - Contributed by Janis Swanson

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Lawrence County
 

April 2018
News: Accidents: Quilberg killed and Charles and S.M. Nelson injured by dynamite, Wilford Cunningham killed in dynamite explosion - Contributed by Robin Line

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Lebanon County
 (County Host Nancy Piper)

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Lehigh County

February 2018
News-Injuries: Samuel Smith Stung by Bees - Transcribed by SallyH
News-Crimes: Edwin J. Lichtenwalner Charges with Negligence - Transcribed by Robin Line
Death Notice: William Jones

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Luzerne County
(County Host - Mary Templeton)

February 2018
Crime News: Roman Dalos Shot by Game Warden - Contributed by Robin Line

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Lycoming County  

February 2018
Death Notice: Dr. Pollock F. Hyatt - Contributed by Heather Holley
Misc News: Rev. Barnett son of King - Contributed by Robin Line


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McKean County  

January 2018
News-Fire: Mrs. Charles Stecke and Son Die in Fire - Contributed by Robin Line

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Mercer County (County Host Denise Burge)

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Mifflin County

February 2018
News: Albert Burlew Charged with Carrying Concealed Weapons


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Monroe County
 

February 2018
News: Coglizer and Ryan Killed in Train Wreck - Transcribed by HEH

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Montgomery County  

February 2018
Death Notice: Louis N. Magargee - Contributed by Robin Line


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Montour County

April 2016
Obit: Chaley Reppert --Contributed by Ken Wright
Death Notice: Daughter of Michael Bobst

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Northampton County  

April 2018
Obit: Virginia V. "Nanny" Petersen


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Northumberland County


February 2018
Marriage Notices: Dieffenbacher-Hunsicker, Reeder-Haupt, Hollenbach-Ruch

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Perry County

June 2017
Accident News: Henry Black Dies from Rooster Attack

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Philadelphia County  

December 2017
Church Records: Records of Christ Church Burials, 1709-1760 - A-C
Church Records: Gloria Dei Church Early Swedish Records -- Extracts from Parish Records
Death Notice: Samuel Alleson, Rev. Savillion W. Fuller, George A. Jenkins
News-Crimes: Charles Broadwell arrested for Larceny - Contributed by Robin Line
Death Notice: Emma Garrett, Commander William Herschell Allen - Contributed by Robin Line
Misc. News: Granville John Penn Visits Philadelphia, John McConnell Fails Business - Contributed by Robin Line


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Pike County  

October 2016
Misc. News: Dennis Degroat loses cow and A. Frank home damaged in Storm

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Potter County

May 2017
News-Accidents: John Ulrich Killed by the Falling of a Tree, Elizabeth Warner Shot and Killed by Her Playmate, Henry Moore Escapes Serious Injury
News-Crime: 1858 Mail Robbery
Misc. News: Joseph Phillips' Sheep
Death Notice: Lucretia (Lyman) Berry
News-Fire: Fire at Lewis Mann's Residence
Marriage Notice: Benson -Stebbins, Waters-Wrean
News: Administrative and Estate Notices: Joseph Lilley, Isaac Vanorman, Arnold Hunter

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Schuylkill County  
April 2018
History: 1890 Directory of Ashland Borough (Includes Short History of Schuylkill County, 1891 Assessors, List of Businesses and the Directory of Ashland Borough)


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Snyder County

May 2017
Crime News: Daniel Bowersox and Susan Bruner Arrested

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Somerset County  




Sullivan County  

October 2016
Crime News: Sheriff Tripp to Bring Back Speht
Court News: Court Case Meyers vs Jackson
News-Accidents: Stewart Chase and "Nick"'s Accident, Frank Hoover Killed and Arthur Lord Severly Injured in Sawmill Accident
Marriage Notice: Hunsicker-Boice
Misc News: Repair to Damaged Bridge Abutments, Lawrence Bros. Furniture, Laporte Locals Visit Columbia County

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Susquehanna County  

October 2016
News: McNulty Family Dies in Fire, Mr. Mack's Factory Destroyed by Fire

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Tioga County  

July 2014: Cemeteries: Inscriptions From Gravestones in Cemetery at Lawrenceville, Tioga Co., Pa.

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Union County  

January 2017
Misc News: Miss Britton Scates 32 Miles - Contributed by Robin Line

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Venango County

October 2016
News-Illness: D. R. Rusher's Sister Ill - Contributed by Robin Line
News-Accidents: Samuel A. Glenn Killed in Accident, Cliff Lawson Barely Escapes Death in Accident
News-Fires: Wilson Saw Mills Destroyed by Fire
Misc News: A. N. Spaulding Shoots Catamount, New 100 Barrel Oil Well on the McCray Farm

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Warren County
 

October 2016
Taken from The Warren Evening Mirror (Warren, Pennsylvania) May 1909
Marriage Notices: Carnes-Fouch Engagement , Ryberg-Werle Engagement, Warden -Evans Marriage
Obituaries: Mrs. Selma Christensen Underwood, Lillian C. (Erickson) Lindquist, Frank Schoolmaster, Samuel Fisher
Youngsville Community News And Local Gossip
Warren Community News And Local Gossip
Misc News: Fred Frank Catches Large Trout, Broadhead Brothers Purchase Land in Kiantone

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Washington County
 

April 2018
News: Tillie Ingesol Sues Richard Stewart Willis for Damages, G. S. Slater Killed in Home Fire

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Wayne County

October 2016
Obituary: HARMES, Dr. Rodney

Taken from The Honesdale Citizen, Honesdale, PA, July 2, 1908

Marriage Notices: Bly-Jackson, Davis-Doyle, Goldsmith-Kellerman, McDonald-Welch, Valentine-Tegeler
Borner - Gretter Engagement (under marriage notice)
Obits: Mrs. John Carran, William H. Carey, David Card, L. Herbert Northrup
News: W. K. Spry Sells Old and Purchases New Property, M. L. Skinner's Barns Destroyed by Fire
Milanville Community News
Honesdale Community News
Hawley Community News
Sterling Community News
Clinton Community News
Maplewood Community News

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Westmoreland County

February 2018
News-Fires: Seven Killed in Reese Hammond Brick Company Fire - Contributed by Robin Line

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Wyoming County

October 2016
From the 1867 Wyoming Democrat, Wyoming, PA

OBITS: Oscar Adams; John L. Britton; Lenna Moore Bunnell; Mrs. Mary A. Carey; Nathan Chase; Detrick Children - Horatio, Charrick, Beecher, and Sallie; Frank M. Fitch; Mowry, Infant; G. W. Osterhout, Mary Knox Osterhout; Jesse E. Potter; Judson Scott, Benjamin Stevens

MARRIAGE NOTICES: Adams-Shook, Arnold-Hart, Baker-Sickler, Burns-Cooper, Capwell-Tinklepaugh, Cobb-Gilmore, Cook-Armstrong, Decker-Petty, Dennison-Ross, Doolittle-Hepburn, Eastman-Cooper, Frauts-Phoenix, Gregg-Harding, Gregory-Hatfield, James-Sampson, Kasson-Powell, Kintner-Jennings, Lannery-Benentt, Martin-Carl, Palen-Young, Robison-Henry, Rought-Woodruff, Smith-Durland, Stevens-Hine, Swartwood-Switzer

COMMUNITY NEWS:
Tunkhannock Community News and Local Gossip:
Building of New Churches and Jail, Upper Canal Bridge Collapses, Corner Stone Laid for M.E. Church, Building RR Bridge, Road Out of Repair, Smith Succeeded by Hankinson and Carter at Store, Miss Vose Opens School, N. H. Conklin Visits, RR Engineers in Town, Methodist and Presbyterian Church Being Built, Salt Consignment at Billings Store, Wall Puts in Sidewalk at Store, Bridge Out of Repair,
Oyster Supper, More Bridge Complaints, New Jail, Small Fire at Foundry, Grocery Store Changes Owners, Horse Runaways, New Bridge Being Built, Teachers' Institute

ADMINISTRATOR'S NOTICE
John Bird, Richard Brunges, Abraham Casterline, Asa Keeler, Sargent Kelly, Eben Owen, Ludd Shoemaker, George S. Tutton

CRIME NEWS
George Shippey Steals Horse from James Harris, Stolen Horse Found, Shippey and Austin Escape Jail; Levi Coklin Stabbed by Thomas Riley; Isaac Sickler Gunned Down by Deserter Catchers for No Reason

ACCIDENT NEWS
Samuel Stark Injured when Bin Bursts, Henry Rosengrant Crushes Foot, John Diver and Wm. Raymond and Arab Squier Thrown from Carriage by Runaway Team, Team of James Bodie Fall Through Ice, George Stansbury and Family Thrown Out of Carriage by Runaway Team

NEWS-FIRES AND OTHER DISASTERS
Perry Marcy's Barns and Sheds Destroyed by Fire , Col. Marcy's Barn Destroyed by Fire, Pratt & Bro. Tannery Burned

MISC NEWS
Elisha Long Won't Pay Wife's Debt, Jacob F. Hall Won't Pay Wife's Debt , Visit to Nicholson Depot, John B. Wall Won't Pay Wife's Debt, George W. Hollenback Missing, Watts Cooke Resigns

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York County  

April 2018
News-Accident: Myrtle Deardorff Injured in Fall


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