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Adams County  

January 2017
Death Notice: George Zell , Frederick Escholz -- Contributed by Robin Line


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Allegheny County  

March 2017
News-Accidents: Mrs. Dennis Carroll and Mrs. Edmund Thomas Drowned - Contributed by Robin Line

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Armstrong County  

October 2016
News-Weather: Bridge Over the Allegheny demolished By Ice - Contributed by Robin Line

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Beaver County  

October 2016
News-Crime: Thieves Rob Store and Kill Officer Camp - Contributed by Robin Line


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Bedford County  (County Host - Rhonda Kevorkian)

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Berks County  

January 2017
Misc News: Ammunition found inside Trees from War - Contributed by Robin Line

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Blair County
 

October 2016
Taken from the The Altoona Mirror (Altoona, Pennsylvania) January 1, 1904
News-Illness:
County Home Quarantined for Smallpox, Unknown Man Brought to Hospital for Illness
News-Accidents:
Marko Nicolege Struck by Train, Mrs. May Oeffinger Falls Down Stairs, Annie Nolan Fractures Arm, Child of Mr. and Mrs. Cloyd Von Catches Finger in Wringer Washer, Leroy Nycum Breaks Arm, Carl Stambaugh Seriously Injured
Misc News:
J. F. Kraiss Made Lieutenant of Police
Obituaries:
Theresa (Lake) Brown, Elizabeth McHugh, Mary (Gensimore) Henderson, Robert Henry Spendley
Marriage Notices:
Campbell-Holland, Fletcher-Sharkey, Rothrock-Lower, Saucerman-Wissinger, Wertz-Hileman, Winter-Wissinger
News - Accidents: Deer Scores First, Kills Three Hunters - Contributed by Robin Line

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Bradford County  

October 2016
Obits: Doris and Leo Myers

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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
 

October 2016
News: William Lechtenfeld Paid for Own Murder


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Carbon County  

March 2015: 1876 History of Carbon County - Transcribed by Cathy Brenyo
October 2014: Marriages: Knisely-Leisenring Engagement
March 2014: Obit: Henry Masser - trancribed by Tammy Clark



Centre County


April 2016: News: Benner-Wiliams Cotton Factory and Motz's Mill Destroyed by Fire (1831)

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Chester County  

April 2016
News-CRIME: Edward Williams Executed (1831), Wm. Darlington Robbed (1847)

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Clarion County


November 2015
Marriage Notice: Cloud-Degen
Misc News: Wild Cat Tries to Steal Child
News-Crimes: Peter Fidle Robbed
Obit: Eva Craig Barton - Transcribed by Andrea Stawski Pack

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Clearfield County

November 2015:
News-Accidents: Joseph Harley Critically Injured, William Sankey Killed in Lumbering Accident

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Clinton County


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

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Columbia County


July 2015
Miscellaneous Cemetery Inscriptions from Mt. Bethel Cemetery
Obit: C. W. Neal

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Crawford County
 

April 2016
Misc. News: Wilks Booth Writes of Lincoln's Death on Hotel Wall (1865)
Crime News: Leo Garahan Arrested for Embezzlement (1909)

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Cumberland County  

October 2016
Taken from Harrisburg Telegraph, Harrisburg PA, January 9th and 10th, 1914
News-Accident: Ruth Garret Injures Hand
Death Notice: Gabriel L. Miller
Mechanicsburg Community News
Newville Community News
New Cumberland Community News
Wormleysburg Community News
Lemoyne Community News

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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  

January 2016
Death Notice: Samuel Washington Neely
News-Crime: Thomas Brooke Found Not Guilty of Murdering His Father
Misc News: Catherine Austin Wins Breach of Promise
News-Accidents: John Lafferty Chokes to Death

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Elk County

January 2016:
News-Accidents: Mr. Kime's Daughter Injures Hand in Machine, John Runger Injured by Falling Tree, Mr. Rosenhoover Dislocates Foot, Quintin Paine Breaks Arm in Wrestling Match, Nephew of W. Williams Critically Injured in Mine, Alexander Humes Killed in Logging Accident
News-Mining: Elk County Mines in 1868

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Erie County

October 2016
News: E. T. Pierce Arrested - Contributed by Robin Line

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Fayette County

December 2016
News-Accidents: George Gates Killed While Hunting - Contributed by Robin Line


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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

July 2015: Logan-Donaldson Marriage Record

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Greene County

April 2016
Obit: Thomas Hodges Coode - Submitted by James Martin Coode
Death Notices: Charlie Herrington, Jennie Adams, Mrs. Sarah J. Hudson, Mrs. Susan Babbitt, Willie Clark
Marriage Notice: Ackley-Lawrence, Adamson-Knight, Church-Thomas, Helphnstine-Burge, Hight-Ruse, Kiger - Zimmerman
News-Accidents: Child of Widow Whetzel Killed by Falling Tree, John Barre's Horse Drowns, Jas. Courtwright Breaks Leg
News-Crimes: Boler & Rinehart Shoe Shop Broken Into, C. Flenniken Has Children's Popcorn Stolen
School News: Union School Closes Summer Session

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Huntingdon County  

March 2017
Port and Hoffright Killed in Train Accident --Contributed by Robin Line


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Indiana County
(County Host: Bonnie Thompson)

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Jefferson County
(County Host - Jay K. Hall)

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Juniata County

October 2016
Taken from the Harrisburg Telegraph, Harrisburg, Pa, January 10, 1914
Mifflintown Community News
Mexico Community News
Thompontown Community News



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Lackawanna County

(County Host - Courtney Birkes)

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Lancaster County

October 2016
Taken from the Harrisburg Telegraph, Harrisburg, Pa, January 10, 1914
News-Fires: Abram Shultz and Mrs. Ephraim Morton's homes Damaged by Fire
Obits: John C. Forrey
Misc News: Elizabethtown Council Organized
Marriage Notice: Galbreath-Lehr, Hamlin-Kindt, Heagy-Domvach, Kauffman-McDevitt Engagement, Leber-Mull
Manheim Community News
Ephrata Community News
Mt. Joy Community News
News-Birthdays: William Tredenick's 91st Birthday

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Lawrence County
 

March 2017
Bios: Alma Lou Hardy, Rev. Charles R. Hardy, Fred E. Hardy, James Hardy - Contributed by Gloria Neal

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Lebanon County
 (County Host Nancy Piper)

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Lehigh County

October 2016
News: Frank Stein Commits Suicide after Beating Wife


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Luzerne County

March 2017
Obit: Dr. J. Mille Jenkin - Contributed by Jim Dezotell
Six Men Killed in Mines - Contributed by Robin Line
Sixteen Passengers Injured in Train Accident - Contributed by Robin Line


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Lycoming County  

July 2015:
Logan-Wilson Marriage Record
News-Accidents: Shick, Rupert, Lloyd and Martz Accidently Killed on Same Day
Marriage Notice: Martin-Hessart

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McKean County  

October 2016
Taken from the The McKean County Miner (Smethport, Pennsylvania) January 1910
Marriage Notice:
Chisholm-Stives, Davis-Biever, Donovan-Robinson, Linpon-Neas, Saulpaugh-Hungleville
Obituaries:
Fred B. Andrews, Alice (Brown) Hall, Alfred Hagberg
Crime News: Ab Wagner Arrested for Assault of Albert Nunemaker
News-Fires: Fire Destroyed Three Buildings
News-Anniversaries: Mr. and Mrs. Aaron Engstrom 50th Anniversary
Crosby Community News and Local Gossip
Smethport Community News:
M. E. Sunday School Meeting, George Herman Nearly Frozen, Captain Woodward Returns Home
Court News:
Civil Court Proceedings
News-Accidents:
Henry Biever Badly Burned by Explosion

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Mercer County (County Host Denise Burge)

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Mifflin County

October 2016
Newton Hamilton Community News
Lewistown Community News
News-Crime: Alfred Burlew Shoots at Coasters
Marriage Notice: Daniels - Bowen


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Monroe County
 

April 2016
News: Ira Labar Has Auto Accident

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Montgomery County  

October 2016
News: Stolen Horse Found, Mingo Horse Co. Can Now Be Dissolved


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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  

July 2015:
Mennonite Burial Records From the Settlement Churchyard at Siegfried
Marriage Records from the Journal of American Ancestry Vol. 6-7

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Northumberland County


October 2016
Taken from the Harrisburg Telegraph, Harrisburg PA, January 09th and 10th, 1914
Obits: Landis Fry, R. F. Rorke
Marriage Notice: Dinges-Kaler, Fries-Benfer, Kline-Hoy, Neiswenter-Kerstetter
News-Anniversaries: Mr. and Mrs. George Walter's 25th Anniversary
Montandon Community News
Dalmatia Community News
Northumberland Community News

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Perry County

October 2016
New Germantown Community News
Blain Community News
Millerstown Community News
Marysville Community News
Newport Community News
Misc News: Mrs. William Johnson's Cake
Marriage Notice: Shumaker-Bob, Brinton-Kipp

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Philadelphia County  

March 2017
Misc News: Owen Kelly Missing - 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 2016
News-Administrative Notices: Rufus A. Freeman Estate, Daniel Higley Estate
News-Accidents: D. C. Strong's Son Seriously Injured in Fall, Gabriel Barnes Found Dead
News-Crimes: Mr. and Mrs. Davis Robbed and Beaten Up, J. B. Smith and D. F. Glassmire Robbed, A. H. Butterworth's and A. B. Goodsell Robbed
Obits: Mayetta Dorcas Weimer, Lydia Ann Crittenden

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Schuylkill County  

December 2016
News-Fires and Disasters: Pottsville, PA Coal Mine Explosion, July 1892 - Contributed by Robin Line


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Snyder County

October 2016
Taken from the Harrisburg Telegraph, Harrisburg, Pa, January 10, 1914
Sellinsgrove Community News
Beavertown Community News
Middleburg Community News
Kreamer Community News

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Somerset County  (County Host: Michelle Yoder)

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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
 

October 2016
Death Notice: Emelia Manon

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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

December 2016
Obit: LUNDQUIST, Melcena Marie Marks -Contributed by Donald Buncie


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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
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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  

October 2016
Death Notice: Henry E. Hobaugh, George I. Cook, Mrs. Frank (Baish) Shellar
Dillsburg Community News
Lewisberry Community News


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