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This County currently does not have a host. This means that there is no one available to help answer your questions about this county's history or to help you with your family's genealogy within this county. WE REGRET THAT WE ARE UNABLE TO DO PERSONAL RESEARCH FOR YOU.

Venango County Data Online
Recent Updates
Sept 2014: Bios: William Tate, James C. Tate

May 2014: News: Gilleland's Horses Killed by Lightning; Moore Home Struck by Lightning; Bios: BOYER Samuel Huntington - Transcribed by Rhonda Hill; WILLIAM FORKER - Transcribed by Kim Mohler

October 2013: 1883 Pensioners - Transcribed by Judy Ziesmer
August 2013: Obit:
HENRY SIBLEY KENDALL - Transcribed by Kim Mohler; Bio: WILLIAM McCLAREN - Contributed by BZ-FOFG
July 2013:
Civil War Three Year Volunteer Enlistment Records - Transcribed by Tammy Clark
June 2013: Obit: BARLOW, REV. JOSEPH - Transcribed by Kim Mohler.





1820 census - Contributed by George Taylor

Obituaries and Death Notices  

The History of Venango County PA  [Fort Franklin Erected - Indian Depredations - Ransom's Deposition - Ellicott's Letter - Adlum's Testimony - McDowell's Statement - Cornplanter's Attitude - Location of Fort Franklin - The "Old Garrsion" - Suggestive Reflections]

Marriage Notices and Wedding Announcements  



Boroughs and Census Designated Places

Barkeyville Clintonville Cooperstown Emlenton Franklin
Hasson Heights Oil City Pleasantville Polk Rouseville
Seneca Sugarcreek Utica Woodland Heights  


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Richland Township Rockland Township Sandycreek Township Scrubgrass Township Victory Township

Surrounding Counties

Crawford County (north) Warren County (north) Forest County (northeast)
Clarion County (east) Butler County (south) Mercer County (west)

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