Westmoreland County was founded on February 26, 1773 and was the first county in the colony of Pennsylvania
west of the Allegheny Mountains. Westmoreland County originally included the present-day counties of Fayette, Washington,
Greene and parts of Beaver, Allegheny, Indiana and Armstrong counties. The county seat is Greensburg.
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Westmoreland County Data Online
Crime News : Jospeh Akins Kills Wife and Commits Suicide - Contributed by Robin Line
Biographies: Genealogical Memoirs from the History of Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania,
Vol. II, compiled by John W. Jordan, LL. D. and transcribed by our Transcription Team - names are indexed
and linked at the bottom of the first page - more to come (Daniel Arter, Albert H. Bell, Boucher Family,
George Dorn, Lloyd S. Findley, Paul Hugus Gaither, James Henry Gallagher, George Franklin Huff, John Latta, Samuel
O. W. Lowry, Robert Anderson Fulton Lyon, Alexander Daniel McConnell, Joseph Alexander McCurdy, The Nunn Family,
J. Howard Patton, Michael Joseph Rorke, John B. Steel, James J. Wirsing )
Obit: John W. Forsha, John Forsha, Elizabeth Forsha - Contributed by Donald Buncie
Marriage Notice: MCCLINTOCK-MORRISON
Accident News: James Todd and Son of Wm. Meching Seriously Injured