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 Wyoming County was created in 1842 from part of Luzerne County. Its county seat is Tunkhannock.

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Cemetery Index

Marriage Notices  

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Recent Updates
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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Surrounding Counties

Susquehanna County (north) Luzerne County (south)

Bradford County (northwest)

Lackawanna County (east) Sullivan County (west)

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