York County was created on August 19, 1749 from part of Lancaster County and named either for the Duke of York, an early patron of the Penn family, or for the city and shire of York in England. Its county seat is the city of York. York County is located in the Susquehanna Valley, a large fertile agricultural region in South Central Pennsylvania.
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Bio: DAVID A. McCONNELL - Transcribed by Kim Mohler
Marriage Notices: Shall-Spangler, Burg-Eckert
Death Notice: Samuel McIlhenny
News-Crimes: Mr. Nivens Attacked by Thieves
Misc. News: Mr. Hugh's Hemp Stalk
Military: Civil War 3 year Volunteer Records - Transcribed by Tammy Clark
June 2013: Bio: Daniel R. Hall - Transcribed by by Rhonda Hill; Obit: BALESTIER, JOSEPH, ESQ. - Transcribed by Kim Mohler; Bio: CUNNINGHAM, ROBERT - transcribed by FOFG
December 2012: 1883 Pensioners - Transcribed by Debbie Ovechka
July 2012: Obituary: Maud Mallory, Marriage Notice: Clark-Weil (Jacoby), Reiff-Roth, Dineman-Coulson, Cox-Godfrey, Decker-Flickinger, Williams-Rensel, Rensel-Baker, Jacobs-Atland, Straly-Hershey, Swartz-Spangler, Baub-Clark, Spangler-Eichelberger, Carl-Barnitz, Little-Welsh, Death Notices: George Able, Jacob Barnitz, Daniel Billmeyer, Elias Eyster, Conrad Kessler, Daughter of Henry Kline, Joseph Schmuck, Sarah Shoaf, William Slagle, Mary Speer; News: Gobrecht and Landis to Publish Newspapers, Mr. Awbell Mysteriously Disappears, Baltimore and Susquehanna Rail Road, Jacob Weltzhoffer's Hog; News - Accidents: Young Man Accidently Kills Mrs. Henry Louck; News - Crime: John Steel Kills Wife; News - Weather: Destructive Hail Storm - John Nicholson Dies; The York County Wine Association (News) - 1828 and 1829 Meeting of the Wine Association
March 2012: Biography: FRANCIS A. RAMSEY - Contributed by FOFG
February 2012: The Truett Family - Contributed by Dawn and Dorsey Truitt ; Family Letters - Letter From James B. Truett to Samueal Truett Concerning Family History, Letter from J.B. Bollinger to G. W. Powell Concerning Daughter's Abduction; Photos of Samuel Truett and the York County Police Department; Photos of The Bixler Brothers Candy Store; Legal Documents ( Order to Summon William Matzen to Court ); News Articles (The Truett Tragedy - Suicide, Attempted Murder of Spouse)
Petition for forming the County of York from Lancaster County PA - Contributed by Margaret Gagliardi
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