County Commissioner's Clerks 1795-1882

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Abraham Morrison, appointed October, l795
William Russell, October, 1797
Joseph Parks, July, 1799
Dr. William G. Elder, February, 1800
Otho Shrader, April, 1801
John Sullivan, January, 1805
John McClean, October, 1805
William Russell, April, 1806
Jacob Schneider, July, 1807
Abraham Morrison, July 1808
James Clark, July, 1809
George V. Cartell, August, 1810
James M. Riddle, July, 1812
George Pile, January, 1815
Elias Stahl, January, 1818
Michael Wilson, January, 1820
Samuel G. Bailey, January, I822
William Philson, January, 1828
William H. Postlethwaite, January, 1829
Jeremiah S. Black, January, 1830
Samuel Risinger, January, 1831
George Mowry, April, 1831
William H. Postlethwaite, January, 1833
Jonathan Knepper, January, 1836
Samuel W. Pearson, January, 1837
John R. Edie, January, 1840
Andrew J. Ogle, January, 1842
Robert L. Stewart, January, 1846
R. R. Marshall, January, 1848
William H. Koontz, January, 1850
George Mowry, January, 1854
Jacob Keff, January, 1864
William M. Schrock, January, 1876
Daniel J. Horner, present clerk, January 1, 1882.
(Note: the first two or three clerks were paid a salary of $40 a year)

(Source: History of Bedford, Somerset & Fulton Counties, PA; 1884)