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Youngs residing in Pittsburgh 1815

YOUNG: – Residing in Pittsburgh, Penn., in 1815, were: James Young, Justice of the Peace; James, printer; James, blacksmith; Edward, waggoner; and John, a cabinet maker* SOURCE: Vol, X, No…

Sarber’s residing in Lawrenceville

SARBER: – Residing in Lawrenceville, Alleghany Co., Penn., in 1815, were: John and James Sarber, inn-keepers, and Henry Sarber, shop keeper. SOURCE: Vol, X, No 2, June 1921 Genealogy: a…

Holmes’ residing in Pittsburgh 1815

HOLMES:- Residing in Pittburgh, Penn., in 1815, were : David, Francis, Joseph, Nathaniel, Robert, Thomas, Walter and William Holmes. The firm of Holmes and Bean conducted a commission warehouse. SOURCE:…

Chronology of Western Pennsylvania — to 1789

From a series of four brochures entitled “Pittsburgh Frontier To Future.” 14,225 B.C. – Primitive man occupies a rock shelter near Avella in present-day Washington Co. His remains are evidence…

Chronology of Western Pennsylvania — 1800-1859

From a series of four brochures entitled “Pittsburgh Frontier To Future.” 1800, June 28 – Zadok Cramer buys stock in John Gilkeson’s book store and opens his own book­selling business…

Chronology of Western Pennsylvania — 1860-69

July 28, 1860: Prof. S. Wilson makes an ascension in the balloon “Great Western.”After several mishaps, he successfully landed at Sharpsburg (Allegheny County). Oct. 1, 1860: Pittsburghers welcome the Prince…

Allegheny County Tax List

Allegheny County Tax Records — Snowden Twp., 1846 — Part Two McCormick, Samuel — carpenter, singleman.McCormick, George — farmer, singleman.Douglass, William — farmer, 20 acres land valued at $260; 2…

Allegheny County Tax List

Allegheny County Tax Records — Snowden Twp. — 1846            Morgan, Hugh — merchant, 1 horse, 1 cow Larimer, Alexander — Farmer singleman, 80 Acres w/improvements, 2 horses Thompson, Moses…

Daily Pittsburgh Gazette, 1854 Cholera Outbreak

The Daily Pittsburgh Gazette September 15, 1854 Cholera. – This disease broke out with great virulence in the city on Monday night, and continued to rage with a violence unusual…

Daily Morning Post, 1854 Cholera Outbreak

Daily Morning PostPittsburgh, Pa September 15, 1854 Friday CHOLERA This singular disease, after having almost entirely disappeared from our neighborhood, has again broken out, and a number of deaths reported. …