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History of the Counties of McKean, Elk, etc..

History of the Counties of McKean, Elk, Cameron and Potter, Pennsylvania, J.H. Beers & Co., 1890

 

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McKean County, Chapter 6, Political Affairs

CHAPTER VI   POLITICAL AFFAIRS   INTRODUCTORY – ORLO J. HAMLIN – ELECTIONS FOR GOVERNOR, 1835– ELECTIONS FROM 1840 TO 1883 – GENERAL ELECTIONS, 1884 TO 1889 – PROHIBITORY AMENDMENT…

McKean County, Chapter 5, Courts and Bar

COURTS AND BAR FIRST COURTS – CHARACTER OF THE EARLY BENCH AND BAR, WITH DATES OF ADMISSION OF MEMBERS PRIOR TO 1878 – CELEBRATED CAUSES – JUDGES AND ASSOCIATE JUDGES…

McKean County, Chapter 4, Transactions of the County Commissioners

McKean County   CHAPTER IV TRANSACTIONS OF THE COUNTY COMMISSIONERS – ORGANIZATION OF THE COUNTY – HOLLAND LAND COMPANY’S LANDS – JOHN KEATING’S LIBERALITY – SMETHPORT, THE COUNTY TOWN –…

McKean County, Chapter 3, Pioneers and Pioneer Days

McKean County   CHAPTER III PIONEERS AND PIONEER DAYS PREHISTORIC REMAINS – INDIANS – INDIAN LAND PURCHASES – SALE OF LANDS – EARLY SURVEYS AND SETTLEMENTS – EARLY TAX PAYERS…

Potter County, Chapter 29, Biographical Sketches

CHAPTER XXIX BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES-  ROULETTE, HOMER, PORTAGE (AND BOROUGH OF AUSTIN) AND WHARTON TOWNSHIPS ROULETTE TOWNSHIP. MRS. PRUDENCE L. BOYINGTON, daughter of Burrel and Dorcas (Irons) Lyman, was born in…

Potter County, Chapter 28, Biographical Sketches

CHAPTER XXVIII BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES – ULYSSES TOWNSHIP AND BOROUGH OF LEWISVILLE, ALLEGHENY, HEBRON, CLARA AND PLEASANT VALLEY TOWNSHIPS ULYSSES TOWNSHIP AND BOROUGH OP LEWISVILLE C.E. BAKER, farmer, P.O. Ulysses, is…

Potter County, Chapter 27, Biographical Sketches

CHAPTER XXVII BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES—HECTOR, PIKE, WEST BRANCH, ABBOT AND STEWARDSON TOWNSHIPS HECTOR TOWNSHIP. JAMES DOUGLAS, farmer, P.O. Hector, was born in Tompkins county, N.Y., May 12, 1820. He attended school…

Potter County, Chapter 26, Biographical Sketches

CHAPTER XXVI BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES— BINGHAM AND HARRISON TOWNSHIPS BINGHAM. TOWNSHIP ZERA O. BACON, farmer, P.O. Genesee Fork, was born in Wellsville, N.Y., March 12, 1837, a son of Ira and…

Potter County, Chapter 25, Biographical Sketches

CHAPTER XXV BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES – SHARON, OSWAYO AND GENESEE TOWNSHIPS SHARON TOWNSHIP ANDREW J. BARNES, lumberman and farmer, P.O. Millport, was born in Wayne county, Penn., March 30, 1836, a…

Potter County, Chapter 24, Biographical Sketches

CHAPTER XXIV BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES – EULALIA TOWNSHIP AND BOROUGH OF COUDERSPORT J.W. ALLEN, land estate agent, Coudersport, is a son of Ezra and Lydia Allen, and was born in East…