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History of York County, Pennsylvania : from the earliest period to the present time, divided into general, special, township and borough histories, with a biographical department appended online

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HISTORY



OF



YORK COUNTY



PENNSYLVANIA



From the Earliest Period to the Present Time. Divided into General,

Special, Township and Borough Histories, with a

Biographical Department

Appended.



JOHN GIBSON, HISTORICAL EDITOR.



ILXjTJSTI^^^TEID.



CHICAGO:
F. A. BATTEY PUBLISHING CO.

1886.



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Entereil according to Act ol Congress in i.lic ycai 188B, iiy

F. A. Eaitey ani> F. W. Teeple.
a the office of the Librarian of Congress at Washington, D. C.



CONTENTS



PART I.



GENERAL HISTORY.

PAGE.

Introductory 11

The Early Settlers 13

Settlements, First 17

Settlement of Newberry and Ad-
joining Townships 19

The Aborihi.nes 20

Conestogoe Indians 26

Indian Title 33

I ompletiou of Title 39

Maryland Intrusions 33

EuKoPEAK Title 41

Border Troubles 47

Arrest of Cressap G6

Chester County Plot, The G4

Invasion of the Three Hundred 59

Mission of Messrs. Hamilton and

Georges 54

Mission of Messrs. Jennings and

Dulaney 07

Mission of Messrs Preston and Kin-

sey 72

Revolt of the Germam 58

The Boundary Line 73

Digges' Choice 78

Final Agreement of 176U 82

Mason A Dixon's Line 83

Nicholas Perie, The case of. 82

Royal Order, The 73

Temporary Line, The 75

SPRINGETSBURY MANOR 88

Blunstone's Licenses 93

Manorof Maske 92

Town of York, The 9fi

French and Indian War 99

BiHeiing of Soldiers : 106

Conestogoe Massacre, Ill

Indian Abductions 109

Pontiac's War Ill

Return of Officers 1758 a. 108

The Revolution 112

Aid to Baltimore from York 128

Articles of Association 126

Associations for Defense 123-132

Associators of Pennsylvania, Ad-
dress to the '. 121

Committees of Correspondence....l 1.5-1 27
Constitution of Pennsylvania, First 121

Council of Safety 123

Independent Government, Proceed-
ings to form an 120

Inhabit ants of York County to
Committee of Salety, 1770, Let-
ter of. 127

Organization of the Militia of the

County 124

Resolutions of Committee of Y'ork

County, 1776 127

Y"ork County Militia 128

Y'ork County Militia Battalions 132

York County Militia Companies 130

Continental Congress 135

Baron Steuben 140

British Account of Hancock's Speech 137
Correspondence of John Adams

from York 136

Gen. Gates and the Cabal 137

Monument to Philip Livingston 142

Occurrences and Proceedings at

York 135^ 142

Resign ition of President Hancock... 137

Resolutions of Congress, 1777-78 142

Sessional Y'ork 135

Town Major 144

Wilkinson's Memoirs, Gen 139



PAGE.

Continental Troops 144

Additional Regiment 152

Armand's Legiou 153

Artillery 153

British Prisoners 166

Continental Line Pennsylvania

Regiments 147, 151

I>avid Grier's (Capt.) Company 150

Hartley, Col 151-152

Moses McCIean's iCapt.) Company... 150

New Eleventh 153

Orders of Gen. St. Clair 155

Pensioners, Revolutionary 159

Pulaski's Legion 153

Pennsylvania Battalion 149

Pennsvlvania RiHe Regiment, The... 147
Revolt of the Pennsvlvania Line.... 154
Riflemen 144

SuBSKQUENT Military History,

The 162

Frontier Defense 1G2

Mexican War 166

Volunteers at Baltimore 164

War of 1812-14 163

Whisky Insurrection 162

War for the Union 166

Emergency Troop of 1863 202

Independent Battery 203

Independent Companies 200

Other Ofticers from York County.... 202

Regiment Second 167, 179

Regiment, Sixteenth 168, 179

Regiment, Thirtieth 168, 181

Regiment, Forty-First 181

Regiment, Forty-Third 168, 181

Regiment, Seventy-sixth 169, 183

Regiment, Eighty-Seventh 169, 184

Regiment, Ninety-Second (See Ad-
denda) , 189

Regiment, One Hundred and Third

Regiment, One Hundred and

Seventh 170, 190

Regiment, One Hundred and

Eighth 176, 190

Regiment, One Hundred and Thir-
tieth 171, 191

Regiment, One Hundred and Sixty-
Sixth 17'2, 193

Regiment, One Hundred and

Eighty-Second 176, 196

Regiment, One Hundred and

Eighty-Seventh 176, 197

Regiment, Two Hundredth 177, 197

Regiment, Two Hundred and

Seventh 177, 199

Regiment, Two Hundred and Ninth

177, 199

Volunteers from Y'ork County 179

Hospital Work 203

Occupation of Y'ork 203

Gen. Stuart's Detour Through

York County 212

Arrival of the Sixth Corps 215

Battle of Gettysburg 217

Career and Fate of some of the

Officers 215

Engagement at Hanover 212

Hanover Hospital and its Incidents,

The 216

Incident of the Invasion at Jefferson 217
Incidents of Stuart's Raid at Dover.. 218

List of Killed 215

List of Wounded 215

The Pennsylvania Germans 219

Assemblymen 241



PAGE.

Berks County 252

Borough Officers 242

City of Reading 253

Clergv 248

Clerks of Courts 242

Congressmen 240

County Commissioners 243

County Officers 241

County Treasurers „ 243

Dauphin County 253

Dialect, The 259

Dialogue in The Palatinate Dialect.. 261

Directors of the Poor 243

{ Distinguishing Characteristics 266

Drovers and Mechanics National

I Bank of York 259

I Farmers' National Bank of Y'ork 258

' First National Bank of Y'ork 258

I Franklin County 254

Fuhrman's Lied. Das 238

I Harbaugh, Leonard 230

Herbach, Y'ost 228

Judges and Associate Judges 242

Justice-! of the Peace 243

I Kreuzkrik WceUi un Schomschle Felse:

im alte Weiwer-summer 264

Lancaster County 254

Lawyers 243

Lebanon County 254

Lehigh County 254

Len hart, William 231

Medical Doctors 245

Militia 248

Miller, Lewis 233

Nachtfvr' Chrischdaag, Die 264

National Legislators 240

Newspaper Extracts 277

Overseers of the Poor 242

Percentage of Population 239

Postmasters 240

Prothonotaries 242

Registers of Wills 242

State Legislators 241

State Officers 241

State Senators 241

Teachers 247

United States Senators 240

War for the Union 249

Western National Bank of Y'ork 258

Y'ork County National Bank 257

Frieni s or Quakers 278

Emigration to America 278

Emigration to Y'ork County 279

Fawn Meetini; 286

First Monthly Meeting in Y'ork

County 279

Marriages 28.5, 286

Newberry Meeting 280

Plans of Organization 279

AVarrington Meeting 281

York Meeting 283

The Scotch-Irish 290

SPECIAL HISTORY.

Preliminary History 299

Appearance of the County 302

Chief Ranger 304

Clerks to the County Commissioner-x 308
Clerks of Orphans' Courts, and

Court of Quarter Sessions 304-

Commissioners 307

Coroners 312

Court House, First 303

Court House, Present 303



CONTENTS.



PAKE.

County Almshouse 306

County Auditors 308

County Jail, First 305

County Jail, Present 305

County Limits 300

County Offices 303

County Surveyors 305

Erection of County 299

First Chapter of Chronicles 3U

Great Election Contest 3U

Jury Commissioners 309

Limits Contracted 301

Maintenanceof the Poor 305

Mercantile Appraisers 3ii9

People, The 302

Prothonotaries 304

Recorders 304

Registers ^ 30-i

Biol at Election of 1750 309

Sheriffs.. 309

Statistical 301

Treasurers 304

Towns and Townships 301

Civil List 312

Gubernatorial Elections 314

Justices of the Peace under Consti-
tution of 1790 319

List during the Revolution 312

List of Later Date 313

Members of the Assembly 317

Members of the State Senate 316

National Representatives 316

Public Intkrnal Improvements.... .321

Bachman Valley Railroad .341

Baltimore & Hanoveo Railroad 34 j

Berlin Branch Railroad 342

Berlin & Hanover Turnpike Co.... 329

Bridges 307

Codorus Navigation 335

Conewago Canal, The 33I

Early River Navigation .'.".' 331

tiov. Mifflin Present at the Open-
ing 332

Interesting Events at the Opening 332
Navigation to Columbia, and Tide

Water Opened 333

Plans to Extend Navigation and

Remove Obstacles ,331

State Aid Received and Canal

Constructed 332

Conveyance of Mails and Passengers 326

Davis, Phiueas ..... .337

Elgar, John 3.38

Ferries, Early .'.'..' 305

Hanover Branch Railroad Company 340
Hanover &. Littlestown Railroad..... 341
Hanover & Maryland Line Turnpike

Road 328

Hanover & York Railroad. .'.'."'.'.!'.'.'.'." 339

History of Railroads 33.5

Invention of Locomotives "'.' 336

Invention of Railroads 336

National Transit Lines '" 344

Northern Central Railway '.'. 338

Oil Pipe Line 344

Postal Telegraph Company.... .344

Railroads in the United States...' ". 330

Railroads in Pennsylvania, First 337

River and Canal Navigation .! 331

Roads, Early 321

Stewartstowu Railroad '..'.. 343

Susquehanna & York Borough Turn-
pike Company .Q07

Telegraph, The.... '.;■. 343

Telegraph at Hanover "" 343

Telegraph, Other Lines of. '.'■ 34.3

Telephone, The ' 3I4

Traders' Routes "' 321

Turnpikes 307

Tide Water and Susquehanna r'anal 333
Causes which led to its Origin.. .333
Cost of Construction and Repairs. 334

Description of Canal 335

Its Benefits to York County 335

Navigation " 3.55

Opening of the Canal !!]'.'.'.'.'.'." 334

Plans for, and Construction of.... 333

York & Chanceford Turnpike 3.30

York &. Cumberland Railroad 339

York & Gettysburg Turnpike 328

York & Maryland Line Railroad.... 338
York & Maryland Line Turnpike... 319
York & Peach Bottom Railway
Company 349

Ac.EICULTURE 345

Big Barn, The i" 359

Characteristics of the Emigrant

Farmer ,347

Cigar Industry '.' 353



Clover Seed 352

Distilling as an Industry among

Farmers 350

Domestic .Inimals 350

Farming, Early Modes of. 349

Fertilizers 353

Forests, The 347

Fruit Trees, Cultivation of 352

Grasses, Introduction of 352

Grubenland 346

Hanover Agricultural Society ."! 359

History of Agriculture in York

„ , County 346

Holzscliwamm 345

How our Ancestors Came and What

They Brought With Them 347

Incidents of Pioneer Life 348

Indian Farming 345

Marshes' 345

Old Time Harvests .'.'.'.' 351

Pleasure Carriages 351

Price of Lands and Laying out of

Towns 352

Second House, The 352

Selections of Lands by First Settlers 347

Statistical 354

Thrashing Machines, Reapers, etc., 353

Tobacco Culture 354

A New Era : 355

Cultivation .".'.'' 3.r,7

Cutting the Crop '.'..'.'. 357

Does it Impoverish the Soil ?... . 3.57

New Tobacco, The 3,55

Physical.Features 3.57

Planting- .•■ 357

Preparation of Ground for 356

Product, The 355

Topping andSuckering 357

Varieties Cultivated in York

County 356

^^ agoning 351

\ ork County Agricultural Society... 358
Educational 350

Act of 1834 ■.;;;;.■.'.■. see

Books Used and Modes of Teaching" 361
Borough Institute „. 368



Convention of 1834.,

Convention of 1835 363

Cottage Hill Seminary ."" 37-;

County Superintendencv .".!..! 363

County Teachers' Institute '.'.'. 366

Denominational Schools 375

Directors 367

High School, The 1. .!.!!!..!!! 368

Lancastrian School ' mq

Length of School Term ' §6''

Other Schools in the County 375

Progress of the First Efforts... l'.".".'.' 375

School Buildings 367

Semi-Centennial, The "' 376

Some Early Schools and Teachers".'.' 359

btate Laws 36-7

Stewartstown English aiid Clas'sicai

Institute 373

Sunday Schools 375

Teachers ;";.■;: agg

Theological Seminary 371

York Borough Schools 366

York Collegiate Institute 371

York County Academy 368

Young Ladies' Seminary 370

Journalism in York County " 377

Age, The 332

American Eagle, The ' 38O

Children's Guide, The '. 381

Commercial Monthly, The 389

Delta Herald, The .' 38,3

Delta Times, The ■" 333

Democratic Press, The ....' 380

Evangelical Zeitung, Die 380

Evening Dispatch, The .' ,382

Evening Telegram, The 38I

Expositor, The 379

Fountain, The 332"

German Reformed Magazine, ''The... 379

Hanover Gazette, The 378

Harbinger, The 380

Lesson (Quarterly 331

Pennsylvania Chronicle and York

Weekly Advertiser, The 378

Pennsylvania Herald and York

General Advertiser, The 378

Pennsylvania Gazette, The 378

Pennsylvania Republican, The 378

Primary Leaf, The 381

Recorder (Daily), The 378

Republieanische HeraW, Der 378



Teachers' Journal, The 381

True Democrat, The 330

Unions Freund, Der 379

Village Museum, The " 379

Volks Verichter, Der 378

Wahre Republicaner, Der '.',',','.'..' 378

Weekly Dispatch, The 381

York Advocate, The 380

Yoik County Farmer, The .380

York Daily, The 331

York Gazette, The 379

York Gazette, Die 373

York Pennsylvania, The 380

York Recorder, The 373

York Republican, The 378

York Weekly, The 381

Hanover Journalism 332

Citizen, The 333

Citizen and Democrat, The 383

Democrat, The 333

English Citizen, The 383

Guardian, The 332

Hanoverian, The 332

Hanover Gazette 382

Herald, The 383

Intelligeneblatt, The 383

Monthly Friend, The 333

Pennsylvanische Wochinsehrift,

Die 382

Planet and Weekly News, The 383

Regulator, The 333

Spectator. The 3-3

Religious Denominations ] 334

Baptists, The 384

Church of God, The 337

Evangelical Association York County,

Origin of 335

German Baptists 387

Methodism, Introduction of 335

United Brethren in Christ 336



Historical Bioqraphies..

Bacon, Rev. Samuel

Barnitz, Hon. Charles A 415

Barnitz, Ensign Jacob 401

Barton, Rev. Thomas 405

Braekenridge, Hon. HughH 409

Butlers, The Revolutionary

Campbell, Capt. Thomas

Cathcart, Rev. Robert

Crawford, Hon. William

Deininger, Rev. Constantine J.

Dill, Matthew

Drift, Capt. Jacob

Edgar, James..



391



404



I'ranklin, Rear Admiral 427

Gibson, Commander William 427

Gibson, Gen. Horatio Gates 422

Glasgow, Hon. Hugh 414

Glossbrenner, Hon, Adam J 416

Goering, Rev. Jacob 408

Haller, Col. Granville. 418

Hamilton, Hance 393

Hartley, Hon. Thomas 412

Hostetter. Hon. Jacob 414

Jameson, David 391

Jameson, Horatio Gates 392

Jordan, Archibald Steele 402

Kelley, Hon. James 413

King, Hon. Adam 415

Kurtz, Hon. William H 416

Lewis, Judge Ellis 404

Lischy, Rev. Jacob 4116

Mayer, Rev. Lewis 409

McClean, Archibald 395

McLaughlin, Capt. William H 425

McPherson, Col. Robert 394

McPherson, William 395

Miller, Gen. Henry 396

Mitchell, Hon. James S 415

Nes, Hon. Henry 415

Prowell, Maj. Joseph 400

Raus, Rev. Luca.s 405

Reed, Gen. William 401

Ross, Hon. James 402 '

Schriver, Gen. Edmund 416

Scott, Patrick 399

Small, Gen. M, P 424

Spangler, Gen. Jacob 414

Stair, G. Christopher 404

Steel, James 403

Stevens, Hon. Thaddeus 403

Stewart, Hon. John 413

Stouch, Capt. George W. H 426

Tyson, Benjamin 401

Welsh, Lieut. George P 426

Worley, Francis 899

Ziegler, Rev. Daniel 409



CONTENTS.



PAGE.


PAGE.






428


"Dr." Dady


495






Associate Judges

Atlee, Hon. William Augustus


442


Grand Jury, October, 1749


491


eran Church


540


438


Rates in Taverns




St. Luke's Lutheran Church


.541


Barber, William, Esq


447


Slavery and Redemptioners


497


St. Mary's Catholic Church


,543




443


Colonization Society


498


St. Patrick's Catholic Church


M?.


Black, Hon. Jeremiah S


452


Slavery in York County


497


St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran




Bonham, Hon. Samuel Coxe


443


Underground Railroad




Church


537


Campbell, Esq., John Gardner


451


•Servants and Redemptioners


500


Schall, Danner A .Sperrvs Bank


559


447


Secret Societies


500


Second Church of the United Breth




Chapin, Esq., Edward


448


Free and Accepted Masons


500


ren in Christ


.544


Clark, Gen. John


446


Improved Order of Red Men


505


Sun Fire Company


569




4.V2


Knights of Pythias


.507


Trinity Church of the Evangelica






443


Odd Fellows


502


Association


546


District Attorneys


435


Other Secret Orders


507


Union Evangelical LutheranChurch 539


Durkee. Hon. Daniel


439


Fire Insurance Companies


,507


Union Fire Company


563


450


Codorus and Manheim Mutual


509


United Library Association

Vigilant Fire Company


.571


Fisher, Hon: Robert J


441


Dover, Conewago, Newberry, Eas




,561


Franklin, Hon. Walter


4:«


and West Manchester Mutual-


509


Visit of President Washington an(




Grier, Col. David


447


Farmers Insurance Company of


other Distinguished Men


,553










Visit of Lafayette

Water Company

Western National Bank

York Club




Hays, Hon. Mills










439
443


Southern Mutual

Spring Garden Mutual

York Countv Mutual


509
509




Hinkle, Hon. John L


569




444


507


Y'ork County National Bank


.553


Justices of the Peace


432


Miscellaneous Matters


510


York National Bank


558


Kirk, Hon. Jacob


443


Continental Money


510


Young Men's Christian Association 547




443


Millerites, The


.510


Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church


538


List of Attorneys 435-438




510


Zion Reformed Church


,532


Mclntyre, Hon. Peter


444




511


Borough of Hanover


673


Mayer, Esq. John L


450


Latimer, Hon. James W


.512


Baltimore Defenders


591


Members of the Bar


444


Wickes, Hon. Pere L


510


Biographical


592


Moore, Hon. John


444






Col. Richard McAllister


692


Newcomer, Hon. David


444






Gen. Jacob Eyster


,592


President Judges

Rieman, Hon. John


43H








,581


444


BOROUGH AND TOWNSHIP HIS-


Distinguished Entomologists

Melsheimers


593


RudisiU, Hon. Jacob


442


TORY.




,593


Schlege), Col. Henry


442






Early History


574




445

455




513

520


Emanuel's Reformed Church

Fairs








. 591


Geology


4(53


Anti-Jacobinism


,557


Fire Department


. 590


Analyses of Ores, Rooks, Minerals




Baer's Bank (Jacob H.)


559


First National Bank


. 681




4V2




.557


Gas Company




Belt of Upper Eozoic


467


Banking House ot Weiser, Son i




Genealogical


. 694




472


Carl






.578




465




572


Hanover Saving Fund Society


580


Hellam Quartzite


468


Bethlehem Church of the Evangel




Hotels


. 591


Hydro-Mica Schists












472


Bottstown


520


Kuntz-Welsh


594




471


Bottstown in 1783


5'>1


Manufactures


. .589


Palaozoic Rocks


468


Calvary Presbvterian Church


536


Mennonite Church


. 587


Peach Bottom Slates


4-'>


Church History


.5''3


Methodist Episcopal Church

Military and Musical


585


Pottsdam Sandstone


468


City Market


,522


. 591


YoXLTmeston7.'.V."7.V.\\\""V.V.V.";!!'.


472


Conspiracy in 1803


,548


Mount Ohvet Cemetery


687


470


Drovers and Mechanics Nationa




Noted Improvements


. 578


York Limestone with Argillites


471


Bank


,559


Postoffice


5H0


Meteorological


474


Duke St.Methodist Episcopal Church 542


Public Common


579


Destruction in the County


479




521




586


476




5,59


St. Mark's Lutheran Church


585


Flood of York


478


Fire Department, The


560


St. Matthew's Lutheran Church


581


Flood of 1817


474


First Baptist Church


,54,5


Schools


.588


Flood of 1822


475


First Church of the United Brethren




Taxable Inhabitants in 1783


575


Flood of 1884


477


in Christ


,544


Town of Hanover


574


Hail Storm in 1797


476


First Evangelical Lutheran Church 523


Trinity Reformed Church

United Brethren in Christ


587


Hail Storm of 1821


476


First Methodist Episcopal Church..


541


58/


Heroic Deeds and Narrow Escapes..


478


First National Bank


558


Visit of Gen. Washington


590


Meteoric Shower of 1833


480


First Presbyterian Church


5:i5




690


Miraculous Flood of Beaver Creek-


476


First Reformed Church


530


Borough of Wrightsville


696


Rainfall Table


477


Founding of York

Fourth of July, 1788


514


African Methodist Church


599




479


.552


Business Interests


599




476
476




553

.572


Churches

Evangelical Lutheran Church




Wind Storm of 1890


Franklin Institute


598




480




,571


Ewing, Gen. James


59S


Elevations above Sea Level


481


Gas Company


568


Incident of the Confederate Inva-


Table of Elevations


481


Hand in Hand Fire Company

Heidelberg Reformed Church

Inhabitants in 1783


560


sion


69/






544
517






Cannon Balls for the Revolutionary




Methodist Church


597


War :


4.S5


Laurel Fire Company


.561


Postoffice




Castle Fin Forge

First Anthracite Coal Locomotive-


486


Manufacturing Interests

Billmyer & Small Co






598


488


564


Schools


599


First Iron Interest in York County


483


Variety Iron Works, E. G. Smyser 565


Societies


599


First Iron Works in Pennsylvania


483


Frey,Motter & Co


566


Town Laid Out


696


Hellam Iron Works


485


A.B. Farquhar






6(K»


Manor Furnace




P. A. & S. Small 566-568


Anderson's Ferry


605


Margaretta Furnace


489


Markets


521


Border Troubles


601


Mary Ann Furnace


484


Methodist Episcopal Zion Church...


546


Churches of Hellam


606


Spring Forge and Bloomary

Woodstock Forge


484


Military


554


Cresap, Col. Thomas


602


489


Military of York and Civic Celebra




Druck Valley U. B. Church


607


York Foundry Furnace and Forge


487


tions


,551


Historical Notes




Y'ork Furnace




Moravian Church


536
519


Historic Old House


604


Census Reports and Postoffices..


489


Municipal History


Iron Ore Interests


608




490


Old Time Fairs


523


Lutheran and Reformed Church


606


Money Order Offices

Postal Routes


491


Old Time Inns and Taverns am




Public Schools


607


490


Later Day Hotels


549


Taxables in 1783


605


Postoffices and Postmasters in 1832


491




.571


Topography


600








559
569




Postoffices in Y'ork County


490


Prospect Hill Cemetery


Village of Hellam


607


Notes Fbom Early Court Kecords




Rescue Fire Company


563


Township of Spring Garden


608


1749 to 1770


491


Riot in 1786


548


Church of the Evangelical AsBOci




Constables Appointed at First Court 492


St. John's Episcopal Church


532


ation


611



CONTENTS.



Glades, The 610

Mount Zion Church 610

Pleasureville 610

Schools 610

Stony Brook 610

Village of Freystown 608

Township of Manchester 611

Adoption of the Common School

System 620

Borough of Manchester 615

Business Places , 616

Churches 616

Church of the United Brethren in

Christ 619

Conlederate Invasion 618

Eib's Landing 614

Emig'sGroveCampMeetingGrounds 620

Emigsville 619

Floods 614

Founding of Manchester 615

Incorporation 616

Manchester Lutheran Church 617

Mennonite Meeting-House. - 617

Mount Wolf Village 618

Musical 619

New Holland Village 613

Old School House, An 617

Paper City, A 614

Phvsicians 616

Postmasters 616

Reformed and Lutheran Church

(Hoover's) 619

Schools 617

Shad Fisheries 614

Taxables of 1783 612

The Gut 6)4

Union Church of Manchester 616

United Brethren Church 617

Township of West Manxhester... 621

Assessment of 1800 622

Assessment of 1884 622

Formation of Township 621

Historic Mill Site 623

St. Paul's Lutheran and Reformed

Church 622

Shiloh Church 623

Topography 621

Township of Newberry 623

Ball Hills 637

Bethel Church 627-629

Borough of Lewisberry 632

Business Industry of York Haven

and other Facts 638

Cigar Industry 026

Goldsboro 627

Goldsboro Sandstone Quarry 629

Hay Run 6C0

Indian Relics 634

Justices of the Peace 635

Large Mill Burned 639

Last Indian, The 6.30

Lutheran and Reformed Church 636

Manufactures of Lewisberry 632

Methodist Church 629-635

Middletown Ferry 630

Military Organization 634

Newberryin 1783 624

Newberrvtown 625

Patriotic Pead 631

Phvsicians 635

Pla'infield Bethel 630

PostolBoe 626-634

Pottery, A 626

Prize Fight. A Notorious 629

Public Well 626

Quaker Schoolhouse 637

River Meeting-House 629

St. Paul's Church 627

Schools of Goldsboro 629

Schools of Lewisberry 636

Society of .Social Friends 637

Stores of Lewisberry 632

Stores of Newberrytown 626

Sundav-schools 636

Terrible Tragedy 639

Township Formed 624

Union Meeting-House 626

Visit of Lorenzo Dow 636

Yocumtown 631



York Haven Laid Out

York Haven Paper Mills

York Haven Quarries

Township of Fairview

Boundary Difficulties

Churches

Emanuel's Church of the Evangel-
ical Association



. 642

,. 642

. 640

. 641

. 642

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