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HISTORY



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 GIBSONS, ^1. ..'t-JsixVL EDITOR.






CHICAGO:
F. A. BATTEY PUBLISHING CO.



Entered aecordinc to Act ol Congress in the year 1886, by

F, A. Eattky and F. W. Teeple,

In the oflBce of the Librarian of Congress at Washington, D. C.



CONTENTS.



PART I.



GENERAL HISTORY.



INTEODUCTOEY 1"

The Early Settlers i;

Settlements, First 1^

Settlement of Newberry and Ad-
joining Townships li

The Aborigines 2C

Conestogoe Indians 26

Indian Title 33

( ompletion of Title Si

Maryland Intrusions 3c

European Title 41

Border Troubles 47

Arrest of Cressap 66

Chester County Plot, The 64

Invasion of the Three Hundred 59

Mission of Messrs. Hamilton and

Georges 54

Mission of Messrs. Jennings and

Dulaney 67

Mission of Messrs Preston and Kin-

sey 72

Revolt of the Germans 58

The Boundary Line 73

Digges' Choice 78

Final Agreement of 1760 82

Mason & Dixon's Line 83

Nicholas Perie, The case of. 82

Royal Order, The 73

Temporary Line, The 75

Springetsbury Manor 8S

Blunstone's Licenses 93

Jlanorof M a°^» go

French and Indian War 99

Billeling of Soldiers 106

Conestogoe Massacre Ill

Indian Abductions 109

Pontiac's War Ill

Return of Officers 1758 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....ll5-127
Constitution of Pennsylvania, First 121

Council of Safety 123

Independent Government, Proceed-

ingsto form an...: 120

Inhabitants of York County to
Committee of Salety, 1776, Let-
ter of. 107

Organization of the Militia of the

County 124

Resolutions of Committee of York

County, 1776 ]97

York 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

Resigniition of President Hancock... 137

Resolutions of Congress, 1777-78 142

Session at Y'ork 135

Town Major 144

Wilkinson's Memoirs, Geo 139



Continental Troops 144

Additional Regiment 152

Armand's Legion 153

Artillery 153

British Prisoners 166

Continental Line Pennsylvania

Regiments 147, 151

David Grier's (Capt.) Company 150

Hartley, Col 151-1.52

Moses McCIean's (Capt.) Company... 160

New Eleventh 153

Orders of Gen. St. Clair 155

Pensioners, Revolutionary 159

Pulaski's Legion 153

Pennsylvania Battalion 149

Pennsylvania Rifle Regiment, The... 147
Revolt of the Pennsylvania Line.... 154

Riflemen 144

Subsequent Military History,

The ]62

Frontier Defense 162

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 Officers 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, Eighlj-Seventh 169, 184

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

Regiment, One Hundred and Third

178, 189

Regiment, One Hundred and

Seventh 170, 190

Regiment, One Hundred and

Eighth 176, 190

Regiment, One Hundred and Thir-
tieth 171, 191

Regiment, Une Hundred and Sixty-

■«<-*>• .172, 193

.176, 196
tind



Regiment, One Hundred

Eighty-Second

Regiment, One Hundred

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 York County 179

HilSliHAL-WORK.....^., 203

GenTstwSt'sD^oue Through

York County 212

Arrival of the Sixth Corps 215

Battle of Gettysburg 217

C'areer and Fate of some of the

Officers 215

Engagement at Hanover 212

Hanover Hospital and its Incidents,



Incident of the Invasion at Jefferson 21 7
Incidents of Stuart's Raid at Dover.. 218

List of Killed 215

List of Wounded 215

The Pennsylvania Germans 219

Assemblvmen 241



Berks County

Borough Officers .
City of Reading..



Clerks of Courts

Congressmen

County Commissioners

County Officers

County Treasurers

Dauphin County

Dialect, The

Dialogue in The I'ul.iiu



Drovers and Mechanics National

Bank of York 2.59

Farmers', National Bank of York 258

First National Bank of York 258

Franklin County 254

Futirmari s Lied, Dm 238

Harbaugh, Leonard 230

Herbach,Yost 228

Judges and Associate Judges 242

Justices of the Peaop 243

Kreuzkrik WcBlliun S'/^m ,,.■/„, ;.■,;.,,
imalte Weiwtr-,^iu,: n' , ,:,u

" Lancaster County .:'^l

Lawyers -i'i

Lebanon County J.".4

Lehigh Countv 254

Lenhart, William 231

Medical Doctors 245

Militia 248

Miller, Lewis 203

Nachtfof Chrischdaag, Die 264

National Legislators 240

Newspaper Extracts 277

Overseers of the Poor 242

■Percentage of Population 2.39

Postmasters 240

Prothonotaries 242

Registers of Wills 242

State Legislators 241

State Officers 241

State Senators '241

Teachers 247

United Slates Senators 240

War for the Union 249

Western National Bank of Y'ork 258

Y'ork County National Bank 257

Friends or Quakers 278

Emigration to America 278

Emigration to York County 279

Fawn Meeting 286

First Monthly Meeting in York

County 279

Marriages .• 285,286



Plans of Organiz
Warrington Meeting...

Y'ork Meeting

The Scotch-Irish



SPECIAL HISTORY.

Preliminary History

Appearance of the County

Chief Ranger

Clerks to the Cou nty Comn

Clerks of Orphans' Courts, and

Court of Quarter Sessions 304

Commissioners 307

Coroners 312

Court House, First 303

Court House, Present 303



P.OE.


p


~




PAGE


County Almshouse


30G


Clover Seed


'352


Teachers' Journal, The


.... 381


County Auditors




Distilling as an Industry among




True Democrat, The


.... 380


County Jail, First


305


^ Farmers


350


Unions Freund, Der


.... 379


County Jail, Present




Domestic -inimals


350


Village Museum, The


.... 379


County Limits


300


Farming, Early Modes of


349


Volks Verichter, Der


.... 378


County Offices




Fertilizers


353


Wahre Republicaner, Der


.... 378


County Surveyors




Forests, The


347


Weekly Dispatch, The

York Advocate, The


.... 381


Erection of County




Fruit Trees, Cultivation of


3.52


.... 380


First Chapter of Chronicles


311


Grasses, Introduction of.




Y'oik County Farmer, The


.... 380


Great Election Contest


311


Grubenland




York Daily, The




Jury Commissioners




Hanover Agricultural Society

History of Agriculture in York


359


York Gazette, The


.... .379


Limits Contracted


301




York Gazette, Die


.... 378


Maintenance of the Poor




County


346


York Pennsylvania, The

Y'ork Recorder, The




Mercantile Appraisers _


309


Bolzschwamm


346


.'.'.'.'. 378


People, The


302


How our Ancestors Came and Wha




York Republican, The


.... 378


Prothonotaries


304


They Brought With Them


347


York Weekly, The


.... 381


Recorders


304


Incidents of Pioneer Life


348


Hanover Journalism


.... .382


Registers


304


Indian Farming


346


Citizen, The




Biotat Election of 1750


309


Marshes .^


346


Citizen and Democrat, The


'.'.'.'. 383


Sheriffs


309


Old Time Harvests


351


Democrat, The


.... 383


Statistical


301


Pleasure Carriages


351


English Citizen, The


.... 383


Treasurers


304


Price of Lands and Laying out of


Guardian, The


.... 382


Towns and Townships


301


Towns


352


Hanoverikn, The


.... 382


Civil List


312


Second House, The


352


Hanover Gazette


.... 382


Gubernatorial Elections


314


Selections of Lands by First Settlers 347


Herald, The




Justices of the Peace under Consti




Statistical


354


Intelligeneblatt, The

Monthly Friend, The


'.'.'.'. 383


tution of 1790


319


Thrashing Machines, Reapers, etc.


353


.... 383


List during the Revolution


312


Tobacco Culture


354


Pennsylvanische Wochinsehrift,


List of Later Date


313


■ A New Era :


355


Die.:


.... 382


Members of the Assembly


317


Cultivation


357


Planet and Weekly News, The




Members of the State Senate


316


Cutting the Crop


357


Regulator, The




National Representatives


316


Does it Impoverish the Soil ?


3.57


Spectator. The


'.'.'.'.' 3-3


Public Intkenal Improvements...


.321


New Tobacco, The




Religious Denominations


.... 384


Bachman Valley Railroad


341


Physical.Features


357


Baptists, The


384


Baltimore & Hanover Railroad


3il


Planting.


357


Church of God, The




Berlin Branch Railroad


342


Preparation of Ground for


356


Evangelical Association York County,


Berlin & Hanover Turnpike Co...


329


Product, The




Origin of

German Baptists

Methodism, Introduction of.


385


Bridges




Topping and Suckering

Varletils Cultivated in York




387


Codorus Navigation


335






Conewago Canal, The




County


336


United Brethren inChrist


'.'.'.'. 386,


Early River Navigation


331


Wagoning

Y'ork County Agricultural Society..


351


Historical Biographies


.... 391


Gov. Mitflin Present at the Open






Bacon, Rev. Samuel


.... 408


ing




Educational..... :...


359


Barnitz, Hon. Charles A


.... 415


Interesting Events at the Opening 332


Act of 1834


306


Barnitz, En,5ign Jacob


.... 401


Navigation to Columbia, and Tide


Books Used and Modes of Teaching


361


Barton, Rev. Thomas


.... 405


Water Opened

Plans to Extend Navigation anc


333


Borough Institute f.


36S


Brackenridge, Hon. HughH


402




Borough Superintendency


368


Butlers, The Revolutionary


404


Remove Obstacles


331


Children's Home, The


373


Campbell, Capt. Thomas


401


State Aid Received and Canal


Convention of 1834


362


Cathcart, Rev. Robert


.... 411


Constructed


332


Convention of 1835




Crawford, Hon. William


414


Conveyance of Mails and Passengers 326


Cottage Hill Seminarv




Deininger, Rev. Constantine J..
Dill, Matthew


410


Davis, Phineas


337


County Superinten,!.,.: ,




399


Elgar, John




County Teachers' \\,>'..




Dritt, Capt. Jacob


398


Ferries, Early


326


Denominational Scli.. i




Edgar, James


401


Hanover Branch Railroad Company 340


Directors




Ettinger, Rev. Adam


409


Hanover & Littlestown Railroad...


341


High School, The




Franklin, Gen. William B


417


Hanover 4 Marvland Line Turnpike


Lancastrian School


370


Franklin, Rear Admiral


427


Road :


328


Length of School Term


362


Gibson, Commander William....


427


Hanover & York Railroad


. 339


Other Schools in the County


. 375


Gibson, Gen. Horatio Gates


422


History of Railroads




Progress of the First Efforts


. 375


Glasgow, Hon. Hugh


414


Invention of Locomotives


336


School Buildings




Glossbrenner, Hon, Adam J


416


Invention of Railroads




Semi-centennial, The


. 376


Goering, Rev. Jacob

Haller, Col. Granville.




National Transit Lines


. 344


Some Early Schools and Teachers.




".'.'.'.'. 418


Northern Central Railway




State Laws


. 362


Hamilton, Hance


393


Oil Pipe Line

Postal Telegraph Company




Stewartstown English and CLissical


Hartley, Hon. Thomas


412


"344


Institutr^


n:3.


Hostetter. Hon. Jacob


414


Railroads in the United States


. 336


Sundav.-^e U




Jameson, David


391


Railroads in Pennsylvania, First...


. 337


Teachers




Jameson, Horatio Gates


392




331


Theologic%.l - iiM-


:::i


.Jordan, Archibald Steele


402


OSoads, Early.V


. 321


Y'ork Borou-l. -,i,...,;-




Kelley, Hon. James


413


Stewartstowji - feMlroad


. 343


York Collegiate lu^liuite




King, Hon. Adam

Kurtz, Hon. William H


415


Susquehanna & York Borough Turn




York County Academy


. 3GS


416


pike Company


. 327


Young Ladies' Seminary




Lewis, Judge Ellis


... . 404


Telegraph, The




Journalism in York County


377


Lischv, Rev. Jacob


4110


Telegraph at Hanover


343


Age, The




Mavef, Rev. Lewis

McClean, Archibald


409


Telegraph, Other Lines of.


.343


American Eagle, The


380


395


Telephone, The


344


Children's Guide, The


381


McLaughlin, Capt. William H...


.... 425




321


Commercial Monthly, The


382


McPherson, Col. Robert


394


CTuniipScs.


327


Delta Herald, The


383


McPherson, William




^ide-V5rate?ana Susquehanna Canal 333


Delta Times, The


383


Miller. Gen. Henrv


'.'.'.'.'. 396


Causes which led to its Origin....


333


Democratic Press, The




Mitchell, Hon. JaiuesS


.. .. 415


Cost of Construction and Repairs


334


Evangelical Zeitung, Die

Evening Dispatch, The




Nes, Hoi. Henrv


415


Description of Canal


.335


382


Prowell, Maj. Joseph


400


Its Benefits to York County


335


Evening Telegram, The


381


Raus, Rev. Lucas


405


Navigation




Expositor, The


379


Reed, Gen. William


.... 401


Opening of the Canal

Plans for, and Construction of.....


334


Fountain, The

German Reformed Ma-;i. in. . 1 l„.




Ross, Hon. James


402


333




Schriver, Gen. Edmund


.... 416


York AChanceford Turnpike

York & Cumberland Railroad


330


Hanover Gazette, Tli.;




Scott, Patrick






Harbinger, The




Small Gen M P


..... 424


York & Gettysburg Turnpike

York & Maryland line Railroad....


328


Lesson Quarterly

Pennsylvania Chronicle uud loik


,.M


Spangler, Gen. Jacob


.... 404


Y'ork & Maryland Line Turnpike..


329


Weekly Advertiser, The


37S


.... 403


York & Peach Bottom Railway




Pennsylvania Herald and Y'ork




Stevens, Hon. Thaddeus




Company


342


General Advertiser, The


378


Stewart, Hon. John


'.'.'.'. 413


AORICnLTORE


346


Pennsylvania Gazette, The


378


Stouch, Capt. George W. H


.... 426


Big Barn, The


352


Pennsylvania Republican, The


378


^S;Ssn!™^p.::;;;:;:;z


.... 401


Characteristics of the Emigran




Primary Leaf, The




.... 426


Farmer


347


Recorder (Dailyl, The


378


Worley, Francis


.... 399


Cigar Industry


358


Republieanische Herald, Per


378


Ziegler, Rev. Daniel


.... 409



CONTENTS.



The Bench and The Bae ■

Associate Judges '

Atlee, Hon. William Augustus ■

Barber, William, Esq •

Barnitz, Hon. George '

Black, Hon. Jeremiah S '

Bonham, Hon. Samuel Cose '

Campbell, Esq., John Gardner ■

Cnssat, Esq., David '

Ohapin, Esq., Edward ■

Clark, Gen. John ■

Cochran, Hon. Thomas E ■

Dare, Hon. George ■

District Attorneys '

Durkee. Hon. Daniel ■

Evans, Esq., John '

Fisher, Hon. Robert J ■

Franklin, Hon. Walter ■

Grier, Col. David ■

Hambly, Esq., Thomas C '

Hays, Hon. Mills .■ ■

Henrv, Hon. John Joseph '

Hinkie, Hon. John L '

Johnson, Esq., Samuel '

Justices of the Peace ■

Kirk, Hon. Jacob ■

KoUer, Hon. Isaac... '

List of Attorneys 435 -

Mclntyre, Hon. Peter '

Mayer, Esq. John L '

Members of the Bar '

Moore, Hon. John '

Newcomer, Hon. David ^

President Judges ■

Eieman, Hon. John ■

Eudisill, Hon. Jacob •

Schlegel, Col. Henry ■

Smith, Hon. James •

Medical Histoey '

Geology ■

Analyses of Ores, Rocks, Minerals,

Belt of Upper Eozoic ■

Caiuozoic and Recent •

Eozoic Rocks.. '

Hellam Quartzite '

Hydro-Mica Schists ■

Iron Ores '

Mesozoic Rocks '

Palreozoic Rocks '

Peach Bottom Slates <

Pottsdam Sandstone '

Trap '.

York Limestone '

York Limestone with Argillites -

Meteorological '

Destruction in the County '

Drought of 1822 '

Flood of York .

Flood of 1817 '

Flood of 1822 -

Flood of 1884 '

Hail Storm in 1797 -

Hail Storm of 1821 -

Heroic Deeds and Narrow Escapes... '

Meteoric Shower of 1833 •

Miraculous Flood of Beaver Creek... .

Rainfall Table -

Ruin and Desolation .

Snow Storm of 1772 -

Wind Storm of 183U '.

Topography ■

Elevations above Sea Level ■

Table of Elevations -

Early Iron Industries. <

Cannon Balls for the Revolutionary



First Iron Works in Pennsylv
Hellam Iron Works..

Manor Furnace

Margaretta Furnace..
Mary Ann Furnace. ..



, 484



and Forge., ^si.



i^oodstock Forge.
[York Foundry Fi

(York Fiirnafp .^^ ^.,-i_^^^..

Census Reports and Postoffices,. 4S9

Government Census Reports 490

Money Order Offices 491

Postal Routes 490

Postoffices and Postmasters in 1832.. 491

Postoffices in 1885 491

Postoffices in York County 490

NoTr.s From Early Court Records,

1749 TO 1770 491

Constables Appointed at First Court 492



Servants amdRedemptioners £

Secret Societies i:

Free and Accepted Masons c

Improved Order of Red Men c

Knights of Pythias 6

Odd Fellows 6

Other Secret Orders 5

FiKE Insurance Companies £

Codorus and Manheim Mutual 5

Dover, Conewago, Newberry, East

and West Manchester Mutual... £
Farmers Insurance Company of

York 5

Farmers Mutual of Paradise 5

Southern Mutual o

Spring Garden Mutual 5

York County Mutual 6

Miscellaneous Matters £

Continental Money 5

Millerites, The £

Present Judges of York County... 5

Gibson, Hon. John £

Latimer.Hon. James W 5

Wickes, Hon. Pere L £



30R0UGH OF YOEIC. 513

Annexations^.r.'. 520

Anti-Jacobinism 557

Baer's Bank (Jacob H.) 559

Banks and Banking 557

Banking House ot Weiser, Son &

Carl 559

Benevolent, Association 572

Bethlehem Church of the Evangel-
ical Association 545

Bottstown 520

Bottstown in 1783 521

Calvary Presbyterian Church 536

Church History 523

City Market 522

Conspiracy in 1803 548

Drovers and Mechanics National

Bank 559

Duke St.Methodist Episcopal Church 542

Farmers Market 521

Farmers National Bank 559

Fire Department, The 560

First Baptist Church 545

First Church of the United Brethren

in Christ 544

First Evangelical Lutheran Church 523
First Methodist Episcopal Church... 541

First National Bank ?. 558

First Presbyterian Church 535

First Reformed Church 530

Founding of York 514

Fourth of July, 1788 552

Fourth of July, 1819 563

Franklin Institute

Franklin Lyceum



Gas Co

Hand in Hand Fire Company..

Heidelberg Reformed Church..

Inhabitants in 1783

Laurel Fire Company

Manufacturing Interests

BUlmyer & Small Co



.... 571
.... 568
.... 560



, 564

564

Variety Iron Works, E. G. Smyser 565

Frey,Motter & Co 566

A. B. Farquhar 566

P. A. &S. Small 566-568

Markets 521

Methodist Episcopal Zion Church.... 546

Military 554

Military of Y'ork and Civic Celebra-
tions 651

Moravian Church 536

Municipal History 519

Old Time Fairs 523

Old Time Inns and Taverns and

Later Day Hotels 549

Opera House 571

Postoffice, The 559

Prospect Hill Cemetery 569

Rescue Fire Company 563



St. Luke's I
St. Mary's i
St. Patrick's
St. Paul's
Church..



! United Breth-



ren in Christ....

Sun Fire Company •

Trinity Church of 111.. I • ,, . i;, ,i

Association

Union Evangelical i. Ml i. I ! I i, i '

Union Fire Company

United Library AssocKiiioii

"Vigilant Fire Company I

Visit of President Washington and

other Distinguished Men '

Visit of Lafayette ;;

Water Company

Western National l!:i!ii

Y'ork Club

York County Nation,. 1 1 i,:

York National Bank

Young Men's Christian Associauon :
Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church., i

Zion Reformed Church ;

Borough of Hanover I

Baltimore Defenders ;

Biographical

Col. Richard McAIli-t-

Gen. Jacob Eyster

Churches



Emanuel's Reformed Church..

Fairs

Fire Department

First National Bank

Gas Company

Genealogical

Growth of this Town

Hanover Saving Fund Society..

Hotels

Incorporation

Kuntz-Welsh

Manufactures

Mennonite Church

Methodist Episcopal Church....

Military and Musical

Mount Olivet Cemetery

Noted Improvements



St. Matthew's Lutheran Church..

Schools

Taxable Inhabitants in 1783

Town of Hanover

Trinity Reformed Church

United Brethren in Christ

Visit of Gen. Washington

Water Company

Borough of Wrightsville

African Methodist Church

Business Interests

Churches

Evangelical Lutheran Church



Incorporation

Methodist Church

Postoffice

Presbyterian Church

Schools

Societies

Town Laid Out

Township of Hellam ,

Anderson's Ferry

Border Troubles

Churches of Hellam

Cresap, Col. Thomas

Druck Valley U. B. Church

Historical Notes

Historic Old House

Iron Ore Interests

Lutheran and Reformed Church.

Public Schools

Taxables in 1783



Village of Hella

Township of Spring Garden.

Church of the Evangelical A



•.-.^-if-^



Glades, The

Mount Zion Church

Pleasureville

Schools

Stony Brook '

Village of Freystown

Township of Manchester

Adoption of the Common School

System

Borough of Manchester



Business Places

Churches.

Church of the United Brethren

Christ

Conlederate Invasion

Eib's Landing

Emig's Grove Camp MeetingGrounds 620
Emigsvill



Floods-
Founding of Manchester ,

Manchester Lutheran Church

Mennonite Meeting-House

Mount Wolf Village

Musical

New Holland Village

Old School House, An

Paper City, A

Physicians

Postmasters

Reformed and Lutheran Churc

(Hoover's)

Schools

Shad Fisheries

Taxables of 1783

The Gut

Union Church of Manchester

United Brethren Church

Township op West Manchester. .



,... 61-



621



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 626

Goldsboro 627

Goldsboro Sandstone Quarry 629

Hay Run 6S0

Indian Relics 634

Justices of the Peace 635

Large Mill Burned 639

Last Indian, The 630

Lutheran and Reformed Church 636

Manufactures of Lewisberry 632

Methodist Church 629-635

Middletown Ferry 630

Military Organization 634

Newberry in 1783 624

Newberrvtown 625

Patriotic" Dead 631

Phvsicians 635

Plainfleld Bethel 630

Postofflce 626-634

Pottery, A 626

Prize Fight. A Notorious 629

PuhlicWell 626

Quaker Schoolhouse 637

River Meeting-House 629

St. Paul's Church 627

Schools of Goldsboro 629

Schools of Lewisberrv 636

Society of Social Friends 637

Stores of Lewisberry 632

Stores of Newberrytown 626

Sunday-schools 636

Terrible Tragedy 639

Township Formed 624

Union Meeting-House 626

Visit of Lorenzo Dow 636

Yocumtown 631

York County Rangers 626

York Haven 637

York Haven Laid Out 638

York Haven Paper Mills 639

York Haven Quarries 640

Township of Faieview 640

Boundary Difficulties 641

Churches 642

Emanuel's Church of the'Evangel-
ical ■—-•— —



Fairview Mutual Insurance C

pany

Friends' Meeting-House

Historical Facts and Incidents..
Indians, The

Mount Olivet Church

Mount Zion Lutheran Church...

New Market Village

Pause, A

Pinetown

Public Schools

Salem Church

Simpson, Gen. Michael

Topography

Township .



Andersontown

Churches

Church of God

Fruit Culture

Landis Ore Bank

Lutheran and Reformed Church

Manufacturers i

Mount Pleasant Bethel i

Public Schools

Siddonsburg

Sunday-schools

Township OF Carroll '

Beavertown <

Business Interests of Dillsburg i

Churches i

Church of the United Brethren in

Christ I

Confederate Invasion i

Dills, The

Dillsburg Borough (

Dillsburg Bulletin i

Dillsburg Presbyterian Church i

Incorporation of Dillsburg I

Iron Ore Mines i

Methodist Episcopal Church i

Military (

Physicians (

I'ostofflce at Dillsburg I

Quay, Col. Matthew Stanley I

St. Paul's Lutheran Church i



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