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Newspaper Extracts

These are genealogical and historical data taken from local newspapers and listed here for your personal research and reading pleasure. These lists are Copyright © Paula Radwanski and the Wyoming County Historical Society.

1797-1798 Wilkes Barre Gazette & Luzerne Advertiser

WILKES BARRE GAZETTE & LUZERNE ADVERTISER TUESDAY PUBLICATION PUBLISHED BY – JOSIAH WRIGHT WILKES BARRE, LUZERNE CO., PA 5 Dec. 1797 Take Notice – All persons indebted to NELSON and JACKSON, for Smith’s work, are desired to make payment by 1st Jan. next. Philip JACKSON, Kingston 12 Dec. 1797 $2…

1799 Wilkes Barre Gazette & Luzerne Advertiser

WILKES BARRE GAZETTE & LUZERNE ADVERTISER TUESDAY PUBLICATION PUBLISHED BY – JOSIAH WRIGHT WILKES BARRE, LUZERNE CO., PA 8 Jan. 1799 Common Pleas Court of Luzerne Co., Jan Term – the following have made application for the benefit of the laws of this Commonwealth relative to insolvent debtors: Joshua BURGES…

1800 Wilkes Barre Gazette & Luzerne Advertiser

WILKES BARRE GAZETTE & LUZERNE ADVERTISER TUESDAY PUBLICATION PUBLISHED BY – JOSIAH WRIGHT WILKES BARRE, LUZERNE CO., PA 7 Jan. 1800 The sale of a number of Lots of public land in Newport Twp., will be sold at public Vendue at the house of Frederic CRISSMAN in Hanover, on 8th…

1801 Luzerne County Federalist

LUZERNE COUNTY FEDERALIST (Reel 1) MONDAY PUBLICATION PUBLISHED BY – ASHER MINER WILKESBARRE, PA 12 Jan. 1801 (#2) [Name of Elisha BLACKMAN – hand written on newspaper] Terms – The price of this paper is Two Dollars per annum (exclusive of postage) if paid half-yearly, or at the end of…

1801 Luzerne County Federalist & Susquehanna Intelligencer

LUZERNE FEDERALIST & SUSQUEHANNA INTELLIGENCER SATURDAY PUBLICATION PUBLISHED BY – ASHER MINER WILKES BARRE, PA 31 Oct. 1801 Connecticut Susquehanna Company Meeting Results (See p. 3-1-m) Lost or stolen on Monday night the 19th Oct., from a horse of the subscriber at the door of John CAREY, in Wilkesbarre, a…

1801 Wilkes Barre Gazette & Luzerne Advertiser

WILKES BARRE GAZETTE & LUZERNE ADVERTISER TUESDAY PUBLICATION PUBLISHED BY – JOSIAH WRIGHT WILKES BARRE, LUZERNE CO., PA 2 Feb. 1801 Letters remaining at the Post Office at Athens, Jan. 1st, 1801: Abner COOPER, Tioga John HARRIS, Tioga Doct. Stephen HOPKINS, Tioga William WILLARD, Tioga George Md. BOYD, Ulster Berfey…

1802 Luzerne County Federalist

LUZERNE COUNTY FEDERALIST (Reel 2) MONDAY PUBLICATION PUBLISHED BY – ASHER MINER WILKES BARRE, PA 4 Jan. 1802 Ebenezer COBB, died at Kingston, Mass., Dec. 8th, aged 107 years, 8 months and 6 days, having lived three centuries. He was born in Plymouth, on the 22nd day of March 1694.…

1803 Luzerne County Federalist

LUZERNE COUNTY FEDERALIST 3 Jan. 1803 List of Titles in Hanover Township – See Nov. 15, 1802 for further info. on Certificates being issued. (See p. 2-2-b and p. 3-1-t which includes lot numbers and acres of each): Edward INMAN Richard INMAN Jacob FISHER Christian SAME John SCHOONOVER William SHOEMAKER…

1804 Luzerne County Federalist

1804 Luzerne County Federalist 7 Jan. 1804 List of letters remaining at the Post Office at Wilkesbarre, January 1st (W) = Those letters annexed, are directed to Wilkesbarre: Philip ABBOTT, Plymouth Nathaniel BLISS, Plymouth Samuel BAIRD, Plymouth Abraham BRADLEY, Esq., Plymouth W. Jared BALDWIN, Plymouth Orlen CAPRON, Beach Woods John…

1805 Luzerne County Federalist

Luzerne County Federalist 1805 The badness of the roads, and inclemency of the season; prevented the arrival of the paper in time to give a whole sheet this week. It is hoped this will be sufficient apology. 12 Jan. 1805 List of letters remaining at the Post Office in Wilkesbarre,…