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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,…

1806 Luzerne County Federalist

Luzerne County Federalist 1806 3 Jan. 1806 Henry DRINKER, Phila., Notice – That my Letter of Attorney, dated 13th Nov. 1792, recorded in Luzerne Co. Deed Book 3:225, I did make, constitute and appoint Samuel PRESTON, of Stockport on Delaware, then in Northampton Co., now Wayne Co. as my attorney.…

1807 Luzerne County Federalist

Luzerne County Federalist 1807 2 Jan. 1807 – Issue missing 9 Jan. 1807 Richard BARNUM, of this county and Miss Nancy JAMISON, of Columbia, at Columbia, PA on Thursday the 11th ult., by Rev. N. R. SNOWDEN For Sale – 250 acres of land in Hanover Twp. – James CAMPBELL…

1808 Luzerne County Federalist

Luzerne County Federalist   1 Jan. 1808 Claims of CT Settlers — Additions to Hanover, Exeter, Northmoreland, Putnam, Braintrim and Newport (See p. 2-4-b) Also Salem, Plymouth, Providence, Putnam and Springfield (See p. 4-3-b) List of letters remaining at the Wilkesbarre Post Office, Jan. 1, 1808: Elisha ATHERTON, Kingston Jeremiah…

1809 Luzerne County Federalist

Luzerne County Federalist 6 Jan. 1809 Henry ELLIOTT, died at Wyalusing, on Thursday the 22nd Dec. ult., after a short illness, in the 97th year of his age. He was a native of Stonington, Conn. And emigrated to this country, in the year 1776, and experienced at that advanced period…

1810 Luzerne County Federalist

Luzerne County Federalist Friday Evening Publication 5 Jan. 1810 Stray — A two year old sorrel mare colt, broke into the enclosure of the subscriber sometime in November last. The owner is desired to prove property, pay charges and take it away. Benj. CARPENTER, 2d, Kingston 12 Jan. 1810 James…

1811 The Gleaner and Luzerne Advertiser

THE GLEANER AND LUZERNE ADVERTISER FRIDAY EVENING PUBLICATION PUBLISHED BY MINER & RUTLER 1 Feb. 1811 #1 – Issue Missing From Microfilm 8 Feb. 1811 Estate of William SLOCUM, late of Pittston, requests payments and claims. Sarah SLOCUM, Ebenezer SLOCUM, Joseph SLOCUM, Admin’rs. List of Letters remaining in the Tunkhannock…

1812 Gleaner (Aug-Dec)

Gleaner 1812 (Aug-Dec) FRIDAY EVENING PUBLICATION PUBLISHED BY MINER & RUTLER 14 Aug. 1912 Caleb BROWN to Miss Sally BATES, married at Tunkhannock, on Sunday the 26th July by Rev. Newton SMITH Miles AVERY to Miss Betsy SMITH, at Tunkhannock by Cyrus AVERY, Esq. (no date) Notice — The Co-Partnership…

1812 Gleaner & Luzerne Advertiser

Gleaner & Luzerne Advertiser 1812 (Jan-Aug) FRIDAY EVENING PUBLICATION PUBLISHED BY MINER & RUTLER 2 Jan. 1812 John JONES, informs his Friends and the Public in general, that he has removed to his new house, opposite the Jail, in the Borough of Wilkesbarre, where he has constantly on hand an…

1813 Gleaner

Gleaner 1813 Published Friday Evening, Wilkes-Barre, PA By MINER & BUTLER 1 Jan. 1813 For Sale – Farm & Plantation on which Jonas INGHAM, Esq. now lives, and also that on which Amasa WELLES now lives, both lying on Wyalusing Creek and being part of the Manor of Dundee, together…

1813 The Advertiser

The Advertiser Friday Publication Contents: Aug. 6-13 (partial) Aug, 27 (partial Sept. 3- Dec, 1813 Considerable portions of the issues marked “partial” are missing. The other issues appear to be complete. 6 Aug. 1813 13 Aug. 1813 Hugh H. ANDERSON, respectfully informs the Public in general that he has removed…