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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.

1814 Advertiser

The Advertiser Friday Publication 14 Jan. 1814 24 Jan. 1814 28 Jan. 1814 4 Feb. 1814 11 Feb. 1814 Isaac FULLER married to Miss Nancy B. WORTHINGTON, at Bedford on Tuesday Evening last by Rev. HOYT. Harry MOGAN, of Wysox to Miss Harriot BISHOP, at Orwell (no date) Gen. Simon…

1814 Gleaner

Gleaner 1814 Published Friday, Wilkes-Barre, PA By Charles Miner 7 Jan. 1814 Land For Sale by subscriber: 1) 288 Acres in Plymouth on West side of Susquehanna, eight miles below Wilkes-Barre on the main road to Huntington. 70 acres are of first quality. 65 acres are cleared. On Premises are…

1815 Advertiser

The Advertiser (Jan-Aug 1815) Friday Edition 7 Jan. 1815 James BARNES to Miss Eliza WOODBRIDGE, daughter of Rev. WOODBRIDGE, in this town on Sunday evening last by Thomas DYER, Esq. Gilbert LAIRD to Miss Charlotte WATLEY (no date or place) Thomas B. OVERTON, Esq., to Miss Maria HODGKINSON, on Monday…

1815 Gleaner

The Gleaner 1815 Published on Friday, at Wilkes-Barre by Charles Miner 6 Jan. 1815 Life of Jesse Duncan ELLIOT, Esq. of the US Navy, born in Maryland on 14 July 1780. His father, Robert, was unfortunately slain by the Indians in 1794, near the Muskingum River, while transacting business for…

1815 The Advertiser

The Advertiser Friday Addition 7 Jan. 1815 James BARNES to Miss Eliza WOODBRIDGE, daughter of Rev. WOODBRIDGE, in this town on Sunday evening last by Thomas DYER, Esq Gilbert LAIRD to Miss Charlotte WATLEY (no date or place) Thomas B. OVERTON, Esq., to Miss Maria HODGKINSON, on Monday Evening, by…

1816 Gleaner

The Gleaner 1816 Published on Friday, at Wilkes-Barre By Charles Miner 5 Jan. 1816 The Court Martial – Is to commence at 10 o’clock in the forenoon, on the 22nd of January, at Mrs. SCOVEL’S. This particular notice is given, because the blundering booby who prints the Democrat, has it,…

1817 Gleaner

Gleaner 1817 Published on Friday, at Wilkes-Barre by Isaac A. CHAPMAN 3 Jan. 1817 Married – At Salem on Sunday the 29th of Dec. by Alexander JAMESON, Esq., Jonas ROMICK to Miss Susan MASTERS, all of that place. Public Notice is hereby given that the Collector of the Revenue of…

1818 Gleaner

Gleaner 1818 (Jan-May) Published on Friday, at Wilkes-Barre, by Patrick HEPBURN 2 January 1818 The act to abolish the Stamp tax, Whiskey tax, etc. etc. has received the signature of the President, and became a law! Mail Routes. Messrs. HORTON’S & ELY have contracted for the Mail Route from Easton…

1818 Susquehanna Democrat

Susquehanna Democrat 1818 Published on Friday Evening, Wilkesbarre, PA By Samuel MAFFET, Main Street 2 January 1818 Coshecton and Great Bend Turnpike Stockholders Annual Election of Officers to be held the first Monday of January next, at the house of Charles DRAKE, in Damascus. Nathan SKINNER, Sec. Estate of Peter…

1819 Susquehanna Democrat

The Susquehanna Democrat 1819 Published on Friday Evening, Wilkesbarre, PA By Samuel MAFFET, Main Street 1 January 1819 Navigation of the Susquehanna River (p. 3) …On the 9th March 1771, an act was passed declaring this river a public highway, as far down as WRIGHT’S Ferry… A supplement passed 31…

1820 Susquehanna Democratic

Susquehanna Democrat 1820   Published on Friday Evening, Wilkesbarre, PA By Samuel MAFFET, Main Street 7 January 1820 Wyoming Herald, Windham, Dec. 17, 1819 Mr. Butler, By publishing the following statement of facts you will confer a favor upon the relations and friends of Mr. ADAMS. Joseph BURGESS, Russell PARK;…

1821 Susquehanna Democrat

The Susquehanna Democrat 1821 Published on Friday Evening, Wilkesbarre, PA By Samuel MAFFET & Charles STEUART, Main Street 5 January 1821 Pennsylvania Legislature: Petition from the town of Montrose, praying that an act may be passed erecting that town in to a borough. A bill was later reported. Agency of…

1822 Susquehanna Democrat

The Susquehanna Democrat 1822 Published on Friday Evening, Wilkesbarre, PA By Samuel MAFFET, Main Street 4 January 1822 Married – On Tuesday the first inst., by Rev. George LANE, Elias SMITH, of Canaan, Wayne County, to Miss Mary H. TYSON, of Wilkesbarre Township. Married – At Bloomsburg on the 13th…

1823 Susquehanna Democrat

The Susquehanna Democrat (1823) Published on Friday Morning, Wilkesbarre, PA By Samuel MAFFET, West Corner of the Public-Square 3 January 1823 Moses LEVY, Esq. has been appointed by the governor of Pennsylvania, to be President Judge of the District Court of Philadelphia, in the place of Jared INGERSOLL, Esq., dec’d.…

1824 Susquehanna Democrat

The Susquehanna Democrat 1824 Published on Friday Morning, Wilkesbarre, PA By Samuel MAFFET, West Corner of the Public-Square The original newspapers from June 25 – Dec. 31 could not be located to check for missing words. 2 January 1824 Legislature of Pennsylvania – House of Representatives: An act granting compensation…

1825 Susquehanna Democrat

The Susquehanna Democrat 1825 Published on Friday Morning, Wilkesbarre, PA By MAFFET & LEWIS 7 January 1825 Steam Boat Navigation on the Susquehanna River. New Post Office has been recently established in the Township of Rush, Susquehanna County, named Rushville. Daniel ROSS, Esq., is appointed Post-master. The Commissioners have appointed…

1826 Susquehanna Democrat

The Susquehanna Democrat 1826 Published on Friday Morning, Wilkesbarre, PA By Sharp D. LEWIS 6 January 1826 Married – In this township, on Tuesday evening last, by Rev. George LANE, Robert MINER to Miss Eliza, daughter of Stephen ABBOT, Married – At Eaton, on the 14th ult. by Miles AVERY,…

1827 Susquehanna Democrat

The Susquehanna Democrat 1827 Published on Friday Morning, Wilkesbarre, PA By Sharp D. LEWIS Also on this page: THE BRADFORD SETTLER Published by James P. BULL, Meansville, Pa., on Thursday Note – Issues of this paper appear on the microfilm among issues of the Susquehanna Democrat. Only a few items…

1828 Susquehanna Democrat

The Susquehanna Democrat 1828 Published on Friday Morning, Wilkesbarre, PA By Sharp D. LEWIS Terms Of The Democrat. Two Dollars per annum, half yearly in advance, or Two Dollars and Fifty Cents, if not paid within the year, exclusive of Postage. Interest charged on payments as they become due. Such…

1829 Susquehanna Democrat

THE SUSQUEHANNA DEMOCRAT 1829 Published on Friday Morning, Wilkesbarre, PA By Sharp D. LEWIS Terms Of The Democrat. Two Dollars per annum, half yearly in advance, or Two Dollars and Fifty Cents, if not paid within the year, exclusive of Postage. Interest charged on payments as they become due. Such…