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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.

1830 Susquehanna Democrat

The Susquehanna Democrat 1830 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…

1831 Republican Farmer and Democratic Journal

REPUBLICAN FARMER AND DEMOCRATIC JOURNAL 1831 Published on Friday, Wilkesbarre, PA By J.J. Adam Papers missing before Vol. 3 #32 29 April 1831 Vol. 3 #32 Brigade Orders for the 2nd Brigade 8th Division, Pennsylvania Militia, will parade for Inspection and Training. 1st Batt., 70th Reg. Commanded by Col. Nathaniel…

1832 Republican Farmer and Democratic Journal & Berwick Gazette

REPUBLICAN FARMER AND DEMOCRATIC JOURNAL (1832) Published on Friday, Wilkesbarre, PA By Asher M. WRIGHT and John ATHERHOLT and BERWICK GAZETTE (22 Sep-6 Oct 1832) Published by John T. DAVIS, Berwick, Columbia Co. Saturday Morning (Appears on microfilm after RFDJ, 12 September 1832) REPUBLICAN FARMER AND DEMOCRATIC JOURNAL (1832) PAPERS…

1833 Republican Farmer and Democratic Journal

REPUBLICAN FARMER AND DEMOCRATIC JOURNAL 1833 Published on Wednesday, Wilkesbarre, PA By Asher M. WRIGHT and John ATHERHOLT 2 January 1833 Death by freezing. On Thursday last John MALOY was found dead in a field near the residence of John OVER, in Antim Township. The verdict of the jury was…

1834 Republican Farmer and Democratic Journal

REPUBLICAN FARMER AND DEMOCRATIC JOURNAL 1834 Published on Wednesday, Wilkesbarre, PA By Asher M. WRIGHT and John ATHERHOLT 1 Jan. 1834 No Paper Issued 8 Jan. 1834 Although we had ordered paper from the city more than a month since, it did not arrive in time for our publication day…

1834 Susquehanna Democrat

The Susquehanna Democrat 1834 (June only) Published on Wednesday Morning, Wilkesbarre, PA By ______ & W. SCHMOELE PAPERS MISSING FROM 1 JANUARY 1834 – 4 JUNE 1834 11 June 1834 New Series #35 Whole No. 1279 Died – The body of Collins MILLER, one of the four seamen recently drowned…

1862 Draft List (October)

Draft List October 1862 Wyoming Republican, 22 October 1862 The Draft was held 16th October 1862 at the Court House, Tunkhannock for 9 months service: North Branch Democrat, 22 October 1862 [differences] Braintrim: Wm. A. Lee C. F. Lake Wm. B. Lacey Martin Keeney Henry Platt Frederick Arnold Philip Thomas…

1863 Draft List (September)

Draft List September 1863 Wyoming Republican, 30 September 1863 The Draft was held 22 September 1863, at Troy, Bradford County: North Branch Democrat, 23 September 1863 [any differences] Braintrim: Henry Platt James M. Robinson Danl.Schermerhorn [Danl. Schemerhorn] Geo. B. Camp Elizer D. Sloat Jarvis Benjamin J. Ross Rahn N. Wells…

1864 Draft List (December)

Draft List December 1864 Wyoming Republican 14 December 1864 The Draft was held 9 December 1864: North Branch Democrat, 14 December 1864 [any differences] Braintrim: E. J. Keeney [W. J. Keeney] H. S. Stansbury J. J. Seymour H. E. Sturdevant David Coon Commin Deeman Albert G. Overfield Jas. M. Robinson…

1864 Draft List (June)

Draft List June 1864 Wyoming Republican 15 June 1864 The Draft was held 7 June 1864: OD = over drawn  (See note at bottom ~ed.) North Branch Democrat, 15 June 1864 [any differences] no over drawn listed Braintrim: Peter Myers Ira J. Sturdevant Benj. E. Wakeman (OD) Clinton: James N.…

1864 Draft List (September)

Draft List September 1864 Wyoming Republican 5 October 1864 The Draft was held 29 September 1864: North Branch Democrat, 5 October 1864 [any differences] Braintrim: John B. Edwards J. A. Rought Jos. Fox Jas. B. Sturdevant A. J. Slocum Jas. J. Dexter Samuel H. Osburn Leon Smith Geo. E. Taylor…

1865 Draft List (April)

Draft List April 1865 North Branch Democrat, 19 April 1865 The Draft was held 10 April 1865: No draft was made for the Townships of Nicholson, Clinton and Braintrim, their respective quotas having been filled by volunteers. The Wyoming Republican did not publish this draft list in their paper. Eaton:…