“Portions of at least twenty present day townships and three boroughs in these counties once were called Nicholson.” Nicholson Township was formed by the Quarter Sessions Court of Luzerne County in August, 1795. It was created out of the townships of Tioga and Wyalusing, two of the eleven original townships of Luzerne County in 1786.…

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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 Assortment of Boots, Ladies &…

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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 with the buildings and other…

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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 of the late firm of…

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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 Post Office, Jan. 1st: Hezekiah…

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