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TOC Vols. 27–30 Lest We Forget

Wyoming County Historical Society
Newsletter Table of Contents
“LEST WE FORGET Wyoming County Pioneers,”
Vol. 27 (Sept 2007 – Vol. 30 (Feb 2011)

Vol. 27 #1 (Sep. 2007)
Bequests, Donations & Grants – 4
Volunteers – 4
WCHS Web Site Update – 5
Sales Items – 6
Library & Museum Acquisitions – 6
Starkville Methodist Church – 8
1850 Wyoming Co. Census (Di-Do) – 9
Wyoming Co. Marriages & Deaths (“Wyoming Democrat”, April – June 1872) – 12
Wyoming Co. Marriage Records Vol. 3 (Ga – Jo) – 17
1880 Genealogical & Personal Rec.: Tunkhannock Township & Borough (Fl -Lu) – 19
Family Bible Collection: William Richards Bible – 21
Forkston Twp. Birth, Death & Marriage Records (S) – 22
The Vosburg Tunnel (Part 3) – 24
Descendants of Austin Lull (Part 1) – 27
Retrospection – 34
America At War — December 1941 – 41
The Noxen School, 1897 (On Our Cover) – 43
Mehoopany — 60 Years Ago – 44
Miller Mountain – 46
Gay’s Farm Equipment News (1925) – 46
Queries – 46
Sullivan’s March Lecture – 48

Vol. 27 #2 (Feb. 2008)
Sept. 2007 Printing Errors – 50
Bequests, Donations & Grants – 50
Volunteers – 50
WCHS Web Site Update – 51
Sales Items – 52
WCHS Membership To Other Area Organizations – 52
Library & Museum Acquisitions – 53
Starkville Methodist Church – 54
Hulbirt Family Reunion – 55
Evans Family Reunion – 56
Factoryville Grange #1245 (On Our Cover) – 56
History of the Pennsylvania Grange – 56
1850 Wyoming Co. Census (Dr-Du) – 57
Wyoming Co. Marriages & Deaths (“Wyo. Dem.”, July – September 1872) – 58
Wyoming Co. Marriage Records Vol. 3 (M) – 63
1880 Genealogical & Personal Rec.: Tunkhannock Township & Borough (M) – 65
Family Bible Collection: Schoonover Family Bible – 66
Scottsville News Item (March 1888) – 67
North Branch News Item (Feb. 1888) – 67
Forkston Twp. Birth, Death & Marriage Records (T-V) – 68
Descendants of Austin Lull (Part 2) – 69
Mortality Census of Wyoming County 1850-1870 – 75
Early Connecticut Settlers Along the Susquehanna – 81
An Annual Family Re-Union ~ Billings Descendants – 87
Mehoopany History – 88
Mill City News Items (Oct. 1874) – 89
Barnes Family Record in Wyoming Co. Deed – 90
Dixon News Items (April 1888) – 90
Child’s Tannery, Nicholson – 91
Vandervort Mills, Laceyville – 91
Vernon News Items (March 1888) – 91
Queries – 92
PA Death Certificates – 93

Vol. 28 #1 Sept. 2008
WCHS New Web Address – 5
Lest We Forget Index – 6
IXL Tannery, Tunkhannock Borough (On Our Cover) – 6
Library & Museum Acquisitions – 7
Foster Brooks – A Personal Reflection – 9
Casterline Farm Sale (Feb. 1855) – 10
Roberts & Dewitt Tavern Stand (Feb. 1855) – 10
Wyoming County Official Record (April 1855) – 11
Tavern At Buttermilk Falls (March 1855) – 11
Temple Lodge No. 248, A. Y. M. (April 1855) – 11
Wilson Grocery Store, Tunkhannock (Feb. 1855) – 11
1850 Wyoming Co. Census (E) – 12
Wyoming Co. Marriages & Deaths (“Wyoming Democrat”, Oct.-Dec.1872) – 15
Wyoming Co. Marriage Records Vol. 3 (N-P) – 19
Wyoming Co. Wills Vol. 8 (A-Bee) – 20
Desertion Notices (1855) – 22
1880 Genealogical & Personal Rec.: Tunkhannock Township & Borough (O) – 23
Bixby Store, Tunkhannock (1855) – 24
Family Bible Collection: Tague Family Bible – 25
Haas Undertaking in Tunkhannock (1874) – 25
Forkston Twp. Birth, Death & Marriage Records (W) – 26
List of Retailers in the County of Wyoming (1885) – 27
Descendants of Austin Lull (Part 3) – 28
Notice to Contractors [1855) – 33
Early Connecticut Settlers Along the Susquehanna – 34
Old Soldiers In Camp ~ 13th Annual Rep-Union of Wyo. Co. Veteran Assoc – 44
Newspaper Items (1855) – 45
Whig County Convention (1855) – 46
Forkston News Items (1888) – 46
Queries – 47
October WCHS Meeting – 48

Vol. 28 #2 Feb. 2009
New Members – 52
Bequests, Donations & Grants – 52
Volunteers – 52
WCHS New Web Address – 53
Sales Items – 53
Lest We Forget Index – 53
Newsletter Correction – Vol. 28 #1 – 53
Book Review – 54
Library & Museum Acquisitions – 54
Rural Free Delivery – 56
On Our Cover – 57
Wyoming Co. Agricultural Fair & Cattle Show (Nov. 1857) – 57
Wyoming Co. Official Record (April 1860) – 58
Factoryville Republican Campaign Club April 1860) – 58
Agricultural Meeting (April 1860) – 58
Notice of Wife (Aug. 1860) – 58
Stolen Goods Found Secreted in Nicholson (Oct. 1860) – 58
1850 Wyoming Co. Census (Fa) – 59
Wyoming Co. Marriages & Deaths “Wyoming Democrat”, Jan. – March 1873) – 61
Wyoming Co. Marriage Records Vol. 3 (Po – Ru) – 66
Wyoming Co. Wills Vol. 9 (Bi – Bu) – 67
1880 Genealogical & Personal Rec.: Tunkhannock Township & Borough (O – Po) – 70
LaGrange Grist Mill (April 1921) – 72
Remarkable Soldier Family (Sept. 1921) – 72
Family Bible Collection: Keeler and Rosencrance Family Bibles – 73
Descendants of Chester B. Parrish, of Lemon Twp., Wyoming Co. – 75
Meshoppen Manufacturing Co. Fire (Jan. 1895) – 81
Ride Around Lake Winola (1880) – 82
Early Connecticut Settlers Along the Susquehanna – 85
Dennis Strong Post #457 Members (May 1921) – 90
First Women Jurors in Wyoming Co. (Jan. 1922) – 91
Factoryville Depot (Sept. 1860) – 92
Tunkhannock Borough Ordinance (July 1860) – 92
Eatonville News Items (Jan. 1895) – 92
Vernon News Items (Jan. 1895) – 92
Sugar Hollow News Items (Jan. 1895) – 93
Forkston News Items (Jan. 1895) – 93
Ancient Order of Heptasophs (Jan. 1895) – 93
Queries – 93
WCHS Events – 96

Vol. 29 #1 Sept. 2009
New Members – 4
Bequests, Donations & Grants – 4
Updating Addresses and E-mail Addresses – 4
Reunions 2010? – 4
WCHS Web Site & Surname List For Members – 5
Sales Items – 5
On Our Cover – First Methodist Episcopal Church, Tunk. – 5
Book Review – 6
Library & Museum Acquisitions – 6
Volunteers – 9
Wyoming County First (Dec. 1944) – 9
1850 Wyoming Co. Census (Fe-Fi) – 10
Wyoming Co. Marriages & Deaths (“Wyoming Democrat”, April – June 1873) – 12
Wyoming Co. Marriage Records Vol. 3 (Sa-Smith) – 15
Wyoming Co. Wills Vol. 9 (C-D) – 16
1880 Genealogical & Personal Rec.: Tunkhannock Township & Borough (S-W) – 20
Family Bible Collection: Parrish – Frear – Gettinger – 22
Early Connecticut Settlers Along the Susquehanna – 25
Harding Family Reunion, Aug. 1923 – 32
How Tunkhannock Looked in 1803 – 34
J. & E. Frear Store, Factoryville (Nov. 1860) – 34
Aaron Taylor: A Revolutionary Soldier and Pioneer Settler in Tunkhannock Twp. – 35
The Boys of 1861 – 40
Clarence Wilson – Time Table – 41
Items of Interest From Various Parts of the County – Nicholson (1923) – 44
Lake Winola (1890) – 44
Last Wyoming Co. Civil War Veteran Passes Away – Walter C. Salsman – 45
People For Better Pennsylvania Historical Records Access – 46
Mehoopany / North Branch Store, Lovelton (1860) – 46
Queries – 47
Library Hours – 48

Vol. 29 #2 Feb. 2010
2010 PA State Budget Cuts – 52
WCHS Membership Forms – 52
Updating Addresses and E-mail Addresses – 52
On Our Cover – 53
New Members – 53
Changed Websites – 53
WCHS Website & Surname List For Members – 54
Sales Items – 54
Book Review – 54
Volunteers – 55
Bequests, Donations & Grants – 55
Library & Museum Acquisitions – 55
Reunions 2010 – 56
1850 Wyoming Co. Census (Fl – Fu) – 57
Wyoming Co. Marriages & Deaths (“Wyoming Democrat”, July – Sept.1873) – 61
Wyoming Co. Marriage Records Vol. 3 (Sp – Tw) – 65
Wyoming Co. Wills Vol. 9 (E – Gr) – 67
Franklin Lodge, No. 263 F & AM – 70
Temple Lodge, F & AM – – 70
1880 Gen. & Personal Rec.: Braintrim, Forkston, N. Branch & Windham Twps. (A – Do) – 71
Family Bible Collection: Mowry Bible 72
List of Tax Collectors Appointed in 1884 – 73
My Maryland-Ohio Stansbury Family – 74
Our Volunteers (Civil War) – 78
A Bit of History – Courthouse Bell – 79
Knights of the Mystic Chain – 81
Fire In Meshoppen (March 1861) – 81
Early Connecticut Settlers Along the Susquehanna – 82
The Pennamite War – 83
Borough & Township Elections (Feb. 1886) – 88
Information Wanted – Whalen – 90
La Grange (1892) – 90
Old Veterans in Camp at Lake Carey 1896) – 91
The Keeler Estate (1896) – 93
Shiek’s Pond (1884) – 94
Roll of Honor – Factoryville Graded School, April 1884 – 94
Queries – 53, 94
WCHS Events – 96
Library & Museum Hours – 96

Vol. 30 #1 Sept. 2010
President’s Letter – 2
WCHS Membership Forms – 4
Updating Addresses and E-mail Addresses – 4
On Our Cover – Ariel View of Mehoopany – 4
New Members – 4
Veteran’s Records – 4
WCHS Website – 5
Footnote.com 50% Discount for WCHS Members – 5
Pennsylvania State Death Certificates – 5
Sales Items – 5
Volunteers – 5
Bequests, Donations & Grants – 6
Library & Museum Acquisitions – 6
Reunions 2011 – 7
Postmasters At Tunkhannock – 8
Nicholson Academy – 8
Alligator Caught Alive – 8
1850 Wyoming Co. Census (Ga) – 9
Wyoming Co. Marriages & Deaths (“Wyo. Democrat”, Oct. – Dec. 1873 – 12
Wyoming Co. Marriage Records Vol. 3 (Va – Yo) – 16
Wyoming Co. Wills Vol. 9 (Ha – Kr) – 18
1880 Gen. & Personal Rec.: Braintrim, Forkston, N. Branch & Windham Twps. (E – H) – 22
My Pennsylvania Stansbury Family – 24
Family Bible Collection: Lyons Bible 29
The Pennamite War – 31
A Large Catamount or American Panther – 34
History of the Eaton Baptist Church – 35
Tunkhannock Chapter DAR New Website – 36
Historical Sketch of Braintrim Twp. – 37
Committees of Vigilance of the Democratic County Convention (1861) – 39
Old Home Day – Mehoopany Had An Enjoyable Time at its Recent Gathering (1930) – 40
Jury List (1858) – 45
Tunkhannock Borough & Township Elections (1862) – 46
Queries – 47
2011 WCHS Events – 48
Library & Museum Hours – 48
Holiday Closures – 48

Vol. 30 #2 Feb. 2011
President’s Letter – 50
WCHS Membership Forms – 52
Updating Addresses and E-mail Addresses – 52
New Members – 52
Veteran’s Records – 52
WCHS Website – 53
PA State Death Certificates – 53
Sales Items – 53
Volunteers – 53
Bequests, Donations & Grants – 53
Library & Museum Acquisitions – 54
Reunions 2011 – 56
Clark Descendant Gathering (1875) – 56
Harding Family (1896) – 56
Tunkhannock Select School (1854) – 56
1850 Wyo. Co. Census (Ge-Go) – 57
Wyoming Co. Officials (1876) – 59
Wyo. Co. Marriages & Deaths (“Wyo. Democrat”, Jan. – Mar. 1874) – 60
Wyo. Co. Marriage Records Vol. 4 (A – B) – 66
Wyo. Co. Wills Vol. 9 (L – M) – 68
Yarrington – Appt. By Gov. (1854) – 70
1880 Gen. & Personal Rec.: Braintrim, Forkston, N. Branch & Windham Twps. (Ke – Kr) – 71
My Penna. Stansbury Family (Pt 2) – 72
Scottsville News Items (1890) – 76
Family Bible Collection: Alden Bible – 77
Court Proceedings (Aug. 1866) – 79
Jury List (1858) – 82
Escape From Jail – Cornelius F. Harder – 83
Escape from Jail – O’Brien (alias W. G. Gleason) – 84
Lake Winola News Items (1890) – 84
Skinner’s Eddy, Laceyville News Items (1890) – 85
West Nicholson, East Lemon, Jenningsville News Items (1890) – 86
Post Hill, Vernon, Centremoreland News Items (1890) – 87
Factoryville, Lake Winola, Bardwell, Avery Station News Items (1890) – 88
Family of David Amey – 89
Strange Disappearance of Henry Amey – 91
Queries – 94
2011 WCHS Events – 96
Library & Museum Hours – 96
Holiday Closures – 96