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TOC Vols. 16–20 Lest We Forget

Wyoming County Historical Society
Newsletter Table of Contents
for “LEST WE FORGET Wyoming County Pioneers,”
Vols. 16-20 (Sep 1996-Feb 2001)

Vol. 16 #1 (Sept. 1996) 
Building Restoration Fund Donations – 4
Quilt Winners – 4
Harlan Family Celebration – 4
GAR Men of Jacob Maynard Post Mehoopany (1892) – 5
Golden Hill Local News Items (1891) – 8
Wyo. Co. Marriages & Deaths (1859) – 9
Harding Family Cem., Salem, OR – 12
1840 Monroe Twp. Census – 12
Oxbow Pond Local News Items (1901) – 14
Wyo. Co. Orphans Court Records – Vol. 2 (A) – 15
Wyo. Co. Wills – Vol. 7 (C) – 16
Wyo. Co. Marriage Records – Vol. 1 (J-L) 16
Wyo. Co. Divorces (E-F) – 18
Narrative of William Sherwood – 19
Nicholson High School Class of 1899: Mackey, Phillips, Shaw – 23
Forkston Twp., Birth, Death & Marriage Records – Births (A-B) – 26
Town Records of Zebulon Marcy – 28
Keiserville Local News Items (1891) – 29
Jonas Ingham “Autobiography of the Rev. Soldier” – 29
Old Homes of Tunkhannock: Fassett Home – 36
Paid to Families of Volunteers (1862) – 37
Items of Local Interest (Sept. 1891) – 38
Queries – 39

Vol. 16 #2 (Feb. 1997) 
Wall Restoration Fund Donors – 47
Building Fund Donors – 48
20th Anniversary of Wyo. Co. Hist. Soc. – 51
1977 Membership List – 55
1840 Braintrim Twp. Census (B-C) – 56
Wyo. Co. Marriages & Deaths (1860) – 58
Wyo. Co. Orphans Court Records – Vol. 2 (B) – 62
Wyo. Co. Wills – Vol. 7 (D-E) – 65
Wyo. Co. Marriage Rec. – Vol. 1 (M) – 66
Wyo. Co. Divorces 1842-1900 (G-Ha) – 68
Narrative of William Sherwood – 70
Personal (Feb. 1897) – 72
Nicholson High School Class of 1889: Shields, Smith, Stephens – 73
Forkston Twp. Birth Death & Marriage Records – Births (C-E) – 76
Commonwealth Telephone Co. Directory – (1905) – 77
Bridge Street Homes – 79
Geo. Washington’s Orders To All Troops (1776) – 80
Jottings (Feb. 1897) – 80
Queries – 81
Wyo. Co. Genealogy on the WWW – 84

Vol. 17 #1 (Sept. 1997) 
Russell Hill United Methodist Church – 4
Building Restoration Fund Donations – 5
Wall Restoration Fund Donations – 5
Wall Update – 5
1840 Braintrim Twp. Census (C-L) – 11
Wyo. Co. Marriage & Deaths (1861-1862) – 15
Wyo. Co. Orphans Court Records – Vol. 1 (C) – 20
Wyo. Co. Wills – Vol. 7 (F) – 22
Wyo. Co. Marriage Rec. – Vol. 1 (N-P) – 23
Wyo. Co. Divorces 1842-1900 (He-Hu) – 25
Mehoopany Local News Items (1900) – 26
Early Mail Delivery – 27
Nicholson High Class of 1899 – (Shields & Williams) – 28
Forkston Twp. Birth, Death & Marriage Records (F) – 29
Commonwealth Telephone Co. Directory 1905 – 30
Rich Mineral Deposits – 32
Recollections of a Trip Down the River In A Canal Boat – 1860 – 33
East Lemon Local News Items (1900) – 33
A Farm Sold, After Being in Carney Family For More Than A Century – 34
Meshoppen Local News Items (1900) – 34
Savory Beef Pie (1900) – 34
Rev. James Finn – 35
Prospect Hill Local News Items (1900) – 36
Lists of Persons Drafted For Wyoming Co. – Sept. 1864 – 37
Queries – 38

Vol. 17 #2 (Feb. 1998) 
Wall Restoration Donations – 46
History of Noxen Tannery – 50
Wyo. Co. Marriage & Death (1864) – 52
Wyo. Co. Orphans Court Rec – Vol. 2 (D-F) – 58
Shupp Hill Local News Items (1892) – 60
1840 Braintrim Twp. Census (L-W) – 61
West Nicholson Local Items (1892) – 65
Forkston Local News Items (1892) – 65
Avery Station Local News Items (1892) – 65
Wyo. Co. Wills – Vol. 7 (G-H) – 66
Wyo. Co. Marriage Rec. – Vol. 1 (R) – 67
Factoryville Local News Items (1892) – 68
Wyo. Co. Divorces (J-K) – 69
Centermoreland Local Items (1892) – 70
Mehoopany Local News Items (1892) – 70
Newspaper Ads – 71
Forkston Twp. Births & Deaths (G-H) – 73
My Playground Reminiscence – 74
List of Persons Drafted For Wyoming Co. – Sept. 1864 (part 2) – 76
Jenningsville Local News Items (1892) – 76
Dr. Samuel Estes of Nicholson – 77
Vose Local News Items (1892) – 81
West Nicholson Local Items (1892) – 81
Mehoopany Local News Items (1892) – 81
Laceyville Local News Items (1892) – 81
Queries – 82

Vol. 18 #1 (Sept. 1998) 
Wall Restoration Donations – 4
John W. Young – 8
Osterhout Family Reunion (1892) – 8
1840 Washington Twp. Census – 9
Wyo. Co. Marriage & Deaths (1864) – 13
Wyo. Co. Orphans Court Vol. 1 (G) – 19
Wyo. Co. Wills Vol. 7 (J-K) – 20
Wyo. Co. Marriage Rec. Vol. 1 (S) – 21
Wyo. Co. Divorces (K) – 23
Forkston Twp. Births, Deaths & Marriage Rec. (I-K) – 25
Family Bible Collection: Dixon Keeney/Woodhouse, Jayne – 26
Jottings (Oct. 1892) – 28
Premiums Awarded WCAS (1892) – 29
My Playground Reminiscence (pt. 2-5) – 32
Dr. Samuel Estes of Nicholson & Nicholson House – 37
Queries – 44

Vol. 18 #2 (Feb. 1999) 
The Joys of Being An Editor – 51
Your Obituary – 52
Your Personal Library and Your Will – 52
Laceyville Hotels – 53
Pen & Ink Sketches of Wyoming Co. Landmarks – 54
Skeleton Found – George Arnts – 54
Wyoming Co. Bar – 1880 – 54
1850 Wyoming Co. Census (A) – 55
Dr. A. White – 60
Wyo. Co. Marriage & Deaths: “North Branch Dem.” – 1865 – 61
Eaton Twp. Local Items (Feb. 1880) – 64
Wyo. Co. Orphans Court Rec. Vol. 2 (H) – 65
Wyo. Co. Wills – Vol. 7 (L-M) – 67
Wyo. Co. Marriage Rec. Vol. 1 (T-W) – 69
Skinner’s Eddy Local Items (Feb. 1880) – 71
Scarlet Fever in S. Eaton (Feb. 1880) – 71
Wyo. Co. Divorces (L) – 72
Centre Moreland Local Items (Feb. 1880) – 74
Mehoopany Local Items (Feb. 1880) – 74
Tunkhannock Early Days: Reminiscences of My Boyhood Days – 75
1880 Gen. & Per. Rec.: Clinton, Eaton, Falls & Overfield Twps. – 79
Vosburg Local Items (Feb. 1880) – 82
Nicholson Local Items (Feb. 1880) – 82
Forkston Twp. Birth, Death & Marriage Records (L-M) – 83
Family Bible Collection: Dickson/Salisbury/Ticknor & Hunter/Vopleus/Evans – 84
Death by the Halter – 87
Jenningsville Local Items (Feb. 1880) – 87
Factoryville Local Items (Feb. 1880) – 87
Jottings (Feb. 1880) – 87
Queries – 88

Vol. 19 #1 (Sept. 1999) 
Patrons Hall, Washington Twp. – 4
Local News Items (Dec. 1899) – 11
Dorothy Colbenson – Woman of the Year – 12
1850 Wyo. Co. Census (Ba-Be) – 13
1878 Wyo. Co. Births – 18
Thanksgiving (1850) – 19
Sons of Temperance (Nov. 1850) – 19
Wyo. Co. Marriages & Deaths “North Branch Dem.” (1866) – 20
Wyo. Co. Democratic Convention (1844) – 25
Honor Roll (Dec. 1899) – 25
Wyo. Co. Orphans Court Rec. Vol 2 (I-K) – 26
Mail Robber Caught – 27
Wyo. Co. Wills – Vol. 7 (O-P) – 28
Wyo. Co. Marriage Rec.- Vol. 2 (A-B) – 30
Wyo. Co. Divorces (Ma-Mi) – 33
Local News Items (Jan. 1900) – 35
The Laceyville Lacey Family – 36
Rates of Toll (1848) – 40
Tunkhannock Early Days: Reminiscences of My Boyhood Days – 41
1880 Gen. & Per. Rec.: Clinton, Eaton, Falls & Overfield Twps (Hu-Pa) – 44
Forkston Twp. Birth, Death & Marriage Records (N-P) – 46
Family Bible Collection: Montanye & Griffin Bibles – 47
Another Freshet (1850) – 48
Local News Items (Dec. 1899) – 48
Queries – 49

Vol. 19 #2 (Feb. 2000) 
Local and Personal Items (Mar 1871) – 60
Tax Collectors Names Luzerne Co. (1810) – 61
George Gay Honored – 65
Rhoda Winslow Vose – 66
1850 Wyo. Co. Census (Bi-Bo) – 71
Wyo. Co. Marriages & Deaths: “North Branch Democrat (1867) – 74
The Osterhout Mill (1867) – 79
Wyo. Co. Orphan’s Court Rec. Vol. 2 (L) – 80
Wyo. Co. Wills Vol. 7 (R) – 81
Luzerne Co. Sheriff’s Sale (1810) – 82
Wyo. Co. Marriage Rec. – Vol. 2 (C) – 83
Luzerne Co. Mill Seat For Sale (1798) – 84
Wyo. Co. Divorces (Mil-My) – 85
Luzerne Co. Orphans Court Sale (1811) – 86
The Volunteers (1846) – 87
Tunkhannock Early Days: Reminiscences of My Boyhood Days – 89
1880 Gen. & Per. Rec.: Clinton, Eaton, Falls & Overfield Twps. (Pi-St) – 93
Forkston Twp. Births, Deaths & Marriage Records (Re-Ru) – 95
Family Bible Collection: Place & Russell Bibles – 96
Lake Carey Mills – 97
Early Luzerne Co. Items (1800 & 1808) – 99
Queries – 100
Wyo. Co. Hist. Soc. Web Site – 102

Vol. 20 #1 (Sept. 2000) 
Archaeological Display Unveiled – 4
Brown Fassett Feed Mill – 4
Left Bed & Board – 11
1850 Wyo. Co. Census (Br) – 12
Tannery Burned (Nicholson) – 14
Wyo. Co. Marriages & Deaths: “Wyoming Democrat” (Jan – May 1867) – 15
Wyo. Co. Orphans Court Rec. Vol. 2 (M-N) – 19
Wyo. Co. Wills Vol. 7 (Sa-Sm) – 20
Wyo. Co. Marriage Rec. Vol. 2 (D-F) – 22
Wyo. Co. Divorces (N-O) – 24
1880 Gen. & Per. Rec.: Clinton, Eaton, Falls & Overfield Twps. (Sw-Wr) – 28
Tunkhannock Early Days: Reminiscences of My Boyhood Days – 29
Gen. & Hist. Data of Eaton Twp. (1845) – 35
Fish Story – 36 Forkston Twp. Births, Deaths & Marriage Records (Sa-Tr) – 37
Family Bible Collection: Spencer & Van Tuyle – 38
Delaware & Lackawanna Railroad: Digging the Tunnel in 1853 – 39
Capt. Stephen Harding – The Wyoming Massacre of the American Rev. War – 41
Quick Family Reunion (1897) – 44
Brass Band at Nicholson – 44
Queries – 45
Dropped Out – 48
Wyo. Co. Hist. Soc. Web Site – 48

Vol. 20 #2 (Feb. 2001) 
Original Wyo. Co. Courthouse/Jail – 54
Golden Hill Items (1877) – 58
Wyo. Co. Marriages & Deaths: “Wyoming Democrat (Dec 1867-June 1868) – 59
Mill City Items (1877) – 64
1850 Wyo. Co. Census (Bro-Bru) – 66
Wyo. Co. Orphans Court Rec. Vol. 2 (N-P) – 67
Wyo. Co. Wills Vol. 7 (Sn-St) – 68
Wyo. Co. Marriage Rec. Vol. 2 (Ga-Hu) – 69
Wyo. Co. Divorces (P) – 71
East Lemon Items (1877) – 73
Lake Carey Items (1877) – 73
Roll of Honor 1877 (Tunkhannock & Tunnell Schools) – 74
Nicholson Items (1877) – 74
Jenningsville Items (1877) – 74
1880 Gen. & Per. Rec.: Exeter, Monroe & Northmoreland (B-M) – 75
Forkston Twp. Births, Deaths & Marriage Records (V-W) – 77
Family Bible Collection: Furman & Carey – 78
Mill City Items (1877) – 80
Bridge At Tunkhannock (1877) – 80
158 Years of Wyo. Co. Sheriffs – Who They Were (1842-2000) – 81
Vernon Items (1877) – 86
LaGrange Items (1877) – 86
Richard Van Benschoten Kennedy – Master Carver – 87
Early Settlers – Mrs. Sarah Frear – 90
Dutch Mountain, Forkston Twp. – 91
Factoryville Items (1877) – 94
Indian Names For Mountains – 94
Sleighing Party – 94
Queries – 95
Eatonville Items (1877) – 97