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TOC Vols. 34b–39a Lest We Forget

Vol. 34 #2 Feb. 2015
President’s Letter – 51
New Members – 2
WCHS Membership Forms – Updating Addresses – 52
Volunteers – 52
James & Oliver Evans Reunion (2015) – 52
Veteran Records – 53
PA State Birth & Death Certificate Update – 53
Sales Items – 53
WCHS Website New Adds – 54
Smile.Amazon.com and
GoodSearch.com – 54
Library & Museum Acquisitions – 54
Zebulon Marcy, Deed of 1803 – 56
1850 Wyoming Co. Census (I – Ja) – 57
Wyoming Co. Marriages & Deaths
(Wyoming Democrat, Jan. – March 1876) – 60
Wyoming Co. Marriage Records Vol. 4 (Se-Sw) – 64
Mail Contracts (Wyo. Dem., 23 March 1852) – 65
Wyoming Co. Wills Vol. 10 (De-Dy) – 66
C. M. Kishpaugh Correction – 68
Family Bible Collection: McVicar Bible and Seely Bible – 69
Court Proceedings (12 Jan. 1894) – 70
Sons of Temperance, Tunkhannock #415 (Wyo. Dem., 1 Apr. 1851) – 72
A Relic of the Olden Time (Wyo. Dem., 22 Apr. 1851) – 72
Six Cents Reward (Wyo. Dem., 5 May 1851) – 72
Wayside Pencilings (Aug. 1878) – 73
Earl Carey Donation (Wyo. Dem., 28 Jan. 1851) – 74
The Family of H. Porter Loomis of Lemon Twp. – 75
List of Letters Remaining in the P. O., Tunkhannock, July 1, 1839 – 79
Grand & Traverse Jurors List Drawn to Serve January Term 1840 – 80
Grand & Traverse Jurors List Drawn to Serve February Term 1841 – 80
Phelps Divorce (Wyo. Dem., 28 Jan. 1851) – 81
Great Tusk Found (Wyo. Dem., 23 April 1851) – 81
Civil War Soldiers of Wyoming County – 82
Civil War News Articles (1864) – 87
Thomas Jordan Information Wanted (Whig, 7 May 1851) – 90
Blazes of Glory – The Hotels of Lake Winola (On Our Cover) – 91
Whig County Convention (Whig, 10 Sept. 1851) – 92
Whig County Convention (Whig, 17 Sept. 1851) – 93
Broke Jail (Whig, 10 Sept. 1851) – 93
G. H. Bardwell Appointed (Whig, 10 March 1852) – 93
Escape of Prisoners and $105 Reward
(Whig, 19 Aug. 1852) – 94
List of Retailers of Foreign Merchandize
(Rep. Farmer & Dem. Journal, 20 Nov. 1839) – 94
Eli Newman, Register’s Notice (Rep.
Farmer & Dem. Journal, 3 July 1839) – 94
Queries – 95
2015 WCHS Events – 96
Library & Museum Hours – 96
Holiday Closures – 96

Vol. 35 #1 Sept. 2015
President’s Letter – 3
On Our Cover – 100th Anniversary of Nicholson Bridge Logo – 4
New Members – 4
WCHS Membership Forms – Updating Addresses – 4
Volunteers – 4
Veteran Records – 4
Bequests, Donations & Grants – 4
PA State Birth & Death Certificate Update – 5
Sales Items – 5
Metcalf Indian Artifacts (Wyo. Dem., April 1906) – 5
WCHS Website New Additions – 6
Smile.Amazon.com and GoodSearch.com – 6
Beaumont Items (Wyo. Dem., Aug. 1906) – 6
Library & Museum Acquisitions – 7
Reminiscences of the Marcy and Osterhout Families (Wyo. Dem., April 1906) – 8
Nicholson Bridge 100th Anniversary – 9
1850 Wyoming Co. Census (Je – Ju) – 10
Wyoming Co. Marriages & Deaths (Wyo. Dem., April – June 1876) – 15
Wyoming Co. Marriage Records Vol. 4 (T-W ) – 20
Wyoming Co. Wills Vol. 10 (E – Ga) – 22
Family Bible Collection: Dymond/Patton Bible and Graves Bible – 24
Rebekah Officers (Meshoppen) (Mesh. Enter., June 1906) – 25
Court Proceedings (Wyo. Dem., 1863) – 26
Relay Hook & Ladder Co. Officers (1906) – 27
Parks Cemetery, Beaumont (Wyo. Dem., Aug. 1906) – 27
Wayside Pencilings (Wyo. Dem., 1878 & 1879) – 28
Lemon Township Counterfeiters (Wyo. Dem., June 1876) – 29
The Family of H. Porter Loomis of Lemon Twp. – 30
Falls School (Wyo. Dem., July 1906) – 36
Civil War Soldiers of Wyoming Co., PA – 7
IOOF Meshoppen Lodge #520 – 42
Civil War News Articles (Wyo. Rep., 1864) – 43
Starkville School Report (Wyo. Dem., Feb. 1906) – 45
Ginseng Plant in Tunkhannock Borough (Wyo. Dem., 1906) – 46
Queries – 47
2015 WCHS Events – 48

Vol. 35 #2 Feb. 2016
President’s Letter – 51
Atlantic Sunrise Community Grant Award – 52
New Members – 52
WCHS Membership Forms – Updating Addresses – 52
Volunteers – 53
Veteran Records – 53
Bequests, Donations & Grants – 53
PA State Birth & Death Certificate Update – 53
Sales Items – 54
WCHS Website New Additions – 54
Smile.Amazon.com and GoodSearch.com – 54
Evans Reunion – 55
On Our Cover – Stone Mill, Meshoppen (1903) – 55
Library & Museum Acquisitions – 55
1850 Wyoming Co. Census (K – Kel) – 57
Wyoming Co. Marriages & Deaths (Wyo. Dem., July – Sept. 1876) – 59
Wyoming Co. Marriage Records Vol. 5 (A – B) – 62
Wyoming Co. Wills Vol. 10 (Go-Ha) – 64
Court Proceedings (April 1895) – 66
Tunkhannock Butter Pail Factory – 68
Left Bed & Board (1842-1855) – 69
Family Bible Collection: Kirkhuff Bible – 71
Lehigh Valley Railroad Train Wreck(1888) – 71
Francis “Frank” Basler, Wyoming Co.’s First Murderer – 72
Francis Basler Death Warrant – 76
Civil War Soldiers of Wyoming Co. – 77
Civil War News Articles (1864) – 81
Hero Prize – Laceyville Boy GetsCarnegie Award for Bravery – 83
Magnetic Pole – A Surveyor Establishes A Test For Its Variations – 83
World War I Through Wyoming Co. Eyes – 84
Forkston Township History – 88
Tunkhannock Water Company – 92
Wyoming County Lawyers – 93
Sturdevant Reunion – Large Number of Relatives Gather at Skinners Eddy – 93
Queries – 94
2016 WCHS Events – 96
Library & Museum Hours – 96
Holiday Closures – 95

Vol. 36 #1 Sept. 2016
President’s Letter – 3
Volunteers – 3
New Members – 4
WCHS Membership Forms – Updating Addresses – 4
Historic Tunkhannock Walking Tour Brochures – 4
Veteran Records – 4
On Our Cover ~ Falls Bridge Workmen (1919-1921) – 4
Bequests, Donations & Grants – 4
Wyoming County Ornaments – 5
Sales Items – 5
Nicholson Hospital & Sanitarium (1908) – 5
WCHS Website New Additions – 6
Smile.Amazon.com and GoodSearch.com – 6
Pinterest Recipe Board – 6
Library & Museum Acquisitions – 7
Tunkhannock Hotel Meals (1908) – 8
Info. Wanted By Tunkhannock ChapterDAR (1908) – 8
1850 Wyoming Co. Census (Ke-Kis) – 9
Wyoming Co. Marriages & Deaths (Wyo. Dem., Oct. – Dec. 1876) – 11
Wyoming Co. Marriage Records Vol. 5 (Ca-Cu) – 15
Wyoming Co. Wills Vol. 10 (He-Ho) – 17
Court Proceedings (1887) – 19
Nicholson Families Have Articles Two Centuries Old (1908) – 22
Found China Set – Reminiscences of Early Days Along the Susquehanna River (1908) – 22
Left Bed & Board (1841-1855) – 23
Family Bible Collection: Alpheus Adams – 24
Francis “Frank” Basler, Wyoming County’s First Murderer – 25
Civil War Soldiers of Wyoming County, PA – 29
Caught Strange Species In River (1908) – 33
Civil War News Articles (1864) – 34
Lake Winola Merry-Go-Round (1908) – 36
World War I Through Wyoming County Eyes – 37
Tunkhannock Chapter Order of Eastern Star (1908) – 42
Tunkhannock Temple #60 Pythian Sisters (1908) – 42
Tunkhannock Boy Almost Reaches The World’s Record (1908) – 42
Forkston Township History – 43
Knights Templar, Tunkhannock #60 (1909) – 46
Union Christian Endeavor Society, Eaton (1890) – 46
Endeavor Society, Eaton (1890) – 46
Vose Grange Building Fire (1890) – 46
Queries – 47
2016 WCHS Events – 48
Library & Museum Hours – 48
Holiday Closures – 48

Vol. 36 #2 Feb. 2017
President’s Letter – 51
Volunteers – 51
September 2016 “Lest We Forget” – 52
New Members – 52
WCHS Membership Forms – Updating Addresses – 52
Veteran Records – 52
On Our Cover – Tunkhannock Glacial Moraine / Outwash Plain – 52
Wyoming County Ornaments – 53
Sales Items – 53
Historic Tunkhannock Walking Tour Brochures – 53
WCHS Outside Improvements – 53
WCHS Email Notes – 54
Smile.Amazon.com and GoodSearch.com – 54
Pinterest Recipe Board – 54
Library & Museum Acquisition – 55
Evans Family Reunion – 56
Improved Order of Red Men, Tunkhannock Tribe #197 (1909) – 56
Pace Homestead (1909) – 56
Lake Carey Land Improvement Company (1890) – 56
McKunes Village (1909) – 56
1850 Wyoming Co. Census (Kn-Lac ) – 58
Wyoming Co. Marriages & Deaths (Wyo. Dem., Jan. to March 1877) – 60
Wyoming Co. Marriage Records Vol. 5 (Da-Ev – 65
Wyoming Co. Wills Vol. 10 (Hu-Jo) – 66
Court Proceedings (Aug. 1887) – 68
Left Bed & Board (1855-1861) – 70
Family Bible Collection: Cook/Evans – 71
Forest Glen, Exeter Township (1909) – 73
Keeler Hotel, Keelersburg (1909) – 73
Civil War Soldiers of Wyoming Co., PA – 74
Civil War News Articles (1864) – 79
Laceyville’s Oldest House (1909) – 81
World War I Through Wyoming County Eyes – 82
Hiram Cortright and the Sidewalks of Tunkhannock – 86
Forkston Township History – 90
List of Letters Remaining in Post Office at Tunkhannock, Oct. 1st, 1833 – 92
Six Cent Reward – Edward M. Cornel (1833) – 92
House of Public Entertainment, Tunkhannock(1833) – 93
Notice to Bridge Builders – 93
List of Letters Remaining in Post Office at Tunkhannock, Jan. 1st, 1834 – 93
Business Notices (1863) – 93
Queries – 94
Application for License (1863) – 95
2017 WCHS Events – 96
Library & Museum Hours – 96
Holiday Closures – 96

Vol. 37 #1 Sept. 2017
President’s Letter – 3
Volunteers – 4
New Members – 4
WCHS Membership Forms – Updating Addresses – 4
Bequests & Donations – 4
Wyoming County Ornaments – 5
Sales Items – 5
Historic Tunkhannock Walking Tour Brochures – 5
Veterans’ Records – 5
1869 Wyoming County Map – 6
Library & Museum Acquisitions – 7
Bardwell News Items (Tunk. Rep., 9 Jan. 1891) – 8
Meshoppen News Items (Tunk. Rep., 9 Jan. 1891) – 8
Eaton News Items (Tunk. Rep., 9 Jan. 1891) – 8
1850 Wyoming Co. Census (La – Lew) – 9
Wyoming Co. Marriages & Deaths (Wyo. Dem., April – June 1877) – 10
Wyoming Co. Marriage Records Vol. 5 (F – Ga) – 14
Wyoming Co. Wills Vol. 10 (Ke – Kr) – 15
Left Bed & Board (1855-1861) – 17
Civil War Soldiers of Wyoming Co, PA – 19
Civil War News Articles (1864 & 1865) – 22
World War I Through Wyoming Co.Eyes – 26
Mehoopany News Items (Tunk. Rep., 9 Jan. 1891 – 28
The Lovelton Band (On the Cover) – 29
Hiram Cortright and the Sidewalks of Tunkhannock – 34
Forkston Township History – 38
Ghost Towns of North Mountain: Ricketts, Mountain Springs and Stull – 41
East Lemon News Items (Tunk. Rep., 9 Jan. 1891) – 45
Biographical Sketch and Words of Wisdom of Asa Keeler (1780-1867) – 46
Queries – 47
2017 WCHS Events – 48
Library & Museum Hours – 48
Holiday Closures – 48

Vol. 37 #2 Feb. 2018
President’s Letter – 3
Volunteers – 4
New Members – 4
WCHS Membership Forms – Updating Addresses – 4
Bequests & Donations – 4
Wyoming County Ornaments – 5
Sales Items – 5
Historic Tunkhannock Walking Tour Brochures – 5
Veterans’ Records – 5
1869 Wyoming County Map – 6
Library & Museum Acquisitions – 7
Bardwell News Items (Tunk. Rep., 9 Jan. 1891) – 8
Meshoppen News Items (Tunk. Rep., 9 Jan. 1891) – 8
Eaton News Items (Tunk. Rep., 9 Jan. 1891) – 8
1850 Wyoming Co. Census (La – Lew) – 9
Wyoming Co. Marriages & Deaths (Wyo. Dem., April – June 1877 – 10
Wyoming Co. Marriage Records Vol. 5 (F – Ga) – 14
Wyoming Co. Wills Vol. 10 (Ke – Kr) – 15
Left Bed & Board (1855-1861) – 17
Civil War Soldiers of Wyoming County, PA – 19
Civil War News Articles (1864 & 1865) – 22
World War I Through Wyoming County Eyes – 26
Mehoopany News Items (Tunk. Rep., 9 Jan. 1891) – 28
The Lovelton Band (On the Cover) – 29
Hiram Cortright and the Sidewalks of Tunkhannock – 34
Forkston Township History – 8
Ghost Towns of North Mountain: Ricketts, Mountain Springs and Stull – 41
East Lemon News Items (Tunk. Rep., 9 Jan. 1891) – 45
Biographical Sketch and Words of Wisdom of Asa Keeler (1780-1867) – 46
Queries – 47
2017 WCHS Events – 48
Library & Museum Hours – 48
Holiday Closures – 48

Vol. 38 #1 Sept. 2018
President’s Letter – 3
Not The Same “Old” Museum – 4
Volunteers – 5
New Members – 5
WCHS Membership Forms – Updating Addresses – 5
Bequests & Donations – 6
Historic Tunkhannock Walking Tour 0Brochures – 6
Wyoming County Ornaments – 6
Sales Items – 6
Veterans’ Records – 7
1869 Wyoming County Map – 7
Wyoming County Cemetery Map Reprinted – 7
Correction (Vol. 36 #3 p. 66) – 7
Library & Museum Acquisitions – 8
Admiral Harold R. Stark, U. S. Navy Retired (On Our Cover) – 10
The Three Brothers Island (March 1910) – 12
Factoryville (April 1910) – 12
Smith’s Ferry (April 1910) – 12
Interesting Facts (June 1910) – 12
1850 Wyoming Co. Census (Mc) – 13
Wyoming Co. Marriages & Deaths (Wyo. Dem., Oct. – Dec. 1877) – 16
Laceyville News Items (Feb. 1891) – 19
Dixon News Items (Feb. 1891) – 19
Wyoming Co. Marriage Records Vol. 5 (K-U) – 20
Wyoming Co. Wills Vol. 10 (Ma-Mo) – 21
Left Bed & Board (1872-1880) – 23
Curtis Avery and the Wyoming County Counterfeiters – 24
Civil War Soldiers of Wyoming Co., PA – 30
Civil War News Articles (1865) – 33
World War I Through Wyoming Co. Eyes – 36
Centremoreland News Items (Feb. 1891) – 39
Forkston Township History – 40
Hacked To Death – Murder of Benjamin Carter by “Jumbo” – 41
Detrick Family Reunion At Russell Hill (Jan. 1898) – 44
Factoryville Graded School Roll of Honor (Jan. 1876) – 44
Bowman’s Creek & Avery Mountain (March 1876) – 44
Grand & Traverse Jurors (1840) – 45
List of Letters, Tunkhannock (1839) – 45
Scraps of Old times – Lee Family (Feb. 1891) – 46
Queries – 47
2018 WCHS Events – 48
Library & Museum Hours – 48
Holiday Closures – 48

Vol. 38 #2 Feb. 2019
President’s Letter – 51
Not The Same “Old” Museum – 52
Volunteers – 54
New Members – 54
WCHS Membership Forms – UpdatingAddresses – 54
Bequests & Donations – 54
Lemon Township Officers (New Age, Feb. 1898) – 54
Historic Tunkhannock Walking Tour Brochures – 55
Wyoming County Ornaments – 55
Sales Items – 55
Veterans’ Records – 56
1869 Wyoming County Map – 56
Wyoming County Cemetery MapReprinted – 56
Factoryville News Item (Tunk. Rep., March 1891) – 56
Library & Museum Acquisitions – 57
Falls Ferry Boat (On Our Cover) – 59
St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, Noxen – 59
Correction Vol. 37 #2 p. 88 – 59
2019 Evans Reunion – 59
You May Have a Secret – 60
1850 Wyoming Co. Census (Mac-Ma) – 61
Wyoming Co. Marriages & Deaths (Wyo. Dem., Jan. – March 1878) – 63
Wyoming Co. Marriage Records Vol. 5 (M) – 68
Wyoming Co. Wills Vol. 10 (N-O) – 69
Left Bed & Board (1881-1899) – 71
Curtis Avery and the Wyoming County Counterfeiters (Part 2) – 72
Civil War Soldiers of Wyoming Co.,PA – 150th Anniversary – 80
Civil War News Articles (1865) – 83
Civil War Letters of Uriah Lee – 87
Laceyville News Items (Tunk. Rep., March 1891) – 88
Lake Winola News Items (Tunk. Rep., March 1891) – 88
World War I Through Wyoming Co. Eyes – 89
Mehoopany (New Age, Nov. 1892) – 93
Tunkhannock Banks (Tunk. Rep. & New Age, Jan. 1911) – 93
Beaumont News Items (Tunk. Rep., March 1891) – 93
LaGrange Hotel (Tunk. Rep. & New Age, April 1911) – 94
First Post Offices in Wyoming County (Tunk. Rep. & New Age, April 1911) – 94
Overfield Township Emigrants (New Age, April 1898) – 94
Tunkhannock High School Baseball (New Age, April 1898) – 94
Queries – 5
2019 WCHS Events – 96
Library & Museum Hours – 96
Holiday Closures – 96

Vol. 39 #1 Sep. 2019
President’s Letter – 3
Volunteers – 4
New Members – 4
WCHS Membership Forms – Updating Addresses – 4
Veterans’ Records – 4
Bequests & Donations – 4
Wyoming County Ornaments – 5
Sales Items – 6
1869 Wyoming County Map – 6
Wyoming County Cemetery Map Reprinted – 6
Library & Museum Acquisitions – 7
Butterfly Dance (On Our Cover) – 8
Jennings Milling & Lumber Co. (1900) – 8
Wagon Shop of N. A. Doty Ad (1900) – 8
Not The Same “Old” Museum – 9
I’ve Got A Secret – 11
1850 Wyoming Co. Census (Mar-Mea) – 12
Wyoming Co. Marriages & Deaths (Wyo. Dem., April – June 1878) – 14
Skating Rink Going Up (1946) – 17
Wyoming Co. Marriage Records Vol. 5 (Ni-Ro) – 18
The New Hotel Dixon (1945) – 19
Skinner’s Eddy School (1911) – 19
Wyoming Co. Wills Vol. 10 (Pa-Rh) – 20
Left Bed & Board (1900-1904) – 22
Curtis Avery and the Wyoming County Counterfeiters (Part 3) – 23
Civil War Soldiers of Wyoming County, PA – 150th Anniversary – 28
Civil War News Articles (1865) – 31
Tritons Reorganized (1928) – 35
1898 Newspaper Abstracts – 35
Trauger Murder – 37
Petitions For Hotel Licenses (1911) – 43
License Court (1911) – 43
Scraps of Meshoppen History Give Glimpse of Its Pioneer Background – 44
Slocum Spring Is Half Forgotten Local Landmark (1938) – 45
Local Properties of Historic Note Affected By Deals – 45
The Dolls’ House Opens (1946) – 46
Greenwood Buys Property – 46
Queries – 46
2019 & 2020 WCHS Events – 48
Library & Museum Hours – 48
WCHS Closures – 48