History of the Counties of McKean, Elk, and Forest, Pennsylvania, with Biographical Selections: Including Their Early Settlement and Development; a Description of the Historic and Interesting Localities: Sketches of Their Cities, Towns and Villages ... Biographies of Representative Citizens: Outline History of Pennsylvania; Statistics ...
J.H. Beers & Company, 1800 - McKean County (Pa.)
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acres Allegany county appointed April August Bingham born borough Bradford township Bros Buffalo building Cattaraugus Cattaraugus county Ceres township Charles Chautauqua county cleared and improved clerk Colegrove common schools Company Custer City daughter Davis deceased December Democrat Dennis Derrick City descent died drilled Duke Centre Eldred township elected engaged in farming enlisted Farmers Valley father February feet firm four children Gallup George Hamlin Henry James January John Joseph July June Kane Keating township Kendall Creek Knights land living located Lodge lumber lumberman March married Miss Mary Masonic McKean county merchant Methodist Episcopal Church miles mill Norwich township November October Ohio oil producer Olean Otto township parents Penn politics Port Allegany Potter county proprietor purchased Railroad reared and educated Regiment Republican party resided Sartwell September served settled Smethport Smith Thomas three children town trade Union Venango county votes wife William Wright York
Page 45 - States currency ; promising that if the money was not forthcoming in fifteen minutes, the torch, would be applied. I know not whether it was possible to raise so great a sum in so short a time. At all events, it was not raised.
Page 31 - That it be recommended to the respective Assemblies and Conventions of the United Colonies, where no government sufficient to the exigencies of their affairs hath been hitherto established, to adopt such government as shall, in the opinion of the representatives of the people, best conduce to the happiness and safety of their constituents in particular, and America in general.
Page 58 - The general conditions upon which the occurrence of natural gas seems to depend, from a consideration of the facts at present at our command, are : (a) the porosity and homogeneousness of the sandstone which serves as a reservoir to hold the gas ; (6...
Page 36 - In divesting the state of slaves you will equally serve the cause of humanity and policy and offer to God one of the most proper and best returns of gratitude for His great deliverance of us and our posterity from...
Page 539 - In politics he is a Republican. He is a member of the Masonic fraternity, the AOUW, the S.
Page 42 - Corps of thirteen regiments of infantry, one of cavalry and one of artillery.
Page 528 - Both he and his wife are members of the Methodist Episcopal church at Newberry and active Sunday school workers.
Page 388 - In politics he is a Republican, and is a member of the Union Veteran Legion and of the Knights of the Maccabees.
Page 227 - County, hereby giving and granting unto you full right and title to have and Execute all and singular the powers, Jurisdictions and authorities, and to receive and enjoy all and singular Emoluments, of a Judge of the court of common pleas, of a Judge of the Orphans...