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'''1795-1800:''' The eastern part of the future Warren Co. became part of newly created Lycoming Co. which was carved out of Northumberland Co. in 1795; the western portion remained part of Allegheny Co.  
 
'''1795-1800:''' The eastern part of the future Warren Co. became part of newly created Lycoming Co. which was carved out of Northumberland Co. in 1795; the western portion remained part of Allegheny Co.  
  
'''12 March 1800:''' Warren County was created from [[Allegheny County, Pennsylvania|Allegheny]] and [[Lycoming County, Pennsylvania|Lycoming]] Counties. <ref name="HBG">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;referer=brief_results ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].</ref>
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'''12 March 1800:''' Warren County was created from [[Allegheny County, Pennsylvania|Allegheny]] and [[Lycoming County, Pennsylvania|Lycoming]] Counties. <ref name="HBG">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;referer=brief_results ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].</ref>  
  
 
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[[Crawford_County,_Pennsylvania|Crawford]] | [[Elk_County,_Pennsylvania|Elk]] | [[Erie_County,_Pennsylvania|Erie]] | [[Forest_County,_Pennsylvania|Forest]] | [[McKean_County,_Pennsylvania|McKean]] | [[Venango_County,_Pennsylvania|Venango]] | '''New York''' counties: [[Cattaraugus_County,_New_York|Cattaraugus]] | [[Chautauqua_County,_New_York|Chautauqua]]
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[[Crawford County, Pennsylvania|Crawford]] | [[Elk County, Pennsylvania|Elk]] | [[Erie County, Pennsylvania|Erie]] | [[Forest County, Pennsylvania|Forest]] | [[McKean County, Pennsylvania|McKean]] | [[Venango County, Pennsylvania|Venango]] | '''New York''' counties: [[Cattaraugus County, New York|Cattaraugus]] | [[Chautauqua County, New York|Chautauqua]]  
  
 
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*1887 [http://www.archive.org/details/historyofwarrenc00sche History of Warren County, Pennsylvania with Illustrations and Biographical Sketches of Some of its Prominent Men and Pioneers] edited by J. S. Schenck <br>
 
*1887 [http://www.archive.org/details/historyofwarrenc00sche History of Warren County, Pennsylvania with Illustrations and Biographical Sketches of Some of its Prominent Men and Pioneers] edited by J. S. Schenck <br>
  
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Revision as of 05:08, 28 August 2010

Template:Pennsylvania-stubUnited States  > Pennsylvania > Warren County

County Courthouse

History

Parent Counties

1784:  The future Warren County was part of the huge area secured by the Treaty of Fort Stanwix, also known as the "Last Purchase," and much of the land was secured for speculation by the Holland Land Company

1785-1788:  The eastern part of the future Warren Co. was annexed to Northumberland County; the western portion was part of the Donation Lands

1788-1795:  The eastern part of the future Warren Co. remained part of Northumberland County; the western portion became part of the newly created (1788) Allegheny Co.

1795-1800: The eastern part of the future Warren Co. became part of newly created Lycoming Co. which was carved out of Northumberland Co. in 1795; the western portion remained part of Allegheny Co.

12 March 1800: Warren County was created from Allegheny and Lycoming Counties. [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Crawford | Elk | Erie | Forest | McKean | Venango | New York counties: Cattaraugus | Chautauqua

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories


Maps

  • Ancestor Tracks has posted free, downloadable images of the 1878 Atlas of Warren County and information about the Last Purchase, as well as links to the Warrantee Maps at the Pennsylvania Archives in Harrisburg.

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].