Wayne County, Pennsylvania Genealogy

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Template:Pennsylvania-stubUnited States  > Pennsylvania > Wayne County

County Courthouse

History

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The county is named after Revolutionary War General "Mad" Anthony Wayne (1745-1796).[1]

Parent County

21 March 1798: Wayne County was created 1798 from Northampton County. [2]

Boundary Changes

26 March 1814: Pike County set off. [2]

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Lackawanna | Monroe | Pike | Susquehanna | New York counties: Broome | Delaware | Sullivan

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

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. "Anthony Wayne," Wikipedia.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].