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History of the Counties of McKean, Elk, Cameron and Potter (PA)

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History of the Counties of McKean, Elk, Cameron and Potter (PA)

with biographical selections; including their early settlement and development; a description of the historic and interesting localities; sketches of their cities, towns and villages, portraits of prominent men, biographies of representative citizens; outline history of Pennsylvania; statistics

  • by Michael A. Leeson
  • published by J.H. Beers & Co, Publishers, Chicago, Illinois, 1890

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Table of Contents

History of Pennsylvania

Introductory— First Settlers Along the Delaware

History of McKean County

I — Topography and Natural History
II — Oil Fields
III — Pioneers and Pioneer Days
IV — Transactions of the County Commissioners
V — Courts and Bar
VI — Political Affairs
VII — Military History
Addendum — List of soldiers buried in the vicinity of Bradford
VIII — Newspapers — Schools — Physicians
IX — Railroads
X — Bradford Township and City of Bradford
XI — Foster Township— Borough of Kendall
XII — Annin Township — Ceres Township
XIII — Eldred Township- Borough of Eldred
XIV — Hamilton Township
XV — Keating Township- Borough of Smethport
XVI — Lafayette Township
XVII — Liberty Township- Borough of Port Allegany
XVIII —Norwich Township
XIX — Otto Township
XX — Sergeant Township
XXI — Wetmore Township — Borough of Kane — Wetmore Township
Biographical Sketches:
XXII — Bradford Township and City of Bradford
XXIII — Keating Township and Borough of Smethport
XXIV — Foster Township and Borough of Kendall
XXV — Eldred Township and Borough of Eldred— Otto Township
XXVI — Liberty Township and Borough of Port Allegany— Annin and Ceres Townships
XXVII — Norwich, Hamlin, Lafayette and Sergeant Townships
XXVIII — Wetmore Township and Borough of Kane — Corydon and Hamilton Townships

History of Elk County

I — Topography- and Natural History
II — Indians and Pioneers
III — Courts and Bar
IV — Transactions of the Commissioners
V — Political History
VI — Journalism
VII — Military Affairs
VIII — Railroad
IX — Medical
X — Benezette Township
XI— Benzinger Township-Borough of St. Mary's
XII — Fox Township
XIII — Highland Township — Horton Township — Jay Township - Highland Township
XIV — Jones Township
XV — Ridgway Township- Borough of Ridgway
XVI — Millstone Township- Spring Creek Township
Biographical Sketches:
XVII — Ridgway Township and Borough of Ridgway
XVIII — Jones Township
XIX — Fox Township — Horton Township
XX — Benezette Township— Jay Township
XXI—Benzinger Township and Borough of St. Mary's

History of Cameron County

I — Topography and Natural History
II — Aborigines and Pioneers
III — Transactions of the County Commissioners
IV — Courts and Bar
V — Political History
VI — Military History
VII — Journalism
VIII — Shippen Township- Borough of Emporium
IX — Gibson Township - Borough of Driftwood
X — Grove Township
XI — Lumber Township
XII — Portage Township
Biographical Sketches:
XIII— Shippen Township and Borough of Emporium
XIV — Gibson Township and Borough of Driftwood— Grove, Lumber and Portage Townships

History of Potter County

I — Topography and Natural History
II — Indian and Pioneer History
III — Transactions of the Commissioners
IV — Courts and Bar
V — Medical
VI — Journalism
VII — Military History
VIII — Railroads -Agricultural— Statistical
IX — Eulalia Township— Borough of Coudersport
X — Abbot and Allegheny Townships
XI — Bingham Township
XII — Clara, Hebron and Pleasant Valley Townships
XIII — Genesee Township
XIV — Harrison Township
XV — Hector and Pike Townships
XVI — Keating, Homer and Summit Townships
XVII — Oswayo Township
XVIII — Sylvania Township
XIX — Portage Township- Borough of Austin— Wharton Township— East Fork (Olcona)
XX — Stewardson, Sweden and West Branch Townships
XXI — Roulette Township
XXII — Sharon Township
XXIII — Ulysses Township
Biographical Sketches:
XXIV — Eulalia Township and Borough of Coudersport
XXV —Sharon, Oswayo and Genesee Townships
XXVI — Bingham and Harrison Townships
XXVII — Hector, Pike, West Branch, Abbot and Stewardson Townships
XXVIII — Ulysses Township and Borough of Lewisville, Allegheny, Hebron, Clara and Pleasant Valley Townships
XXIX — Roulette, Homee, Portage (and Borough of Austin) and Wharton Townships


Outline map of McKean, Potter, Cameron, Elk, Forest and Warren Counties
Table showing the vote of Governors of Pennsylvania since the organization of the State
Map showing the various purchases from the Indians


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