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Blairsville-1871 from Indiana County Parks and Recreation

Blairsville — about 1871


County Info

The county seat is Indiana (the town)

Created from portions of Westmoreland & Lycoming counties on March 30 1803, but was administered by Westmoreland County until its organization November 3, 1806

Named after the original inhabitants of the area.
— Was also known to the earliest settlers as
"Indian country west of the Alleghenies."

"Christmas Tree Capital of the World"
"Boyhood home of actor Jimmy Stewart
(and decendent of the early pioneer of this county)"


Adjacent Counties

Jefferson County (north)
Clearfield County (northeast)
Cambria County (southeast)
Westmoreland County (south)
Armstrong County (west)

Website Updates


2017


30 Sep 2017
BIOGRAPHY ABSTRACTS:
      Harry McCREARY, Alexander M STEWART, Archibald STEWART
OBITUARIES:
      William BEATTY, infant son CHRISSMAN, Robert B EWING, Charles GRAHAM, Grace GRIFFITH, William JAMISON, Theophilas JENNINGS, Ralph KELLEY, Albert KELLY, Jeremiah SEXTON, Max P WILSON
MESSAGE BOARD QUERY:
Descendant of Valentine and Hannah Barr Kerr, and Jacob Freiderich (Staiber) Stiver

5 Jun 2017
OBITUARIES:
      William George CURNOW, Mary Ann FORSHA, William P ROWE, Laura Jane Wiley SHEAFFER

23 May 2017
OBITUARIES:
      Willie W BARKER, Mrs. William CESSNA, James DAVIS, Mrs. Mary Jane FEIGHT, Ella KING, Barabas LOWE, Mrs Rebecca MACK, Martin S. McINTIRE, Miss Margaret J. REPINE, Mrs. Lucy YOCUM
NEWS-MARRIAGES:
      1884: ALLISON-PRICE, BRADY-KEIFER, CLEMENTS-JAMISON, FISHER-LEADER, GRESSLEY-LONG, MACKEL-DOWNEY, PATTERSON-DAVIS, WESTON-McSWEENEY, WILLIAMS-BLACK, WILLIAMS-HENRY
BIOGRAPHIES: (some are very minimal with only marriage)
      KELLEY: Elizabeth, Hamilton, James, Jane, John, John, Mary, Robert, Samuel, Samuel, William
      KELLY: Abner, Ann, Bertha, Charlotte, Clinton, Eliza, Elizabeth, Esther, Euphemia, Fergus, George W., George W., Hannah, Henry Clay, Isabella, Jane, James, James M., James M., James T., John, John E, Julia, Margaret, Mary Jane, Meek, Patrick, Pauline, Pauline, Pliny, Portia, Preble, Sarah, Sarah, William.
      CRAMER: Aldie, Annie E, Bruce D, Catherine F, Joseph, Joseph, Laura M, Mary e, Maude E, Robert, Thomas
      McCONNELL: Alexander, Alexander, Catherine Brooks, Catherine White, Henry Lloyd, Henry Lloyd, Isabella, John, John, Judith, Margaret, Margaretta Pemberton, Richard White.

22 May 2017
WILLS-from Court Doc
      Letter of Admin: Arch'd Kelly, John Kelly, Robert Kelly
      Last Will & Test: James M Kelly, Meek Kelly

20 May 2017
OBITUARIES
      Delbert G FRANTZ, Sybilla Bossart SHIREY — Submitted by Donald Buncie

7 April 2017
OBITUARIES
      William Finley ALLSHOUSE, Amos T ANTHONY, Myrtle CALHOUN, Mrs. Elizabeth CROSS, Mrs Alma ELLIS, James FORSHA, Ellorea Virginia McDONALD, Iva MYERS, David STEPHENS, & James WILEY

March 2017
OBITUARIES:
      Clarence BENSE, Esther CONRAD, Emma Sowers GEARY, Lizzie HUGHES, Edna KUNKLE, Susan MARUK, Ella RAY, Lyman SHAFFER, Minta WELSHONSE

11 March 2017
ACCIDENTS...NEWS — House burned: Heirs of Chas Campbell (1895)
CRIME NEWS: — Arrested For Train Jumping (1895)
ENGAGEMENT NEWS: — BENNETT - WILLIAMS
ILL, INJURED & HEALING NEWS: — Baseball Player Insane (1903)
MESSAGE BOARD:
      — Rudish/Rudosh Family query
      — David McCune query



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