History of Franklin County, Pennsylvania; Containing a History of the County, Its Townships, Towns, Villages, Schools, Churches, Industries, Etc., Portraits of Early Settlers and Prominent Men, Biographies, History of Volume 187,

History of Franklin County, Pennsylvania; Containing a History of the County, Its Townships, Towns, Villages, Schools, Churches, Industries, Etc., Portraits of Early Settlers and Prominent Men, Biographies, History of Volume 187,

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1887 edition. Excerpt: ...of the " White," and a brick church was erected in Greencastle. Rev. Fullerton removed to Hagerstown. Rev. Buchanan re "mained in charge here until 1839. His successors were Rev. 1. Marshall Da vie, 1840 to 1845; Rev. T. V. Moore, to 1847; Rev. W'. M. Paxton, to 1850;. Rev. Edward Emerson, to 1860; Rev. W. '1'. Beatty, to 1863; Rev. J. W. Wightman, to 1870; Rev. D. K. Richardson, to 1880; then came Rev. J. H. Stewart, who was succeeded, in 1883, by the present pastor, Rev. J. D. Hunter. The historical house in the town is now the residence of Joseph H. Beeler, on Lot 42. John Allison sold this lot to William Scott in 1783; he sold to John Rodman in 1791, who erected the front, as the building now stands, in 1792. In 1797 Robert McLanahan purchased it, and in 1801 sold to Jacob Krebs. He used it as aresidence and hatter sho until 1829, when it was sold by the sheriff to Polly and Sarah Weaver. In 1 42 they sold it to Rudolph Heichert. It was a parsonage of the German Reformed Church until 1870. In the German Reformed Graveyard we find some of the oldest accessible records of the early settlers: Margaret, consort of John Gearhart, born 1765 died August 8, 1855. Robert Scott, Sr., died May 15, 1842, aged seventytwo years; Elizabeth, his wife, died April 16, 1842, aged seventy-three years John Scott, born September 12, 1795, died Ju.1y 2, 1870. Michael Stickel, died February 28, 1863, aged seventy years and four months. Mary Swisher. born 11771, died April 10, 1852. William Alsap, died July 21, 1857, aged ninety years; Elizabeth, consort, .born April 19, 1775, died August 16. 1856Adam Shirez, born February 14, 1797, died May 7, 1862. Nicholas Shrader, died May 19, 1859, aged eighty-four years. Samuel Smith, ...
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  • Paperback | 522 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 27mm | 921g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236913167
  • 9781236913166