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  Greene County, Pennsylvania - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Greene County is a county located in the state of Pennsylvania.
Greene County was created on February 9, 1796 from part of Washington County and named for General Nathaniel Greene.
In the county, the population is spread out with 22.10% under the age of 18, 9.70% from 18 to 24, 29.00% from 25 to 44, 24.00% from 45 to 64, and 15.20% who are 65 years of age or older.
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 Erie County, Pennsylvania - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Erie County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania.
Erie County contains the Erie Triangle, a region which was claimed by both New York and Pennsylvania until 1792, when it was sold to Pennsylvania by the U.S. government.
In the county, the population is spread out with 25.00% under the age of 18, 10.80% from 18 to 24, 27.70% from 25 to 44, 22.20% from 45 to 64, and 14.30% who are 65 years of age or older.
www.wikipedia.org /wiki/Erie_County,_Pennsylvania   (330 words)

  
 Washington County, Pennsylvania Genealogical Records Information
Indian ownership was yielded to Pennsylvania by the "New Purchase" deed at Ft. Stanwix in 1768, but Virginia claimed southwestern Pennsylvania (all the way to Pittsburgh) until she yielded the argument in 1780.
Small railroads entered the county in the 1850s; coal mining grew after 1865 and the county is still one of the major coal producers.
Forty percent of the land is farmed, and the county is a significant producer of apples, cattle, and alfalfa and forage crops.
www.negenealogy.com /pa/pa_county/was.htm   (708 words)

  
 Pennsylvania Genealogy
A part of the northernmost county in Pennsylvania, Erie is located on Lake Erie in the western part of the state.
Located in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania along the Susquehanna River, Harrisburg is one of the key cities of the state.
First settled by the Dutch in the seventeenth century, Pennsylvania was chartered in 1681 by William Penn. This database is a collection of biographical sketches of prominent men and women who helped settle and govern the colony and state.
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 Untitled Document   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
As the years passed and no literal heirs were left to directly inherit the land, other members of the Rinehart family petitioned the court, and the land was sub divided and sold several times.
In 1859 Greene County accepted an act authorizing the erection of a County Home for the Poor.
The Greene County Historical Society, incorporated since 1925, began to lease the building and grounds from the County in 1969, and after much needed repairs it opened as the Museum in May 1971.
www.greenepa.net /~museum   (302 words)

  
 Cyndi's List - U.S. - Pennsylvania - Localities
The counties addressed are Allegheny, Armstrong, Bedford, Beaver, Blair, Butler, Cameron, Cambria, Clarion, Clearfield, Crawford, Elk, Erie, Fayette, Forest, Greene, Indiana, Jefferson, Lawrence, McKean, Mercer, Somerset, Venango, Warren, Washington, and Westmoreland.
For anyone with a genealogical interest in the Pennsylvania counties of Somerset, Bedford, Cambria and Fayette; the Maryland counties of Garrett and Allegany; and the border counties in West Virginia.
Bradford and Tioga Counties in Pennsylvania and Chemung County in New York.
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 Greene County Waynesburg, Pennsylvania (Counties)
The county population on July 1, 1999, was 42,072, an increase of 2,522 over the 1990 census.
Greene County Airport serves Waynesburg and Greene County and is owned by Greene County.
Waynesburg is located in Greene County (of which it is the county seat) west of Uniontown along...
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 ELECTIONS NEWS, Greene County Pennsylvania   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
On Thursday, the Pennsylvania Department of State decertified the UniLect voting machines that are used in Greene, Beaver and Mercer counties.
Greene county is one of three Pennsylvania counties that utilize this type of voting machine; Beaver and Mercer Counties are the other two within Pennsylvania.
The people of Greene County should know their votes are being counted.
www.county.greenepa.net /secured/gc/depts/lo/comm/elec/news.htm   (1445 words)

  
 Study: Agencies aren't monitoring air, water pollution in Greene County (phillyBurbs.com) | Pennsylvania News
The Natural Resources Defense Council's "Pollution Unchecked" study, to be released Tuesday, not only found Greene County's cancer rates were among the highest in the state and nation, but also accused the state and federal environmental agencies of not actively gathering pollution data.
The DEP granted Greene County water suppliers a waiver for monitoring for arsenic, aluminum and other contaminants in drinking water, the study said.
In a review of state Department of Health statistics, the study's authors found Greene County's 40,000 residents have an incidence rate for colon, rectal, lung and prostate cancers that is higher than the state and national rate.
www.phillyburbs.com /pb-dyn/news/103-12072004-412515.html   (415 words)

  
 Genealogy.com: CHAMBERS, TEDROW, ANTILL, MORRIS, RUSH, & OTHERS OF PA &WV
Sarah and William are buried in the Tedrow Cemetery, Aleppo Township, Greene County, PA.
She was the daughter of Robert Skinner and Mary Willets of Somerset County, PA. She was born on July 4, 1776 and died October 17, 1830.
Marshall County was established from Ohio County in 1835.
www.genealogy.com /users/c/h/a/Gary-V-Chambers-WV/index.html   (1452 words)

  
 Covered Bridges in Greene County, Pennsylvania
Photogenic and often remote from the Interstate Highways and cities of the twentieth century, covered bridges lure the explorer to find the little streams and dirt roads that the twentieth century has almost passed by.
Built in 1870 in Greene County over Toms Run in Gilmore Township, Pennsylvania, With a vertical-plant sided, gable roof made of asphalt shingles.
In 1962, Albert Miller moved the bridge to Washington County to become apart of the Meadowcroft Village (Washington County near Avella, PA).
www.co.greene.pa.us /secured/gc/depts/rec/tourinfo/cb/index.htm   (303 words)

  
 Hi and welcome to the new home of the USGenWeb Greene County
Greene County, Pennsylvania was named for Nathaniel Greene on Feb. 9, 1796.
Greene County, Pennsylvania is also part of the Monongahela Valley of Southwestern Pennsylvania.
From 1775-1780 Greene County, Pennsylvania was claimed by Virginia.
www.pa-roots.com /%7egreene   (353 words)

  
 The Political Graveyard: Washington County, Pa.
U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 24th District, 1891-92; died in office 1892.
U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 24th District, 1865-69, 1883-85; delegate to Pennsylvania state constitutional convention, 1872.
U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania, 1789-91, 1793-95 (at-large 1789-91, 8th District 1793-95).
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Mother Bedford refers to a part of the region in south-central Pennsylvania which was erected as a county in 1771 out of lands obtained by treaty from the Indians in 1754 and 1768.
When Bedford County was erected out of Cumberland County, she encompassed the present-day counties of Huntingdon, Fulton, Blair, Bedford, Cambria, Somerset, Westmoreland, Fayette, Washington and Greene, along with portions of the present-day counties of Centre, Indiana, Armstrong, Allegheny and Beaver.
Bedford County was left with the region encompasssed by present-day Huntingdon, Fulton, Blair, Bedford, Cambria and Somerset counties.
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 The Political Graveyard: Greene County, Pa.
Assignment of birthplaces, deathplaces, and cemeteries to counties is subject to error.
Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; Representative from Pennsylvania 25th District, 1933-42; defeated, 1922; colonel in the U.S. Army during World War II.
U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 24th District, 1889-91; state court judge in Pennsylvania.
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 Greene Co. PA
Pennsylvania Dutch Family History - Dedicated to the genealogy, history and culture of those who came to America fro...
Pennsylvania Cemeteries - Burial records of persons interred in Pennsylvania cemeteries are indexed here.
Pennsylvania Adoption Registry - This is a Pennsylvania adoption registry database to help you run a birth parent search or an adoptee search.
resources.rootsweb.com /USA/PA/Greene   (734 words)

  
 Pennsylvania Census and County Formation Maps
Gaps in the records are the following: 1800 (parts of Bedford and Westmoreland counties); 1810 (parts of Bedford, Cumberland, and Philadelphia counties); and 1820 (parts of Lancaster, Lehigh, Luzerne, and Monroe counties).
From the first federal census of 1790, the records are nearly complete for Pennsylvania, and microfilms of the federal copies are widely available at the National Archives-Mid-Atlantic Region, the Pennsylvania State Archives, the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, the Pennsylvania State Library, and other libraries.
For the 1910 Miracode, Philadelphia County is indexed apart from the rest of the commonwealth.
www.negenealogy.com /pa/pa_maps/pa_cm.htm   (219 words)

  
 Cyndi's List - U.S. - Pennsylvania
Northeastern Pennsylvania family history & genealogical data for the counties of Wayne and Susquehanna, as well as portions of the counties of Luzerne (Lackawanna), Pike and Wyoming in Pennsylvania; Broome and Delaware counties in New York.
For the volunteers who are engaged in transcribing Pennsylvania census records in support of the USGenWeb Census Project to discuss the status of the project.
Pennsylvania men awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor for their actions during the Civil War.
www.cyndislist.com /pa.htm   (4524 words)

  
 Hi and welcome to the new home of the USGenWeb Greene County
Waynesburg, the county seat is named after General "MAD" Anthony Wayne who led the army to defeat the Indians in the Northwest territory, what today is the
It's bordered by the counties of Washington to the north, Fayette to the east, Monongalia County, West Virginia to the south and Marshall County, West Virginia to the west.
Most of the eastern portion was Monongalia County, Virginia and the western quarter was Ohio County, Virginia.
www.pa-roots.com /users/greene   (353 words)

  
 TheWarrior Trail   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The volunteers of the Warrior Trail Association of Greene County, Pennsylvania maintain this path used for 5,000 years by the Native Americans from the east going to Flint Ridge, Ohio to obtain supplies of flint and commerce.
It extends 45 miles westward across Greene County to the border with Marshall County, West Virginia.
The 23 mile segment in Marshall County to the Ohio River is maintained by the volunteers of the West Virginia Scenic Trails Association.
www.kta-hike.org /warrior.htm   (252 words)

  
 Community Foundation of Greene County - What is a Community Foundation?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Community Foundation of Greene County - What is a Community Foundation?
A Community Foundation is a publicly supported philanthropic institution governed by a board of private citizens chosen to be representative of the public interest and for their knowledge of the community.
It is estimated that over 800 community foundations across the country assist in improving the quality of life in their communities.
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 The JOHNs Family Tree Online   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Because his name is not on any ship lists arriving in Pennsylvania in the late 1770's, it is possible he stowed away aboard one of the many ships bringing the Welsh to America.
He married Elizabeth Wells in 1778 and became a successful businessman and farmer in Greene County, Pennsylvania.
Two generations of JOHN men lived, farmed, and died in Greene County, PA before my great-grandfather, David Edgar John came west by train with his wife's family (the Johnsons) to homestead parcels of land on the Nez Perce Indian Reservation.
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 Living in Greene County, Pennsylvania
Government, coal mines, hospitals and school districts provide most of the jobs; manufacturers produce plastics, garments, mining belt material, mining fabrication and tool and die applications.
Greene County's fall foliage has always been a major attraction, with the foliage at its peak in mid-October.
The Spring season in Greene County brings a new generation of farm livestock ~~ enjoy some of these "new babies" and children from our local communities.
www.co.greene.pa.us /secured/gc/services/living.htm   (456 words)

  
 Pennsylvania 1790 - 1800 Census Records
Pennsylvania Census online research should begin with what is available online for free.
Huntingdon County Pennsylvania Census (transcribed by Brian Cartwright)
Greene County Pennsylvania Census (hosted at USGenWeb Archives)
www.accessgenealogy.com /census/pennsylvania.htm   (211 words)

  
 Indiana County Pennsylvania Genealogy
Pennsylvania Marriages Prior to 1790 Names of Persons for Whom Marriage Licenses Were Issued in the Province of Pennsylvania Previous to 1790
William Penn and the Dutch Quaker Migration to Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania and the Lower Counties of Delaware, 1681-1740
www.kindredtrails.com /PA_Indiana.html   (457 words)

  
 The Herald Standard - News
In a split vote the Fayette County Housing Authority board has approved a long-awaited merit pay increase system for non-union FCHA employees that permits raises as high as 6.95 percent.
Fenced in and enjoying the green pastures, a horse nibbles at the grass on hillside along Morgantown Road near Uniontown on one of the recent beautiful days in the area.
ROGERSVILLE - In a game that was a tale of two halves the California Trojans came from behind to defeat the West Greene Pioneers 28-25 in overtime last night at Kennedy Field.
www.heraldstandard.com   (567 words)

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