Event Detail

Summary

Type Method Description Successful?
New Township Court Bedford County 1771 Township Division yes+

Dates

Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1771 Apr 16, 1771 Final Decree - Date Granted

Affected Government

From Municipality From County From State To Municipality To County To State
Ayr, Township of
Whole
Bedford County
Part
PA-P
Part
Ayr, Township of
Whole
Bedford County
Part
PA-P
Part
Unknown (placeholder)
Reduction
Bedford County
Part
PA-P
Part
Brothersvalley, Township of
Creation
Bedford County
Part
PA-P
Part
Bedford, Township of
Whole
Bedford County
Part
PA-P
Part
Bedford, Township of
Whole
Bedford County
Part
PA-P
Part
Cumberland Valley, Township of
Whole
Bedford County
Part
PA-P
Part
Cumberland Valley, Township of
Whole
Bedford County
Part
PA-P
Part
Dublin, Township of (Fulton)
Whole
Bedford County
Part
PA-P
Part
Dublin, Township of (Fulton)
Whole
Bedford County
Part
PA-P
Part
Colerain, Township of (Bedford)
Whole
Bedford County
Part
PA-P
Part
Colerain, Township of (Bedford)
Whole
Bedford County
Part
PA-P
Part
Barree, Township of
Whole
Bedford County
Part
PA-P
Part
Barree, Township of
Whole
Bedford County
Part
PA-P
Part
Unknown (placeholder)
Reduction
Bedford County
Part
PA-P
Part
Fairfield, Township of (Westmoreland)
Creation
Bedford County
Part
PA-P
Part
Unknown (placeholder)
Reduction
Bedford County
Part
PA-P
Part
Mount Pleasant, Township of (Westmoreland)
Creation
Bedford County
Part
PA-P
Part
Unknown (placeholder)
Reduction
Bedford County
Part
PA-P
Part
Hempfield, Township of (Westmoreland)
Creation
Bedford County
Part
PA-P
Part
Unknown (placeholder)
Reduction
Bedford County
Part
PA-P
Part
Pitt, Township of (defunct)
Creation
Bedford County
Part
PA-P
Part
Unknown (placeholder)
Reduction
Bedford County
Part
PA-P
Part
Tyrone, Township of (Fayette, defunct)
Creation
Bedford County
Part
PA-P
Part
Unknown (placeholder)
Reduction
Bedford County
Part
PA-P
Part
Springhill, Township of (Fayette)
Creation
Bedford County
Part
PA-P
Part
Unknown (placeholder)
Reduction
Bedford County
Part
PA-P
Part
Rostraver, Township of
Creation
Bedford County
Part
PA-P
Part
Unknown (placeholder)
Reduction
Bedford County
Part
PA-P
Part
Armstrong, Township of (Indiana)
Creation
Bedford County
Part
PA-P
Part
Unknown (placeholder)
Reduction
Bedford County
Part
PA-P
Part
Tullyleague, Township of (defunct)
Creation
Bedford County
Part
PA-P
Part

Affected Government Form

Government Government Form
Armstrong, Township of (Indiana) Township
Brothersvalley, Township of Township
Fairfield, Township of (Westmoreland) Township
Hempfield, Township of (Westmoreland) Township
Mount Pleasant, Township of (Westmoreland) Township
Pitt, Township of (defunct) Township
Rostraver, Township of Township
Springhill, Township of (Fayette) Township
Tullyleague, Township of (defunct) Township
Tyrone, Township of (Fayette, defunct) Township

Metes and Bounds Description

Detail Description Type Source Acres Beginning Point
View Bedford County 1771 Township Division: Air shape decree (docket)
View Bedford County 1771 Township Division: Armstrong shape decree (docket) where the Connemach rises in the Allegany Mountain
View Bedford County 1771 Township Division: Baree shape decree (docket)
View Bedford County 1771 Township Division: Bedford shape decree (docket)
View Bedford County 1771 Township Division: Brothers Valley shape decree (docket) South[?] Line of the province crosses the Allegany Mountain
View Bedford County 1771 Township Division: Colerain shape decree (docket)
View Bedford County 1771 Township Division: Cumberland shape decree (docket)
View Bedford County 1771 Township Division: Dublin shape decree (docket)
View Bedford County 1771 Township Division: Fairfield shape decree (docket) where the Youghiogeny comes comes thro' the Laurel Hill on the West side
View Bedford County 1771 Township Division: Hemp-Field shape decree (docket) Mouth of Crab Tree Run
View Bedford County 1771 Township Division: Mount Pleasant shape decree (docket) where the Loyal Hann[a?] breaks thro' the Chestnut Ridge
View Bedford County 1771 Township Division: Pitt shape decree (docket) Mouth of Kiskiminetas
View Bedford County 1771 Township Division: Ross Straver shape decree (docket) Mouth of Jacobs Creek
View Bedford County 1771 Township Division: Spring Hill shape decree (docket) Mouth of Red Stone Creek
View Bedford County 1771 Township Division: Tullileague shape decree (docket) top of Tusseys Mountain where Little Juniata Breaks Thro' it
View Bedford County 1771 Township Division: Tyrone shape decree (docket) Mouth of Jacobs Creek

Adjudication

Detail Tribunal Type No. Term Relationship
View Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace of Bedford County, Pennsylvania Sessions Apr 1771 direct

Law

Detail Citation Relationship
View Order of April 9, 1690 (1 Pa. Prov. Cnl 289, No. ___), § 1 indirect

Source

Detail Source Title Person(s) Vol. Page(s) Date 1 Date 2
View Negley 1876 Its Townships.
View Pa. Internal Affairs 1965 117
View Pa. Internal Affairs 1965 135
View Pa. Internal Affairs 1965 136
View Pa. Internal Affairs 1965 136
View Pa. Internal Affairs 1965 136
View Pa. Internal Affairs 1965 62
View Pa. Internal Affairs 1965 70
View Stewart 1913 CHAPTER XII: FORMATION OF THE COUNTY 1 96
View Waterman 1884 Chapter XLVIII: Erection and Organization, Public Buildings, Townships and Boroughs. 392
View Waterman 1884 Chapter XVII: County Buildings - Townships and Boroughs. 198
View Waterman 1884 Chapter XVII: County Buildings - Townships and Boroughs. 198
View Waterman 1884 Chapter XVII: County Buildings - Townships and Boroughs. 198
View Waterman 1884 Chapter XVII: County Buildings - Townships and Boroughs. 198–199
View Waterman 1884 Chapter XVII: County Buildings - Townships and Boroughs. 198
View Waterman 1884 Chapter XVII: County Buildings - Townships and Boroughs. 198
View Waterman 1884 Chapter XVII: County Buildings - Townships and Boroughs. 198
View Waterman 1884 Chapter XVII: County Buildings - Townships and Boroughs. 199
View Waterman 1884 Chapter XVII: County Buildings - Townships and Boroughs. 199
View Waterman 1884 Chapter XVII: County Buildings - Townships and Boroughs. 199
View Waterman 1884 Chapter XVII: County Buildings - Townships and Boroughs. 199