Event Detail

Summary

Type Method Description Successful?
Annexation Court Easton Borough 1883 Annexation yes

Dates

Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1883 Aug 20, 1883 Aug 30, 1883 Final Decree - Date Recorded

Map

Affected Government

From
Municipality
From
County
From
State
To
Municipality
To
County
To
State
Forks, Township of (Northampton)
Reduction
Northampton County
Part
PA
Part
Easton, Borough of (defunct)
Expansion
Northampton County
Part
PA
Part

Metes and Bounds Description

Detail Description Type Source Acres Beginning Point
View Easton Borough 1883 Annexation: After whole after petition (recorded) birch on the northwest bank of the Lehigh River
View Easton Borough 1883 Annexation: Before whole before petition (recorded) black oak on the west Bank of the River Delaware being a corner of land of Andrew Krauss

Adjudication

Detail Tribunal Type No. Term Relationship
View Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace of Northampton County, Pennsylvania Sessions Jun 1883 direct

Law

Detail Citation Relationship
View Act of June 11, 1879 (Pa. Laws 150, No. 159), §§ 1–4 indirect
View Act of May 17, 1883 (Pa. Laws 36, No. 27), § 1 indirect

Recorded Document

Government Type Location Alternate Location Date Relationship
Northampton County Miscellaneous Book v. 19, p. 289 Sec'y.St. 95411:1409–1441 Aug 30, 1883 direct

Source

Detail Source Title Person(s) Vol. Page(s) Date 1 Date 2
View 1890 Cns. Rep. Footnote b 301
View 1890 Cns. Rep. Footnote c 301