Event Detail

Summary

Type Method Description Successful?
Annexation Court Elizabeth Township-Ephrata Township 1851 Annexation yes*

Dates

Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1851

Affected Government

From
Municipality
From
County
From
State
To
Municipality
To
County
To
State
Elizabeth, Township of (Lancaster)
Reduction
Lancaster County
Part
PA
Part
Ephrata, Township of
Expansion
Lancaster County
Part
PA
Part

Metes and Bounds Description

Detail Description Type Source Acres Beginning Point
View Elizabeth Township-Ephrata Township 1851 Annexation shape report of commissioners (docket) point where the Township line between Ephrata and Elizabeth crosses the road from Ephrata to Shoeneck

Adjudication

Detail Tribunal Type No. Term Relationship
View Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania Road Minutes Apr 1851 direct

Law

Detail Citation Relationship
View Act of April 15, 1834 (1833-1834 Pa. Laws 537, No. 247), §§ 13–14 indirect