Event Detail

Summary

Type Method Description Successful?
New Township Court Lancaster County 1729 Township Division yes+

Dates

Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1729 Aug 5, 1729 Final Decree - Date Granted

Affected Government

From
Municipality
From
County
From
State
To
Municipality
To
County
To
State
Unknown (placeholder)
Reduction
Lancaster County
Part
PA-P
Part
Drumore, Township of
Creation
Lancaster County
Part
PA-P
Part
Sadsbury, Township of (Lancaster)
Whole
Lancaster County
Part
PA-P
Part
Sadsbury, Township of (Lancaster)
Whole
Lancaster County
Part
PA-P
Part
Unknown (placeholder)
Reduction
Lancaster County
Part
PA-P
Part
Martic, Township of
Creation
Lancaster County
Part
PA-P
Part
Unknown (placeholder)
Reduction
Lancaster County
Part
PA-P
Part
Hempfield, Township of (Lancaster, defunct)
Creation
Lancaster County
Part
PA-P
Part
Unknown (placeholder)
Reduction
Lancaster County
Part
PA-P
Part
Derry, Township of (Dauphin)
Creation
Lancaster County
Part
PA-P
Part
Unknown (placeholder)
Reduction
Lancaster County
Part
PA-P
Part
Paxton, Township of (Lancaster, defunct)
Creation
Lancaster County
Part
PA-P
Part
Unknown (placeholder)
Reduction
Lancaster County
Part
PA-P
Part
Lebanon, Township of (Lebanon, defunct)
Creation
Lancaster County
Part
PA-P
Part
Unknown (placeholder)
Reduction
Lancaster County
Part
PA-P
Part
Earl, Township of (Lancaster, defunct)
Creation
Lancaster County
Part
PA-P
Part
Unknown (placeholder)
Reduction
Lancaster County
Part
PA-P
Part
Warwick, Township of (Lancaster)
Creation
Lancaster County
Part
PA-P
Part
Unknown (placeholder)
Reduction
Lancaster County
Part
PA-P
Part
Manheim, Township of (Lancaster)
Creation
Lancaster County
Part
PA-P
Part
Unknown (placeholder)
Reduction
Lancaster County
Part
PA-P
Part
Lancaster, Township of (Lancaster)
Creation
Lancaster County
Part
PA-P
Part
Unknown (placeholder)
Reduction
Lancaster County
Part
PA-P
Part
Leacock, Township of
Creation
Lancaster County
Part
PA-P
Part
Unknown (placeholder)
Reduction
Lancaster County
Part
PA-P
Part
Lampeter, Township of (defunct)
Creation
Lancaster County
Part
PA-P
Part
Unknown (placeholder)
Reduction
Lancaster County
Part
PA-P
Part
Salisbury, Township of (Lancaster)
Creation
Lancaster County
Part
PA-P
Part
Unknown (placeholder)
Reduction
Lancaster County
Part
PA-P
Part
Caernarvon, Township of (Lancaster)
Creation
Lancaster County
Part
PA-P
Part
Conestoga, Township of
Internal
Lancaster County
Part
PA-P
Part
Conestoga, Township of
Internal
Lancaster County
Part
PA-P
Part
Donegal, Township of (Lancaster, defunct)
Internal
Lancaster County
Part
PA-P
Part
Donegal, Township of (Lancaster, defunct)
Internal
Lancaster County
Part
PA-P
Part

Affected Government Form

Government Government Form
Caernarvon, Township of (Lancaster) Township
Derry, Township of (Dauphin) Township
Drumore, Township of Township
Earl, Township of (Lancaster, defunct) Township
Hempfield, Township of (Lancaster, defunct) Township
Lampeter, Township of (defunct) Township
Lancaster, Township of (Lancaster) Township
Leacock, Township of Township
Lebanon, Township of (Lebanon, defunct) Township
Manheim, Township of (Lancaster) Township
Martic, Township of Township
Paxton, Township of (Lancaster, defunct) Township
Salisbury, Township of (Lancaster) Township
Warwick, Township of (Lancaster) Township

Metes and Bounds Description

Detail Description Type Source Acres Beginning Point
View Lancaster County 1729 Township Division: Caernarvon shape decree (docket) county line, a corner of Salsbury, on the mountain
View Lancaster County 1729 Township Division: Conestogoe [Conestoga] shape decree (docket) mouth of Pequea
View Lancaster County 1729 Township Division: Derry shape decree (docket) mouth of Conewago [crossed out: Conestogoe]
View Lancaster County 1729 Township Division: Donegal shape decree (docket) mouth of Chiquesalunga
View Lancaster County 1729 Township Division: Drumore shape decree (docket) South line of Sadsbury, by Octoraro
View Lancaster County 1729 Township Division: Earl shape decree (docket) Peters' road, by Conestoga creek, being a corner of Leacock township
View Lancaster County 1729 Township Division: Hempfield shape decree (docket) mouth of Conestoga
View Lancaster County 1729 Township Division: Lampeter shape decree (docket) mouth of Milcreek, at a corner of Conestogo township
View Lancaster County 1729 Township Division: Lancaster shape decree (1929 transcription) old Doctor's ford
View Lancaster County 1729 Township Division: Leacock shape decree (docket) mouth of Beaver creek
View Lancaster County 1729 Township Division: Lebanon shape decree (docket) under the aforesaid hills at the North-East corner of Poshtank
View Lancaster County 1729 Township Division: Manheim shape decree (docket) Peters' road, at a corner of Donegal & Warwick Townships, near the head of Little Conestogoe
View Lancaster County 1729 Township Division: Martock [Martic] shape decree (docket) mouth of Muddy run
View Lancaster County 1729 Township Division: Peshtank [Paxton] shape decree (docket) mouth of Suataaro
View Lancaster County 1729 Township Division: Sadsbury shape decree (docket) County line, at the mountain which divides Octorara & Pequea
View Lancaster County 1729 Township Division: Salsbury [Salisbury] shape decree (docket) county line, at the North-Easterly corner of Sadsbery township
View Lancaster County 1729 Township Division: Warwick shape decree (docket) Conestogoe creek, at a corner of Manheim Township, by Peters' road

Adjudication

Detail Tribunal Type No. Term Relationship
View Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania Road Minutes Aug 1729 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 Kelker 1907 CHAPTER XI. 373
View Kelker 1907 CHAPTER XI. 391
View Montgomery 1886 Chapter XXV: Townships of Berks County. Caernarvon Township. 1157
View Montgomery 1909 DISTRICTS AT ERECTION 1 7
View Montgomery 1909 FIRST ASSESSMENT, 1754 1 8
View Montgomery 1909 SCHUYLKILL SECTION 1 308
View Pa. Internal Affairs 1965 55
View Pa. Internal Affairs 1965 78
View Pa. Internal Affairs 1965 78
View Pa. Internal Affairs 1965 78
View Pa. Internal Affairs 1965 78
View Pa. Internal Affairs 1965 78
View Pa. Internal Affairs 1965 78
View Pa. Internal Affairs 1965 79
View Pa. Internal Affairs 1965 79