Event Detail

Summary

Type Method Description Successful?
New County Legislature Sullivan County 1848 Creation yes

Dates

Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1847–1848 Jan 3, 1848 Act of Legislature - Listed Effective Date

Affected Government

From
Municipality
From
County
From
State
To
Municipality
To
County
To
State
Fox, Township of (Lycoming, defunct)
Reduction
Lycoming County
Reduction
PA
Part
Fox, Township of (Sullivan)
Creation
Sullivan County
Creation
PA
Part
Plunketts Creek, Township of (Lycoming)
Reduction
Lycoming County
Reduction
PA
Part
Plunketts Creek, Township of (Sullivan, defunct)
Creation
Sullivan County
Creation
PA
Part
Shrewsbury, Township of (Lycoming)
Reduction
Lycoming County
Reduction
PA
Part
Shrewsbury, Township of (Sullivan)
Creation
Sullivan County
Creation
PA
Part
Davidson, Township of (Lycoming, defunct)
Reduction
Lycoming County
Reduction
PA
Part
Davidson, Township of (Sullivan)
Creation
Sullivan County
Creation
PA
Part
Elkland, Township of (Sullivan)
Whole
Lycoming County
Reduction
PA
Part
Elkland, Township of (Sullivan)
Whole
Sullivan County
Creation
PA
Part
Forks, Township of (Sullivan)
Whole
Lycoming County
Reduction
PA
Part
Forks, Township of (Sullivan)
Whole
Sullivan County
Creation
PA
Part
Cherry, Township of (Sullivan)
Whole
Lycoming County
Reduction
PA
Part
Cherry, Township of (Sullivan)
Whole
Sullivan County
Creation
PA
Part

Affected Government Form

Government Government Form
Sullivan, County of County
Davidson, Township of (Sullivan) Township
Fox, Township of (Sullivan) Township
Plunketts Creek, Township of (Sullivan, defunct) Township
Shrewsbury, Township of (Sullivan) Township

Law

Detail Citation Relationship
View Act of March 15, 1847 (Pa. Laws 462, No. 365), §§ 1–22 direct

Recorded Document

Government Type Location Alternate Location Date Relationship
Pennsylvania Land Office Map no. 233 Jun 19, 1847 direct
Pennsylvania Land Office Map no. 479 Nov 16, 1849 reference
Pennsylvania Land Office Map no. 480 Sep 1, 1847 reference

Source

Detail Source Title Person(s) Vol. Page(s) Date 1 Date 2
View Meginness 1895 TOWNSHIPS OF TO-DAY. 49
View Newberry Comprehensive PA As of Feb 8, 2010 Retrieved Jan 30, 2018
View Newberry Comprehensive PA As of Feb 8, 2010 Retrieved Jan 30, 2018
View Newberry GIS Counties As of Sep 30, 2011 Retrieved Jan 30, 2018
View Newberry GIS Counties As of Sep 30, 2011 Retrieved Jan 30, 2018
View Pa. Internal Affairs 1965 119
View Pa. Internal Affairs 1965 119
View Pa. Internal Affairs 1965 119
View Streby Hillsgrove 1905 1
View Streby LaPorte 1904 5