Event Detail

Summary

Type Method Description Successful?
New Borough Court Sylvania Borough 1853 Creation yes

Dates

Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1853 Sep 6, 1853 Sep 8, 1853 Charter - Date Recorded

Map

Affected Government

From
Municipality
From
County
From
State
To
Municipality
To
County
To
State
Columbia, Township of
Reduction
Bradford County
Part
PA
Part
Sylvania, Borough of
Creation
Bradford County
Part
PA
Part
Columbia Flatts, Place of (unincorporated)
Reference
Bradford County
Reference
PA
Reference
Sylvania, Borough of
Reference
Bradford County
Reference
PA
Reference

Affected Government Form

Government Government Form
Sylvania, Borough of Borough (Title 8)

Metes and Bounds Description

Detail Description Type Source Acres Beginning Point
View Sylvania Borough 1853 Creation shape petition (recorded) South West corner Standing on Curtin Merritts land

Adjudication

Detail Tribunal Type No. Term Relationship
View Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace of Bradford County, Pennsylvania Sessions May 1853 direct

Law

Detail Citation Relationship
View Act of April 1, 1834 (1833-1834 Pa. Laws 163, No. 98), §§ 1–3 indirect
View Act of April 3, 1851 (Pa. Laws 320, No. 218), §§ 21–26 indirect
View Act of April 3, 1851 (Pa. Laws 320, No. 218), §§ 28–29 indirect

Recorded Document

Government Type Location Alternate Location Date Relationship
Bradford County Deed Book v. 39, p. 291 Sep 8, 1853 direct

Source

Detail Source Title Person(s) Vol. Page(s) Date 1 Date 2
View 1880 Cns. Rep. 308
View 1880 Cns. Rep. 308
View Pa. Internal Affairs 1965 22
View Pre-1950 Cns. St. Hist. Lists of Incorporated Places with Dates of Incorporation. 22 Apr 1, 1935 Apr 1, 1940