Event Detail

Summary

Type Method Description Successful?
New Borough Court Wampum Borough 1876 Creation yes

Dates

Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1876 Feb 19, 1876 Feb 21, 1876 Charter - Date Recorded

Map

Affected Government

From
Municipality
From
County
From
State
To
Municipality
To
County
To
State
Big Beaver, Township of (Lawrence, defunct)
Reduction
Lawrence County
Part
PA
Part
Wampum, Borough of
Creation
Lawrence County
Part
PA
Part

Affected Government Form

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

Metes and Bounds Description

Detail Description Type Source Acres Beginning Point
View Wampum Borough 1876 Creation: Before Exception shape bounding decree (recorded) point at the Beaver river the North East corner of the McQuiston farm
View Wampum Borough 1876 Creation: Exception shape exception deed (recorded) post

Adjudication

Detail Tribunal Type No. Term Relationship
View Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace of Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Roads and Bridges 2 Dec 1875 direct
View Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace of Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Sessions 27 Dec 1872 reference*

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
View Act of April 1, 1863 (Pa. Laws 200, No. 211), § 1 indirect
View Act of June 2, 1871 (Pa. Laws 283, No. 264), § 1 indirect

Recorded Document

Government Type Location Alternate Location Date Relationship
Lawrence County Agreement Book v. 4, p. 109 Feb 21, 1876 direct
Lawrence County Deed Book v. 27, p. 259 Apr 13, 1876 include

Source

Detail Source Title Person(s) Vol. Page(s) Date 1 Date 2
View Pa. Dep't Pub. Instruction Rep. LAWRENCE COUNTY Stewart, Thomas M. 1900:1 219
View Pa. Internal Affairs 1965 80
View Pre-1950 Cns. St. Hist. Lists of Incorporated Places with Dates of Incorporation. 23 Apr 1, 1935 Apr 1, 1940