Event Detail

Summary

Type Method Description Successful?
New Borough Court Watsontown Borough 1867 Creation yes

Dates

Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1867 Nov 4, 1867 Nov 5, 1867 Charter - Date Recorded

Map

Affected Government

From
Municipality
From
County
From
State
To
Municipality
To
County
To
State
Delaware, Township of (Northumberland)
Reduction
Northumberland County
Part
PA
Part
Watsontown, Borough of
Creation
Northumberland County
Part
PA
Part

Affected Government Form

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

Metes and Bounds Description

Detail Description Type Source Acres Beginning Point
View Watsontown Borough 1867 Creation shape petition (recorded) West Branch of the Susquehanna River at the corner of lands of Silas Rombach

Adjudication

Detail Tribunal Type No. Term Relationship
View Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace of Northumberland County, Pennsylvania Sessions 110 Aug 1867 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
View Act of April 1, 1863 (Pa. Laws 200, No. 211), § 1 indirect

Recorded Document

Government Type Location Alternate Location Date Relationship
Northumberland County Deed Book v. 52, p. 78 Nov 5, 1867 direct

Source

Detail Source Title Person(s) Vol. Page(s) Date 1 Date 2
View Bell 1891 Chapter IV: Organization and Administration. 153–154
View Bell 1891 Chapter XIX: Watsontown. 684
View Pa. Internal Affairs 1965 104
View Pre-1950 Cns. St. Hist. Lists of Incorporated Places with Dates of Incorporation. 23 Apr 1, 1935 Apr 1, 1940