Event Detail

Summary

Type Method Description Successful?
Annexation Court West Earl Township-Ephrata Township 1843 Annexation yes*

Dates

Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1842–1843

Affected Government

From
Municipality
From
County
From
State
To
Municipality
To
County
To
State
West Earl, Township of
Reduction
Lancaster County
Part
PA
Part
Ephrata, Township of
Expansion
Lancaster County
Part
PA
Part

Metes and Bounds Description

Detail Description Type Source Acres Beginning Point
View West Earl Township-Ephrata Township 1843 Annexation shape report of commissioners (docket) head of Starkes, formerly Martins run

Adjudication

Detail Tribunal Type No. Term Relationship
View Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania Road Minutes Jan 1843 direct

Law

Detail Citation Relationship
View Act of April 15, 1834 (1833-1834 Pa. Laws 537, No. 247), §§ 13–14 indirect
View Act of March 7, 1843 (Pa. Laws 48, No. 22), § 20 reference