Event Detail

Summary

Type Method Description Successful?
New Township Court Westmoreland County 1773 Township Division yes*

Dates

Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1773 Apr 6, 1773 Final Decree - Date Granted

Affected Government

From
Municipality
From
County
From
State
To
Municipality
To
County
To
State
Springhill, Township of (Fayette)
Whole
Westmoreland County
Part
PA-P
Part
Springhill, Township of (Fayette)
Whole
Westmoreland County
Part
PA-P
Part
Tyrone, Township of (Fayette, defunct)
Whole
Westmoreland County
Part
PA-P
Part
Tyrone, Township of (Fayette, defunct)
Whole
Westmoreland County
Part
PA-P
Part
Rostraver, Township of
Whole
Westmoreland County
Part
PA-P
Part
Rostraver, Township of
Whole
Westmoreland County
Part
PA-P
Part
Fairfield, Township of (Westmoreland)
Reduction
Westmoreland County
Part
PA-P
Part
Donegal, Township of (Westmoreland)
Creation
Westmoreland County
Part
PA-P
Part
Mount Pleasant, Township of (Westmoreland)
Whole
Westmoreland County
Part
PA-P
Part
Mount Pleasant, Township of (Westmoreland)
Whole
Westmoreland County
Part
PA-P
Part
Unknown (placeholder)
Reduction
Westmoreland County
Part
PA-P
Part
Menallen, Township of (Fayette)
Creation
Westmoreland County
Part
PA-P
Part
Fairfield, Township of (Westmoreland)
Remainder
Westmoreland County
Part
PA-P
Part
Fairfield, Township of (Westmoreland)
Whole
Westmoreland County
Part
PA-P
Part
Hempfield, Township of (Westmoreland)
Remainder
Westmoreland County
Part
PA-P
Part
Hempfield, Township of (Westmoreland)
Whole
Westmoreland County
Part
PA-P
Part
Hempfield, Township of (Westmoreland)
Reduction
Westmoreland County
Part
PA-P
Part
Huntingdon, Township of (Westmoreland, defunct)
Creation
Westmoreland County
Part
PA-P
Part
Pitt, Township of (defunct)
Whole
Westmoreland County
Part
PA-P
Part
Pitt, Township of (defunct)
Whole
Westmoreland County
Part
PA-P
Part
Armstrong, Township of (Indiana)
Remainder
Westmoreland County
Part
PA-P
Part
Armstrong, Township of (Indiana)
Whole
Westmoreland County
Part
PA-P
Part
Armstrong, Township of (Indiana)
Reduction
Westmoreland County
Part
PA-P
Part
Fairfield, Township of (Westmoreland)
Expansion
Westmoreland County
Part
PA-P
Part

Affected Government Form

Government Government Form
Donegal, Township of (Westmoreland) Township
Huntingdon, Township of (Westmoreland, defunct) Township
Menallen, Township of (Fayette) Township

Metes and Bounds Description

Detail Description Type Source Acres Beginning Point
View Westmoreland County 1773 Township Division: Armstrong shape bounding decree (docket) where the line of the County crosses the Connemach
View Westmoreland County 1773 Township Division: Armstrong (Part added to Fairfield) shape exception decree (docket) [That part of Armstrong Township that lyes between the Laurel Hill & Chesnut Ridge to be added to Fairfield Township]
View Westmoreland County 1773 Township Division: Donegal shape decree (docket) where the line of Fairfield Township intersects the County line
View Westmoreland County 1773 Township Division: Fairfield shape decree (docket) Mouth of a Run known by the Name of the roaring Run
View Westmoreland County 1773 Township Division: Fairfield (Addition) shape decree (docket) [That part of Armstrong Township that lyes between the Laurel Hill & Chesnut Ridge to be added to Fairfield Township]
View Westmoreland County 1773 Township Division: Hempfield shape decree (docket) Mouth of Crabtree Run
View Westmoreland County 1773 Township Division: Huntington shape decree (docket) Mouth of Brush Run where it empty's into Brush Creek
View Westmoreland County 1773 Township Division: Manallin shape decree (docket) Mouth of Browns Run
View Westmoreland County 1773 Township Division: Mount Pleasant shape decree (docket) where the Loyal Hannan breaks tro' the Chesnut Ridge
View Westmoreland County 1773 Township Division: Pitt shape decree (docket) Mouth of Kiskemenitas
View Westmoreland County 1773 Township Division: Rosstraver shape decree (docket) Mouth of Jacobs Creek
View Westmoreland County 1773 Township Division: Springhill shape bounding decree (docket) Mouth of Redstone Creek
View Westmoreland County 1773 Township Division: Tyrone shape decree (docket) Mouth of Jacobs Creek

Adjudication

Detail Tribunal Type No. Term Relationship
View Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace of Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania Sessions Apr 1773 direct

Law

Detail Citation Relationship
View Order of April 9, 1690 (1 Pa. Prov. Cnl 289, No. ___), § 1 indirect

Source

Detail Source Title Person(s) Vol. Page(s) Date 1 Date 2
View Boucher 1906 CHAPTER XL. Donegal Township.--Derry Township.--Livermore Borough.--Franklin Township.--Murryville.--Washington Township. 534
View Boucher 1906 CHAPTER XLII. Salem Township.--New Salem.--South Huntingdon Township.--West Newton.--East Huntingdon Township.--Scottdale. 568
View Boucher 1906 CHAPTER XXXIX. Rostraver Township.--North Belle Vernon.--Monessen.--Fairfield Township.--Bolivar Borough. 519
View Boucher 1906 CHAPTER XXXIX. Rostraver Township.--North Belle Vernon.--Monessen.--Fairfield Township.--Bolivar Borough. 525
View Boucher 1906 CHAPTER XXXVII. Hempfield Township.--Jeannette, "The Glass City.”--Mt. Pleasant Township. 502
View Boucher 1906 CHAPTER XXXVII. Hempfield Township.--Jeannette, "The Glass City."--Mt. Pleasant Township. 506–507
View Boucher 1906 CHAPTER XXXVIII. North Huntingdon Township.--Irwin Borough. 515
View Pa. Internal Affairs 1965 136
View Pa. Internal Affairs 1965 62
View Smith 1883 CHAPTER III. TOWNSHIP DIVISION AND ORGANIZATION. 101
View Stewart 1913 CHAPTER XXI: ARMSTRONG TOWNSHIP—SHELOCTA BOROUGH 1 432