Event Detail

Summary

Type Method Description Successful?
New Borough Court Worthington Borough 1855 Creation yes

Dates

Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1854–1855 Mar 15, 1855 Mar 15, 1855 Decree of Incorporation - Date Granted

Map

Affected Government

From
Municipality
From
County
From
State
To
Municipality
To
County
To
State
Franklin, Township of (Armstrong, defunct)
Reduction
Armstrong County
Part
PA
Part
Worthington, Borough of
Creation
Armstrong County
Part
PA
Part

Affected Government Form

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

Metes and Bounds Description

Detail Description Type Source Acres Beginning Point
View Worthington Borough 1855 Creation shape decree (recorded) 254.625 at or near an apple tree in John Shield's lot

Adjudication

Detail Tribunal Type No. Term Relationship
View Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace of Armstrong County, Pennsylvania Sessions 22 Mar 1855 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 June 27, 1883 (Pa. Laws 161, No. 145), § 1 indirect

Recorded Document

Government Type Location Alternate Location Date Relationship
Armstrong County Deed Book v. 21, p. 87 May 17, 1855 direct

Source

Detail Source Title Person(s) Vol. Page(s) Date 1 Date 2
View Pa. Internal Affairs 1965 9
View Pre-1950 Cns. St. Hist. Lists of Incorporated Places with Dates of Incorporation. 25 Apr 1, 1935 Apr 1, 1940