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Abbreviation Type Citation
Meginness 1895 county histories Meginness, John F. Lycoming County: its organization and condensed history for one hundred years. Williamsport, Pa.: Gazette and Bulletin Printing House, 1895.

Summarized Source Data

Type Summary
Government References Lycoming
Text 38. Lycoming. This township was formed by dividing Old Lycoming. On petition viewers were appointed, and on the 3d of August, 1858, they reported favorably, and an election was ordered to be held at Newberry October 12, 1858. The result was 124 votes in favor of ciivision and seventy-four against. And on December 2, 1858, Judge Jordan made this decree: 'The court directs that that part of Lycoming Township between the river and the division be called Old Lycoming Township, and that part between said line and Cogan House and Lewis townships be called Lycoming Township.' Lycoming is the thirty-second in size and has an area of 8,704 acres. Population, 643.

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Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New Township Old Lycoming Township 1858 Creation yes Dec 2, 1858