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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 Penn
Text 17. Penn. This township was formed in 1828, and tradition says its name was given to it by Tobias and Isaac Kepner, who came from Penn Township, Berks County, at an early day, and were solicitous to have a township in Lycoming bearing the same title, and in deference to them the court so named it. In size it is the twenty-third, and has an area of 10,880 acres. Population, 877.

Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New Township Franklin Township-Penn Township 1821 Creation yes Dec 1821