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Chapter III. ORGANIZATION OF COUNTIES—CAMBRIA COUNTY TAKEN FORM SOMERSET AND HUNTINGDON—FIRST TOWNSHIPS IN CAMBRIA COUNTY. 42

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Storey 1907 county histories Storey, Henry Wilson. History of Cambria County, Pennsylvania, with genealogical memoirs. New York, N.Y.: Lewis Publishing Company, 1907.

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Text Conemaugh, taken from Conemaugh township. It was also created by an act of assembly dated January 12, 1831, P. L. 7. The name was changed to the borough of Johnstown by a similar act dated April 14, 1834, P. L. 294. It was named by Joseph Johns, the founder, for an old Indian town named Conemaugh. It included the first seven wards of the city of Johnstown at the time of the consolidation, December 18, 1889.

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Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New Borough Conemaugh Borough 1831 Creation yes Jan 12, 1831
View New Name Johnstown Borough 1834 Creation yes Apr 14, 1834
View New City Johnstown City 1890 Creation yes Apr 7, 1890