Lancaster County, PA

Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, 1857
LANCASTER COUNTY, situated on the south boundary of Pennsylvania, with Susquehanna river on the southwest. Area, 928 square miles. Face of the country, diversified with mountains, hills, and valleys; soil, generally productive. Seat of justice, Lancaster. Pop. in 1810, 53,937; in 1820, 68,336; in 1830, 76,558; in 1840, 84,203; in 1850, 98,944. (Fanning's, 1853)

Record Data

Place Unit Type
  County
Containing Unit

Note Cards

People

Birthplace of
 

Burns, Daniel Stem

Daniel Stam Burns, detail
Full name
  Daniel Stem Burns

Butcher, Solomon

African American Soldier - No photograph currently available
Full name
  Solomon Butcher

Gibbons, Daniel

Daniel Gibbons, detail
Full name
  Daniel Gibbons

Himes, Charles Francis

Charles Francis Himes, c 1885, detail
Full name
  Charles Francis Himes

Jenkins, John Carmichael

Dickinson College Alumnus - No photograph currently available
Full name
  John Carmichael Jenkins

McIlvaine, William Brown

Dickinson College Alumnus - No photograph currently available
Full name
  William Brown McIlvaine

Oakes, Henry Eshleman

Dickinson College Alumnus - No photograph currently available
Full name
  Henry Eshleman Oakes

Swinney, Jonathan

African American Soldier - No photograph currently available
Full name
  Jonathan Swinney

Watson, Enoch

African American Soldier - No photograph currently available
Full name
  Enoch Watson

Wright, Benjamin F.

Dickinson College Alumnus - No photograph currently available
Full name
  Benjamin F. Wright
Burial place of
 

Stevens, Thaddeus

Thaddeus Stevens, Brady-Handy image, detail
Full name
  Thaddeus Stevens

Places

Contained places
 
Name Type
Bainbridge, PA City or Town
Christiana, PA City or Town
Churchtown, PA City or Town
Columbia, PA City or Town
Drumore Township, PA City or Town
Elizabethtown, PA City or Town
Hinkletown, PA City or Town
Lancaster, PA City or Town
Manheim, PA City or Town
Manor Township, PA City or Town
Marietta, PA City or Town
Maytown, PA City or Town
Millersville, PA City or Town
Mount Joy, PA City or Town
Peach Bottom, PA City or Town
Pool Forge, PA City or Town
Strasburg, PA City or Town
Sunnyside, PA City or Town
Willow Street, PA City or Town