Cumberland County, PA

Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, 1872, zoomable image
CUMBERLAND COUNTY, situated toward the south part of Pennsylvania, with Susquehanna river on the northeast. Area, 544 square miles. This county lies in the fine valley between the north and south range of mountains. The face of the country is generally, and the soil productive of grain, pasturage, and fruit. Seat of justice, Carlisle. Pop. in 1820, 23,606; in 1830, 29,218; in 1840, 30,953; in 1850, 34,327. (Fanning's, 1853)

Record Data

Place Unit Type
  County
Containing Unit

Note Cards

People

Birthplace of
 

Brandt, James Alexander

Dickinson College Alumnus - No photograph currently available
Full name
  James Alexander Brandt

Cooper, Jonathan Kearsley

Dickinson College Alumnus - No photograph currently available
Full name
  Jonathan Kearsley Cooper

Coover, John B.

John B. Coover, detail
Full name
  John B. Coover

Craighead, Thomas

Dickinson College Alumnus - No photograph currently available
Full name
  Thomas Craighead

Graham, James Hutchinson

Dickinson College Alumnus - No photograph currently available
Full name
  James Hutchinson Graham

Greason, James Douglas

Dickinson College Alumnus - No photograph currently available
Full name
  James Douglas Greason

Grier, Robert Cooper

Robert Cooper Grier, detail
Full name
  Robert Cooper Grier

Kennedy, John

John Kennedy, detail
Full name
  John Kennedy

Lamberton, Benjamin Peffer

Benjamin Peffer Lamberton, detail
Full name
  Benjamin Peffer Lamberton

Line, Abram Lycurgus

Dickinson College Alumnus - No photograph currently available
Full name
  Abram Lycurgus Line

Line, William M.

Dickinson College Alumnus - No photograph currently available
Full name
  William M. Line

Miller, William Edward

William E. Miller, detail
Full name
  William Edward Miller

Parker, Andrew

Dickinson College Alumnus - No photograph currently available
Full name
  Andrew Parker

Shirk, John

African American Soldier - No photograph currently available
Full name
  John Shirk

Stayman, John Keagy

John Keagy Stayman, circa 1861, detail
Full name
  John Keagy Stayman

Stayman, Milton C.

Dickinson College Alumnus - No photograph currently available
Full name
  Milton C. Stayman

Williamson, John

Dickinson College Alumnus - No photograph currently available
Full name
  John Williamson

Wilson, John

Dickinson College Alumnus - No photograph currently available
Full name
  John Wilson

Woods, James Sterrett

James Sterrett Woods, engraving, detail
Full name
  James Sterrett Woods

Places

Contained places
 
Name Type
Bloserville, PA City or Town
Boiling Springs, PA City or Town
Brushtown, PA City or Town
Camp Hill, PA City or Town
Carlisle Springs, PA City or Town
Carlisle, PA City or Town
Churchtown, PA City or Town
Cleversburg, PA City or Town
Cummins, PA City or Town
Dickinson Township, PA City or Town
East Pennsborough Township, PA City or Town
Eberly's Mill, PA City or Town
Frankford Township, PA City or Town
Greason, PA City or Town
Hampden Township, PA City or Town
Hockersville, PA City or Town
Hopewell Township, PA City or Town
Jacksonville, PA City or Town
Laurel Forge, PA City or Town
Lincoln Colored Cemetery, Cumberland County, PA Location or Site
Lisburn, PA City or Town
Lower Allen Township, PA City or Town
Mechanicsburg, PA City or Town
Middlesex Township, PA City or Town
Middlesex, PA City or Town
Mifflin Township, PA City or Town
Milltown, PA City or Town
Monroe Township, PA City or Town
Mount Holly Springs, PA City or Town
Mount Rock, PA City or Town
New Cumberland, PA City or Town
New Kingston, PA City or Town
New Lancaster, PA City or Town
Newburg, PA City or Town
Newton Township, PA City or Town
Newtown, PA City or Town
Newville, PA City or Town
North Middleton, PA City or Town
Penn Township, PA City or Town
Pine Grove, PA City or Town
Plainfield, PA City or Town
Roxbury, PA City or Town
Shepherdstown, PA City or Town
Shippensburg, PA City or Town
Shiremanstown, PA City or Town
Silver Spring Township, PA City or Town
South Middleton Township, PA City or Town
Southampton Township, PA City or Town
Springfield, PA City or Town
Sterrett's Gap, PA City or Town
Upper Allen Township, PA City or Town
West Fairview, PA City or Town
West Hill, PA City or Town
West Pennsborough Township, PA City or Town
Wormleysburg, PA City or Town