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From: Fred C McCutcheon <>
Subject: Re: [ALL] Size of Allegheny County 1788 / 1800
Date: Thu, 19 Apr 2007 23:14:30 -0400
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In-Reply-To: <CLEOJJAHHLBJCCABCNBHAEELGDAA.repunzul@tampabay.rr.com>


Debi,
Here is a site on county formation by the year. Have fun. Mac
http://www.mypennsylvaniagenealogy.com/pa_maps/pa_cf.htm


Debi wrote:

>Judy,
>
>What is the URL for your website? Thanks for this information.
>
>Debi Coe
>
>
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: [mailto:]On
>Behalf Of Judy Florian
>Sent: Thursday, April 19, 2007 8:22 PM
>To:
>Subject: Re: [ALL] Size of Allegheny County 1788 / 1800
>
>
>That's not exactly correct. Washington was formed earlier than 1800 -- my
>website has the dates (1760s? or 1780s?). And it included part of
>Westmoreland. Washington Co was formed from Bedford Co which originally
>extended across the state to SW PA.
>
>Original excurions into SW PA were in the 1740s (by 2 Brethren brothers).
>One of the earliest births I found was 1744 in Fayette Co across the river
>from Washington Co (Leatherman, father was Leatherman, mother was an
>Arnold).
>
>Judy
>
>
>On 4/18/07, Debi <> wrote:
>
>
>>Fred:
>>
>>Thank you for this important information. I had not realized just how big
>>Allegheny County was at that time. I will use this information in my
>>research.
>>
>>Thanks again,
>>Debi Coe
>>
>>
>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: [mailto:
>>]On
>>Behalf Of Fred C McCutcheon
>>Sent: Tuesday, April 17, 2007 9:50 PM
>>To:
>>Subject: Re: [ALL] Massey White Harbison
>>
>>
>>As a matter of correct information, ALLEGHENY County was formed in 1788
>>and extended all the way to Lake Erie, Butler and the other Western PA
>>counties were not formed until 1800 out of Allegheny. See Phillips,
>>Gladys. "Origin of Allegheny County" WPGSQ v.1 no. 1 (August 1974): 3.
>>
>>
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