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Greathouse of Berks County, PA

Do you have any Greathouse kith and kin who resided in Berks County, PA? If so, please join us in our efforts to better document the Greathouse kith and kin who lived in this county, by sending your additions and corrections to Greathouse Point.

Greathouse or associated ancestor records found in the county:

1752, Mar 11 - BERKS created from CUMBERLAND, LANCASTER, PHILADELPHIA, and Non-County Area 1. (Pa. Stat., ch. 392, sec. 1/5:133-134)

Greathouse kith and kin residing in Heidelberg and Tulpehocken were residents of Lancaster prior to the creation of BERKS in 1752.

1753, Apr 5 - Land: John Vanhoosen to Derr and Boyer

Article: 1753 - Land: John & Elizabeth Vanhoosen to Derr and Boyer

1767 - Tax List: Heidelberg Township

Artz, John; acres: 100; horses: 4; cattle: 6; sheep: 6; tax: 21. [page 41]
Haus, Peter; acres: 150; horses: 2; cattle: 3; tax: 7. [page 49]
Hain, Henry; acres: 200; horses: 4; cattle: 2; tax: 15. [page 50]
Grotheiser, John; single men; tax: 15. [page 53]

1785, Mar 4 - DAUPHIN created from LANCASTER. (Pa. Stat., ch. 1136, sec. 1/11:450) [Adjacent to Berks]


Berks County, Pennsylvania Deeds Vol. 19, Page 15-16.

Pennsylvania Archives, Series 3, Volume XVIII, Proprietary Return for the County of Berks. For the Year 1767, Page 53. Online: John Artz, page 48|Peter Haus, page 49 | Henry Hain, page 50 | John Grotheiser, page 35.


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