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Lancaster County, PA

Do you have any Greathouse kith and kin who resided in Lancaster 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.

Lancaster County Chronology

Lancaster County was created from Chester and Non-County Area 1 in 1729. Lancaster lost to the creation of York in 1749. Lancaster lost to the creation of Cumberland in 1750. Lancaster lost to the creation of Berks in 1752. Lancaster lost to the creation of Northumberland in 1772. Lancaster lost to the creation of Dauphin in 1785. Lancaster lost to the creation of Lebanon in 1813.

Records Collection
Greathouse of Lancaster County
1731 - Will: Jacob Kobel, Witness: Henry Groathouse
1743 - Land: Page to Weiser, Adjoining Henry Groothonson
1744 - Will: Henry Greathouse
1745-1757 - Church Records: St. John's (Hain's) Reformed Church
1746 - Military: Peter Goodhouse, Captain Deimer's Company
1749 - Marriage: Jacob Greathouse to Christian Vanhousen
1751 - Land: Arts, Lauck and Shower to Heidelberg Lutheran Church


The Newberry Library, Atlas of Historical County Boundaries, Chicago, IL. Pennsylvania, Lancaster County Chronology. View @ Atlas of Historical County Boundaries



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