Category Archives: LOCATIONS

Land Titles and the Confirming Act of 1787…what happened!

So did anything get done regarding the claims of the Connecticut settlers with land purchased from the Susquehanna Company now in Pennsylvania under the Confirming Act of 1787. Unfortunately, nothing seems to be discussed in the histories books on this … Continue reading

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Timothy Pickering appointed Luzerne County Administrator and the Confirming Act of March 28, 1787

What I write about in this post is a summary and only highlights of the events that took place.  It is all very complicated and confusing. Timothy Pickering (July 17, 1745 to January 29, 1829) visits the Wyoming Valley area … Continue reading

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Pennsylvania Wanderings: A Visit to Wilkes-Barre in 2008, The County Seat of Luzerne Co.

Back in 2008, I attended the Federation of Genealogical Societies Conference in Philadelphia. I had won the conference registration fee. So of course I needed to attend. It was an opportunity for me to travel around Pennsylvania and seek out … Continue reading

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