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The origin and significance of our township names

by Lee L. Grumbine

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Published by Weigley & Co. in Lebanon, Pa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Geographical Names,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBy Lee L. Grumbine
    SeriesHistorical papers and addresses / Lebanon County Historical Society -- v. 1, no. 7, Historical papers and addresses (Lebanon County Historical Society (Lebanon County, Pa.)) -- v. 1, no. 7.
    ContributionsLebanon County Historical Society (Lebanon County, Pa.)
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. [121]-133 ;
    Number of Pages133
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25881321M

    FORUM Know-How Exchange: Taglines/Names. Add a comment below to participate in the discussion, ask a new question or search our archives of over 45, questions and , answers posted in Know-How Exchange since January As long-time Township resident Sam Moore wrote in , "Today, Frelinghuysen is still an attractive rural community, though it feels more and more the pressure of an expanding metropolitan area. Frelinghuysen is fighting hard to keep its country character." .

    Given names are more important in a way because they represent a voluntary choice by the parents or, sometimes, by an individual. A name is usually not given lightly. It represents thought and feelings and can be significant to the researcher. Naming Patterns. You will often see the same names used over and over again in families. Jul 28,  · As Township Manager, it is my sincere hope that you find this website to be useful and informative in the development of your understanding of our local government, its essential services provided and the opportunities for engagement in the community. Dover Township is a growing community with a hometown feel.

    Why our township, of the four, was named Lisbon? Perhaps it was due to the canal project support of several early settlers. As I said earlier, the reason and the who remains to be discovered, but now we have some historical significance to its' name origin, though . About Our Township. History of Ontelaunee Township. Ontelaunee Township takes its name from the large stream which drains the greater part of the upper eastern portion of the county. It is an Indian word, and signifies “Maiden Creek,” a daughter or branch of the Schuylkill. The stream was called “Maiden Creek” by the Friends (Quakers.


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Their Origin and Historic Significance During sixteen yearsAuthor: Warren Upham. Place names in Australia have names originating in the Australian Aboriginal languages for three main reasons: Historically, white explorers and surveyors may have asked local Aboriginal people the name of a place, and named it accordingly.

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93 Classification of bridges and culverts. 94 Roadway and grade of bridges and culverts on county and township. The library houses an exceptional collection of local and Pennsylvania German materials for.

use within the facility. This is a non-circulating collection. Township definition, a unit of local government, usually a subdivision of a county, found in most midwestern and northeastern states of the U.S.

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Woolston is mentioned in Domesday Book as Olvestune, which is probably the same as Olafston, the place where Olaf, King of Norway. [Source: Minnesota Geographic Names: Their Origin and Historic Significance, Volume 17, by Warren Upham, page ] submitted by Robin Line This county, established March 18,but not organized until thirteen years later by a legislative act approved March 1,was named in honor of George Loomis Becker, of St.

Paul. Dec 29,  · Names of Characters in Township Has anyone kept a list of the characters names, in Township. An event way back actually showed names of folks who were doing orders from their homes. I would love to find out ALL their names. The only one I keep seeing is, Pacone, that unscrupulous character who is always demanding jewelry and ingots.

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Pennsylvania Township Names Reflect the Heritage and Hopes of Their Settlers Courtesy of the Pennsylvania Township News magazine Several years ago, the Pennsylvania Township News magazine started the “What’s in a Name” column to find out where townships of the second class got their names.

Pages in category "Township name disambiguation pages" The following pages are in this category, out of approximately 1, total. This list may not reflect recent changes ().(previous page) (). Township definition: In South Africa, a township was a town where only black people lived.

| Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples Word origin. ME tunscipe. Township refers to various kinds of settlements or administrative subdivisions in different countries.

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Log In Dictionary. Thesaurus. I leant the book to my brother for a couple of weeks. I lent the book to my brother for a couple of weeks. Download our English Dictionary apps. The township of Moorhouse in Durham held a special significance to the family.

" In the seventeenth century this township was the seat, in succession, of the families of Ingleby and Roper." Important Dates for the Engleby family. This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Engleby research. Township definition is - town. b: a unit of local government in some northeastern and north central states usually having a chief administrative officer or board.

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and Canada, first recorded The township of Moorhouse in Durham held a special significance to the family. " In the seventeenth century this township was the seat, in succession, of the families of Ingleby and Roper." Important Dates for the Inglesby family.

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Inglesby research.A longtime resident, laikipiatourism.com S. Hoffman, took the time to record “The Unwritten History of Smithfield Township” in a booklet published incopies of which can be viewed at our library and the Monroe County Historical Association.

In the foreword of that book, Mr. Hoffman tells us.