Wyoming District, Pennsylvania - 1845

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The book, "History of Wyoming [Pennsylvania], in a Series of Letters, from Charles Miner to his son William Penn Miner, Esq.," published by J. Cressy, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1845. This large, interesting, book explains the history of the Wyoming region of Pennsylvania from the early days of exploration to 1845. The founders of the State of Wyoming named the state after this region of Wyoming in Pennsylvania. This history mentions many early pioneers & citizens as well as many Native Americans. It has very few illustrations, but the text is very interesting and the genealogical and historical data presented is invaluable to the researcher. The book has approximately 595 pages, including a 105 page Appendix. The book is not indexed. The CD book is fully searchable; you can search the book using the Adobe Reader 'search' function. Please note: This is not a paper book, it is a scan of the original paper book into the digital Adobe PDF format, written on a CD-ROM. You read this book on your computer using the free Adobe Reader software. It is a digital version of a hard to find book. If you could find a copy of the 1845 printed book, it would be very expensive.

 


Here is a list of the individuals mentioned in the book. Please note that there are both pioneer and Indian (Native American) names in this list:

John Abbott, _____ Acke, Noah Adams, John Ainsley, Prince Alden, Ethan Allen, Noah Allen, Daniel Angel, Jeremiah Angel, John Ansley, John Armstrong, Jacob Arndt, John Arndt, Ephraim Arnold, Joseph Arnold, Welcome Arnold, Benjamin Ashley, Samuel Ashmead, A. Atherton, James Atherton, Jr., Elijah Atwood, Josiah Averit, Christopher Avery, Elisha Avery, Palmer Avery, & Peter Ayers.

Elisha Babcock, Ebenezer Backus, Samuel Badger, John Baker, Ebenezer Baldwin, Gideon Baldwin, Blackall W. Ball, David Barber, Joel Barlow, Titus Barnes, John Bartle, Rowland Barton, Caleb Bates, Roberts Bates, John Bay, Nathan Beach, Zera Beach, Zarah Beech, Jabez Beers, Silas Benedict, Isaac Bennett, Thomas Bennett, Ziba Bennett, Benjamin Bidlack, James Bidlack, James Bidlack, Jr., David Bigelow, John Bigelow, Jr., Jeremiah Bigford, Elisha Bigsbee, J. Biles, Abisha Bingham, Hezekiah Bingham, Eleazer Blackman, Elisha Blackman, Lavina Blackman, Jeremiah Blanchard, Mason Bolton, Stoddard Bowen, Adam Bowman, Ebenezer Bowman, Jacob Bowman, James Boyd, John Boyd, Peris Bradford, Martin Breakall, David Brearly, Peris Briggs, Henry Brink, J. R. Broadhead, Luke Brodhead, Daniel Brown, James Brown, Robert Brown, Thomas Brown, Josiah Brownson, George Bryan, Samuel Bryan, Aholiab Buck, Elijah Buck, Jonathan Buck, William Buck, Benjamin Budd, Joseph Budd, Ezra Buel, Amos Bullock, Asa Bullock, Henry Bush, John Butler, Walter Butler, & Zebulon Butler.

Manassah Cady, John Caldwell, William Caldwell, Robert Callender, Isaac Campbell, Cannassatego, Eleazer Carey, Josiah Carman, Daniel Carr, Jonathan Carrington, John Carson, Morgan Carvan, David Carver, Samuel Carver, Daniel Cass, John Caulkins, John Chambers, Stephen Chambers, Asa Chapman, Nathan Chapman, Uriah Chapman, Sylvester Chesebrough, Benjamin Chew, Chikataubutt, Anthony Chimer, William Choate, Elias Church, Joel Church, Samuel Church, William Churchell, Jacob Cist, John Clark, Nathaniel Clark, William Clark, Daniel Clause, Asher Clayton, Aaron Cleaveland, John Clemsted, James Clinton, Daniel Clymer, James Coffrin, William Coffrin, Samuel Cole, Naniad Coleman, Abraham Colt, John Comstock, Josiah Comstock, Kingsley Comstock, Peter Comstock, Emanuel Consawler, Jabez Cooke, Thomas Cooper, Jenks Corah, Anson Corey, Jenks Corey, Joseph Corey, Rufus Corey, Christopher Cortright, John Cortright, Cornelius Courtright, Tench Coxe, Thomas Craig, Oliver Crary, John Crocker, Joseph Crocker, George Crogan, Samuel Crooker, & William Crooks.

Anderson Dana, Jabez Darling, Conrad Davenport, Douglas Davidson, Samuel Davidson, Louis Gravier De Vergennes, Josiah Dean, Samuel Decker, John Delong, Nathan Denison, Henry Denney, Nathan Denniston, Henry Denny, D. Denton, Charles Dewey, John Dewit, Archibald T. Dick, John Dick, Jacob Dingman, James Divine, Benjamin Dorchester, Benjamin Dorrance, George Dorrance, John Dorrance, Samuel Dorrance, Daniel Downing, George Downing, Nathaniel Drake, Simeon Draper, Thomas Draper, William Draper, Simon Dreisbach, Gideon Dudley, Joseph Dudley, James Dunkin, Levi Dunn, William Dunn, J. Dunning, Andrew Durkee, John Durkee, Robert Durkee, _____ Dutcher, Eliphalet Dyer, & Thomas Dyer.

Joseph Easton, Joseph Eaton, Econus, James Edgar, John Elder, Jedediah Elderkin, Vine Elderkin, Joseph Elliott, Elow-ohkoam, Lawrence Erbe, Daniel Espy, Essepenauk, Evan Rice Evans, James Evans, Frederick Eveland, & G. W. Ewing.

Felktroy, Jesse Fell, Ephraim Fellows, Thomas Ferlin, Benjamin Finch, Daniel Finch, John Finch, William Finley, Elisha Fish, Jabez Fish, Elizur Fitch, Samuel Fitch, Cornelius Fitchet, Thomas Fitzsimons, Benjamin Follett, Charles Foot, Daniel Foot, Hugh Forseman, Charles Forsyth, James Forsythe, Thomas Foxen, Turbot Francis, John Franklin II, Billa Franklin, John Franklin, Rosewell Franklin, Zebulon Frisbee, James Frisbie, Stephen Fuller, & Thomas Fuller.

William Gallop, William Gallup, Garangula, John Gardiner, Christopher Gardner, John Garrett, Nathaniel Gates, Aaron Gaylord, J. Gaylord, Joseph Gaylord, Rezin Geer, Baltzer Gehr, Robert Gere, Duty Gerold, Giengwahtoh, John Gordon, Daniel Gore, Obadiah Gore, Silas Gore, Obadiah Gore, Jr., Comfort Goss, Nathaniel Goss, Philip Goss, Samuel Gray, Thomas Gray, Job Green, Joseph Green, Nathaniel Green, Job Green, Jr., Nathaniel Greene, Cyrus Griffin, Peter Guernsey, & Samuel Gustin.

Peter Hacklein, Abigail Hadden, Simeon Hadden, Joseph Hambleton, William Hammer, Lebbeus Hammond, James Hancock, Edward Hand, James Handsell, James Handsell, Jr., William R. Hanna, James Hannah, Abraham Harding, Benjamin Harding, John Harding, Lemuel Harding, Stephen Harding, Stukely Harding, Jonathan Harris, Peter Harris, Asher Harrot, Joseph Hart, Thomas Hartley, Jonas Hartzel, Benjamin Harvey, Elisha Harvey, Sailas Harvey, John Hastings, Benjamin Hatch, Zebulon Hawksey, Daniel Haynes, Thomas Heath, Ebenezer Hebbard, Moses Hebbard, Moses Hebbard, Jr., Heckellappan, Andrew Henderson, Herman Hershard, Benjamin Hewit, Benjamin Hewit, Jr., Dethick Hewitt, Gershom Hewitt, Cyprean Hibbard, Zipron Hibbard, Levi Hicks, Joseph Hillman, Jacob Hiltsheimer, Titus Hinman, Stephen Hinsdale, Hoikatoo, John Hollenback, Matthias Hollenback, Elkanah Holmes, Asahel Hooker, Hezekiah Hooker, Emanuel Hoover, Henry Hoover, John Hoover, James Hopkins, Robert Hopkins, Timothy Hopkins, Gurdon Hopson, Timothy Hosmore, Samuel Hotchkiss, Charles Houston, William Churchill Houston, Nathaniel Howard, Diah Hull, Stephen Hull, Benjamin Hungerford, Stephen Hungerford, August Hunt, Robert Hunter, Nathan Hurd, Jr., Christopher Hurlbut, Reuben Hurlbut, Stephen Hurlbut, William Hurlbut, John Hutchins, Samuel Hutchinson, & Ezekiel Hyde.

Daniel Ingersoll, Elijah Inman, Israel Inman, William Irvine, & Lucy Ives.

R. Jackson, Robert Jackson, Samuel Jackson, Alexander Jameson, Joseph Jameson, Robert Jameson, John Jamison, Jarckham, Mary Jemison, Bertha Jenkins, John Jenkins, Stephen Jenkins, John Jenkins, Jr., John Jennings, Joseph Jennings, Zerobable Jeorum, Jervis, Eliphalet Jewel, Edward Johnson, Henry Johnson, Jacob Johnson, Ovid F. Johnson, Solomon Johnson, William Johnson, John Jollee, Hugh Jones, Joseph Jones, & Enoch Judd.

James Kasson, Daniel Kellogg, Israel Kellogg, John Kellogg, Cyrus Kenne, John Kenyon, Timothy Keys, Benjamin Kibben, Kichkenechequah, John Kidd, John Killam, Zadlock Killam, Able Kimble, Ephraim Kimble, Jacob Kimble, Sybil Kimble, Walter Kimble, Nathan Kingsley, Joseph Kinney, Hezekiah Knap, & Thomas Knight.

Joshua Lampher, Joshua Landon, Nathaniel Landon, James Lastley, Asa Lawrence, Daniel Lawrence, Gideon Lawrence, Rufus Lawrence, William Lawrence, John Leavensworth, Andrew Ledlie, Asa Lee, John Lee, Joseph Lee, Noah Lee, Stephen Lee, Ebenezer Leech, Jesse Leonard, William Leonard, Francis Lepard, Edward Lester, Daniel Levy, Elijah Lewis, B. Lincoln, Peter Z. Lloyd, James Lock, Logan, Elijah Loomis, Thomas Loomis, Peter Loop, Jr., Cyprian Lothrop, Conrad Lowe, Jacob Lowe, Asa Ludington, John Lydius, & Phineas Lyman.

Machloha, Maconaquah, Abner Mallory, Nicholas Manvil, Ebenezer Marcy, Zebulon Marcy, Job Marshall, William Martin, Daniel Marvin, Samuel Marvin, Seth Marvin, Uriah Marvin, Benjamin Matthews, Constant Matthewson, Nero Matthewson, Joshua Maxfield, James May, Richard McAllister, C. McCartee, Moses McClean, Thomas McClure, Daniel McDowal, John McDowell, Robert McIntire, William McKarrican, Bryant McKean, Samuel McKean, James McLene, David Mead, Andrew Medcalf, A. Meeleman, Mettheonga, John Michael, Stephen Miles, Andrew Millard, Samuel Millington, Abijah Mock, Joseph Montgomery, William Montgomery, James Moore, Samuel Morgan, James Morris, Joseph Morris, Joseph Morse, Increase Mosely, Frederick A. Muhlenberg, Dan Murdock, John Murfee, & John Murphy.

Narondigwanok, Phineas Nash, Thomas Neil, James Nesbitt, John Nevil, Richard Nichols, William Nichols, Martin Nitschman, Ebenezer Northrop, & Ebenezer Norton.

Amos Ogden, Joseph Ogden, Nathan Ogden, Ohneeyeathtonnoprow, Thomas Olcott, Jonathan Orms, Samuel Orton, Osawshequah, & J. Otis.

Packenah, Abel Palmer, Silas Park, Silas Parke, Thomas Parke, William Parker, Amos Parks, Elias Parks, Silas Parks, Isaac Parrish, Zebulon Parrish, Partquesott, Alexander Patterson, Paxinos, David Payne, John Pellet, John Pellet, Jr., John Penn, Henry Pensil, John Perkins, Noah Pettebone, Jonathan Pettibone, Noah Pettibone, Jr., Joel Phelps, John Phillips, Timothy Pickering, Abel Pierce, Chester Pierce, Ezekiel Pierce, John Pierce, Phineas Pierce, Abraham Pike, William Pitkin, Pometacom, Jonah Porter, Thomas Porter, Oliver Post, James Potter, Powey, & Mary Pritchard.

Samuel Palmer Ransom, William Rawle, Roah Read, William Redyard, Samuel Reed, James Renie, Christopher Reynolds, Susannah Reynolds, Elisha Richards, Miner Robbins, Elias Roberts, Jabez Roberts, Enos Rockway, Jonah Rogers, Josiah Rogers, Jonathan Root, Timothy Rose, Jeremiah Ross, John Ross, Perrin Ross, William Ross, Jacob Rush, Abraham Russ, & John Rutledge.

Sagayeanquapeahton, Thomas Sambourne, Benedict Satterlee, Elisha Satterlee, Abraham Savage, John Paul Schotts, Elisha Scovell, John Searle, Constant Searles, John Secord, Able Seeley, John Seely, Abram Shaw, John Shaw, Joseph Shaw, Samuel Shepherd, Isaac Sherman, Roger Sherman, Shikellimus, Benjamin Shoemaker, Elijah Shoemaker, Benjamin Shoemaker, Jr., Lawrence Sickle, Sikals, Jabez Sill, Naomi Sill, Samuel Sitgreaves, Samuel Slater, Samuel Slaughter, Ebenezer Slocum, Frances Slocum, Giles Slocum, Jonathan Slocum, Joseph Slocum, Judith Slocum, Joseph Sluman, John Smiley, Abel Smith, Daniel Smith, James Smith, John Smith, Jonathan Smith, Lemuel Smith, Oliver Smith, Samuel Smith, William Hooker Smith, Darius Spafford, Darius Spafford, Phineas Spafford, Deliverance Spalding, Sarah Spalding, Simon Spalding, William Speddy, James Spencer, Josiah Spencer, Levi Spencer, Eleazer Sprague, Zachariah Squier, Arthur St. Clair, William Stager, Gad Stanley, Adonijah Stansbury, Joseph Staples, Reuben Staples, Aaron Stark, Daniel Stark, James Stark, Ebenezer Stearns, John Sterling, Phineas Stevens, Rufus Stevens, James Stevenson, Lazarus Stewart, William Stewart, Jacob Still, Thomas Stoddart, Benjamin Stodert, Ebenezer Stone, Samuel Story, Henry Strong, Joel Strong, Return Strong, Jacob Stroud, Samuel Sutton, Nailer Swede, Samuel Sweet, Luke Sweetland, Luke Swetland, William Swetland, Elisha Swift, Herman Swift, & Adam Sybert.

Eleazer Talcott, Elizur Talcott, J. M. Taylor, Preserved Taylor, Tedeuscung, Zophur Teed, Caleb Tennant, Parshall Terry, Teyeeneenhogaprow, Thayendenegea, Zephaniah Thayer, Theondintha, Aaron Thomas, Elias Thomas, E. Thurlow, Zavan Tracey, Andrew Tracy, Isaac Tracy, Isaac Tripp, Jonathan Trumbull, Lebeus Tubbs, & Ichabod Tuttle.

Asa Upson.

Aaron Van Campen, Moses Van Campen, Wilhelmus Van Gordon, Benjamin Vancampin, Frederick Vanderlip, Abraham Vangorder, Abram Vangorder, Philip Vangorder, John Vanwee, Eliab Varnum, Joshua Varnum, & Timothy Vorce.

Nathan Wade, Nathaniel Wales, Jr., Henry Wall, John Wallsworth, William Wallsworth, Thomas Wallworth, Aaron Walter, John Ward, William Warner, Joseph Warters, Flavius Waterman, Elihu Waters, Nathaniel Watson, Joseph Waugh, Anthony Wayne, Joseph Webster, M. Wedderburne, Bartholomew Weeks, Jesse Weeks, Jonathan Weeks, Philip Weeks, Thomas Weeks, Conrad Weiser, Daniel Weller, James Welles, Amos Wells, James Wells, Theophilus Westover, Caleb Wheeler, Peter Wheeler, William Whipple, Caleb White, Eunice White, William White, John Whitehill, Joshua Whitney, Stephen Whiton, Asaph Whittlesey, David Whittlesey, Asaph Whittlesy, Zerobable Wightman, James Wigton, Esen Wilcox, John Wiley, Azibah Williams, John Williams, Rufus Williams, Thaddeus Williams, Elihu Williams, Jr., John Wilson, Parker Wilson, Elijah Winters, John Winthrop, Fred Wise, Wissa, Elijah Witter, John Wolcott, Enos Woodward, Lucretia Woodward, William Woodward, William Worden, Samuel Wybrant, & George Wyllys.

Enos Yale, Ozias Yale, Ozias Yale, Abel Yarrington, & Lazarus Young.

David Zeisberger.

Here is a list of Native American (Indian) Tribes mentioned in the book:

Canoys, Catawbas, Cayuga, Chenangoe, Cherokee, Choctaws, Creek, Delaware, the Five Nations, Iroquois, Kickapoo, Leni-Lenape, Manahoacs, Massachusetts, Massawamees, Mingoes, Minisink, Mohawk, Mohegan, Mohicans, Mohickans, Mohocks, Moravian, Nanticokes,, Oneida,Onondago, the Powhattan Confederacy, Powhattans, Seneca, Senekas, Shawanese, Shawnee, the Six Nations, Tuscarora, Tuteloe, Unamies, & Wapinger.

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