Place:Bedminster (township), Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States


NameBedminster (township)
Alt namesBedminster Township
Bedminstersource: WeRelate abbreviation
Located inBucks, Pennsylvania, United States     (1742 - )
source: Family History Library Catalog

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Bedminster Township is a township in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 6,574 at the 2010 census. Bedminster is part of Pennridge School District.

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Land area: 30.2 sq. mi. Water area: 1.0 sq. mi. Population: 4,804 (15% urban, 85% rural) []


From History of Bucks County, Pennsylvania

The first movement toward the organization of a township was made in March 1741 when "35 inhabitants of Deep Run" petitioned the quarter sessions to form the territory into a township, with the following boundaries: "Beginning upon Plumstead corner, coming along that line to Hilltown corner, and from that line to Rockhill corner, and down Tohickon till it till it closes at Plumstead corner, where it begins." The names attached to this petition give us some insight into the quality of men who people the woods north of Plumstead, namely:            
   [1876 edition names]
   James Hughes
   John Ree
   George McFerrin
   Adam Thompson
   Mr. Miller
   Thomas Darroch
   Mark Overhold
   Martin Overhold
   Nicholas Ogeny
   Jacob Leatherman
   Jacob Weismore
   John Fretts
   William Graham
   Joseph Townsend
   Henry Groud
   Michael Lott
   David Kulp
   Daniel Norcauk
   John Bois
   Joseph Armstrong
   John Riffle
   Ralph Trough
   Fetter Ryner
   Matthew Ree
   Andrew Sloan
   Tillman Kulp
   Christian Stover
   George Lynard
   John Clymer
   Nicholas Kean
   Frederick Croft.
   1905* edition adds these names:
   Robert Smith
   Abraham Black
   William Armstrong
   John Graham

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