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Data are being extracted for selected surnames present in Old Chester County from the PA Archives indexes. This is intended to facilitate research in these lines. Other surnames will be added as the need arises.

As of 27 September 2011 some of the following links take you to a page which states: "The requested article is no longer published". I've no idea whether this is a short term issue, or whether a decision has been permanently made to not publish these pages on the Chester County WebSite. Q 15:57, 27 September 2011 (EDT)

Key

Data Extracted No Data for Surname Limited Data for Surname Significant Data for Surname, but not extracted

Long

Subjectyear rangeWalkerHoustonPorterEdmondsonCowanKilgore
Tax Lists1715-1740 Numerous
Orphans' Court Estates1714-1923 Decedants List
Minors Index
Wills & Administrations1714-1923 Extracted Numerous Numerous Sparse
Insolvent Debtor's
Petitions & Bonds
1724-1850 sparse data Sparse data: John Huston 1841 Limited data, Henry Cowen Petition, 1734, no TWP] No Data
Deeds1681-1802 Sellers
Buyers
Sparse Sellers Data
John Houston in 1723
Sellers No Grantors
Sellers
Sellers


Buyers not transcr.

Affidavits, Depositions
Interrogatories
1781-1834 Numerous
Quarter Sessions
Indictments
1681-1870 Walker Defendants
Walker Victims
Numerous Numerous Defendants
Edmondson Defendants
Victims Sparse Data not recovered
Numerous No Defendants
No Victims

Short

Subjectyear rangeWalkerHoustonPorterEdmondsonCowanKilgore
Petitions for Sheriff's Deeds1728-1835


Sheriff's Deeds1773-1830 See Both
Purchser List
Owners List
Professional Registers1683-1970
Indentured Servants
& Apprentice Records
1700-1855
Negro Servant Returns1788-1821


Tavern Petitions1700-1923
Peddler's Petitions1722-1869
Languishing Prisoner Petitions1718-1790
British Depredations1777-1782
Chester County
Commissioners
1711-2004


Tax Discounts1785-1823 Numerous
Mortgages1690-1773
Letters of Attorney1774-1830
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