PENNSYLVANIA ORIGINAL LAND RECORDS SERIES FOR YORK COUNTY, PA

 

MANHEIM AND HEIDLEBERG TOWNSHIPS (VOLUME 2), NEAL OTTO HIVELY, 1989, 2000, ISBN 09-638435-8-3, 103 pages. (paperback, 5 1/2 by 8 1/2) $8.00 retail.

Original, never-before published research!

TABLE OF CONTENTS:

How to interpret this summary; Historical significance of this connected draft; A note on the spelling of family names; Early county roads in the area; Listing of individual survey tracts; General Index.

This work fully summarizes the process by which early colonial settlers secured warranted lands from the Proprietors of Pennsylvania. Surveys #423 to 653, indexed sequentially, are fully detailed. Additionally, boundary surveys from the Codorus Township book are indexed to bring a full perspective to the township settlement.

Geographic extent: all of Manheim and Heidleberg Townships, York County, PA; boundary tracts are included with Codorus, North Codorus, Jackson, Paradise, West Manheim and Penn Townships. Manheim Township is bounded on the south by the Mason - Dixon Line with Maryland.

The index lists some 511 family names and 124 property "tract" names. Full source listings are included.

Maps 5 to 8 are now consolidated into ONE 36 by 48 Computer Assisted Design (CAD) four color map showing the metes and bounds of all the surveys, cross indexed by survey number to the volume.

GO TO TOWNSHIPS PAGE - to see where this township is located in York county

Maps are 24 by 36 inches, blueprint. Scale is 1" = 825 feet.

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MANHEIM AND PENN COLONIAL FAMILY NAME INDEX

MANHEIM AND PENN SURVEY "TRACT NAME" INDEX

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