Thursday, November 15, 2007

Pennsylvania: Bedford County

Bedford County, Pennsylvania was formed 1771 from Cumberland County

1772 January 13 John Simpson served jury duty (The Pennsylvania Genealogical Magazine Vol. 43, No. 2 Fall/Winter 2003 p. 120)

1772 December 10 before this date John Simpson made an improvement on land later purchased by Ralph Smith from Harford Co., Maryland (Tenmile Country)

1772 Hugh Simpson was a freeman and was taxed 21 shillings (History of Bedford, Somerset and Fulton Counties, Pennsylvania 1884 p. 68)

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