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Centre County, Pennsylvania

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  • Grace Elizabeth Callahan (1878 - 1941)
  • Lot Bergstresser Callahan (1875 - 1939)
    A Alternative name used Lot Bukstiener Callahan. I would also research Lot Bergstresser Callahan as above looks like misspelling of Bergstresser. A Callahan did Marry a Bergstresser and this Child mi...
  • William Carner Callahan (1874 - 1945)
  • Mary A Callahan (1865 - 1909)
    Another newspaper article from the Philipsburg Daily Journal on Wharton's wife death. A SHOCKING ACCIDENT. Two Well Known Ladies Meet a Horrible Death at the Beech Creek Crossing Saturday Evening. BO...
  • Charles Bauder Callahan (1878 - 1961)
    He passed away in 1961. According to his obituary, he was a restaurateur and a member of the Jaffa Shrine Temple and Elks Lodge No. 650 According to email received from Jaffa Shrine Temple Bil...

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The lands of the future Centre County were first recorded by James Potter in 1764. Potter, having reached the top of Nittany Mountain, and "....seeing the prairies and noble forest beneath him, cried out to his attendant, 'By heavens, Thompson, I have discovered an empire!'" After the American Revolutionary War, Centre County was created on February 13, 1800, from parts of Huntingdon, Lycoming, Mifflin, and Northumberland counties; it was named for its central location in the state.

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Nat'l Reg. of Hist. Places

Centre County Historical Society

Centre County Genealogical Society

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