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Columbia County, Pennsylvania

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  • Philipp Heinrich Flick (1751 - bef.1809)
    RESEARCH BY PETER JUNG, GERMANY: Philippus Heinrich baptismal record This translates as: the 4th of February (1751) Johannes Peter Flick s wife from here named Anna Gertruda brought during he is absent...
  • Colonel William Wallace Ricketts (1837 - 1862)
    Civil War Union Army Officer. He served during the Civil War as Colonel and commander of the 6th Pennsylvania Reserves.Light complexion and light hair with gray eyes he joined the war effort possibly s...
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    Pvt Clinton Ruckel, (USA) (1840 - 1911)
    Son of George and Hannah (Creveling) Ruckel. Husband of Frances Hart. Father of Maggie (d.y.), John and Lurana.Co. H, 104 Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Civil War.* Reference: Find A Grave Memorial - SmartCo...
  • Anna Catharina Forry (1770 - 1782)
  • John "Wild John" Forry (1743 - 1783)
    Biography== John "Wild John" Forry was born in 1743 in Lancaster County, Province of Pennsylvania. His parents were Johannes Forrer and Maria "Mary" Forry/Forrer (Myers) . He was a Farmer. He died on M...

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The county was created on March 22, 1813, from part of Northumberland County and named for Columbia, a poetic name for the United States that alludes to Christopher Columbus.

Adjacent Counties

Towns & Boroughs

  • Ashland (part)
  • Beaver
  • Benton
  • Berwick
  • Briar Creek
  • Bloomsburg (County Seat)
  • Catawissa
  • Centralia
  • Cleveland
  • Conyngham
  • Fishing Creek
  • Franklin
  • Greenwood
  • Hemlock
  • Jackson
  • Locust
  • Madison
  • Main
  • Mifflin
  • Millville
  • Montour
  • Mount Pleasant
  • North Centre
  • Orange
  • Orangeville
  • Pine
  • Roaring Creek
  • Scott
  • South Centre
  • Stillwater
  • Sugarloaf

Other Communities: Almedia, Aristes, Buckhorn, Central, Elk Grove, Espy, Eyers Grove, Fernville, Foundryville, Iola, Jamison City, Jerseytown, Jonestown, Lightstreet, Lime Ridge, Locustdale (part), Mainville, Mifflin Cross Roads, Mifflinville, Numidia, Rohrsburg, Rupert, Slabtown, Waller, Wilburton Number One and Wilburton Number Two



National Register of Historic Places

Columbia County Historical & Genealogical Society

PA Gen Web

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