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Perry County, Pennsylvania

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  • Pvt. William Henry Eppley, (USA) (1842 - 1910)
    In 1860, he was a farmer and soon to be saddler living with his family in Hampden Township, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania. He stood 5' 7" tall and had dark hair and brown eyes.A Civil War veteran, he...
  • Pvt. David Landis Geib, (USA) (1828 - 1880)
    Find A Grave contributor, Dennis Brandt has made the following suggested edits.The son of Daniel & Margaret Snavely (Landis) Geib, he married Anna Mary Hackenberger and fathered Amanda (b. 11/01/49), M...
  • Maj William Smiley Geib (1898 - 1945)
    Major William Smiley Geib, born in Pennsylvania 24 Mar 1898, was from Sacramento, California. He lived in Salt Lake City before enlisting. He was also a WW1 veteran. He left a wife, Alice May (Sullivan...
  • Source: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/169035081/george-c-womelsdorf
    PVT George C Womelsdorf, (USA) (1826 - 1893)
    Civil War Army Infantry - PvtCo E, 173rd Regt, PDMPa Veterans Burial Cards, 1777-2012* Reference: Find A Grave Memorial - SmartCopy : Jan 28 2023, 0:39:56 UTC
  • Pvt Samuel Flickinger, (USA) (1840 - 1862)
    Born in Madison Township.* Reference: Find A Grave Memorial - SmartCopy : Sep 23 2022, 3:15:51 UTC

Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Perry County, Pennsylvania.

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The county was created on March 22, 1820, and was named for Oliver Hazard Perry, a hero of the War of 1812, who had recently died.

Adjacent Counties

Boroughs

  • Blain
  • Duncannon
  • Landisburg
  • Liverpool
  • Marysville
  • Millertown
  • New Bloomfield (County Seat)
  • New Buffalo
  • Newport

For a complete list of Townships & Communities, please see: Wikipedia.

Links

Wikipedia

Nat'l Reg. of Hist. Places

HSPC