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Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Township Information Gathering Template

Below is an example of a template that can be used to gather information about the history of a township (or town).

Township Information Gathering Template


Œ Name of Township                                                                                                                             


Formed in (Date/Year)                                   Out of                                                              Township


Reason for formation                                                                                                                              


 Was the court entry describing the formation of the township obtained?    Yes ¨             No ¨


Record Group                                                                    Book                          Page                          


Ž Named Communities / Villages                                                                                                        




 Events which made up the

early history of the township                                                                                                                  



 The township (and its towns and

boroughs) at the present time                                                                                                                 




Churches and cemeteries                                                                                                                   




Service Organizations                                                                                                                        

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