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Huntingdon County was formed on September 20, 1787, from part of Bedford County. The county was named after Selina Hastings, the Countess of Huntingdon, a benefactor of Reverend William Smith. The county seat is Huntingdon. Adjacent counties are: Centre County (north), Mifflin County (east), Juniata County (east), Franklin County (southeast), Fulton County (south), Bedford County (southwest), and Blair County (west). The counties of Centre, Cambria, and Blair were later formed from Huntingdon.


1795 Tax List

Shirley Township

Combs, Phelty: 120 acres; 2 horses; 2 cows

Combs, Phelty: 90 acres for William JOHNSTON

(Source: Huntingdon County PAGenWeb, Contributed & © by Ken Boonie)


28 June 1798 Warrant No.194 Comb George, Survey, 400a, Location: ?, Date of Warrant: June 28, 1798, Date of Return: [blank], [rest of entry blank]
(Source: PA State Archives, Digital Documents, Land Records, Warrant Registers 1733-1957 {series #17.88}, Huntingdon Co, Surname "C", p/image p. 19)


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