These records are an extraction from Pennsylvania Supreme Court records of the divorces granted under its’ authority from 1785-1801. I am not certain why the original transcription did not include divorces between 1801 and 1804, the time in which it still held responsibility for granting such. The original publication within the manuscript did not have any accompanying text to the actual records themselves. The order is as found within the original article.
The lists of warrantees of land in the several counties of the Commonwealth are copied from the original record books in the Land Office of the Department of Internal Affairs. Only the names of the warrantees with number of acres and dates of warrant are given. They will serve however as a valuable guide to all desiring information from that Department.
The gravestones for Forks Cemetery were taken from The Old Grave-Yards of Northampton and Adjacent Counties and compiled into a database format to better present.
Route 329 from Bath just past Tanglewood Road (approx. 3 miles). It’s on the right behind the God’s Missionary Church (about 200 yards). This is one of the oldest graveyards in Northampton Co. It is also called Horner’s Cemetery in honor of Jane Kerr, wife of James Horner, who suffered death at the hands of the Indians, Oct. 8 1763, age 50. The cemetery is part of Craig’s Scotch-Irish Settlement, the first permanent settlement of Northampton County, PA founded in 1728. That was 13 years before the Moravians. The official name of the cemetery “The Allen Township Presbyterian Church Cemetery”. …