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Online Records


Westmoreland County was established by the General Assembly in October 1776. Much conflict with Pennsylvania resulted over the land claimed by Connecticut as Westmoreland County. A court of arbitration appointed by the Continental Congress met at Trenton, New Jersey, and in December 1782, rendered a unanimous decision in favor of Pennsylvania. Cole Brook Historical Society State_of_Westmoreland


This disputed territory,Westmoreland County was renamed Luzerne County in 1786, More infomation can be gained at Cole Brook Historical Society

Present Records

If any records from this time exist they may be found in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania , or Family History Library Catalog

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