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Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
Bureau of Archives and History
Pennsylvania State Archives


RG-17
Records of the Land Office
CERTIFIED TOWNSHIPS: LUZERNE COUNTY, undated. {series #17.205}

*Images of Each Index Page*


An index to surveys and patents for tracts lying within the Certified Townships of Luzerne County originally claimed by Connecticut settlers. Information given is lot number, the name of the person to whom granted, the number of acres and perches, the name of the person to whom patented, and the volume, book and page numbers where the patent and the copied survey are recorded. These townships are now located in the counties of: Bradford, Lackawanna, Luzerne and Wyoming.

The "certificates" and surveys mentioned in this index are recorded in a set of survey books separate from the Copied Survey Books found elsewhere on this website. The Pennsylvania State Archives holds the survey books for the Luzerne Certified Townships in {series #17.204}: "Seventeen Certified Townships: Surveys and Certifications, 1895-1912. The researcher will not find digital copies of these survey books on our website at this time; however, copies may be ordered from the State Archives by using the land records order form and price list .

  1. Please note: The page images are in Adobe pdf format and require the Adobe Acrobat Reader to be viewed and printed. The software is available for download free of charge from Adobe's website.
  2. Copies of the survey books and patents cited in this index may be obtained using the land records order form and price list on our website.
  3. Empty numbered pages, as well as crossed out pages, have not been assigned links on this page.

(The counties listed below are currently in Luzerne County, unless otherwise noted)





PA State Archives Hours, Directions, & Fees Research Topics Finding Aids for Collections Land Records