Erie County (PA) Genealogy

1834 - 1835 Venango Township Tax Records - School Related

Contributed by Scott Hall


Site visitor Scott Hall recently found the list of names that are shown below, while searching early tax records of Venango Township. These tax records list the names of children whose parents are thought to be unable to pay for their schooling. Scott has advised that some names may be spelled wrong, although he has tried to indicate questionable entries.


The tax records of Venango Township for 1834 lists the names of children whose parents are thought to be unable to pay for their schooling, as follows:

Elisabeth Boid (Boyd), daughter of William Boid (Boyd)
Margaret Loise Warner, daughter of Parley Warner
Almyra Warner & Porter Warner, children of Job Warner
Henory (Henry) Hitchcock & Juyes?? Hitchcock, children of Heman Hitchcock
Rodey A. Peck (Rodney?) & William R. Peck, children of Comfort Peck, Jr.
Cetty (Kitty) Briggs & William Briggs, children of Thomas Briggs
Israel Printice & Anney Printice, children of Thomas Printice
William Brown & Elisha Brown, children of William Brown
William Phelps, Polley Phelps, and Salley Phelps, children of Samuel Phelps
Mary Ann Hollzenberger, d/o John Hollzenberger
Mary Janes, Abigle Janes, and Allen Janes, children of Lucinda Janes (or Jones?), widow.
Robert Johnstone & John Johnstone, sons of Elija Johnstone
Anny Warner, Emoley (Emily), and Rachel Warner, children of John Warner
Burency? or Pruceny??Burns & Prudence Burns, children of Benijah Burns
Wm. Haskel, Morris Haskel, and George D. Haskel, children of James Haskel
Elizabeth Bugbee & Mary Bugbee, children of Lyman Bugbee
Polley Ann Hoover, daughter of John Hoover

The 1835 Venango Township tax records lists the following children whose parents were thought to be unable to pay for their schooling, and it also states that the children are between the ages of 5 years and 12 years of age:

William Briggs & Kitty Briggs, children of Thomas Briggs
Mary Ann Holzenberger, daughter of John Holzenberger
Abigail Janes, Allen Janes, and Rebecca Janes, children of Lucinda Janes (or Jones?), a widow.
John Johnstone, son of Elijah Johnston
Emely Warner & Cordelia Warner, children of Parley Warner
Anna Warner, Emily Warner, and Rachel Warner, children of John Warner
Henry Hitchcock & Ganes? Hitchcock, children of Heman Hitchcock
Israel Prentice & Amey Prentice, children of Thomas Prentice
Almyra Warner, Porter Warner & Cordelia Warner, children of Job Warner
Prucency? Burns & Prudence Burns, children of Benijah Burns
Susan Bonville(?), daughter of Mary Ann Bonville (widow)
Mary E. Applebee, daughter of Jacob Applebee


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