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Old 08-14-2006, 06:27 PM
 
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In doing family history, I've come across Hamilton Township, Monroe, PA and Hamilton Township, Northampton, PA. The dates are around 1780-1810. Could anyone tell me which county is correct for that period of time?
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Old 09-05-2006, 10:46 PM
 
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Monroe County was created on April 1, 1836, from parts of Northampton and Pike Counties and named for President James Monroe.
I pulled this from the Monroe County PA website. Maybe it helps.
I know there currently no Hamilton Township Northamton County and there is a Hamliton Township Monroe County which sits on the Northamton County line roughly Due North of Pen Argyl, PA.
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