Resources for Rayne Township

Click here to see the Beers map for Rayne Township.
  • Rayne Township history
  • Cemeteries located in Rayne Township
  • Towns and Boroughs in Rayne Township
  • Census information for Rayne Township (available at the Society on microfilm)
  • A Brief History of Rayne Township:
    Rayne Township was created from Washington and Green Townships in 1845. It was named in honor of Robert Rayne, an early settler on Rayne Run.

    Cemeteries of Rayne Township:

  • Bethel New Life Lutheran
  • Chambersville Baptist
  • Crooked Creek Baptist
  • Frech (private)
  • Grove Chapel Lutheran
  • Old Washington Church
  • Rayne Presbyterian
  • Ruffner/Dunkard United Brethren/Columba/Crooked Creek Brethren/German Baptist
  • Sacred Heart
  • Tanoma/Meyers
  • Thomas (private)
  • Washington Church (Presbyterian)
  • Some Historic Towns and Boroughs of Rayne Township:

  • Kellysburg (Home P.O.) -- Click here to see the Beer's Atlas map of Home
  • Chambersville -- Click here to see the Beer's Atlas map of Chambersville
  • Kintersburg (Gilpin P.O.)
  • Ernest
  • Kimmel
  • Grove Chapel
  • Gaibleton
  • Tanoma
  • Barr Slope
  • Rayne
  • Woodlawn
  • Census Data in Rayne Township (available at the Society on microfilm)

  • 1800 (Westmoreland Co.)
  • 1810 (Washington and Wheatfield Twps.)
  • 1820 (Washington and Green Twps.)
  • 1830 (Washington and Green Twps.)
  • 1840 (Washington and Green Twps.)
  • 1850
  • 1860
  • 1870
  • 1880
  • 1900
  • 1910
  • 1920
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