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Venango Twp, Erie Co [sys66]

Erie County (PA) Genealogy 

  Venango Township

Coordinated by John Robison




Old Maps

Cemetery Records

  • Applebee/Butler Farm
  • Baldwin Flats/Johnson Farm
  • Fuller
  • Lowville
  • McAllister Farm/Sprague
  • Middlebrook
  • Phillipsville Union
  • Reid Burial Plot
  • Wattsburg/Venango

Census Records

Church Records

Early Families

School Related

Welcome to the Venango Township web site. 

My name is John Robison and I am the new Venango Township coordinator.I very much welcome your contributions to this site.  If you have anything to contribute to the township of Venango, such as history, old photos, or anything that would fit the subjects shown in the left margin of this page, please feel free to send it to me at [email protected] .

Venango Twp takes in Wattsburg, Phillipsville, and Lowville.  Wattsburg is located on the southern boundary of Venango where it meets the township of Amity.  North of Venango is Greenfield Twp., and west is Greene Twp..  East of Venango is New York State . Wattsburg has been proud to host the annual Erie County Fair, which has been in existence since 1884.

My Robison ancestors settled in Erie County in 1831, clearing a farm in Greene Township.My great-great grandfather Thomas Robison started his farm in Venango Township in the 1850s.His daughter Ella Robison was a school teacher in Wattsburg and ran a farm there into the 1950s.Their descendants--the Robison/Southard/Davis/Blakeslee/Sturdivant family lines are very populous in Erie County still today.

I have been researching my Erie County ancestors for 25 years. I also am a professional genealogy researcher . I very much enjoy genealogy research and Erie County genealogy in particular.

Letís make the Venango Township website even better.†† I look forward to hearing from you!

Miscellaneous Material


Family Websites

Boroughs and Villages

Wattsburg (off-site)



Related Links

Erie Co Fair at Wattsburg

History of the Wattsburg Fair

Wattsburg Area School District

French Creek Project

This page was last updated on  Thursday, January 17, 2008.

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