Mercer County Genealogy


Places Sandy Creek Township     




Sandy Creek Township History from the History of Mercer County, 1909



1840 Census  

1850 Census 

1870 Census

1880 Census - search at  Select Pennsylvania, then Mercer, then Sandy Creek


Churches in Sandy Creek/ Sheakleyville area


The Upper Sandy or Georgetown Presbyterian organized in 1799


The United Presbyterian 

Organized in 1818 out of the congregation of the Upper Sandy Presbyterian Church. 


Georgetown Baptist Church 

Held services as early as 1807; organized in 1831


Methodist Episcopal Church

organized in 1830



Sandy Creek 


Formed in 1802 

from the old Sandy Lake Township

Divided into
French Creek Twp
Perry Township
Deer Creek Twp
New Vernon Twp


Landowners map of Sandy Creek Township from the 1873 Atlas


Towns & Villages

bullet Sheakleyville
bullet Georgetown
bullet Exchangeville
bullet Petersburg



bulletCaldwell Cemetery
bulletChess Cemetery
bulletMcCreery Cemetery
bulletSheakleyville Cemetery