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Re: Found info on tombstone in Philadelphia
Posted by: Brenda Antal (ID *****2016) Date: November 21, 2003 at 05:46:58
In Reply to: Found info on tombstone in Philadelphia by Beverly Stringer of 101

Bev, I have tried to respond to your message to me about this cemetery but it keeps bouncing.

> The information I had came from LDS films of the WPA typed indexes to
> registration of deaths, city of Philadelphia, 1803-1860. This is
definately
> not a complete list of burials in Philadelphia.

> "Records are alphabetically arranged and contain names, cemetery, date of
> death, cause of death, age, doctor."
>
> And the film numbers are:
> A-Bishoff - FHL US/CAN Film [ 978982 ]
> Bishop-Carpenter - FHL US/CAN Film [ 978983 ]
> Carper-Cyler - FHL US/CAN Film [ 978984 ]
> D-Ess - FHL US/CAN Film [ 978985 ]
> Ess-Gile - FHL US/CAN Film [ 978986 ]
> Giles-Henry - FHL US/CAN Film [ 978987 ]
> Henryman-Karney - FHL US/CAN Film [ 978988 ]
> Karns-Lye - FHL US/CAN Film [ 978989 ]
> Lyell-Mclaw - FHL US/CAN Film [ 978990 ]
> McLea-Nolen - FHL US/CAN Film [ 978991 ]
> Nolens-Richard - FHL US/CAN Film [ 978992 ]
> Richardet-Smiter - FHL US/CAN Film [ 978993 ]
> Smith-Tomlin - FHL US/CAN Film [ 978994 ]
> Tomlins-Wilson - FHL US/CAN Film [ 978995 ]
> Wilstach-Zwissler - FHL US/CAN Film [ 978996 ]
>
> Hope that helps.
> Brenda
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Beastringer@aol.com
> To: jantal1977@earthlink.net
> Sent: Thursday, November 20, 2003 7:01 PM
> Subject: Kensington ME Church Ground
>
>
> Brenda, am hoping this email address is still in use. I have been
looking
> for a source for Union Wesleyan and Harmony Burial Grounds, ie.
Kensington
> ME Church grounds for several years now.
> Please let me explain:: a local newspaper ran an article about a
tombstone
> being unearthed at Hetzel Playgrounds, which was Union cem. part of
> Kensington ME church. The stone (but now remails of course) were
unearthed
> during a construction phase, very much readable, but very slightly
damaged.
> I have been trying to locate the family of same. To date, only know what
is
> written on the stone.
> Am wondering how you found the information that included names like Reel,
> Rihle, rue, etc?? Is there a source that you discovered or twas it
personal
> info. that you already had. I have found that some, if not all of what
was
> movable, was taken to Fernwood, Forrest Hills, and North Cedar Hill Cem's.
> If you have any info on how to obtain such, could you please help me out.
> Thank you so much for taking time to read this, otherwise confusing email,
> from me. Bev. Stringer in Phila. Pa.
>


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