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Abel  
Adams Website
Aguilar, Placides, Macasieb My grandmother lived in Philadelphia for at least 70 years.  She was married to Leo Aguilar (a Filipino from Visayas) and Sebastian Placides from Bicol.  I remember yearly Filipino picnics at Willowgrove Park and then they were changed to other parts of Pennsylvania and New Jersey.  If anyone has lived in the city and have attended such parties and are acquainted with Placides, Escobar, Aguilar, Bayani, Constantino, Bernardino, or if you have heard of my grandmother, Manzella, please contact me.
Albright  
Aleksiejczk  
Antrim ANTRIM- John b about 1816 d 1885 VA married Sarah about 1838. their children were Thomas Mason Antrim b 1840 NJ d 1886 PA, Sarah b 1843 NY, John E b about 1845 NY, Anna Louisa b about 1848 PA, George W b 1851 PA, Emma babout 1854 PA, Kate b 1857 PA. John (the father), Thomas Mason, and John E all served in the Union Army during the civil war. Afterwards Thomas Mason became a minister in the Protestant Episcopal Church and was a member of the Camden Masonic lodge and Post No. 2 Grand Army of the Republic according to his death notice. Thomas Mason was buried at Mt Vernon Cemetery in Philadelphia.
Appleton  
Avellino  

Baker

John Baker who married Elizabeth Sullivan ca 1760.
Bainbridge BAINBRIDGE-Samuel Bainbridge was born circa 1860 in Philadelphia. He married Emma HINMAN circa 1896 in Philadelphia. They had a son Thomas BAINBRIDGE, born circa 1897. The family moved to Camden County, NJ by 1920. Would like to hear from any descendants.
Ballantine Ellen Ballantine b. about 1786 in Ireland, d. aft. 1860 in Philadelphia, PA she was the wife of Charles. Butland b. in England, looking for her ancestors.  Website
Bamford Website
Bargerstock  
Bateman Abraham Hamer, b, 1720, m, Martha Bateman, b, 1735. Married, November 4, 1756, Old Swede's Church [now called Gloria Dei], a National Historical Site in Philadelphia. They lived in Chester Co., Pennsylvania. Children were: Adam, Joel, Thomas, Abraham Jr., Nathan, Allen, Ezekiel and Noah, Enos, Mary Magdalene, and Ezra. Martha Bateman Hamer died during childbirth in her 43rd year in 1778. She had been a member of the Baptist Church
Bean "William Warren Bean, was born in Dublin, Ireland, and came to the United States in 1833. He located in Bucks county, Pennsylvania, at that time one of the most progressive and prosperous sections of the country, and there he followed architecture and building, and in addition engaged extensively in farming until 1843.

In that year he sold all his interests in Bucks county and moved to Philadelphia, where he carried on a large grocery business until his death in 1855. He was united in marriage with Miss Fannie Briton, like himself born in Ireland, as has been stated, and by this marriage became the father of seven children, three of whom are living: Daniel, whose home is in Fresno, California; Martha, the wife of George Bright of St. Louis, Missouri, and Thomas A. The father was a devout member of the Presbyterian church and took a great interest in the welfare of the congregation to which he belonged. His political faith was anchored firmly to the principles of the Democratic party, and in the success of that organization he at all times manifested the most earnest interest. He was a very active worker for the good of the party and during his life spent a large amount of money in its behalf, although at no time desirous of holding any of the offices in its gift, either by election or appointment."

The above account of William Warren Bean was taken from History of Shelby County, MO, published circa 1911. I have not located any records or other documents to confirm this account. If anyone has information that might substantiate, refute or add to this personal history, please contact me.

Beans  
Bendell Website

Bendig

 
Bentley
RICHARD J. BENTLEY:
 
* Richard was one of 8 or 9 siblings born in the Philadelphia area.
 
* Richard only had one brother, George.
 
* Sisters were mostly older. Known names were Dolores, Loretta, and Joan. Joan worked for Bell Telephone as an operator in Philadelphia in the 69th Street office in 1957, where she met Mary A. Gross.
 
* Richard lives in Brookhaven PA. Had three other natural children (Susanne, Kim, and Ronald) and one step child.
Berger  
Best  
Bickley  
Bickleyew, Buckelew, Buckalew, Buckaloo, Bigalow, Bigelow, Buccleugh
Unsure of spelling, Jacob and sister Elizabeth ran an inn someplace in the center of Philadelphia @1800. He never married. As Elizabeth Podley, in 1808 she married Christian Simon in Hardy Co, VA (now WV). Interested in their true surname, location of inn, family, origins, etc.
Birch  
Black Henry Black b c 1857 Ireland came to Philadelphia c 1880-3. Married 1883 Elizabeth McIlravey.

Blessing

 
Boardman John H., born around 1866
Bockius
My BOCKIUS ancestors arrived in Philadelphia in 1741 aboard the ship "St. Mark," and settled just outside of Philadelphia in Germantown.  They were of German descent, and at some point some of the family began spelling the name BUCKIUS instead of BOCKIUS.  Would appreciate any information at all on Johannes Bockius, his marriage to Elizabeth Reisser (about 1745), children born to them, or of Germantown during their lifetimes there (1741 - about 1800).  Thank you.
Borethsky Isacc (Isaac?) and Kate. Immigrated from Russia, around turn of the century? Children born in Pennsylvania in about 1892 and 1894: Samuel, Leon. Possibly had daughter, Rebecca, born in NY. Family later changed the name to Barrett. Seeking any information.
Boyle - McAteer James Boyle and Sarah McAteer - married 1914 - no children - owned Boyle Trucking 2711 Salmon St. - Sarah was an invalid - James fathered a child with Margaret Buckley Dougherty who was committed to Byberry in 1939.
Bradbury Ralph Thomas Bradbury was married to Velma Ruth Lickey Bradbury they lived in Juniata Park area (Nielson Street?) during the 40's 50's and early 60's. Had three son's that also lived in same area: Alvin Dale Bradbury, Ralph Thomas Bradbury Jr. and Ronald Roy Bradbury. I am trying to find out the name of my great grandfather whom would have been the father of Ralph Thomas Bradbury Sr. He left the family when my grandfather was a young boy.
Brem  
Brexendorf  
Brooke Descendants of Ancestors of Captain Owen Brooke b. July 14, 1748.  Website
Brown Website
Brown  
Brown Related to Heymann's
Buckley - Liney Francis (Frank) Buckley and Margaret Liney - married Jun 1899 - children Anna (Clark), Marie (Wadle), William, Margaret (Dougherty and fathered a child by James Boyle), Frances (Hanlon), committed to Byberry in 1942
Burdette  
Burkett Looking for information on my great grandfather Thomas Walter Burkett. I know his mother is Addie A. & I know she was in Germantown, Pa around 1918. I have found a James A. & Adeline A. Burkett listed on the 1880 census in Philadelphia.  I am trying to form a link to the 2 of them.
Butland Lydia Butland who married John McQuade.  Website
Brynes hi my name is steve brynes i am trying to get information on my ggrandfather robert brynes who was born in 1865 in pennsylvania and died in 1923 in middletown delaware his mothers maiden name was dori pleuen not sure of the spelling of that last name the father is not known but both were born in ireland thanks
Caldwell  
Campbell  
Candy John M. born about 1804 in Pennsylvania Lived and died in Philadelphia from 1850 - 1890, possibly earlier.
Canyshell  
Carey William Carey and his wife, Alice Healy Carey, came to Philadelphia in late 1869 from New York City. They had immigrated from Ireland in 1862/1863. They had three sons born in New York and two sons and a daughter born in Philadelphia. Both parents and three children were deceased by 1878 leaving two sons, James and John, in St. John's Orphanage. The third son, Richard, age 16 was on his own.
Carns  
Carr  
Carroll  
Carson Isaac P. Carson who married Mary Ann Martindale about 1850 in Philadelphia.
Carter - Quinn http://home.earthlink.net/~tracemyline/
Cassels/Cassel/Castles Believe John Cassels/Castles d. 1816 Jasper Co, GA was born/married in PA. He married Christian Greathouse or Groethaus daughter of Jacob Greathouse/Groethaus and Christianity Van Nuys who married in Lancaster Co. PA. Jacob d. early 1800's Columbia Co, GA.
Casten Isaac and Anna Casten immigrated to the states ca 1886 from Russia to Woodbine, NJ. then to Philadelphia. They had children born in the U.S.: Abraham, Benjamin, Louis, William, Mollie, Florence, Fannie, Samuel (born 1899), Isadore/James. All information will be appreciated.
Castelli Itality/Sicily
Champion  
Checkley Edwin Etherington, My grandfather. Born In England cira 1855 Married Selina (Sarah) Veronica Dooley in Philadelphia May 1886.
Cherry  
Clare  
Clark  
Closson Website
Collins Dennis and Mary, known son Timothy>Abbeyfeale, County Limerick, Ireland>Philadelphia, PA. Timothy m. Mary A. O'Donnell b. Ireland in Philadelphia>died Phil. buried New Cathedral.
Costello George Mary and Agnes Costello emigrated from County Antrim in the 1800s. I don't know anymore about George but Mary married a Keegan and had a son James Patrick Keegan. Agnes married a Dunn and died childless in 1936. John and Patrick went to Liverpool England were they settled. any info I would be grateful.
Council Joseph Council b. Cir. 1825 - 1850 census says born PA, wife Mary A. Son Samuel Brown Council. Would like to exchange info with anyone researching Council in PA.
Crawford  
Crawford Mount Carmel, PA.
Crolius Edith Elsie (b. 1895) was my grandmother. Father Curtis, brother George. Any info about this family (German) would be appreciated.
Crosset Website
Crossley William Crossley, born about 1850, had wife Martha Sugden, born about 1851, father was Thomas Crossley, born about 1828. All were born in England, and lived in the Germantown area of Philadelphia. I would like to talk to anyone who is researching this family from Philadelphia.
Cruickshank  
Curley (later Corley) Patrick and Margrett (born in Ireland) shown on 1860 census with 4 year old Bernard and 2 year old Emma. Any more info on them in early years appreciated.
Culin  
Curcio My Great Grandfather Giuseppe Curcio (Born 2/23/1851 in Marsicovetere Italy) came to Philadelphia in about 1866. He would later meet and marry Antonia (Mary) Capio (Born 1860 in Marsicovetere Italy) on 7/14/1881. They would live in South Philadelphia and raise five children. Genario (Gene), Giuseppe, Louis, Margaret, and Theresa. Genario (born 8/13/1883) was my Grandfather.
Curtis JOSEPH CURTIS, b. 1806 in PA. Mother's name possibly Margaretta or Margaret, b. 1776 in PA. m. FREDERICA LOUISA CHARLOTTA BUDDENDORFF, b. 1815 in Prussia. Was a Commissions Merchant in New Orleans 1830 to 1850. Stock Broker in Philadelphia from 1850 until death after 1870.
Danenhower Danenhowers of Pennsylvania
Davidheiser  
DeRose From Naples?
De La Plane  
Demas  
Devenny  
Devine (Devin, Divine, Davin) Interested in info on any Devine families prior to 1860 in Philadelphia. Any help appreciated.
Dickey Iím looking for information on William Dickey, born about 1833 in Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland. He later immigrated to U.S., reportedly as a youth. On 20 October, 1864 he married Eliza McKinley in Philadelphia, PA. He served in the Civil War with the 214th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment. In 1865 he joined his brother Thomas in Mercer County, IL. Five years later, in 1870, he moved to Dixon County, Nebraska, and homesteaded near where Elizaís family had settled. Williamís siblings were identified in a letter by a great aunt as follows:
Mary (Dickey) Woodside
Betsy (Dickey) Montgomery
Tom Dickey
Ellen Dickey
Jane (Dickey) Stewart
It was further stated that none of his siblings left Philadelphia except for the brother in Illinois and unfortunately, we have lost contact with all their descendants. Mention was made that the grandmothers were distant cousins named Robinson, from Belfast. Any information on William and/or his family would truly be appreciated.
Dixon  
Dollarton  
Donohue
Michael Donohue b. abt. 1844 in Ireland.  Immigrated abt. 1855 from Liverpool.  Married Rose Sullivan (also born in Ireland).  They had six children - John Harold (b. 1863 in Philly), Mary (b. 1865), Ellen (b. 1867), Frank (b. 1870), Catherine (b. 1876) and Anna Marie (b. 1878).  Michael was a butcher and drover.  We do not know where Michael and Rose came from in Ireland.  The earliest we can find Michael is in the 1870 Census.
 
John Harold became a butcher as well, and eventually opened up Donohue's Market in 1905 in Sharon Hill.  The business closed in 1944, but the building still remains.  John married Anna Agnes Beers in 1889 and they had 14 children by 1913, all whom remained in the area. 
Dougherty The Late Cardinal Dennis Joseph Dougherty's family.
Dougherty  
Dougherty James Gillen and his wife Margaret Dougherty emigrated from Ireland to Philadelphia before 1820. He was a farmer and distiller. They were Roman Catholics. One of their children, Ann, became a Daughter of Charity. I am seeking information on ancestors and other descendants.
Dunn Researching Joseph Henry Dunn (30 Jan 1832 to 26 Apr 1906) and Charles
Bullen Dunn (13 Jun 1837 to 14 Mar 1925) of the firm of Dunn Brothers
in Philadelphia. Particularly interested in hearing from descendants.
Their cousin Richard Dunn was my great great grandfather and settled in
Mt. Auburn, Christian County, Illinois.
Dutot My great-great grandfather, Luke Dutot was from the Delaware Water gap area.  The same area as Dutosburg (now the Pocono's).
Dye James Sherman
Emma Itality/Sicily
Engard/Ingard/Engart/Enyard/Ngard/Inger/Ingar Philip ENGHERT/ENGARD immigrated through Philadelphia in 1728 on the Ship Mortonhouse. He resided Salford, before building a home in Upper Dublin. Both townships were, at that time, in Philadelphia Co. (now Montgomery Co.).
Engard  
Epstein  
Evans Descendants of William Evans & sons: Albert Watson Charles Frank Walter Edmund Sussanah Philadelphia area late 1880s to 1930s
Exley Gordon Rudolphus Exley Sr. the first Director of Transportation for the City of Philadelphia and descended from the Mayflower ( Edward Fuller), and First Families of America, {John Potter} a founder of New Haven CT.. This family includes Orlando Bronson Potter who wrote the first National Banking Act during President Lincoln's time. Gordon Exley's grandfather [George Gilbert Potter] served in the Civil War and wrote various letters home during that period. Gordon Exley is descended from five Revolutionary Soldiers, including Colonel Aaron Rowley, Deacon Daniel Potter, Phineas Potter and others. Gordon Rudophus Exley Sr. was followed by a son and grandson by the same name. His son was active in the development of Montgomery County and his grandson a Captain in the Special Forces [Viet Nam]. His daughter Anna Marie Exley married Ernest Arthur Hatton Sr. They had three sons, Ernest Jr., Gordon and Paul Hatton who lives in Bucks County, PA. and owns a portion of the farm on Meeting House Road of the late Worthington family. All of the Hatton children were baptized in Trinity Lutheran Church in Germantown. The Hatton lineage is not documented, or fully known, but early Colonial records and newspaper articles of Philadelphia [1700s] show a Merchant family by that name with ships that sailed to various countries and with plantations in the South and in the Islands. I am a grandson of Gordon Rudolphus Exley Sr. and now a resident of Florida.
Feinour  
Ferman  
Field
I am tracing my family tree and have drawn a blank so far with my Great Grandfather's brother, WALTER FIELD b.1870's in England, emigrated to Philadelphia in 1898. His wife was HELEN (nee Marshall) b. 1884 in Scotland, she emigrated in 1904. They had 2 children, daughter MERYLE (died young) and son WALTER BUCKNELL FIELD b. 1914 in Philadelphia who served in the US Army in WW2, reaching rank of Captain (Unconfirmed). He died I believe in 1946 from illness brought about by wounds sustained in the war. Have found them on the US Census searches but nothing else.
 
Am desperate to find any info on dates of birth, marriage, death etc. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Flake  
Flannery (John F. & Julia A.- John died from wounds received in the battle of Gettysburg.)
Frantz Bessie was married to Samuel Borethsky (Barrett) in 1919. They had one daughter, Ruth. Seeking any information on Bessie Frantz and her parents/ancestors. Census records indicate her parents were born in Russia.
Freedman  
Friel  
Fritzius
My 3rd great grandparents, Johan George FRITZIUS and Catherine Eva JORDAN arrived in Philadelphia in 1802. They were then found in 1830 in Mifflin Twp., Allegheny Co., PA, and used the surname FRITZ. Some of their grandchildren took back FRITZIUS. Where were they in the missing years? Any information would be greatly appreciated.
Fuls See VanLeer. Searching for this name in Philadelphia pre-1750.
Fulton
(Valri Darling)
Arrived in Philadelphia June 24, 1845, Hugh (age 60), Sarah (age 20), Hugh (age 18) and Martha (age 14) Fulton, on the Eben-Preble from Londonderry. Hugh Sr died before 1850. Hugh Jr married Catherine and had children Martha and Hugh. Catherine died 1860-1870 and he married Mary. Hugh died in Philadelphia between 1880 and 1890.

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Gantz  
Ganzel  
Gardner  
Gear  
Gearin  
Gehr  
Geiger  
Gerson  
Gibson  
Gildner Frederick A. and Louisa Gildner are my 5th g.grandparents. Their children were Charles David Gildner (married Louisa Tryon) and Catherine Elizabeth Gildner who died in infancy. I'm sure there were more children that I'm unaware of.
Gillen James Gillen and his wife Margaret Dougherty emigrated from Ireland to Philadelphia before 1820. He was a farmer and distiller. They were Roman Catholics. One of their children, Ann, became a Daughter of Charity. I am seeking information on ancestors and other descendants.
Glasse/Glassey From County Tyrone, Ireland in 1867
Godfrey  
Gorelick  
Gormley Dr. Nicholas, a dentist c. 1940's?
Gould  
Graeber  
Graham
Richard Graham - born 1854 in Ireland, received immigration in 1871
Married Margaret Stewart - born 1858 in Phil. Cty.
Children: John, Maggie, Nellie, Richard, Elizabeth
Graham (Valri Darling) Matthew Graham arrived Philadelphia Jun 24, 1845 on the Eben-Preble from Londonderry. In 1850 census, he is living with Patrick, Robert, Joseph, Moses, Isabella, Jane and Eliza Graham in Moyamensing 3rd Ward, Phila. He marries Martha Fulton and moved to Illinois about 1855.
Grigoleit  
Granowicz  
Grimmer Great-grandfatherís Americanized name was John Grimmer. He came from somewhere in Germany and arrived in Philadelphia in 1890, according to the 1900 census. I donít know if he was a loner or came over with other family members. He married (I hope; havenít been able to find a record of the marriage) my great-grandmother, Katharine Weick, in about 1892. They eventually left Philadelphia for Carteret, NJ. I welcome contact by anyone researching the name Grimmer, especially if you know something about John and his family.
Groh Philadelphia, PA., 1860's
Gross  
Gross
MARY A. GROSS:
* Mary Gross was the daughter of Frances Flood (d.1971) and Edward Gross (d.1977?), both of Philadelphia. Mary Bentley had two sisters; Kathleen Bradley (Gross) and Veronica Leen (Gross). There was one brother, Edward Gross, Jr.
 
* Edward Gross had several brothers including John Gross and Ted Gross, all of whom lived in the Philadelphia area on or about Pentridge St near 50th and Baltimore.
 
* Frances Flood was the daughter of Susan Flood (d.1964), nee Gibbons, born in Philadelphia. Frances had three sisters: Margaret Flood, Mary Wigmore (Flood) and Virginia Garrett (Flood) Flood.
 
* Mary (Flood) Wigmore (d.1998) was married to Francis Wigmore (d.1973?). They lived in Upper Darby then Newtown Square, Delaware County, PA. In the late 1990s Mary moved to Arizona with her sister Margaret.
 
* Margaret Flood was married and had a son in the 1940s. She was subsequently divorced and gave the child up for adoption. She joined a convent in the 1950s, where she remained a nun until the 1990s. Her last known place of residence was Arizona.
 
* Virginia (Flood) Garrett married Ted Garrett in the 1950s and had several children, including Ted Jr., Jimmy, and Jeannie. They lived in Miami Florida until sometime after Ted's death. Virginia moved to Georgia with her daughter Jeannie in the 1990s.
Grzelak  
Gustkwsky  
Gyles Edward K. Gyles was born 1863 in East Nottingham, Chester, PA but he lived in Holmesburg (Philadelphia's 41st Ward) as an adult. He died sometime in 1942. He and wife Tilley had 3 daughters and a son.
Haas  
Haese[Hayes] Chas A HAESE/HASSE, b 1844-Berlin, PRU m Emma E MUTH, b 1852-Bremen. In Philadelphia late-1870s to mid-1880s.
Hagan  
Haines Searching for information about parents & siblings of THOMAS HAINES, b. 01 Feb 1826 in Philadelphia.
Hartenstine Seeking information HARTENSTINE (Lola) married WEILER (Edwin), two sons Edwin Martin Jr., and Allen (Alan). Her mother's name was Anna (no maiden name found yet) and father's first name not known yet. Thank you. Jeanne (Weiler) Jesmore
Hegan Mary Hegan married Andrew Murry July 23, 1786, Third Prebsyterian Church, Philadelphia.
Hagmaier  
Hahl/Haal/Hall 1756
Hamberger Seeking any information on any Hambergers, especially Joseph.
Hamer Abraham Hamer, b, 1720, m, Martha Bateman, b, 1735. Married, November 4, 1756, Old Swede's Church [now called Gloria Dei], a National Historical Site in Philadelphia. They lived in Chester Co., Pennsylvania. Children were: Adam, Joel, Thomas, Abraham Jr., Nathan, Allen, Ezekiel and Noah, Enos, Mary Magdalene, and Ezra. Martha Bateman Hamer died during childbirth in her 43rd year in 1778. She had been a member of the Baptist Church.
Hamilton  
Hanlon From Doneraile, Ireland, 1860's
Harlan Descendants of James/William Harland.  Website
Harlan/Harland William Harlan b. 1806 PA married Sarah W (possibly Cross) b. 1802 NJ - married in Philadelphia...about 1837
Hartley George and Ann Bates
Hatfield JOHN HATFIELD is allegedly the father of Andrew Hatfield who may have been born in Philadelphia County circa 1736.  This Andrew could be the Captain Andrew Hatfield who went to what is now Cabeel County,WV (back then Kanawha Co.,VA).
Held  
Henderson Malcom and Esther HUNT HENDERSON lived in Philadelphia in the 1840s onward. Malcom was a ship carpenter and lived on Norris Street. Their son Samuel B. HENDERSON married Elizabeth Ann HAAS (HAUSE); son Jacob S. HENDERSON married Sarah E. HASLAM; son Theodore Richard HENDERSON married Edith BALLANTYNE. Malcom and Esther's only daughter Anna C. HENDERSON married Joseph T. STODDART. Samuel and Jacob were wharf builders and ship carpenters (joiners) who probably worked at Wm. Cramp and Sons Shipyard. Theodore was a dyer. Most of the family lived in Port Richmond or Fishtown. Looking for descendants of any of these ancestors.
Hennessey  
Henry Robert Henry born about 1835 or 1840 in Philadelphia. Married Elizabeth Werick.
Henry  
Hetrick

I have been researching Hetrick families of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. My paternal lineage, in America, begins in Philadelphia about 1801. It should be noted that there were several origins of this name in Philadelphia as well as several spelling variations. www.hetrick-philadelphia.org

Heymann Related to Brown's
Hickey Ella/Ellen, Irish Immigrant in 1880's. Related to Boyd Family of NJ. Died 1914. Looking for Boyd descendents and Immigration data.
High  
Hildebrand Johannes Hildebrand and wife Maria
Johan Hildebrand b. 1679 d. at Ephrata 1765
I was told he purchased land in the Germantown area and being unfamiliar with this, is there anyone who knows how to find such information?
Hill
Please to receive information on the family of Robert Hill (Occupation - Porter) and his wife Miranda (nee; Jordan) Only known child; Charles, Henry, Pearce Hill, born in Philadelphia ca 1830. Charles emigrated to Australia prior to 1855.
Hillman  
Hiltner Johannes/John/John Henry Hiltner Born 1769 Died 1821..Married Christiana Dagen. John buried Germantown, Philadelphia PA???
Hinman HINMAN-Stephen Hinman was born circa 1825 in Accomack Co, VA. He married Hester Ann WARD on 3 April 1864 at Wharton St. Methodist Episcopal Church in Phila. He had 3 daughters: Mary, Emma, and Lizzie HINMAN. Stephen died 26 March 1899 in Phila. The funeral was held from the home of his son-in-law, Samuel BAINBRIDGE of 66 Emily St. Phila. He was interred at Wharton St. Methodist Episcopal Cemetery.
Hirt  
Hobwood Thomas, England to Philadelphia, became a citizen in 1836.
Hoffman David b. 1746, George, Jacob, and John
Hollinshead  
Hone  
Honeyman Need lookup in Philadelphia County Wills 1682-1819 book.
Hooper Still looking for George Hooper who married Sarah Thorne in the 1850's and who was (or his father was) a river boat pilot.
Horne Martha, mother of Thomas G. Pyle.
Hornstein  
Hudson
Hudson, James b. 1781, Delaware (1850 census)
Children: George M. 1803, Ann Maria 1804 married MALIN, James J. and Wesley Cadwallader (Rev. who died by 1858)
Children were by first wife, second wife was Hannah.  James died 1858, i have will. Listed in Philly census records and city directories between 1803 and 1850, he was a tailor and alderman.  Sons James and George went to Cincinnati
Humphreys Thomas b. 1797
Ireland Website
Irwin/Erwin/Irvin/Irvine James and Mary Irwin lived in Kensington District, Philadelphia Co Pa in the 1830`s,40`s and 50`s.
Jackson
We are looking for any information on John Jackson who sailed from Liverpool arriving Ellis Island on January 7th 1905 on the Lucania.  John was a Lacemaker from Nottingham, England bound for Philadelphia.  He was travelling alone and it is not known if he was joining a third party or for employment.  John came from a large family of Lacemakers.  Mostly, his siblings were born in Calais, France where the family moved to set up the Lace trade.  John was born on their return to Nottingham.  It is believed he was born in 1877.  Any information on his descendents and his last resting place would be most welcome by other Jackson researchers.
James  
James  
Janowitz  
Janson / Jenson / Hansen George Janson b 1835 Germany listed in 1870 Census, Emerald St, wife Mary, children: George b. 1860 m. Kate Lukens; William F b. 1862 m. Ida Anna Web; Louis b. 1864 m. Catherine; John G. b. 1866 m. Florence Frances Harrison; Caroline b. 1869 (may have died young); Frederick Valentine Janson b. 1/24/1873 m. Mary F. Donahue. All children born in Philadelphia and boys can be found in subsequent Philadelphia Census data. Cannot find George and Mary but can find children with various spellings of the last name Janson, Jansen, Hansen in Census data.
Jennings LuLu. Once married to a man named Campbell.
Johnston Irish-born Martin JOHSTON & wife Maria CALVIN were said to have lived "around Philadelphia," probably c. 1860-1890. Martin JOHNSTON was born about 1818-1819 in Ireland and Maria CALVIN/COLVIN was born 1822 Creevlea, Co. Monaghan, Ireland. They married in 1845 at Stonebridge/Newbliss Presbyterian Church, Clones parish, Co. Monaghan, and emigrated to New Jersey c. 1848. In 1850 census, Monmouth Co., Upper Freehold township, New Jersey: Martin Johnston, 32, labourer, born Ireland / Maria Johnston, 23, born Ireland / William, 3, born Ireland / Eliza Ann, 1, born New Jersey. Nothing is known of them afterwards and any information will be appreciated.
Jones (Owen was the immigrant)
Kabisch early 1900's my 2nd cousin Anna Blessing was born to Ella Kabisch about 1912.
Kane
James W. Kane (my father) was born in Philadelphia, Dec. 9th, 1931 or 1933.
His parents were James Kane (my gfather), born on Dec. 6th, 1892 in Newtown, Pa. and Dorothy Eleanor Jordan, born in 1910. His father James (my gfather) was married twice previously. Once to Alice Culbertson, they had a daughter Alice and the second time to a woman named Helen and they also had a daughter named Helen.
Dorothy Jordans parents were Walter J. Jordan and Emma Nagle (the Nagel spelling is unconfirmed)
Keenan  
Keisel My g-g-g-grandfather was Charles W. Kisel, who was born in Philadelphia on or about Dec 24, 1816 and died March 9, 1900 in Washington Twp., Berks Co. PA  At one point in his life Charles was a circus clown. Charles Kisel m= arried Mary Ann  Moser before 1850 and they had 5 children, all born in Berks Co. Pa, Catharine died young, Saran Ann born January 2, 1847 married Daniel M. Kline first marriage, married Effinger E. Firing second marriage, Mary Ann born March 5, 1849 married Henry Fry, and  Reuben Reitenauer, Judith Ann born February 1, 1852, married Joseph Andres or Andrews and lived in Philadlephia, and William born April 10, 1859 married Elizabeth Shirey. Charles was a Civil War Veteran serving in PA 167th Co. C. Charles is buried at Huff's Church Cemetery, Hereford Twp., Berks Co. Pa. Mary died in 1903. Looking for the parents names of Charles W. Kisel.
Dan Kelly My grandfather's name was William Kelly and was married to my grandmother Anna Smith.  My grandfather was a photographer and my grandmother was a dress maker. They had five children. James, William (my father) Elizabeth, Anna and Joesph. My father, William Kelly was a philadelphia policeman for 28 years retiring in 1954 when i was 6 months old. My father's grandparents immigrated to philadelphia from Ireland sometime  in the 1870's or 1860's.
Kessler  
Kidd  
Kienast Charles Frank (Karl Franz) KIENAST immigrated to Philadelphia from Basel Switzerland in 1871 at age 15.
Kingsmill My Great Grandfather, James Kingsmill arrived in Philadelphia from Ireland in or around 1870 at the age of 20 years. He died approx 1938 and is buried in Philadelphia. Married to Eliz. McCusker or McCurkin...had 10 sons. My Grandfather Harry, born around 1887, married Margaret Clark, one son Harry (Henry William) Jr. and lived in the Kensington section of Philadelphia. Other Children of James Kingsmill....James, Charles, Felix, Paul, William, George..and three others all male. James Kingsmill was a "Cooper" or Barrel Maker Looking for any other information of this family
Kintsch/Kincs/Kinsch  
Kisel My g-g-g-grandfather was Charles W. Kisel, who was born in Philadelphia on or about Dec 24, 1816 and died March 9, 1900 in Washington Twp., Berks Co. PA  At one point in his life Charles was a circus clown. Charles Kisel m= arried Mary Ann  Moser before 1850 and they had 5 children, all born in Berks Co. Pa, Catharine died young, Saran Ann born January 2, 1847 married Daniel M. Kline first marriage, married Effinger E. Firing second marriage, Mary Ann born March 5, 1849 married Henry Fry, and  Reuben Reitenauer, Judith Ann born February 1, 1852, married Joseph Andres or Andrews and lived in Philadlephia, and William born April 10, 1859 married Elizabeth Shirey. Charles was a Civil War Veteran serving in PA 167th Co. C. Charles is buried at Huff's Church Cemetery, Hereford Twp., Berks Co. Pa. Mary died in 1903. Looking for the parents names of Charles W. Kisel.
Klady  
Kline  
Knecht (Website)  
Knickiner  
Kockett  
Kring Christian Kring and his wife Catherine. They were from Dillenburg Germany and came to America in the late 1700s.
Krulak From Russia.
Kuhnle  
Kuhns  
Larsen  
Laugier  
Lay  
Layman  
Leabourne  
Lee  
LePage  
Lerner  
Levering John Wigard Levering died in Roxborough, Phila. Co., PA about 1745. Wife Magdalena (Boker), they had 10-12 children I think. They are supposedly buried in Leverington Cemetery but thats all I know.
Lewis  
Lindfors Arthur Lindfors was born 24 Jun 1880 in Siipyy, Finland. He immigrated to US in 1901; married Sanna Wirtala-Makela around 1902 in MA; they lived in Maynard, MA and had two daughters; they later divorced. Arthur moved to Philadelphia and was living there from around 1917 through early 1940's. He remarried to someone in Philadelphia. He allegedly committed suicide. I am searching for any additional information about him. Thanks.
Link My father's last name is Link and his mother's last name is Kuhnle. Both families originated somewhere in Germany. My Great Grandfather Edward, his son Frank, and his son Frank were all born in Philadelphia. Edward's parents were from Bavaria. Jacob and his wife were born in Germany. The children where born in the U.S.
Livesay  
Longacre  
Lotz Jacob owned original proprietors of Frankford Sales & Service. When the automobile came in, Jacob used the stable and become the first Chevrolet dealer in Philadelphia. Located at 4129-33 Frankford Ave., Philadelphia.
Lynn Kensington Shipbuilders, Michael Rev War Vet, Wife Susannah Fromm, Children: Robert 1836 - 1871 Wife: Mary Andrews, William Died aft 1830, John F. 1810 - 1866, Robert's Children: John W. 1827 - 1890, Jacob A. 1829 - 1863, George Washington 1831 - 1889, Susannah 1834 - Robert 1836 - 1871 Wife: Mary C. McGrath.

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