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MacMillan & McPherson Familes – Mausoleum Hill

In fall 2017 a group of Haverford College students completed a project to research a number of the burials in Mausoleum Hill on the Yeadon side of the cemetery. These profiles will be presented in our Notable Burials… Read More

William & Florence Lawler – Mausoleum Hill

In fall 2017 a group of Haverford College students completed a project to research a number of the burials in Mausoleum Hill on the Yeadon side of the cemetery. These profiles will be presented in our Notable Burials… Read More

Thompson Family – Mausoleum Hill

In fall 2017 a group of Haverford College students completed a project to research a number of the burials in Mausoleum Hill on the Yeadon side of the cemetery. These profiles will be presented in our Notable Burials… Read More

Jonathan Prichard – Mausoleum Hill

In fall 2017 a group of Haverford College students completed a project to research a number of the burials in Mausoleum Hill on the Yeadon side of the cemetery. These profiles will be presented in our Notable Burials… Read More

Clifford P. MacCalla (1837-1892) – Lawyer and Grand Master of Masons

Birth: Jun. 11, 1837 Death: Apr. 24, 1892 Plot: Section 6, Lot 36 Son of successful printer and newspaper publisher James Sherron MacCalla and Ruth White Paynter, he graduated from Central High School (1855) then read law in… Read More

George Wesley Stroby (1877-1934) – A Founder of the Trilby String Band and Mummers Parade

This story was told to me by my Aunt Viola, Georges youngest child. George Wesley Stroby was born on 23 February 1877 to George B. Stroby and Mary Wilson.  His father was a “Segar maker” and was of… Read More

John C. B. Standbridge – Composer, Organist, and Organ Builder

Born: 1801 Died: December 15, 1871 Plot: Section 47, Lot 22 John C.B. Standbridge was born in England and emigrated to the United States as a child, settling in Philadelphia. In January of 1828 he married Eleanora Gowing,… Read More

Pietro Stea – Victim of the Poison-for-Profit Ring

Birth: Unknown Death: July 1936 Plot: Section 135, Lot 305 In late 1930’s Philadelphia, playing out in neighborhoods across the city, was a murder for hire scheme that would tantalize the city and its residents for almost two… Read More

Louis LeBlanc

Born:    about 1854 Died:    8 September 1878 Plot: Section 46 Louis LeBlanc was born about 1854 in Santiago de Cuba, Cuba, a sea port on a bay connected to the Caribbean Sea and long considered the second most important city in Cuba. Exactly why and… Read More

Reverend Thomas Hewlings Stockton (1808-1868)

Born:  June 4, 1808 Died:  October 9, 1868 Plot:  Section 7, Lot 58 Thomas H. Stockton was born in Mt. Holly, NJ, on June 4, 1808. He was the first of six children born to William Smith Stockton and… Read More