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Carolyn Marqueze Halliday Price – Organized the Red Cross in Strathmere, NJ

Birth: August 3, 1873 Death: January 12, 1944 Plot: Section 52, Lot 19 Carolyn Marqueze Halliday Price was born in Philadelphia, PA. She was the daughter of Margaret Cushing Baker Phillippe and James S. Halliday. Carolyn married William… Read More

The Flat Rock Dam Incident

On May 30, 1901, most residents of Philadelphia were probably celebrating Decoration Day – a day set aside to acknowledge, commemorate and honor those who fought and died in the Civil War. Years later, after WWI, it would be… Read More

William Bockius Schnider – (1817-1867) Grand Tyler (Mason)

Born: March 28, 1817 Died: December 19, 1867 Plot: Circle of Saint John Grand Tyler of the Grand Lodge of Pennsylvania, William Bockius Schnider was born in Philadelphia Pa. and was a bricklayer by trade. According to Dr…. Read More

Rev. William H. Burrell (1822-1909) – The “Marrying Preacher”

Born: about 1822 Died: October 14, 1909 Plot: Section 131, Lot 84 William H. Burrell was born about 1822. Census records indicate that he was born in New Jersey and resided in various locations in Pennsylvania before finally… Read More

Sergeant David Linn – Explorer

Born: about 1861 Died: April 6, 1884 at Camp Clay, Ellesmere Land (Island) Plot: Section 41, Lot 25 David Linn was born in Philadelphia about 1861. His exact date of birth is not known. He enlisted at Philadelphia… Read More