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William Reed Hapgood (1899-1961) – Sportsman and WWll Naval Officer

Born: October 31, 1899 Died: January 18, 1961 Plot: Section 10, Plot 24 William R. Hapgood was born in Philadelphia to parents Herbert Cecil Hapgood (1876-1945) and Frances G. Anderson Hapgood (1875-1922). They lived at 3414 Hamilton St…. Read More

George Ewell – Baseball Player and Oysterman

Born: October 29, 1850 Died: October 20, 1910 Plot: Section 18, Lot 52 In March of 1871, the National Association of Professional Base Ball Players was established.  Baseball would have its first league made up of professional clubs with… Read More

John Deasley – Baseball Player

Born:  January 1861 Died:  December 25, 1910 Plot: Section 133, Lot 81 John was the son of William and Margaret Gable Deasley and the younger brother of Thomas “Pat” Deasley, a fellow Mt. Moriah Notable.  Both Pat and… Read More

Israel Wilson Durham – Politician and Owner/President of the Phillies

Born: October 24 Died: June 28, 1909 Plot: Section 108, Lot 38 Israel W. Durham was born in Philadelphia, the son of Thomas and Jane Norris Durham, both Irish immigrants. The year of his birth has been listed… Read More

George Snyder – Policeman and Baseball Player

Born:  September 28, 1848 Died:  August 2, 1905 Plot: Section 21, Lot 118 George Snyder was a member of the 1882 Philadelphia Athletics during their first season in the newly formed American Association league. Baseball records show he was a pitcher… Read More

George Dovey – (1862-1909) President of the Boston National League

Born: April 18, 1862 Died: June 19, 1909 Plot: Section 1, Lot 7 George was one of at least three sons born to John and Catherine (Cresswell) Dovey. At an early age, George moved to Central City in Muhlenberg County… Read More

John “Jocko” Milligan – Baseball Player

Born: August 8, 1861 Died: August 29, 1923 Plot: Section 124, Lot 150 John Milligan was born in Philadelphia in 1861 where his family resided on Lombard Street. Shortly after his birth, John’s mother passed away and a… Read More

Thomas H. “Pat” Deasley – Baseball Player

Born: November 17, 1857 Died: April 1, 1943 Plot: Section 116 Thomas H. “Pat” Deasley was born in Ireland in 1857 and emigrated to the United States sometime prior to 1880 when he began his baseball career. He… Read More

William F. (Bill) Greenwood – Baseball Player

Born: 1857 Died: May 2, 1902 Plot: Section 6, Lot 62 Professional baseball player Bill Greenwood was born in Philadelphia in 1857. On September 16, 1882, at age 25, he made his big league debut with the Philadelphia… Read More