Major Benjamin Loxley, Master Carpenter & Artillery Officer from Philadelphia during the American Revolution

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Born: December 20, 1720 Died: October 10, 1801 Plot: Section 112, Lot 53 Benjamin Loxley was a witness to the American Revolution as well as an important participant in the new government, conceived and created by the Founders. Early Life Benjamin Loxley was born in …Read More

Captain John Ashmead

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Born:  September 29, 1738 Died:  June 6, 1818 Plot: Section 112, First Baptist Church plot The Ashmead family came from Cheltenham, England, in 1682, and settled in what is now Cheltenham, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. John Ashmead was born in Germantown, PA, the son of John …Read More

Known Revolutionary War Veterans

Chaplain William Rogers, DD – 1751-1824, Chaplain in BG Samuel Miles Pennsylvania Rifles Regiment. Buried in First Baptist Church Plot, Section 112. Source: SAR, Philadelphia Continental Chapter web site. Chaplain Henry Holcombe, DD – 1762-1824, Captain during war. Buried in First Baptist Church Plot, Section 112. Source: …Read More