Kathryn Lufkin Alcorn (1895-1976) PHILADELPHIA STENOGRAPHER AND NAVY YEOMAN (F) IN WWI

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Born: January 23, 1895 Died: March 6, 1976 Plot: Naval 4, Row 15, Grave 7 March is Women’s History Month. In March, 2016 we wish to celebrate the life of one of our own—Kathryn Lufkin Alcorn—who was part of an historic change to the U.S. …Read More

William J. Graham – WWI Veteran and Philadelphia Policeman

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Born: November 30, 1878 Died: December 22, 1940 Plot: Section 129, Lot 44 William James Graham was born on November 30, 1878 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to William and Margaret (McAvoy) Graham. He was the youngest of six siblings (two boys and four girls).  Sometime …Read More

Adolph L. Lowe (1840-1922) – Civil War and WWI Veteran

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Born: August 16, 1840 Died: December 3, 1922 Plot: Naval Asylum, beneficiary plot, row 9 Adolph Lowe was born to William and Caroline Lowe in August of 1840 in Prussia. In March of 1861, at age 20, Adolph enlisted in the US Navy and …Read More

James Garfield Haney (1887-1947)

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Born: April 12, 1887 Died: August 4, 1947 Plot: Section 142, Lot Pennsylvania F2 US NAVY World War I