Friends of Mount Moriah Cemetery, P.O. Box 5321, Philadelphia, PA 19142

Col. Frank McAnally Wallace – Police Officer & Veteran of WWI and WWII

Born: August 20, 1901 Died: June 10, 1967 Plot: Section F, Range 1, Lot 2 Frank Wallace had Irish roots, but his parents and his maternal grandfather were all born and lived their lives in the Irish communities of… 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

William J. Graham – WWI Veteran and Philadelphia Policeman

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… 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

Thomas Kittera (1789-1839) – Lawyer, Politician, and Freemason of Philadelphia

Born: March 21, 1789 Died: June 16, 1839 Plot: Section 41, Lot 44 Thomas Kittera was born in Lancaster, PA. His father was John Wilkes Kittera and his mother was Ann Moore. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania… Read More

Capt. Edward J. Dougherty (1834-1892) – Pinkerton

Born: April 21, 1834 Died: August 19, 1892 Plot: Section 122, Lot 92 Edward Jerome Dougherty was born in Delaware and fought in the Civil War with the 4th Delaware Infantry Regiment C.  This regiment was among those that… Read More

William Burns Smith (1844-1917) – Mayor of Philadelphia

Born: November 11, 1844 Died: November 28, 1917 Plot: William Burns Smith was born in Glasgow, Scotland and arrived in the United States with his parents when he was seven years old. At age 11 he apprenticed to… Read More

John Russell Young (1840-1899) – Journalist and Diplomat

Born: November 20, 1840 Died: January 17, 1899 Plot: Section 60, Lot 39 Young was born in County Tyrone, Ireland, but as a young child his family emigrated to Philadelphia. He entered the newspaper business as a proofreader at… Read More