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

Edward W. Curry – Spanish American War Veteran

Born: June 1, 1878, Philadelphia, PA Died: July 15, 1900, Pinar Del Rio, Cuba From 1895 to 1898 Cuban revolutionaries were engaged in a violent conflict to free themselves from Spanish rule.  The instability of Cuba, both politically and… Read More

Albert Beyer (1859 – 1929)

Coxswain, serving on board the U. S. S. Nashville, for extraordinary bravery and coolness while cutting the cables leading from Cienfuegos, Cuba, May 11, 1898, under heavy fire of the enemy. (G. O. 521, July 7, 1899.) Plot:… Read More

Corporal Samuel Daniel Phillippe

Born: Marcy 21, 1860 Died: February 26, 1906 Plot: Section 52, Lot 19 S.E. Corner Veteran of the Spanish American War, E-1 U S Volunteer Engineers. Rank: Corporal. 5 Apr 1900, stationed at Biliran Island, Philippines. Son of… Read More

African American Sailors

In honor of Black History Month, we’d like to recognize these African American sailors buried at Mount Moriah Cemetery. Finding biographical information on these sailors has proved tough. If you’re a descendent of one of these men or… Read More