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Philanthropic Cemetery,Philadelphia - when was it moved to Arlington Cemetery?

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Re: Philanthropic Cemetery,, when was it moved to Arlington Cemetery

Posted: 11 Aug 2012 12:15PM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 12 Aug 2012 8:03AM GMT
How did you do with your research into Philadelphia history? The 1840 were very, very lively times.

I have several relatives from colonial Philadelphia. I have run into the "removals" on a couple of occasions. I had relatives buried in Blockley Baptist, which is now a litter-strewn empty lot not far from the Zoo. No records remain. I only know of this because of the FamilySearch site which has actual copies of death certificates. I had yet others that were buried in Third Baptist, also later removed and now a strip mall in Southwark section.

Philadelphia has a very poor record of maintaining hollowed grounds.

SubjectAuthorDate Posted
Thomas Barcla... 11 Aug 2012 6:15PM GMT 
Robin_Schoole... 6 Apr 2013 4:58PM GMT 
antiquitas200... 18 Jul 2013 5:16AM GMT 
dmccorkel_1 31 Jan 2012 4:04AM GMT 
deborahshinn 11 Feb 2012 4:34AM GMT 
Munner1 20 Jun 2012 8:16PM GMT 
Robin_Schoole... 6 Apr 2013 5:06PM GMT 
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