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Subject: Re: [PA-PHILA-CEMETERIES] Union Cemetery?
Date: Tue, 29 Jun 2004 18:08:43 -0400
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Union Cemetery in South Philadelphia was closed in 1906, the Society was
probably formed at that point to handle the assets.

Gene Stackhouse
"Inside every old person is a young person wondering what the hell
happened." Anon
"In heaven there is no beer, that's why we drink it here." Old Polka


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Subject: Re: [PA-PHILA-CEMETERIES] Union Cemetery?


> Logically thinking, that would make sense, but Cemetery Junction says that
> Union Burial Ground Society was established in 1906. My relative died in
> 1868. Maybe they mean the SOCIETY was formed in 1906, not the cemetery.
>
> Larry B.
> (I'm Larry B. and I approve this message.)
>
> ----Original Message Follows----
>
> You are probably looking at the cemetery on Washington Ave. in South
> Philadelphia.
>
> Gene Stackhouse
> "Inside every old person is a young person wondering what the hell
> happened." Anon
> "In heaven there is no beer, that's why we drink it here." Old Polka
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
>
> > I have a relative who lived on Mountain (Marker) Street, south of
> Tasker
> > in
> > Southwark, who was buried in Union Cemetery accourding to his obit. I
> did
> > a
> > Google search to find more info on this cemetery and got the following
> > results...
> >
> > Union Burial Ground
> > Gravers Lane & Seminole St.
> >
> > Union Burial Ground of the Northern Liberties & Kensington
> > (Also known as West St Grounds and Malt House Grounds)
> > Bounded by Gaul, Berks(Vienna) and Belgrade(West) in Kensington Sts.
> > (removed to Northwood cemetery and also possibly Palmer Cemetery)
> >
> > Union Burial Ground Society
> > 6th below Washington Ave.
> > (removed in 1906 to Arlington Cemetery, Lansdowne, PA)
> >
> > Union Wesleyan & Harmony Burial Ground (Kensington M.E. Church)
> > Hanover St.(now Columbia) north of Thompson
> > Now a playground
> > (removed to Fernwood, Forrest Hills and North Cedar Hill Cemeteries)
> >
> > Kensington Union Cemetery Also known as Union Burial Ground of the
> > Northern
> > Liberties & Kensington
> > Bounded by Gaul, Berks(Vienna) and Belgrade(West) in Kensington Sts.
> > (removed to Northwood cemetery and also possibly Palmer Cemetery)
> >
> > Any thoughts on what cemetery I am looking for? Maybe some history?
> >
> > Thanks.
> >
> > Larry B.
> > (I'm Larry B. and I approve this message.)
>
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