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Haverford High School, Class of 1932

Haverford Township High School Class of February 1932           – PDF of page is available   John   Armstrong   Catherine   Bell   Helen   Bencker…

Chichester School District

Chichester School District Opened in: First Graduating Class: Location of Schools: Chichester High School 3333 Chichester Avenue Boothwyn, PA 19061 Chichester Middle School 725 Meetinghouse Road Boothwyn, PA 19061 Boothwyn…

Delco Churches

Churches of Delco

The Life of a Soldier

The Life of a Soldier With the 150th anniversary of the start of the Civil War I’ve been thinking about many in my family tree that served during the Civil…

Hebron Cemetery, Potter County

Hebron CemeteryHebron TownshipPotter County, Pennsylvania   Last Name First Name Middle Name Maiden Name Date of Birth Date of Death Age at Death Notes Allen Alta     1865  …

Hollenbeck Cemetery, Potter County

Hollenbeck CemeteryHebron TownshipPotter County, Pennsylvania   Last Name First Name Middle Name Maiden Name Date of Birth Date of Death Age at Death Notes Bly Edgar M.     March…

History of Delaware County Pennsylvania – Chapter 32

CHAPTER XXXII THE CITY OF CHESTER In 1644 the present site of Chester, east of the creek of that name, was a tobacco plantation, occupied by farm servants in the…

History of Delaware County Pennsylvania – Chapter 31

CHAPTER XXXI BIRMINGHAM TOWNSHIP At the extreme southwestern end of Delaware County is Birmingham township, which in early days was pronounced as though written Brummagen. The Brandywine Creek constitutes the…

History of Delaware County Pennsylvania – Chapter 30

CHAPTER XXX BETHEL TOWNSHIP This municipal district, which was the smallest township in the original county of Chester, is about three miles in length and a mile and a half…

History of Delaware County Pennsylvania – Chapter 29

CHAPTER XXIX ASTON TOWNSHIP Dr. Smith states that “this township probably derived its name from Aston, a village of Berkshire, England. . . . In 1686, Edward Carter, then a…