Burial records, vol. 4, 1804-1838, and sexton's accounts, 1818-1837

Metadata

Title

Burial records, vol. 4, 1804-1838, and sexton's accounts, 1818-1837

Alternative Title

Second Presbyterian Church, Burial Records Vol. 4

Date

1804/1837

Digital Identifier

PHS.SecondPresbyterianChurchBurialRecords_Vol4

Call Number

V MI46 P533b v. 4

Description

This bound manuscript holds three main groups of records, which are not in chronological order. First, sexton's records of burials from 1826 to 1832, including the date, person buried, and fees paid. Second, records of the sexton's expenditures dating from 1818 to 1837, including purchases of wood and oil and money paid for groundskeeping and building maintenance. Third, more records of burials in Second Presbyterian's graveyard from 1804 to 1838, including date of burial, name of deceased, fees paid and age at time of death.

Note: Researchers interested in the burials of African-Americans can search the transcription of this volume for the terms "colored" and "coloured."

Place

Pennsylvania--Philadelphia

Holding Institution

Presbyterian Historical Society

Extent

1 volume

Format (Original)

Format (Digital)

tiff

Rights

http://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/mark/1.0/

Language

eng

Type

Text

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IIIF Manifest

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Rights Holder

Presbyterian Historical Society