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  • Gertrude Spotted Tail (1869 - 1883)
    Lakota AKA: Stands and Laughs Gertrude died while a student at the Carlisle Indian Industrial School, the nation's first federal off-reservation boarding school, founded in 1879 by former cavalry off...
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    Col. Joseph Dean (1738 - 1793)
    Information on Joseph Dean, his parents and his siblings:“... William Ralston married, about 1757, Mrs. Sarah Dean, widow of Rev. William Dean. The latter, who was a native of Ireland, settled in Nantm...
  • Rebecca Chester (1791 - 1856)
    Ralston, the second daughter of Robert and Sarah (nee Clarkson) Ralston, was born March 3, 1791, and married, June 1, 1818, Rev. John Chester, son of John and Elizabeth (nee Huntington) Chester, who wa...
  • Cornelia Clarkson (1695 - 1753)
    Born about 1695. Daughter of Capt. Johan/Johannes De Peyster and Anna (Bancker) De Peyster, natives of Holland.Cornelia married about 1718 to Matthew Clarkson and they had about 10 children: Catharine,...
  • Hon. Matthew Clarkson, Mayor of Philadelphia, 1792-1796 (1733 - 1800)
    Matthew Clarkson (April 1733 – October 5, 1800) was the mayor of Philadelphia from 1792 to 1796. He was elected to the Confederation Congress in 1785, but did not attend. Biography Clarkson was born...

Please add profiles of those who were born, lived, or died in the city or county of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Also known as "The City of Brotherly Love" and "Philly" Formerly the capital of the United States when Washington D.C. was being built.

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Philadelphia Museum of Art

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Philly Cheesesteak

Reading Terminal Market

The Benjamin Franklin Parkway

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Spanish Flu of 1918