Genealogy Projects tagged with Philadelphia County on the Geni Family Tree

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  • University of Pennsylvania

    University of Pennsylvania Wikipedia The University of Pennsylvania (commonly referred to as Penn or UPenn ) is an American private Ivy League research university located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Penn considers itself the fourth-oldest institution of higher education in the United States, as well as the first university in the United States with both undergraduate and g...

  • Philadelphia City & County, Pennsylvania

    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.= Official Website = Please see Wikipedia for a full history. Adjacent Counties * Bucks County * Burlington County, NJ * Camden County, NJ * Gloucester...

  • Saint Joseph's University

    Wikipedia Saint Joseph's University (also referred to as SJU or St. Joe's) is a private, coeducational Roman Catholic Jesuit university located in the Overbrook neighborhood of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, and the Lower Merion Township on the historic Pennsylvania Main Line. The University was founded in 1851 as Saint Joseph's College by the Society of Jesus. Saint Joseph's is th...

  • Jews of Philadelphia

    This project focuses on Jewish families and individuals of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Jews of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania can trace their history back to Colonial America. Jews have lived there since the arrival of William Penn in 1682. Jewish traders were operating in southeastern Pennsylvania long before Penn. The first Jewish resident of Philadelphia on record was Jonas Aaron. His nam...

  • Wharton School of Business

    Wikipedia The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania (/ˈhwɔːrtən/ WHAWR-tən; also known as The Wharton School or Wharton) is the business school of the University of Pennsylvania, a private Ivy League university in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Established in 1881 through a donation from Joseph Wharton, the Wharton School is the world’s oldest collegiate school of business. The Whart...

  • Woodlands Cemetery,Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, 19104 USA

    Woodlands Cemetery, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, 19104 USA: Find a Grave The Woodlands’ 54-acre undulating landscape is at once a one-of-a-kind 18th-century English pleasure garden, 19th-century rural cemetery, and a modern green oasis for its neighbors in bustling University City and West Philadelphia. The Woodlands was designated a National Historic Landmark District i...

  • Germantown, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    October 6, 1683 - Thirteen families from Krefeld, Germany, arrived in Philadelphia to begin Germantown, one of America's oldest settlements. (Today in History, Antelope Valley Press, Thursday, October 6, 2011, p. B2).Germantown was founded by German settlers, thirteen Quaker and Mennonite families from Krefeld (Germany),[1][2] in 1681. Today the founding day of Germantown on October 6, 1683, is...

  • Drexel University

    Wikipedia =Drexel University is a private research university with three campuses in Philadelphia and one in Sacramento, California. It was founded in 1891 by Anthony J. Drexel, a noted financier and philanthropist. As of 2015, more than 26,000 students are enrolled in over 70 undergraduate programs and more than 100 master's, doctoral, and professional programs at the university. Drexel's coop...

  • Thomas Jefferson University

    Wikipedia Thomas Jefferson University is a private health sciences university in Center City, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in the United States. The university consists of six constituent colleges and schools, Sidney Kimmel Medical College, Jefferson College of Biomedical Sciences, Jefferson College of Health Professions, Jefferson College of Nursing, Jefferson College of Pharmacy, and Jefferson...

  • La Salle University

    Wikipedia La Salle University is a private, co-educational, Roman Catholic university located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S. Named for St. Jean-Baptiste de La Salle, the university was founded in 1863 by the Institute of the Brothers of the Christian Schools. The university offers traditional, online, and hybrid courses and programs. The university is affiliated with the Roman Catholic Chu...

  • Philadelphia Eagles (NFL)

    The Philadelphia Eagles are a professional football franchise based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Eagles are members of the East division of the National Football Conference (NFC) in the National Football League (NFL). The Eagles have won three NFL championships and made two Super Bowl appearances, losing both. These were in 1980 (to the Oakland Raiders), and in 2004 (to the New England Pa...

  • Salem German Reformed Cemetery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    This project is for those buried in Salem German Reformed Cemetery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Find a Grave

  • Mount Moriah Cemetery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    This project is for those who are buried in Mount Moriah Cemetery in Philadelphia. Mount Moriah Cemetery, situated in Philadelphia and Delaware Counties in Pennsylvania encompasses 380 acres with approximately 200,000 to 300,000 burials. In April 2011, the cemetery was abandoned and the Friends of Mount Moriah Cemetery, Inc. began working to restore the property, which had been neglected for m...

  • Philadelphia National Cemetery

    Wikipedia The Philadelphia National Cemetery is a cemetery in Pennsylvania north of Germantown. Find a Grave

  • Port of Philadelphia: Arrivals

    This project is for all Port of Philadelphia Immigrant Arrivals. Please add your ancestors here.Excerpt from "Philadelphia: Immigrant City by Frederic M. MillerFrom the time of its founding in 1682, Philadelphia has been both an immigrant port and a city of immigrants. In fact, in 1683 when Dutch and German religious groups founded Germantown now part of Philadelphia they established the first ...