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Laurel Hill Cemetery
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania

3822 Ridge Avenue
Philadelphia PA 19132

Lat: 40°00'12"N, Lon: 75°11'22"W

[Editor's note per conversation with cemetery office) A very large cemetery, covering several blocks, with burials from the Titanic, 30 civil war generals and many other famous people. It is a National Historic cemetery which was founded in 1836.


s/w = Stone with
w/o = Wife of
h/o = Husband of

This is not a complete listing of burials! The records below were provided by contributors to Cemetery Records Online. Total records = 6.

Contributor's Index:

Pitt, Elizabeth A., b. Jan 15, 1812, d. Jan 31, 1885, "Mother & Sister", s/by Wm H.D. Tapper and Thomas & L.A. Tapper, [DL]
Pitt, Helen S., d. Feb 18, 1858, "In her 19th year", s/w William HD, "Niece and Nephew", probably of Thomas & L.A. Tapper, [DL]
Pitt, William H. D., b. Nov. 5, 1864 "In is 21 year", s/w Helen, "Niece and Nephew", [DL]
Sherwood, Ruth, b. Aug. 26, 1787, d. Jul 8, 1866, [DL]
Tapper, L. A., w/o Thomas, s/w Thomas, [DL]
Tapper, Thomas F. B., Aug 31, 1823; d. Feb 2, 1885, h/o & s/w L.A., a special monument reads "Colonel 4th regt. P.R.V.C. 33rd. PA. Vol., Participated in the following engagements: Dranesville, VA, Dec 20, 1861; Mechanicsville, VA, Jun 26, 1862; Jamesville, VA Jun 27, 1862; Charles City Cross Roads, Jun 30 1862. Wounded twice in this engagement. Also Malvern Hill, VA Jul 1862, South Mountain, MD, Sep 14, 1862; Antietam, MD. Sep 16 and 17, 1862; Fredericksburg, VA. Dec 14 and 15, 1862; Cloyd Mountain, WV, May 9, 1864; New River Bridge, May 10, 1864. Mustered out of service Jun 17, 1864.", [DL]

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