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|The American Advertising Directory for Manufacturers
and Dealers in American Goods for the year of 1832.
(Listings include names of merchants, their location and
what they sell)
|Bring Out Your Dead: The Great Plague of Yellow Fever
in Philadelphia in 1793 by J. H. Powell.
||Carolyn G. Lynn
|Index to Seamen's Protection Certificate Applications
- Port of Philadelphia 1796 - 1823 (It has over 14,000
people who applied in Philadelphia in this time period)
|Passenger Arrivals at the Port of Philadelphia
||Carolyn G. Lynn
|Pennsylvania German Pioneers, 1727-1808, vols. I,
II, & III, by R. B. Strassburger & W. J. Hinke, Camden, ME:
Picton Press, 1992. (Passenger lists of Germans arriving
aboard ships in the port of Phila., PA. Mostly males 16 and
over who signed the Oath of Allegiance, though a few lists
contain women and children.)
|St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Manayunk,
Philadelphia, PA 100th Anniversary book. From 1831 to
1931. Lots of history of Manayunk etc.
|Social Register of Philadelphia, 1960.
|The Stories Behind Philadelphia Street Names
|100 old Philadelphia Newspapers (Inquirers,
Bulletins, Daily News) dating back to about 1900 (Click
here to see a partial list of Karen's newspaper
|Genealogy Lookup Forum
|Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness