Index to Early Philadelphia Obituaries – Public Ledger 1836

These early Philadelphia (PA) deaths were recorded in the Public Ledger, an early Philadelphia newspaper.

Click on the links in the index citations to read each person’s obituary.
Public Ledger. 25 Mar 1836
Eure, Jonas. (-1836)
Hendel, William B. (-1836)
McClaskey, James. (1775-1836)
Talcott, Samuel Austin (1789-1836)
Taynton, Luther. (1791-1836)
Townsend, Edwin. (1832-1836)
Townsend, Maria. (1833-1836)

Public Ledger. 26 Mar 1836
Wooldridge, Jane. (1821-1836)

Public Ledger. 29 Mar 1836
Bewley, William. (-1836)
Chauncey, Susan N. (-1836)
Evans, Charles H. (1799-1836)
Fleu, Ann. (1824-1836)
Mapother, John. (1751-1836)
Russell, Jas. W. (1805-1836)
Turner, Ann. (wife of John). (-1836)

Public Ledger. 30 Mar 1836
Dempsey, John. (1835-1836)
Fassitt, Thomas. (1776-1836)
McArthur, Catherine. (1834-1836)

Sevelinque, Joseph. (1784-1836)
Watson, Elizabeth (wife of David). (1784-1836)


Public Ledger. 31 Mar 1836
Geiger, George. (1796-1836)
Harrison, Henry K. (1801-1836)
Murphy, Mary (wife of Daniel). (1792-1836)
Neville, Adelaide Olivia. (1829-1836)
Stevenson, John & Mrs. Stevenson. (-1836)

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Thomas Jay Kemp

Thomas Jay Kemp is the Director of Genealogy Products at GenealogyBank. Tom Kemp is an internationally known librarian and archivist – he is the author of over 35 genealogy books and hundreds of articles about genealogy and family history.

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2 thoughts on “Index to Early Philadelphia Obituaries – Public Ledger 1836

  1. Tom,
    I tried to pull up one of these obits using my subscription and didn’t get anything. Is this information within the contents of your other material
    Susan Koelble

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