Notes and Sources


Newberry Library: "Pennsylvania Atlas of Historical County Boundaries"

A Project of the Dr. William M. Scholl Center for American History and Culture,

The Newberry Library, 60 West Walton Street, Chicago, Illinois 60610 / 312- 943-9090 > Pennsylvania (18 Mb *.pdf)




"Pennsylvania, Church Marriages, 1682-1976",, and


"Pennsylvania, Philadelphia Marriage Indexes, 1885-1951"


Death Certificates

"Pennsylvania, Philadelphia City Death Certificates, 1803-1915",

(and) John (1848) and Dora (1904) reported in MFHN v.XVII n.4 Oct.2009 p.2009-27


Passenger Lists


"Pennsylvania, Philadelphia Passenger Lists, 1800-1882",,

from original data "Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Philadelphia,

Pennsylvania, 1800-1882", Washington D.C., NARA M425 Rolls 1-71, and


"Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania", "Records of the

 United States Customs Service, 1745-1997", NARA RG 36 Series M425 Roll 47


Philadelphia City Directories


Guide: Temple University:

This research guide provides quick links to historical Philadelphia directories

. . . links arranged by date of the Philadelphia directories known to be online,

beginning with the earliest in 1785, which were also America's first directories.


1785-1867: online >

Internet Archive, 69 directories from the Library of the Philadelphia Museum of Art  and


1870-1901: "All U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995" database (filter "Philadelphia")

at and "Philadelphia City Directory, 1890" text-only database

(no images) at


McA/I/Ninch 1700s-1800s Events in the Philadelphia area               / November 2018

McAninch Family History NL v.XXVI n.2 / Copyright Frank McAninch / pg.2018-23

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