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Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1779/09/04 William Henry Drayton Died William Henry Drayton dies of typhus in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was buried in Christ Church Burial Ground.
1790/04/17 Benjamin Franklin Died Benjamin Franklin dies from pleuritic attack at home in Philadelphia at age 84. He is buried in Christ Church Burial Ground in Philadelphia.
1793/07/29 George Washington Mourner George Washington attends as Mary Long Tobias, wife of Tobias Lear, is buried at Christ Church, Philadelphia. 1793 Yellow Fever Epidemic
1793/07/29 Tobias Lear Widower Mary Long Tobias, wife of Tobias Lear, is buried at Christ Church, Philadelphia. 1793 Yellow Fever Epidemic
1793/09/29 Samuel Powel Died Samuel Powel dies of Yellow Fever. He is interred at Christ Church Burial Ground, Philadelphia 1793 Yellow Fever Epidemic
1822/02/15 Pierce Butler Died Pierce Butler dies in Philadelphia, PA. He is buried in Christ Church.
1824/05/05 Margaret Izard Manigault Died Margaret Izard Manigault dies in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She is buried in Christ Church Burial Ground, Philadelphia.
1837/12/15 Dr Philip Syng Physick Died Philip Syng Physick dies in Philadelphia. He is buried at Christ Church Burial Ground.
1838/02/06 Henry C Pratt Died Henry C Pratt dies in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is buried in Christ Church Burial Ground.

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Particulars for Christ Church Burial Ground:
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Area of Significance Art
Historic Use Cemetery
Historic Use Graves, burials
Historic Use Monument, Marker
Level of Significance National
Criteria Person
Owner Private
Sight Category Site
Area of Significance Social History



US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration:

PLACE DETAILS
Registry Name:
Registry Address:
Registry Number: 71000062
Resource Type:
Owner: Private
Nominator Name: National Historical Park
CULTURAL DETAILS
Level of Significance: National
Area of Significance: Art, Social history
Applicable Criteria: Architecture-Engineering, Person
Criteria Consideration: Cemetery
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1700-1749, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824, 1750-1799
Associated People: Franklin,Benjamin,et al.
Historic Function: Recreation and Culture, Funerary
Historic Sub-Function: Cemetery, Monument, Marker, Graves, burials
Current Function: Recreation and Culture, Funerary
Current Sub-Function: Cemetery Monument, Marker Graves, burials

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