The Historical Society of Pennsylvania has many Philadelphia
cemetery records on microfilm or you may contact the individual cemetery.

For Roman Catholic cemetery records not at Historical Society of PA, write to:
Catholic Cemeteries Office
111 South 38th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-3179
or write to the individual cemetery

For Jewish cemeteries, contact
Jewish Genealogical Society of Philadelphia

For online searchable burial records of many of the following cemeteries, please visit
Philadelphia PAGenWeb Archives

Please E-mail me about any broken links, thanks!


Blockley Baptist Church Grounds
53rd below Wyalusing Ave.
(removed circa 1930 to West Chester, PA and/or Mt. Zion Cemetery in Delaware County, PA)

Chestnut Hill Baptist Church Ground
Germantown Ave. & Bethlehem Pike

Holmesburg Baptist Church Ground
Frankford Ave. south of Rhawn St.

Roxborough Baptist Burial Grounds
Ridge Ave. & Lyceum


All Saint's Ground
Buckius & Edgemont Sts.
Philadelphia, PA 19137

Cathedral Cemetery (Old Cathedral) (Established 1849)
48th & Lancaster Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19131

Convent of Sisters of St. Joseph
Reading Pike & City Line Ave.

Eden Hall Cemetery (Convent of the Sacred Heart) (Established 1847)
Convent Lane below Frankford Ave. at Bristol St.

Holy Cross
(see St. Mary's Cemetery 1800 S. 10th St.)

Holy Cross Cemetery (Established 1890)
Bailey Rd. & Yeadon Ave.
Yeadon, PA 19050

Most Holy Redeemer Cemetery
(Established 1886, in connection with St.Peter's Church, 5th & Girard)
4268 Richmond St.
Philadelphia, PA 19137-1927

Holy Sepulchre Cemetery (Established 1895)
Cheltenham Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19118

Holy Trinity Cemetery (Established 1791)
6th & Spruce Sts.
Philadelphia, PA

New Cathedral Cemetery (Established 1861)
2nd & Butler St.
Philadelphia, PA 19140
Attendant: Sean Daly

Our Lady Of Grace Cemetery (Established 1947)
1215 Super Hwy.
Langhorne, PA 19047-2657

Resurrection Cemetery (Established 1959)
5201 Hulmeville Rd.
Cornwells Heights, PA 19020-3094

St. Agnes Cemetery
1050 Pottstown Pike
West Chester, PA 19380-4136

St. Anne's Parish Cemetery (Established 1845)
Lehigh Ave. & Memphis St.

St. Augustine's Church Grounds (Established 1797)
4th & Vine St.
Philadelphia, PA 19106

St. Dominic's Cemetery (Established circa 1869)
8500 Frankford, above Blackerston St.
Philadelphia, PA 19136

St. Edward the Confessor Cemetery (Established 1865)
8th & York Sts
Philadelphia, PA

St. Joachim's Cemetery (Established 1843)
Church & Griscom Sts.

St. John the Baptist Church Grounds (Manayunk) (Established 1831)
Cresson & Rector Sts.
Link to SEARCHABLE DATABASE of St. John the Baptist Cemetery:
Burials 1849 -1853 (Partial List)

St. John the Evangelist (Established 1837)
13th St North of ChestnutSt.

St. John Neumann Cemetery (Established 1983)
County Line Rd. & Upper State Rd.
Chalfont, PA 18914

St. Joseph's (Established 1732)
3rd St and Willings Alley

St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery
252 S. 4th above Spruce
Philadelphia, PA 19106-3722

St. Mary's Cemetery (formerly Holy Cross)
1800 S. 10th

St. Mary of the Assumption Cemetery (German)
247 Lemont St. (Roxborough)
The first churchyard was opened circa 1850 on Oak (now Conarroe) Street west of Silverwood in Manayunk next to the parish church. In 1872 a large tract of ground was purchased on Prospect (now Lemonte) Street in Roxborough for use as a second churchyard. Its consecration occurred on July 13, 1873. Records are held at the church rectory.

St. Michael's Cemetery (Established 1831)
2nd & Jefferson St.
Philadelphia, PA 19122
Attendants: Father Harkins or Buddy Hart

St. Peter & St. Paul Cemetery (Established 1958)
1600 S. Sproul Rd.
Springfield, PA 19064-1134

St. Peter's German Redemptionist Fathers Cemetery
(Established 1949)
Between Belgrade & Tioga Sts and Almond & Venango Sts.
Philadelphia, PA 19134

St. Stephen Cemetery (Established by 1853)
Lycoming & Elser Sts.


All Saint's Ground (Church Established 1838)
12th & Fitzwater Sts.
(closed 1914, whereabouts of remains unknown)

All Saint's Cemetery (Church Established 1772)
Frankford Ave. & Eden St.

Christ Church Cemetery (Established 1728)
20 N. American St.
Philadelphia, PA 19106-4592

Christ Church Grounds
2nd & Church Sts.

Christ Church Grounds
5th & Arch Sts.

St. Andrew's Cemetery
5th & Spruce St.

St. Barnabas' Church Grounds
3rd & Dauphin St.

St. David's Churchyard
Dupont & Smith Sts.

St. James of Kingsessing Churchyard
Woodland Ave. west of 68th St.

St. James the Less Church Grounds
Nicetown Lane & Clearfield St.

St. Luke's P.E. Burial Grounds
Welch Rd. east of Bustleton Pike

St. Luke's Church Burial Grounds
Germantown Ave. & Coulter

Old St. Paul's Churchyard
3rd St. below Walnut

St. Paul's Cemetery
3rd & Spruce St
(Some removed in 1855 to Mount Moriah Cemetery, Section 47)

St. Peter's Cemetery
3rd & Pine St.

St. Stephen's Church Graveyard
13th & Arch St.
(some removed in 1866 to Laurel Hill )

St. Timothy's Churchyard
(Church Established 1859, Cemetery Est. by 1865)
Ridge Ave. & Walnut Lane Philadelphia, PA 19128

Trinity Oxford
Rising Sun Ave. & Disston St.

Trinity P.E. Grounds
Catherine St. below 3rd
(removed to Mount Moriah)


Adath Jeshurun Cemetery
1855 Bridge St.
Philadelphia, PA 19124-1498

Arabella Jewish Cemetery
East side Randolph at Federal St.

Beth El Emeth Cemetery
5441 Market St.

Chevra Bikur Cholim Cemetery
1853 Bridge St.

East Cedar Hill Cemetery
Frankford Ave. & Bridge St.

German Hebrew Congregation (see Rodoph Shelom)
Sedegly Ave. & L St.

Har Nebo Cemetery
Oxford Ave. & Benner St.
Philadelphia, PA 19111

Har Zion Cemetery
1201 Macdade Blvd.
Collingdale, PA 19023-4111

Haym Salomon Memorial Park
200 Moores Rd.
Frazer, PA 19355-1030

Hebrew Mutual Burial Association
Cemetery Lane & 63rd St.

King David Memorial Park
3594 Bristol Rd.
Bensalem, PA 19020-1602

Mikveh Israel Beth-El-Emuth
55th & Market Sts.

Mikveh Israel Cemetery
Spruce St. near 8th

Montefiore Cemetery
600 Church Rd.
Jenkintown, PA 19046-4398

Mount Carmel Cemetery
Frankford Ave. & Cheltenham

Mount Jacob Cemetery
141 N. Bartram Ave.
Glenolden, PA 19036-1207

Mount Lebanon Cemetery
1200 Bartram Ave.
Collingdale, PA 19023-4198

Mount Sharon Cemetery
Springfield Rd. & West Ave.
Springfield, PA 19064

Mount Sinai Cemetery
Bridge & Cottage Sts.
Philadelphia, PA 19124

Rodoph Shalom (see German Hebrew Congregation)
Sedgley Ave. & L St.

Roosevelt Memorial Park (Established 1928)
Roosevelt Blvd. & City Lane
Trevose, PA 19053

Shalom Memorial Park
Byberry Rd. & Philmont Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19116


Bethanien German Lutheran Evangelical Church Ground
Martin & Pechin Sts.

Evangelical Lutheran Church of St. John
Race St. west of 5th St.
(removed in 1924 to Laurel Hill)

German Lutheran Cemetery
31st & Lehigh Ave.

St. John Evangelical Lutheran
6th & Race
(removed in 1924 to Laurel Hill)

St. Michael's Evangelical Lutheran Churchyard
Germantown & Phil Ellena St.

Trinity Lutheran Cemetery
Germantown Ave. & Queen Lane

Trinity Lutheran
Wolf St. above 21st


Germantown Mennonite Grounds
Germantown & E. Herman St.

Methodist/Methodist Episcopal

African M. E. Cemetery
Ashton & Welch Rds.

Bustleton M. E. Church Ground
Bustleton Pike below Welch Rd.

Chestnut Hill M. E. Church Ground
Germantown Ave. above Chestnut Ave.

Colored Methodist Grounds
Center & Morton Sts.

Cumberland Methodist Episcopal
Cumberland St.
Philadelphia, PA

Ebenezer M. E. Cemetery
4th & Christian Sts.
(closed 1914)

Emanual Church Grounds
Frankford Ave. above Hickory St.

Emanual Church Grounds
Marlborough north of E. Girard Ave.

Grove Methodist Episcopal Cemetery
Boot Rd.
West Chester, PA 19380

Kensington M. E. Church Ground
Hanover St. north of Thompson
(removed to Forrest Hills)

Methodist Church Yard
Cemetery Lane, Somerton

Oak Lane M.E. Churchyard
York Rd. below City Line

St. James M.E. Church Grounds
Tabor Rd. & Water St.

St. Paul M.E. Church Grounds
Catherine above 6th

St. Paul M.E. Church Grounds
Paul St. south of Rush

St. Stephen's M.E. Grounds
Germantown Ave. & Bringhurst St.

Wharton St. M.E. Grounds
4th & Wharton St.
(removed to Mount Moriah)


First Presbyterian Church Grounds
Pine St. above 4th St.

First Presbyterian Church Grounds
Germantown Ave. & Center St.
(removed to Ivy Hill)

First Presbyterian Church Grounds
Dupont & Baker Sts.

First Presbyterian Church of Bridesburg
Pratt St. west of Richmond St.

First Presbyterian Church Grounds of Northern Liberties
5th & Buttonwood Sts.

Market Square Presbyterian Church Ground
Germantown Ave., Mill St.

Ninth Presbyterian Ground
Race St. west of 19th

Presbyterian Church of Frankford
Frankford Ave. & Church St.

Roxborough Presbyterian Burial Grounds
Ridge Ave. & Pt. Royal

Third Presbyterian Church Grounds
Pine St. above 4th

United Presbyterian Reformed Churchyard
Cotton & Wood Sts.
(removed to Westminster Cemetery)


Byberry Friends' Ground
Gravel Pike above Northampton Rd.

Frankford Friends' Burial Ground
Unity St. east of Frankford Ave.

Free Quaker Cemetery
5th St. above Spruce St.

Friends' Burial Ground
Arch St. west of 3rd St.

Friends' Fairhill Burial Ground
Cambria St. east of Germantown Ave.

Friends' Western Burial Ground
16th & Race Sts.

Germantown Prepatory Meeting of Friends' Burial Ground
Germantown Ave. & Coulter St.

Quaker Cemetery Plot
(see North Laurel Hill Cemetery)

Non Sectarian, Public, Private or
Undetermined Religious Denomination

Arlington Cemetery (Established 1895)
Lansdowne Ave. & School Lane
Drexel Hill, PA 19026
Link to SEARCHABLE DATABASE of Arlington Cemetery burials
Arlington Burials

American Mechanics Cemetery (Established 5 August 1848)
NE side of Ridge Ave at 22nd & Diamond St.
(removed to Philadelphia Memorial Park, Malvern, PA)

Axe's Burial Ground
Germantown Ave. & Washington Lane

Bellevue Cemetery (Established 1885)
H & Tioga Sts.
(removed in 1951 to Philadelphia Memorial Park, Frazer, PA )
The former site was abandoned after 1951 until it became the parking lot of a shopping center built in the late 1960's.

Bethel Church Grounds
Washington & Moyamensing Ave.

Bristol Cemetery
704 State Rd.
Croydon, PA 19021-7447

Cedar Hill Cemetery (Established 1849)
Frankford Ave. & Bridge St.
Philadelphia, PA 19124

Chelten Hills Cemetery (Established 1879)
1701 E. Washington Lane
Philadelphia, PA 19138-1197

Chester County Memorial Park (Established 1938)
301 S. Concord Rd.
West Chester, PA 19382-4826

Christ Church Hospital Grounds
Monument Rd. & Belmont Ave.

Church of Brethren (Old Dunkard's Ground)
Germantown Ave. above Sharpnack St.

City Burial Ground (Potter's Field)
Nicetown Lane & B St.

Concord Burial Ground
(see Axe's Burial Ground)

De Benneville Burial Grounds
Green Lane east of York Rd.

Eden Cemetery (Established 20 June 1902)
Collingdale, PA (Cemetery Location)
Business Office: 5410 Haverford Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19139-1428

Evergreen Memorial Park (See Rosedale)
(Established 1930)

Fairhill Cemetery
Germantown Ave. & Cambria Sts.

Fernwood Cemetery
6500 Baltimore Ave.
Lansdowne, PA 19050-2750

Forest Hills Cemetery
101 Byberry Rd.
Philadelphia, PA 19116-1901

Franklin Cemetery (Established 1840)
Pelham & Elkhart Sts.
Now a playground
(removed to Evergreen Memorial Park, Bensalem Twp., PA)

Glenwood Cemetery Established 22 February 1850)
27th & Ridge Ave.
(removed in 1923 to New Glenwood Cemetery, Broomall, PA)

Glenwood Memorial Gardens
2321 W. Chester Pike
Broomall, PA 19008-2596

Gloria Dei Burial Ground (Old Swede's)
931 Otsego St.

Greene St. Friends' Ground
School Lane & Chelten Ave.

Greenmount Cemetery (Established 1875)
4301 N. Front at Rising Sun and Bristol St.
Philadelphia, PA 19140

Greenmount Cemetery
117 Westtown Rd.
West Chester, PA 19382-4941

Greenwood (Knights of Pythias) Cemetery
930 Adams Avenue (Adams and Arrott)
Philadelphia, PA 19124-2497
Friends of Greenwood

Hanover Cemetery
Thompson St. & Columbia Ave.
(removed in 1922 to Forrest Hills & Fernwood Cemeteries)

Hatboro Cemetery Company
36 Fulmore Ave.
Hatboro, PA 19040-3414

Hayes Mechanic Home Ground
Belmont Ave.

Hillside Cemetery
2556 Susquehanna Rd.
Roslyn, PA 19001

Holy Comforter Cemetery
48th & Haverford Ave.

Holy Comforter Memorial
19th & Wharton Sts.

Holy Innocent Ground
Washington Lane & Wissonoming

Hood Cemetery
Germantown Ave. & Logan St.

Ivy Hill Cemetery
Mt. Airy Ave. east of Stenton Ave.

Ivy Hill Cemetery (Established 1867)
Easton Rd. P.O. Box 27307
Philadelphia, PA 19150

Kulp's Family Ground
Haines St. west of Stenton

Lafayette Cemetery
Federal between 9-10th Sts.
(removed to Evergreen Memorial Park, Bensalem Twp. PA)

Laurel Hill Cemetery
3822 Ridge Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19132-1881

Lawnview Cemetery (Established 1904)
Huntingdon Pike
Rockledge, PA 19046

Leaches Family Ground
52nd abv. Woodland Av.

Lebanon Cemetery
18th & Wolf Sts.

Leverington Cemetery
Ridge & Lyceum Ave.

Machpelah Cemetery (Established 1830)
11th & Washington Ave.
(removed in 1895 to Mount Moriah - Graceland, Delaware Co. PA )

Magnolia Cemetery (Established 1886)
6950 Tulip St.
Philadelphia, PA 19135-2018

Merion Memorial Park
Bryn Mawr & Rockhill Rds.
Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004

Monument Cemetery (Established 1830)
Broad & Berks-Columbia Ave.
(removed in 1956 to Lawnview Cemetery, Rockledge, PA)

Mount Lawn Cemetery
Lincoln Memorial Park
84 Hook Rd.
Sharon Hill, PA 19079-1012

Mount Moriah Cemetery
62nd & Kingsessing Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19142
Link to SEARCHABLE DATABASE of Mt. Moriah burials. Available ONLY to members of the Genealogical Society of Pennsylvania who have a password: Mt. Moriah Burials

Link to Mount Moriah Cemetery.Org. This website has no affiliation with the owner(s) of Mount Moriah Cemetery in Philadelphia and is intended for non-profit, research and educational purposes only. Mount Moriah Cemetery Dot Org is devoted to disseminating information about Mount Moriah Cemetery, located in Southwest Philadelphia, PA, to plot owners, relatives of the deceased, and anyone else interested in the cemetery. Mt.

Mount Peace Cemetery (Established 1865)
(Contact Lawnview for records)
3111 W. Lehigh Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19132-1813

Mount Vernon Cemetery
Ridge & Lehigh Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19132

Mount Zion Burying Ground
P. R. R. (Bustleton Branch) to Erdrich

Mount Zion Cemetery
1400 Springfield Rd.
Collingdale, PA 19023-1099

Mount Zion Cemetery
Christian St. below 6th

Mutual Family Burial Ground
10th & Washington Ave.
(removed to Forrest Hills 1924)

New Jerusalem Society of Frankford
Plum & Hedge Sts.

North Cedar Hill Cemetery (Established 1860)
Frankford & Cheltenham Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19124

Northwood Cemetery (Established 1878)
15th & Haines St.
Philadelphia, PA 19144

Oakland Cemetery (Established 1891)
Adams & Ramona Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19124

Oaklands Cemetery
120 W. Market St.
West Chester, PA 19382-2902

Oak Lane Baptist Church Grounds
Cheltenham & Oak Lane Ave.

Odd Fellows Cemetery (Established 24 March 1849)
23rd & Diamond Sts.
(removed to Mount Peace/Lawnview, Huntingdon Pike)

Old Swede's
929 S. Water St.

Olive Cemetery
46th & Merion Ave.
(removed in 1923 to Eden & Mount Zion)

Oxford Trinity Grounds
2nd St. Pike & Oxford Rd.

Palmer Cemetery Charitable Grounds
Palmer & Memphis Sts.
(contact James Weiss, c/o Palmer Cemetery, Palmer & Memphis Streets, Phila., PA 19125)

Pennypack Cemetery
Bustleton Pike

Philadelphia Cemetery (Ronaldson's)
9th & Bainbridge Sts.
(removed in 1950 to Forrest Hills, Bensalem Twp. PA)

Philadelphia Memorial Park
124 Phoenixville Pike
Frazer, PA 19355-1023

Philadelphia National Cemetery (War Veterans Cemetery)
Haines Street and Limekiln Pike
Philadelphia, PA 19138
Phone: (609) 877-5460 or 880-0827
FAX: (609) 871-4691
United States Department of Veterans Affairs
Link to SEARCHABLE DATABASE of Philadelphia National Cemetery. National Gravesite Locator

Philanthropic Cemetery
Passyunk & Tasker Sts.
(removed to Arlington Cemetery, Drexel Hill, PA)

Pine Grove Cemetery & Memorial Park (Formerly Delmont)
(Established 1945)
Huntingdon Pike
Philadelphia, PA 19111

Private Cemetery
24th & Hunting Park Ave.

Rolling Green Memorial Park (Established 1939)
West Chester Pike & 2Rt. 02
West Chester, PA 19380

Ronaldson Cemetery
(see Philadelphia Cemetery)

Rose Burying Ground
41st & Ludlow Sts.
(removed in 1922 to Mt. Moriah )

Rosedale Memorial Park (Formerly Evergreen Memorial Park)
(Everegreen Established 1930, Rosedale Established 1960))
Richlieu Rd.
Bensalem, PA 19020

St. Barnabas' Church Grounds
McCallum & Rittenhouse Sts.

Shawmont Cemetery
Ridge Ave. & Shawmont St.

Spruce St. Cemetery
Spruce below 9th St.

Stenton Family Ground
18th & Courtland St.

Union Burial Ground
Gravers Lane & Seminole St.

Union Burial Ground of the Northern Liberties & Kensington
(Also known as West St Grounds and Malt House Grounds)
Bounded by Gaul, Berks(Vienna) and Belgrade(West) in Kensington Sts.
(removed to Northwood cemetery and also possibly Palmer Cemetery)

Union Burial Ground Society (Established 25 September 1827)
6th below Washington Ave.
(removed in 1906 to Arlington Cemetery, Lansdowne, PA)

Union Wesleyan & Harmony Burial Ground (Kensington M.E. Church)
Hanover St.(now Columbia) north of Thompson
Now a playground
(removed to Fernwood, Forrest Hills and North Cedar Hill Cemeteries)

United American Mechanics Cemetery (Established 5 August 1848)
NE side of Ridge Ave at 22nd & Diamond St.
(removed to Philadelphia Memorial Park, Malvern, PA)

Upper Burial Ground
(see Axe's)

West Street Grounds
(see Union Burial Grounds of Northern Liberties & Kensington)

West Laurel Hill Cemetery (Established 1870)
Belmont & City Line Ave.
Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004

Westminster Cemetery (Established 1894)
Belmont Ave. & Levering Mill Rd.
Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004

White Chapel Gardens
2602 Cottman St.

White Chapel Gardens Memorial Park (Established circa 1929)
140 W. Street Rd.
Feasterville-Trevose, PA 19053-7883

William Penn Cemetery (Established 1855)
Trevose Road & Bustelton Ave, Somerton

Wilmot Cemetery
Meadow & Mulberry Sts.

Woodlands Cemetery (Established 13 April 1840)
40th & Woodland Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19104

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