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 PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA CHURCH RECORDS, 1709-60

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Church Records, 1709-60

Collection of church records from the First Episcopal Church in Philadelphia between 1709 and 1760

Description

Established in 1695 as the first Episcopal Church in Philadelphia, Christ Church was one of the most important churches in the city before the Revolutionary War. This database is a collection of baptism and burial records from the church between 1709 and 1760. Noted researcher Charles R. Hildeburn compiled this collection in the nineteenth century. It provides information regarding over 20,000 individuals. Birth records provide the child's name, parents' names, baptism date, and birth date or approximate age. Burial records provide the decedent's name, date of burial, and surviving spouse (or parent in the case of a deceased child). To those seeking early Philadelphia ancestors, this can be a rich source of helpful information.





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