Southwestern Suburbs


**COOK, RICHARD Y. - WYNNEMERE - BURNS, C. M. JR - F [riy\
bio: Cook, Richard Y. (1845-1917) m1868 Lavinia Borden?
mfr, banker 1886:w/Cook & Bro, hosiery 1889:vpres GuarteeTSD - s/Joel & Mary Paul Yerkes Cook
loc: sw - Darby
wsd Darby-Radnor Rd, n/12th
bldg: 1883 c? - - eye dem

**READ, WM. F. [..]- F
bio: Read, William F
drygoods
loc: sw - LANSDOWNE
esd Darby Rd,n/First -
bldg: 1865 c? -- eye

source: Benjamin R. Foster, "Notes on the Read Family," typescript, 1972, pp.17-18 [HSP]:
William F. Read (b Phila 17 Oct 1833, d. 17 Dec. 1916)
m (1) 12 Sept 1861 Jane R. Conyers, d. 18 Mar. 1866
m (2) her sister, Victoria Eliza Conyers (1838-1902)

b on Lemon St., near 8th & Vine. grad Central High School
career in dry goods, w/ Dulles & Aertsen (later Henry Farnum & Co.); 1858 comm merchant w/ Chas W Coxe as Coxe & Read. represented British mfrs. umbrellas, kid gloves, sleeve, pocket linings. Victoria Mill, 1218 Snyder. Sns into firm. sons into firm.
long time presdt of Natl Bank of Commerce; dir of Bank of N. America.
m. sister of wife in 1867 at his farm in Frankford, "Oxford Farm."
letters 1894 from hse on Lansdowne Ave & Bailey Rd. Fire there on 13 Jan 1915.
buried Laurel Hill Cemetery.


**BAILY, JOEL J. - SUNNYSIDE - PRICE, BENJ. D. - F,G69 [FregGp]
bio: Baily, Joel J (1826-) m1849 Susan Lloyd Jones,dau WD Jones -
drygoods 1889:w/J J Baily & Co, hosiery - s/Joel I. Baily, agriculturist,ChesterCo
loc: sw - Lansdowne
esd Darby Rd s/15th -
bldg: 1868 c? -PAFICo, 1869 - dem
**DREXEL, A. J. - RUNNYMEDE - F,H28
bio: Drexel, Anthony Joseph(1826-93)m42 Ellen Rozet (d.27Nov1891)
banker, father's bank, Drexel & Co, bankers, fnded 1837 - s/FrancisM,f/GWC D.,b1868
d.30June93 - AJDjr
bro=FA
1:Chrs.Fallon,'AJD82
loc: sw - Lansdowne
ssd Garret Rd, w/ Lansdowne Av
bldg: 1846 c? -- Hotchkin, Campbell c,6:105. - dem
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Drexel Sr., Runnymede
S. F. Hotchkin, Rural Pennsylvania, 1897, p. 422: purchased by Christopher Fallon, 1850, from Wm. V. Black. constructed mansion of stone. "It is of an octagonal form, the rooms opening from a hall. The building is large, and the site high, while surrounding pine trees give grandeur to the lawn. The trees were imported from Ireland by the owner. The name comes from the old family seat of the Fallons in Roscommon County, Ireland. Queen Christina, of Spain, had appointed Mr. Fallon her counsel in business affairs, specially deposits in the old United States Bank. The Queen [,] in government disturbances [,] thought of flying to this country, and as Mr. Fallon built the house about that time, a rumor, lasting a generation, made the new house her property, and her proposed refuge. This was an error." info from Christopher Fallon Esq, nephew of the other CF. Fallon's widow "sold the property to Anthony J. Drexel in 1882."


**DREXEL, A. J., JR. - THURSO - EYRE, W. - FX5,G58
bio: Drexel, Anthony Joseph,jr.(c1865-1934)m86MargarettaArmstrong - -
s/AJD
d14Dec1934 - divorced 1917. -
loc: sw - Lansdowne
nec Garret & Lansdowne
bldg: 1889 - BG,AABN -- dem
**WALSH, PHIL. J. - GLADSTONE - F,H44
bio: Walsh, Philip Jourdain (1847-93) m Gallagher
merchant, drygoods, instalments - b Ireland
d.15Mar93 - s=PJWjr 1870-97,d31 Oct97
1:Chas Kelly,1848
loc: sw - Lansdowne
sec Balto Ave & Shadeland Rd
bldg: 1848 - - Times'87
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**YOUNG, RICH'D - OAK GLEN - F
bio: Young, Richard (1836-1914)m Wilhelmina (1836-1924)
distiller, ret by 1880s - s=Wilson C Young, b 1860
d20Jun1914
loc: sw - Morton
34 S Morton Ave,Amosland,wsd,s
bldg: 1868 c - - Cope & Ashmead, eye

**MARSH, GID. W. [..]- H34G
bio: Marsh, Gideon W. -
banker 1889:cashier, Keystone National Bank
loc: sw - RIDLEY PARK
sec 6th & Morton
bldg: 1875 c? - eye - -
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**RHOADS, JAMES D. [..] SLOAN, S. - F
bio: Rhoads, James D. m1861 Mary F. Hibbard
loc: sw - SECANE
?
bldg: 1870 c? -- eye -

**LEE, THOMAS - STONEHENGE - F
bio: Lee, Thomas -
wool,1889:w/Thomas Lee & Co -
loc: sw - SHARON HILL
nsd Chester Pike, w/Clifton
bldg: 1865 c? -eye - -
**BUNTING, SAML., MRS. - EDGEWOOD - BALDERSTON & HUTTON - F
bio: Bunting, Saml.c1828-78, Mrs.=?Susanna Lloyd Andrews Bunting,
wholsle auctionr1886:w/Samuel Bunting's Sons&Co. - dau, b1861 Martha Bunting, UP'90
SB=c1828-78d.21Oct78
loc: sw - Sharon Hill
-|--nsd Chester Pike,e/Clifton
bldg: 1870 c? -- eye- dem
**FOLWELL, W. H. - TWIN OAKS - F,H16
bio: Folwell, William Hazleton,Sr.(1840-1900)
mfr &importer/drygoods 1889: FBros & Co, drygoods, - s/Thomas I Folwell -
625Chstntd.17Aug'00
loc: sw - Sharon Hill
nwc Chester Pike & Clifton
bldg: 1865 c? - - eye- dem
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**FLAGG, J. FOSTER, DR. - QUARRYEDGE - F,H22
bio: Flagg, J. Foster, Dr (1828-1903)m1861 Mary Craft (c1837-1917
dentist, ret 1887 - s/J F B Flagg MD &Mary Watterman Jackson
loc: sw - Swarthmore
213 Elm St, w/Swarthmore
bldg: 1885 c? - - eye- ext
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**FURNESS, H. H. - LINDEN SHADE - FURNESS & EVANS [Hewitt] - F
bio: Furness, Horace H. (1833-1912) m Helen Kate Rogers (1837-83)
scholar - s/WHF,Unit minister
d14Aug1912 - - bro/FF,archt
HHF
loc: sw - Wallingford
esd Provdnc Rd,n/Wallingfd sta
bldg: 1873 - - Furness cat, recs at UP- dem
**GILLETT, ALFRED S. - THE HERMITAGE - F,H41
bio: Gillett, Alfred S.(1818-) m2 Ellie Gratz, dau late Edward G.
insurance 1889:pres Girard FICo - s/Nathan G., CT
m1 dau Asa Fuller
loc: sw - Wallingford
41 Providence Rd, nwc BrookHvn
bldg: 1840 c? - - eye- ext
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**GRATZ, EDWARD, MRS. - WILLINGTON - DILKS, A. W. - F
bio: Gratz, Edward (c1806-69)Mrs.=Caroline Vandeveer(1843-1921),w
drygoods 1889: Edward Gratz & Co, drygoods
hd25Nov69
loc: sw - Wallingford
nsd BrookHaven e/Providence Rd
bldg: 1883 c? -- eye - -
**MERCUR, J. WATTS - NETHERWOOD - BOYDEN, A. J. - F,H27G -
bio: Mercur, James Watts(1856-1941)m81 Marietta Elizabeth H Denis
lawyer, Harvard'78, bar 1879, republican, PE - s/Ulysses Mercur CJPaSC &Sarah S Davis
loc: sw - Wallingford
wsd Prov Rd, s/Possum Hollow
bldg: 1885 c? - - eye -

**McCLURE, A. K., COL. - NORLAND - WILSON BROS &CO - F
bio: McClure, Alexander Kelly, col. (1828-1909) m2,'77 Cora Gratz
editor Phila Times, 1876-1901,lawyer, bar 1855,69, - b. Perry Co,Pa. CG=dau/Edw Gratz
Republican - d6June1909
loc: sw - Wallingford
nsd Brook Haven, e/Prov Rd
bldg: 1880 c? -- eye,WBcat 85'as a/a to frame,W

**SHAPLEY, RUFUS E. - HILDAWOLD - DILKS, A. W. - F
bio: Shapely, Rufus E.(1840-1906) m1877 Annie McCord
lawyer, bar 1861, Phila bar 1866
d11Feb1906
loc: sw - Wallingford
esd Prov Rd n/Brook Haven
bldg: 1882 c? -- eye, atlas
date on building "1882"
**BUNTING, JOS. S. - THE HEIGHTS - YARNALL, J. K. - F,H48
bio: Bunting, Joseph S. m1866 Hanna R. Levis
loc: sw? ?
bldg: 1880 c? - - eye
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