Sunday, July 24, 2016

Tom and Martha George - Houseboat on Delaware River at Wissinoming - Public Ledger 7 April 1919







Approximate location of #2 River Rd. Lardner's Point



Thomas died in 1922. Martha spent her last days in the local poor house. 



Martha George's Last Residence

1910 City of Philadelphia Bromley Map - with modern street overlay courtesy PhillyGeoHistory


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Thomas George, July 28, 1851 to May 8, 1922  
- Burial: Magnolia Cemetery Phila.,Pa.


Martha George, May 25,1852 to June 19, 1928  
- Burial: Magnolia Cemetery Phila.,Pa.


Final Resting Place - Magnolia Cemetery - Levick St. Phila.,Pa

Martha and Thomas George - "Fishermen" - 1919
R.I.P.



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Sunday, July 17, 2016

The Two Chief Halftowns - Boxer and Philly Media Personality - Traynor Ora Halftown Senior and Junior - Clippings


(Buffalo NY Courier 27 Dec 1915)








Lockport Union Sun Journal 21 April 1916




Phila. Inquirer 20 Jun 1922




Phila. Inquirer 27 Sept 1922



Buffalo Courier Express 11 Sept 1938



Niagra Falls Gazette 26 Nov  1938



Jamestown Post Journal 25 April 1942



Buffalo Courier Express 1 Dec 1969




Utica NY Observer 20 Dec 1986







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