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Newbold, John

A biographical sketch taken from One Hundred Years, The Delaware County National Bank Chester, PA 1814-1914


Newsome, Miss Heradah E.

(A biographical sketch by Margaret H. Martin, CHS June '38, from the Chester High School Class of 1938 Annual courtesy of Helen Stauffer Hess, Swarthmore, PA )


Newton, Anne Dalton

Contributed by Tina Culbertson, CupaTea712@hotmail.com


Nickerson, The Rev. David B.

(A biographical sketch by Ethelrine Shaw-Nickerson contributed by Kay Keenan, Editor of Delaware Communion which is a monthly publication by the Episcopal Diocese of Delaware.)


Edward Nothnagle

Nothnagle, Edward

(A biographical sketch from "Who's Who in Delaware County 1926", a publication of the Chester Times. )

 


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O'Brien, John H.

(A biographical sketch from a Chester Times or Delaware County Daily Times newspaper clipping, "Know Your Police" from the collection of John C. "Snakes" Boyle, contributed by his granddaughters, Jane Boyle & Patty Boyle.)


Odenheimer, John W.

(A biographical sketch taken from One Hundred Years, The Delaware County National Bank Chester, PA 1814-1914)


Owens, Captain James L.

 


Owens, John F.

(A biographical sketch from a Chester Times or Delaware County Daily Times newspaper clipping, "Know Your Police" from the collection of John C. "Snakes" Boyle, contributed by his granddaughters, Jane Boyle & Patty Boyle.)


Owsiany, Leonard (Len)

(A biographical sketch contributed by Leonard's daughter, Terry Owsiany McHugh, Palm Bay, FL )

 

 


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Page, Louis Rodman

(A biographical sketch taken from One Hundred Years, The Delaware County National Bank Chester, PA 1814-1914)


Painter, Enos

(A biographical sketch taken from One Hundred Years, The Delaware County National Bank Chester, PA 1814-1914)


Palmer, Lewis
Palmer, Samuel
Pearson, John L.

(A biographical sketch taken from One Hundred Years, The Delaware County National Bank Chester, PA 1814-1914)


Pearson, Ward B.

(A biographical sketch by Wallace Journey, June 1939, from the 1939 Chester High School Annual available at Delaware County Historical Society. )


Pennell, Abraham

(A biographical sketch taken from One Hundred Years, The Delaware County National Bank Chester, PA 1814-1914)


Pennell, Edmund

A biographical sketch taken from One Hundred Years, The Delaware County National Bank Chester, PA 1814-1914


Pennell, Jonathan

(A biographical sketch taken from One Hundred Years, The Delaware County National Bank Chester, PA 1814-1914)


Perkins, Tusco M.

(A biographical sketch from a Chester Times or Delaware County Daily Times newspaper clipping, "Know Your Police" from the collection of John C. "Snakes" Boyle, contributed by his granddaughters, Jane Boyle & Patty Boyle.)


Pew, Joseph Newton, Sr.

(A biographical sketch contributed by Bill Schuler, Jr., Former DCNB/SNB Officer & Employee )


Pierce, Eli D.

(A biographical sketch taken from One Hundred Years, The Delaware County National Bank Chester, PA 1814-1914)


Pompilii (Pompilli), Sylvester

(A biographical sketch from a Chester Times or Delaware County Daily Times newspaper clipping, "Know Your Police" from the collection of John C. "Snakes" Boyle, contributed by his granddaughters, Jane Boyle & Patty Boyle.)


Preston, Dr. Jonas

A biographical sketch taken from One Hundred Years, The Delaware County National Bank Chester, PA 1814-1914


Price, William Gray

Contributed by Anne Broomall Wiegle,
awiegle@fast.net.

from "Colonial and Revolutionary Families of Pennsylvania, Volumes I-III, Price Family"


Provost, Wm. Jr.

(A biographical sketch from a Souvenir History of Chester under the auspices of the Board of Trade, Published by George M. Burns, Philadelphia, PA 1903)

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Quigley, John A.

(A biographical sketch from a Chester Times or Delaware County Daily Times newspaper clipping, "Know Your Police" from the collection of John C. "Snakes" Boyle, contributed by his granddaughters, Jane Boyle & Patty Boyle.)


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Rambo, Laverne

(A biographical sketch from a Chester Times or Delaware County Daily Times newspaper clipping, "Know Your Police" from the collection of John C. "Snakes" Boyle, contributed by his granddaughters, Jane Boyle & Patty Boyle.)


Richardson, Leroy

(A biographical sketch from a Chester Times or Delaware County Daily Times newspaper clipping, "Know Your Police" from the collection of John C. "Snakes" Boyle, contributed by his granddaughters, Jane Boyle & Patty Boyle.)


Cornelius Ridley; Photo courtesy of the Ridley Family Archives & Sam Lemon, great-great-grandson

Ridley, Cornelius

Father of William Henry Ridley, Esq.

 

 


Martha Jane Parham Ridley; Photo courtesy of the Ridley Family Archives & Sam Lemon, great-great-grandson

Ridley, Martha Jane Parham

Mother of William Henry Ridley, Esq.

 

 


William Henry Ridley, Esq.; Photo courtesy of the Ridley Family Archives & Sam Lemon, great-grandson

Ridley, William Henry, Esq.

Delaware County's first African-American Attorney

A biographical sketch by Samuel M. Lemon, M.S., samlemon@comcast.net, great-grandson of William H. Ridley


Roach, John
Robinson, Captain Thomas

(A biographical sketch taken from One Hundred Years, The Delaware County National Bank Chester, PA 1814-1914)


Rogers, Charles

(A biographical sketch taken from One Hundred Years, The Delaware County National Bank Chester, PA 1814-1914)


Rogozinski, Stanley F.

(A biographical sketch from a Chester Times or Delaware County Daily Times newspaper clipping, "Know Your Police" from the collection of John C. "Snakes" Boyle, contributed by his granddaughters, Jane Boyle & Patty Boyle.)


Roop, Joseph Howard

(A biographical sketch taken from One Hundred Years, The Delaware County National Bank Chester, PA 1814-1914)


Ruby, Wilmer A. Sr.

(A biographical sketch from a Chester Times or Delaware County Daily Times newspaper clipping, "Know Your Police" from the collection of John C. "Snakes" Boyle, contributed by his granddaughters, Jane Boyle & Patty Boyle.)


Rudolph, Thomas

(A biographical sketch taken from One Hundred Years, The Delaware County National Bank Chester, PA 1814-1914)


Ryan, John J.

(A biographical sketch from a Chester Times or Delaware County Daily Times newspaper clipping, "Know Your Police" from the collection of John C. "Snakes" Boyle, contributed by his granddaughters, Jane Boyle & Patty Boyle.)


Ryan, Joseph W.

(A biographical sketch from a Chester Times or Delaware County Daily Times newspaper clipping, "Know Your Police" from the collection of John C. "Snakes" Boyle, contributed by his granddaughters, Jane Boyle & Patty Boyle.)


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Sanbe, Vincent Francis

(A biographical sketch from AMERICAN. ITALIANS IN PHILADELPHIA AND VICINITY p. 419)
Contributed by Alfonso Sanbe

Sapovits, Jacob

(A biographical sketch contributed by Iris Sapovits, cfbubba@peoplepc.com)


Scattergood, Thomas

(A biographical sketch taken from One Hundred Years, The Delaware County National Bank Chester, PA 1814-1914)


Schaffer, William Irwin

(A biographical sketch taken from One Hundred Years, The Delaware County National Bank Chester, PA 1814-1914)


Sharpless, Enos

(A biographical sketch taken from One Hundred Years, The Delaware County National Bank Chester, PA 1814-1914)


Sharpless, John Martin

(A biographical sketch taken from One Hundred Years, The Delaware County National Bank Chester, PA 1814-1914)


Shaw, Hugh
Shaw, Samuel

(A biographical sketch taken from One Hundred Years, The Delaware County National Bank Chester, PA 1814-1914)


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Showalter, Addison H.

 

 

 


Sister St. Martha

 

Sr. St. Martha (Mary Farley)

From a St. Michael's publication and contributed by Ann Mcgough, amcgough3@home.com

 

 


Simpson, Dr. John O.

(Currently, 2002, superintendent of the Norfolk, VA Public Schools and a recent recipient of the Richard R. Green award.)


Simpson, William Percy

(A biographical sketch taken from One Hundred Years, The Delaware County National Bank Chester, PA 1814-1914)


Smedley, George

(A biographical sketch taken from One Hundred Years, The Delaware County National Bank Chester, PA 1814-1914)


Smedley, Jacob

(A biographical sketch taken from One Hundred Years, The Delaware County National Bank Chester, PA 1814-1914)


Smedley, William

(A biographical sketch taken from One Hundred Years, The Delaware County National Bank Chester, PA 1814-1914)


Smith, Alice Perkins

(A biographical sketch by Rich Smith, only child of William X and Alice P. Smith)


Smith, Dr. George

(A biographical sketch taken from One Hundred Years, The Delaware County National Bank Chester, PA 1814-1914)


Smith, Harold Tilghman

(A biographical sketch contributed by Betty Ledbetter-James)


Smith, Thomas

(A biographical sketch taken from One Hundred Years, The Delaware County National Bank Chester, PA 1814-1914)


Smith, William X

(A biographical sketch by Rich Smith, only child of William X and Alice P. Smith)


Sparks, Rev. Milton

(A biographical sketch taken from the Home Directory of the Colored People of Chester, 1906 compiled by Lawrence L. Barrett & C. I. Wilson. This reference is available at the DCHS research library.)


Spellacy, Ed Sr.
Spicer, Robert F. Jr.

(A biographical sketch from a Chester Times or Delaware County Daily Times newspaper clipping, "Know Your Police" from the collection of John C. "Snakes" Boyle, contributed by his granddaughters, Jane Boyle & Patty Boyle.)


Sproul, William Cameron

(A biographical sketch taken from One Hundred Years, The Delaware County National Bank Chester, PA 1814-1914)


Sproul, William Hall

(A biographical sketch taken from One Hundred Years, The Delaware County National Bank Chester, PA 1814-1914)


Starr, Charles
Starr, Samuel

(A biographical sketch taken from One Hundred Years, The Delaware County National Bank Chester, PA 1814-1914)


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