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Steven Keller (#47478415)
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Bio Photo Greetings enthusiasts! A librarian by trade, I love research and genealogy. I am mostly interested in the Keller and Klevorn families (my mother's maiden name is Klevorn). As I come upon other people of interest, I add them also.

Currently I am working on a project to document the final resting places of Religious of the Sacred Heart (RSCJ), in the US, Canada, England, New Zealand, Ireland, Scotland and Australia. If you have any information regarding these Sisters I would be happy to hear from you.

I am of the opinion that cemeteries are places to honor and remember the dead; they are also places of healing and forgiveness. Our faith tells us that individuals who die in God's grace are part of the "Communion of Saints" -- to this end we need to approach this work with much reverence.

Fidelium animę, per misericordiam Dei, requiescant in pace. Amen.

All ye, who would honor
The saints and their Head,
Remember, remember,
To pray for the dead;
And they in return,
From their misery freed,
To you will be friends
In the hour of need.
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Messages left for Steven Keller (108)[Leave Message]
Barb T.
RE: Thanks!
You are most welcome Steven. Have a great weekend also!
Take care,
Barb T.
Added by Barb T. on Oct 13, 2017 8:19 AM
Eden Hall
Please take a look at my Arabella Smith. I'm sure she's the same as your Arabella Smith.

Although she's not actually an RSCJ, do you want me to transfer her to you?

Added by cathy313 on Sep 30, 2017 2:01 AM
Jerry Eby
RE: Thanks, Jerry!
You are very welcome.
Added by Jerry Eby on Sep 26, 2017 7:46 AM
Jerry Eby
RE: Thanks, Jerry!
You are very welcome. Glad I could be helpful.
Added by Jerry Eby on Sep 24, 2017 5:36 PM
RE: Maybe on interest...
Thanks for letting me know about the Leigh family, Steve. You've been busy here! I very much enjoyed reading your memorials for the Willson family and brothers at Ampleforth Abbey, as well.
Added by cstreip on Sep 23, 2017 4:16 AM
Greg de Valcourt
Sisters of the RSCJ
Thanks for the much needed encouragement.
I am hoping that the Sisters of the Religious of the Sacred Heart can help me get into the Pearly Gates! I need all the help I can get! Ha! Ha!
Added by Greg de Valcourt on Sep 22, 2017 8:35 AM
RE: Drexels
No. Not the whole family. I know of her sister Elizabeth Drexel Smith, her husband, his little sisters.

Now the family is buried together at the Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament Cemetery, Bensalem, Bucks County, Pa., which is the Motherhouse of the Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament, and is right around the corner from Eden Hall.

It is closing by the end of the year, and the property being sold. Saint Katharine's remains will be moved to the Basilica SS Peter and Paul, Philadelphia.
Added by cathy313 on Sep 18, 2017 2:24 AM
RE: Thank you!
No, I was not a student. I learned about Eden Hall while researching Saint Katharine Drexel and the Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament, also from Torresdale. Some of the Drexel family were originally buried in Eden Hall Cemetery.
Added by cathy313 on Sep 17, 2017 1:12 AM
RE: Mother Bouvier, RSCJ
You are welcome. She is the Aunt, or rather "Step" Aunt of Saint Katharine Drexel.
Added by cathy313 on Sep 14, 2017 2:46 AM
Karen Knabe
Thank you so much Steven Keller for getting this photo of our families headstone. I had joined several groups in the area of the Mt Hope cemetery with hopes of finding any information other than what I have in my files presently. I am so appreciative of this, and I thank you so much, Karen Knabe
Added by Karen Knabe on Sep 12, 2017 4:25 PM
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