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Anne North Hinton collection on the North family

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-141

Scope and Content note

This collection is composed of three folders of Anne North Hinton's research on the North family genealogy, which was originally housed in a large binder. The collection contains photocopies of letters sent by Ann North Hinton to various archives and their responses, in an effort to discover information about the North family and other families. It also includes notes on her process and which books, archives and repositories were of use. She was especially focused on George North (1711-1816) who emigrated from the United Kingdom to the colonies. Also included are typed and handwritten conclusions, ideas and notes on various North family relatives she tracked down in her research, hand-drawn genealogical charts of the North family, photocopied and hand-drawn maps, notes on deaths, deeds, estates, marriages and military service in her direct line, copies of various sources, and limited notes on the Lewis, Montague, Limbert, Pitson, Pope and Young branches of the North family, as well as North family connections in Georgia, Illinois, Pennsylvania, Virginia and England.

Dates

  • Undated

Creator

Use Restrictions

Standard Federal Copyright Law Applies (U.S. Title 17).

Biographical note

George North (1711-), a Quaker, was born in 1711 in London, and died in 1816 in Miami, Ohio. He married Ruth Burden "contrary to discipline" in 1737 in Chester, Pennsylvania. They had four children: John, Thomas, Jacob and an unidentified daughter. North was a indentured as a barber and peruke maker, but later records list him as a "mariner."

Extent

3 folders

Language

English

Acquisition

The Anne North Hinton collection on the North family was donated to Quaker & Special Collections, Haverford College by Anne North Hinton.

Processing Information

Processed by Kara Flynn; completed March 2016.

Creator

Title
Anne North Hinton collection on the North family, undated
Author
Kara Flynn
Date
March 2016
Description rules
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Language of description
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Script of description
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Language of description note
English

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