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"Philadelphia Quaker Philanthropists: Ann and George Williams"

Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-018

Scope and Content note

This collection is composed of the single volume manuscript by Joseph C. Carter, entitled "Philadelphia Quaker Philanthropists: Ann and George Williams." The manuscript provides a brief biography of, and genealogical information for, Ann Trimble Williams and George Williams and their involvement in early Philadelphia philanthropic societies, including the Magdalen Society.


  • 1976


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

Biographical note

George Williams (circa 1777-1852) was born February 24, 1766, the son of Hezekiah and Grace (Biles) Williams. Williams was a Philadelphia merchant. George williams married Ann Trimble on fourth month, 10, 1811. Williams was one of the founders of the Magdalen Society in 1800, and acted as the chairman of the board of managers for many years. Williams died in 1852.

Ann Trimble Williams (1771-1857) was born on July 16, 1771 in Concordville, Pa., the daughter of Samuel and Esther (Brinton) Trimble. Ann Williams died October 16, 1857 at the age of 86.


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Processed by Kara Flynn; completed September 2015.
"Philadelphia Quaker Philanthropists: Ann and George Williams," 1976
Kara Flynn
September 2015
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