Scope and Contents
This collection is related to RG5/020: Lewis Walton Brosius Genealogical Papers. It cointains a photo album with identified cartes de visite: Bolton, Mary Ann Brosius; Hambleton, Sarah; Hambleton, Thomas; Brosius, Joseph P., son of Joseph Brosius; Brosius, Rachel Parry, wife of Joseph Brosius; Reese, Charles; Reese, Ruthanna Brosius; Bolton, Jason; Bolton, Anna Pennock; Brosius, Henry; Brosius, [?], wife of Henry Brosius; Brosius, Abner; Brosius, Letitia Wilkinson; Kent, Daniel; Kent, Sarah Brosius; Brosius, Amos; Brosius, Esther, wife of Amos; Brosius, Enos; Brosius, Jane W.; Brosius, Benjamin; Brosius, Phebe (Booth); Brosius, Mahlon; Brosius, Charles; Brosius, William; [unidentified infant]; Coates, Ellis; Coates, Abigail; Worest (?), Kate; Bolton, Sallie E. (Brosius) Pyle; [unidentified man]
Biographical / Historical
Lewis Walton Brosius (1856-1930), was a Hicksite Quaker teacher, businessman and genealogist from Wilmington, Delaware. The Brosius family arrived in Pennsylvania at the end of the 18th century. Henry Brosius married a Quaker, Mary Roberts, in 1793, and Brosius himself joined the Society of Friends in 1812.