Scope and Contents
This collection contains papers, in part typed transcriptions, concerning the Brantingham and Stratton families, Quaker families of England and Ohio. Includes correspondence and a transcript of sea journal (1798-1799) of George Brantingham (1770-1845), an English Quaker who emigrated to Philadelphia and by 1821 had settled in Salem, Ohio. Most of the correspondence is directed to George Brantingham or his daughter Hannah from members of Brantingham's family in England, including brothers, John Brantingham (1768-1823), Joseph Brantingham (1754-1832), and William Brantingham (1756-1840). Also included is a typed transcript of an autobiography of Daniel Stratton (1737-1872) of Ohio. The papers, including correspondence, biographies, and genealogical data, were compiled by Edith Stratton Platt, a descendant.
Limitations on Accessing the Collection
Collection is open for research.
Copyright and Rights Information
Copyright has not been assigned to Friends Historical Library. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in to the Director. Permission for publication is given on behalf Friends Historical Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by reader.
Biographical / Historical
Edith Stratton Platt was the daughter of Abram and Hannah Brantingham Stratton. A Quaker born in 1888, she married Joseph E. Platt (1886-1980) in 1921. The Platts were active in establishing Pendle Hill, the Quaker study center in Wallingford, Pa., and Joseph served as dean of the program. Edith, who died in 1986 in Pennsylvania, was a descendant of the Brantingham and Stratton families, Quaker families of England and Ohio. George Brantingham (1770-1845), an English Quaker emigrated to Philadelphia and by 1821 had settled in Salem, Ohio. Other members of his family remained in England, including his brothers, John Brantingham (1768-1823), Joseph Brantingham (1754-1832), and William Brantingham (1756-1840).
0.42 Linear Feet (1 box (ca.60 items))