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Reifsnyder - Gillam Genealogical Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-129

Scope and Contents

These genealogical papers on the Reifsnyder and Gillam families and collateral lines were collected by Howard Reifsnyder of Philadelphia and Langhorne, Pa. Most of the research was done by Ann Lane Scolley, dated 1901. Howard Reifsnyder was married in 1891 to Hannah Gillam, a descendant of a long-time Quaker family.

Families in these genealogical papers are Pennsylvania Quakers, including Gillam, Conrad/Kunders, Lloyd, Wilson, Preston, and some Welsh research.. Pennsylvania German families include Reifsnyder and Longenecker/Longacre.

Dates

  • 1900-1902

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 of 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

The Gillam family included many links to many Pennsylvania and New Jersey Quaker families. The Reifsnyders were Pennsylvania Germans. Howard Reifsnyder was married in 1891 to Hannah Gillam, a descendant of a long-time Quaker family.

Extent

0.25 Linear Feet (1 box)

Overview

These genealogical papers on the Reifsnyder and Gillam families and collateral lines were collected by Howard Reifsnyder of Philadelphia and Langhorne, Pa. Most of the research was done by Ann Lane Scolley, dated 1901. Howard Reifsnyder was married in 1891 to Hannah Gillam, a descendant of a long-time Quaker family. Families in these genealogical papers are Pennsylvania Quakers, including Gillam, Conrad/Kunders, Lloyd, Wilson, Preston, and some Welsh research.. Pennsylvania German families include Reifsnyder and Longenecker/Longacre.

Physical Location

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donor: Richard Reifsnyder, 1972

The collection was given by a Reifsnyder descendent
Title
An Inventory of the Reifsnyder - Gillam Genealogical Papers, 1900-1902
Author
FHL staff
Date
1972
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English
Sponsor
Encoding made possible by a grant by the Gladys Kriebel Delmas Foundation to the Philadelphia Consortium of Special Collections Libraries

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