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Ann P. Jackson Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-186
The collection contains manuscript diaries, 1813-1833, of Quaker minister, Ann P. Jackson and a manuscript copy of extracts from her journals, 1813-1856, compiled by her daughter in law, Ann P. (Sharples) Paschall. The diaries concern religious and practical matters. The collection also contains daily memo book kept by her father, Samuel Gibson; a brickyard account of Nathan H. Sharples of West Chester, Pa.; a daily farm diary of Nicholas W. Townsend of Birmingham Monthly Meeting, a genealogy of the Blunston and Pearson families, legal papers and a science lecture.

Dates

  • 1776-1856 [bulk 1813-1856]

Creator

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.

Extent

0.5 Linear Feet (1 box)

Overview

Ann P. Jackson (1792-1874) was a Quaker minister of Darby and Birmingham Monthly Meetings in Pennsylvania. She was originally from Darby, Pa. and had two children, Mary and Stephen. Her children married another set of siblings, Philip and Ann Sharples Chester County. In 1831, Ann P. Paschall (later Ann P. Jackson) was recorded as a minister of Darby Monthly Meeting (Hicksite). In 1849, she moved to Birmingham Monthly Meeting where her children were members. The collection contains manuscript diaries, 1813-1833, of Ann P. Jackson and a manuscript copy of extracts from her journals, 1813-1856, compiled by her daughter in law, Ann P. (Sharples) Paschall. The diaries concern religious and practical matters. The collection also contains daily memo book kept by her father, Samuel Gibson; a brickyard account of Nathan H. Sharples of West Chester, Pa.; a daily farm diary of Nicholas W. Townsend of Birmingham Monthly Meeting, and legal papers and a science lecture.

Biographical / Historical

  • 1792-1819Ann Price Gibson Paschall Jackson, a Quaker minister, was born in 1792 to Samuel and Mary Price Gibson of Darby, Pa. In 1811 she married Thomas Jacob Paschall. He died in 1819, leaving her with two young children, Mary and Stephen. Her children married another set of siblings, Philip and Ann Sharples, children of Nathan and Martha (Price) Sharples of Chester County.
  • 1831-1835In 1831, Ann P. Paschall was recorded as a minister of Darby Monthly Meeting (Hicksite). In 1833 she married Halliday Jackson, prominent Quaker minister and member of New Garden and Darby Monthly Meetings. He died in 1835.
  • 1849In 1849, Ann P. Jackson removed to Birmingham Monthly Meeting where her children were members.
1792-1819
Ann Price Gibson Paschall Jackson, a Quaker minister, was born in 1792 to Samuel and Mary Price Gibson of Darby, Pa. In 1811 she married Thomas Jacob Paschall. He died in 1819, leaving her with two young children, Mary and Stephen. Her children married another set of siblings, Philip and Ann Sharples, children of Nathan and Martha (Price) Sharples of Chester County.
1831-1835
In 1831, Ann P. Paschall was recorded as a minister of Darby Monthly Meeting (Hicksite). In 1833 she married Halliday Jackson, prominent Quaker minister and member of New Garden and Darby Monthly Meetings. He died in 1835.
1849
In 1849, Ann P. Jackson removed to Birmingham Monthly Meeting where her children were members.

Arrangement

The collection is divided into four series:
  1. Genealogical material
  2. Writings & Journals
  3. Legal and financial papers
  4. Memorabilia

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Accession information:

Donor: Elizabeth Sharples Pusey, 1978

The collection was donated by Elizabeth Foulke Sharples Pusey, a descendent of the Sharples and Paschall families. Notes in various manuscript journals indicate it probably descended through the line of Alfred D. Sharples, son of Philip and Mary (Paschall) Sharples and grandson of Ann P. Jackson. Elizabeth Pusey was his granddaughter and the great-great granddaughter of Ann P. Jackson (Ann Price Gibson Paschall Jackson), Quaker minister of Darby Monthly Meeting.

Processing Information

This collection was preserved and donated by Elizabeth Foulke Sharples Pusey. It was partially processed in 1978 and previously cited as Ann P. Paschall Papers. In November 2000, it was recatalogued as Ann P. Jackson Family Papers.
Title
Ann P. Jackson Family Papers, 1776-1856 [bulk 1813-1856]
Author
SKM
Date
2000
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Revision Statements

  • 2016: This electronic finding aid was updated in Summer 2016 by Abdulrezak Kemal in preparation for importing into ArchivesSpace, to conform to current markup standards and the ArchivesSpace data model.

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