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Archives & Manuscripts

Rebecca Edwards correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-034

Abstract

This collection includes personal correspondence between Rebecca J. Edwards and her family. Correspondents include Griffith Edwards, Joseph Johnson, and Benjamin Johnson.

Dates

  • 1830-1837

Creator

Restrictions on Access

This collection is available for research use.

Biographical / Historical

Rebecca J. Edwards, the daughter of Joseph Johnson, was born a Quaker in 1802. She married Griffith Edwards Sr. in 1821 at Philadelphia Monthly Meeting. After the death of her husband seven years later, Rebecca and her three children moved to Three River Monthly Meeting in Indiana. The family returned briefly to Philadelphia in 1835-36. In 1839 she married Benjamin Mason at Whitewater, Indiana. She died at Maplegrove in 1884.

Extent

.1 Linear Feet (.1 linear feet (3 folders.))

Language

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source of acquisition--Source unknown.
Description rules
Archives, Personal Papers, And Manuscripts (Appm)
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

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