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Archives & Manuscripts

Abel Minshall family papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-155

Abstract

This collection includes photocopies of the legal and financial papers of Abel Minshall and his father Thomas. Included are land surveys, wills, and genealogical information.

Dates

  • 1797-1826

Creator

Restrictions on Access

This collection is available for research use.

Biographical / Historical

Thomas Minshall, son of John Minshall, was born in 1747. In 1777 he married Lydia Register. Their oldest son, Abel, was born in 1777, and later married Lydia Worrall. Thomas Minshall died in 1813, and Abel died in 1848. The family was Quaker and resided in Delaware County, Pa.

Extent

.1 Linear Feet (.1 linear feet (1 folder.))

Language

English

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

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