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Archives & Manuscripts

Ezekiel Cleaver family papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-021
This collection includes the correspondence and miscellaneous papers of a Quaker family concerning the Hicksite/Orthodox controversy in Ohio, conditions of everyday life in Virginia and the Midwest, and observations on slavery and the use of tobacco. Also included is an account of Cleaver family births and deaths, 1729-1895.

Dates

  • 1729-1895

Creator

Restrictions on Access

This collection is available for research use.

Extent

.1 Linear Feet (.1 linear feet (20 items.))

Biographical / Historical

Ezekiel and Ellis were sons of Ezekiel and Mary Lewis Cleaver of Gwynedd Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends) in Pennsylvania. The former married Abigail Richards in 1787 after moving to Crooked Run in Virginia; he and his family subsequently received a certificate of removal to Westland in 1801 and settled in Warren County, Ohio.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source of acquisition--Thomas and Elizabeth Foulke. Method of acquisition--Gift of.

Creator

Description rules
Archives, Personal Papers, and Manuscripts (APPM)

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