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Compiled birth, death, marriage records within the area of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-289

Scope and Contents

This small collection contains notebooks containing handwritten copies of the announcement and records of births, death, marriage of individuals living within the area of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting. Many are inviduals living in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. Not all were members of the Society of Friends.

Dates

  • 1826 - 1937

Limitations on Accessing the Collection

Collection is open for research.

Copyright and Rights Information

Friends Historical Library believes all of the items in this collection to be in the Public Domain in the United States, and is not aware of any restrictions on their use. However, the user is responsible for making a final determination of copyright status before reproducing. See http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/NoC-US/1.0/.

Extent

.02 Linear Feet (5 folders) : 5 notebooks and loose clippings

Language

English

Overview

This small collection is composed of notebooks containing announcements and records of births, death, marriage of individuals living within the area of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, many living in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. Not all were members of the Society of Friends, and the sources are not included.

Arrangement

Largely recorded in chronological order.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Elisabeth Horne, 1965.

Processing Information

Transferred from Meeting Papers, Miscellaneous Manuscripts, when that artificial collections was reviewed in 2018.
Author
Susanna Morkawa
Date
August 2018
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

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