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Pipe Creek Monthly Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-B-P571

Scope and Contents

Records of Pipe Creek Monthly Meeting, 1691-2006. Includes men's and joint minutes 1772-2006 [gaps], women's minutes 1772-1885, vital records 1691-1997, Ministers and Elders minutes 1881-1913 and 1963-96, financial and property records 1771-2006, and miscellaneous 1885-2006. Also includes Pipe Creek Preparative Meeting minutes, 1891-1904, in volume 1891-1921.

Dates

  • 1691-2003

Creator

Language of Materials

Records in English

Limitations on Accessing the Collection

Collection is open for research. Access may be provided via digital or microfilm copy, per repository policy.

Copyright and Rights Information

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Biographical / Historical

Pipe Creek Monthly Meeting, set off from Fairfax Monthly Meeting in 1772, was composed of Pipe Creek and Bush Creek Preparative Meetings. Worship began at Pipe Creek in 1736, under Fairfax Monthly Meeting. In 1759, Pipe Creek became a Preparative Meeting under Western Quarterly Meeting. Bush Creek Preparative Meeting began in 1764. The Pipe Creek Monthly Meeting alternated between Bush Creek and Pipe Creek. Monocacy meeting members were joined in 1776. During the Separation of 1828, the meeting affiliated with the Hicksite branch of Friends. It became a united meeting in 1972 and is still active today.

Extent

9 Linear Feet

Arrangement

Divided into series: 1.Men's and Joint Minutes; 2.Women's Minutes; 3.Vital Records; 4.Ministers & Elders; 5.Financial and Property Records; 6.Miscellaneous.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposit, Baltimore Yearly Meeting.

General

Vol. 1.16 contains Pipe Creek Preparative Minutes 1891-1904. Vol. 3.3 contains the marriage certificate for Joseph Farquhar and Maira Ogborn. Vol. 3.4 contains certificates for Richard Heckman to Evelyn Fuss, Edward Knowles to Elizabeth Cook, and Glen Cardner to Virginia Powel. Vol. 5.8 includes 1831 deed reselling Quaker meeting house land, 1800 copy of "resurvey on Forrest in Need," 1772 copy and note on deed from William Farquhar junior. Vol. 6.2 contains meeting history, history of Western Maryland Quakers, and Farquhar family history. Vol. 6.3 contains Farquhar family history, Elgar family, notes on Phineas Davis, biographical notes on members, Amos Davidson correspondence (1935-1993), tape of Roger Boone reading letters from the John Scott Davenport-Hoover family, and Personal reflections on meetings for Worship by Amos Davidson. Vol. 6.21 contains will of Edna M. Fuss and notes on Farquhar wills.
Title
RECORDS OF PIPE CREEK MONTHLY MEETING
Subtitle
A Finding Aid for its Records Deposited in Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College and Haverford College Quaker Collection
Date
2005
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

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