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Middletown Preparative Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-Ph-M540
Scope and Contents Records of Middletown Preparative Meeting (Delaware County, Pennsylvania), 1787-1959, include: Hicksite births, 1841-1860; Hicksite Burials, 1787-1860; Hicksite membership, 1840-1867; Orthodox men’s minutes, 1821-1950; Orthodox women’s minutes, 1813-1919; Orthodox ministers and elders minutes, 1931-1959; account books, 1791-1815; Orthodox account books, 1837-1863; Orthodox women’s account books, 1852-1879; fire insurance records, 1940; Middletown First Day School minutes, 1905-1909.
Dates: 1791-1909

Painter Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-110
Overview The Painter family was an early Pennsylvania Quaker family that married into the Minshall family of Delaware County. In 1681, William Penn granted Thomas Minshall a land tract which now includes the Tyler Arboretum. The property was home to eight generations of the same family. The collection includes family correspondence, business and legal papers, property records, papers on interests and concerns of the Painter brothers, genealogical papers, and miscellaneous deeds and other papers...
Dates: 1687-1948