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Joel and Hannah Bean Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-012
Overview Joel Bean (1835-1914) and his wife, Hannah Elliott Bean (1830-1909), were prominent Quaker ministers in Iowa Yearly Meeting in the mid-nineteenth century when Quaker settlements were expanding in Iowa. Joel Bean was born in Alton, New Hampshire, in 1825, the son of John and Elizabeth Hill Bean, and educated at Friends Boarding School in Providence, Rhode Island. He migrated to Iowa in 1853, and taught school at West Branch, Iowa, from 1850 to 1861. In 1859, he married Hannah Elliott Shipley in...
Dates: 1825-1914

Foster-Meyers Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-221
Overview Contains the papers of the Foster Family, a Wilburite New England Quaker family of Rhode Island, and the Meyers Family, conservative Orthodox Quakers of the Midwest. The families were united in 1924 by the marriage of Henry Cope Foster (1895-1987) of Warwick, Rhode Island, and Thyra Jane Meyers (1898-1984), born in West Branch, Iowa. The collection contains extensive personal correspondence of five generations of the Foster and Meyers families, school materials, diaries, writings, reminiscences...
Dates: 1765-2006

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Alexander, H.P. 1
Alexander, Samuel 1
Backhouse, James, d. 1890 1
Bean, Hannah E. (Hannah Elliott), 1830-1909 1
Bean, James 1
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Bean, Joel, 1825-1914 1
Beck, M.E. 1
Bewley, Maria, d.1886 1
Bewley, Samuel 1
Braithwaite, J. Bevan (Joseph Bevan), 1818-1905 1
Braithwaite, Martha, 1823-1895 1
Cartland, Gertrude W. 1
Cartland, Joseph 1
Chamberlain, Martha Ann 1
Clark, Dougan, 1828-1896 1
Clark, Dougan, d.1896 1
Coffin, Charles F. (Charles Fisher), 1823-1916 1
College Park Association of Friends 1
Coope, Benjamin, 1765-1845 1
Coope, Rachel, 1771-1807 1
Cope, Morris, 1800-1892 1
Cope, Samuel 1
Cox, Lydia Shipley Bean 1
Crosfield, Elizabeth, d.1883 1
Doncaster, Phebe 1
Elkinton, Joseph, 1859-1920 1
Foster family 1
Foster, Elizabeth, 1888-1980 1
Foster, Henry C. (Henry Cope), 1895-1987 1
Foster, Horace B. (Horace Bragg), 1850-1933 1
Foster, John Henry, -1926 1
Foster, Mary C. (Mary Cope), 1854-1936 1
Foster, Thyra Jane 1
Friends Boarding School (Barnesville, Ohio) 1
Gifford, Phebe R. 1
Gifford, Robert P. 1
Hammond, Eleanor P. 1
Iowa Yearly Meeting of the Society of Friends 1
Iowa Yearly Meeting of the Society of Friends. Hickory Grove Quarterly Meeting 1
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 1
Langdon, Mary A. 1
Martin, Deborah 1
Martin, Henry 1
Mather, J. Francis 1
Meyers family 1
Meyers, Bernice L. (Bernice Lydia), 1896-1946 1
Meyers, Joseph E. (Joseph Elkinton), 1858-1937 1
Meyers, Mary W. (Mary Worthington), 1862-1925 1
Miles, Elizabeth B. 1
Muncy Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends) 1
Murray, Augustus T. (Agustus Taber), 1866-1940 1
Nantucket Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends : Orthodox : 1845- 1867 : Nantucket, Mass.) 1
Neave, Joseph J. 1
Negus, Jesse, 1831-1922 1
Nicholson, Timothy, 1828-1924 1
Ohio Yearly Meeting of Friends (Conservative : 1854- ) 1
Potter, William J. (William James), 1829?-1893 1
Potts, Anna 1
Potts, Joseph 1
Providence Monthly Meeting of Friends (Providence, R.I.) 1
Pumphrey, Stanley, 1837-1881 1
Robson, Priscilla, d.1879 1
Scull, David, 1836-1907 1
Scull, Edward Lawrene, 1846-1884 1
Sharp, Elizabeth 1
Sharp, Isaac 1
Sharples, Edith, 1743-1787 1
Sharples, Joshua, 1747-1826 1
Shipley, Anna, 1826-1888 1
Shipley, Catherine 1
Shipley, Murray, 1830-1899 1
Stillwater Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends : Wilburite : 1854- : Barnesville, Ohio) 1
Tebbets, Mary B. 1
Thistlethwaite, Hannah, d.1893 1
Turner, William E. 1
Warner family 1
Westtown Boarding School 1
Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892 1
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