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Allen Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-001
Overview Contains the papers of the Allen Family, a Quaker family of Philadelphia and Delaware County, Pennsylvania, which traced its ancestry back to one of William Penn's commissioners. Includes papers relating to the Allen and related Breidenhart, Casdorp, Gibbons, Hubley, Jacobs, Matlack, and Samuel families. The Allen family papers contain extensive genealogical material, family correspondence, journals and memorials which provide excellent source material on Quaker family life in the 19th century...
Dates: 1700-1954

Brantingham-Stratton Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-017
Overview This collection contains papers, in part typed transcriptions, concerning the Brantingham and Stratton families, Quaker families of England and Ohio. Includes correspondence and a transcript of sea journal (1798-1799) of George Brantingham (1770-1845), an English Quaker who emigrated to Philadelphia and by 1821 had settled in Salem, Ohio. Most of the correspondence is directed to George Brantingham or his daughter Hannah from members of Brantingham's family in England, including brothers, John...
Dates: 1817-1937

Jane W. T. Brey Collection of Family Findings

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-018
Overview Jane W. T. Brey (Jane Watson Taylor Brey, 1895-1982) was a genealogist. This collection chiefly contains photoprints of deeds, wills, marriage certificates and genealogical charts and pictures, relating to the Taylor, Wildman, and Watson families, Quakers of Bucks County, Pa.
Dates: 1682-1894

Lewis Walton Brosius Genealogical Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-020
Overview Lewis Walton Brosius (1856-1930) was a Hicksite Quaker teacher, businessman and genealogist from Wilmington, Delaware. This collection contains the materials collected by Brosius for his book Genealogy of Henry and Mary Brosius and their descendants with other historical matters connected therewith.
Dates: 1806-1933

Samuel J. Bunting, Jr., Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-021
Overview Samuel J. Bunting, Jr., (1889-1966) was a birthright Hicksite Friend descended from a family that was associated for many generations with the Society of Friends in Pennsylvania and, in particular, with the Darby Monthly Meeting. A graduate of Swarthmore College and banker by profession, he was interested in genealogy and worked over a long period of time to compile family records. Included is material on the Bunting, Ridgways, Andrews, and Lloyd families as well as original documents, such as...
Dates: 1789-1959

Arthur Edwin Bye Genealogical Materials

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-023
Overview Contains papers compiled by Arthur Edwin Bye, Quaker genealogist and local historian. Includes genealogical files on the Bye and related families of Bucks County, PA, and Cecil County, MD. His research culminated in the publication in 1956 of the book History of the Bye Family and some allied families.
Dates: 1940-1956

Bye Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-022
Overview Contains papers of Quakers of Delaware and southern Chester County (Pa.), particularly members of the Bye, Jenkinson, Passmore, Speakman, and Smith families. The collection includes correspondence, business records, photographs, and memorabilia of E. Mortimer and Pusey Passmore Bye, Thomas Jenkinson, Thomas H. Speakman, and Nathaniel Smith. Also includes accounts of Phebe Thomas who died at the age of 104 in Chester County (Pa.) and had witnessed the Battle of Brandywine as a child.
Dates: 1685-1931

Margaret Roberts Eastburn Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-036
Overview Margaret Roberts Eastburn (1880-1964) was a Quaker elementary school teacher and principal. The collection contains primarily correspondence relating to Eastburn's career as an educator in New Jersey and Pennsylvania, and especially her activities (1905-1921) as teacher and principal at Aimwell school, Philadelphia, Pa., a Quaker school for poor girls. Also included are biographical and genealogical materials, and business, financial, and legal papers of the Eastburn family of Bucks County, Pa.
Dates: 1786-1951

Ferris Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-040
Overview The collection contains correspondence, journals and other writings, business and legal papers, and miscellaneous items of the Ferris family of Wilmington, Delaware, a prominent Quaker family. Of particular note are the correspondence and writings of Benjamin Ferris concerning the Separation in the Society of Friends, as well as the journals and diaries of Anna M. Ferris, David Ferris, Matilda Ferris, Benjamin Ferris, and Henry Ferris. Correspondents include William Lloyd Garrison, William...
Dates: 1737-1940

Robert Heydon Gayner Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-048
Overview Chiefly family papers of tye Gayner family, Quakers, of Sunderland, England. Especially includes John Gayner (1824-1911), and his brother, Robert Heydon Gayner (1831-1916). Topics include family affairs, various Quaker interests, including the religious welfare of sailors and evening schools for young men, American Civil War, and trips to Europe and Egypt.
Dates: 1927-1932

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Bye, E. Mortimer (Enoch Mortimer), 1818-1894 1
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Cope, Gilbert 1
Cowgill family 1
Cowgill, Eliza Coates 1
Davies family 1
Dora Anne Gilbert (1869-1864) 1
Eastburn family 1
Eastburn, Margaret Roberts, 1880-1964 1
Edgerton, Thomas, 1823?-1847 1
Elizabeth R. Lippincott (Elizabeth Roberts), 1888-1979 1
Fell, Sarah M. 1
Ferris family 1
Ferris, Anna M., 1815-1890 1
Ferris, Benjamin, 1780-1867 1
Ferris, David, 1821-1908 1
Ferris, Fanny, 1778-1833 1
Ferris, Henry 1
Ferris, John, 1775-1802 1
Ferris, Matilda, 1853-1937 1
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Forster, Josiah, 1782-1870 1
Gayner family 1
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Gibbons, Mary, 1795-1876 1
Gilbert family 1
Gillam family 1
Gillingham family 1
Gillingham, Anna, 1878-1964 1
Gillingham, Elizabeth H. (Elizabeth Hancock), 1837-1929 1
Gillingham, Theodore T. (Theodore Tyson), 1836-1923 1
Hallowell family 1
Heacock, Eliza 1
Heacock, Elizabeth Walker 1
Heacock, Jane 1
Heacock, Joseph, 1800-1883 1
Heacock, Joseph, 1846-1918 1
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Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 1
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Indiana Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox: 1828- ) 1
Jackson, Halliday, 1771-1835 1
Jackson, John, 1809-1855 1
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Jane W. T. Brey 1
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Jenkinson, Thomas, 1794-1890 1
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Livezey family 1
Longacre family 1
Longnecker family 1
Longstreth family 1
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Michener family 1
Moore family 1
Moorestown Friends School (N.J.) 1
New York Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Hicksite : 1828-1957 : New York, N.Y.) 1
Nixon family 1
Orton Dyslexia Society 1
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