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Cope Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-178
Overview The Cope family was a Quaker family of Chester County and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and Baltimore, Maryland. The collection contains family correspondence, genealogical papers and legal papers, a journal (1823) of Ann (Shoemaker) Janney, and other papers of the Cope and related Shoemaker, Yarnell, and Janney families. Individuals represented include Mahlon Day, Joseph John Gurney, and John Janney.
Dates: 1792-1877

Heacock Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-060
Overview The Heacocks were a Quaker family of Bucks and Montgomery Counties, Pennsylvania. The collection includes correspondence, diary, and letter book (1871-1872), of Joseph Heacock (1846-1918), farmer, of Wyncote, Pa., including material relating to his work on a farm in Albion, N.Y., and in iron works in Pittsburgh, Pa., to earn money to pay debts; account book (1836-1877) of his father, Joseph Heacock (1800-1883); papers relating to the teaching activity of his wife, Elizabeth Walker Heacock, and...
Dates: 1773-1928

Lydia Jones Sharpless Hunn Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-070
Overview Lydia Jones Sharpless Hunn (1818-1911) was a Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Orthodox Quaker. The collection contains diaries (1881-1908), reminiscences (1893), and other family papers.
Dates: 1881-1908

Ann P. Jackson Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-186
Overview Ann P. Jackson (1792-1874) was a Quaker minister of Darby and Birmingham Monthly Meetings in Pennsylvania. She was originally from Darby, Pa. and had two children, Mary and Stephen. Her children married another set of siblings, Philip and Ann Sharples Chester County. In 1831, Ann P. Paschall (later Ann P. Jackson) was recorded as a minister of Darby Monthly Meeting (Hicksite). In 1849, she moved to Birmingham Monthly Meeting where her children were members. The collection contains manuscript...
Dates: 1776-1856 [bulk 1813-1856]

Kent-Barnard Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-079
Overview Daniel Kent, emigrated to Chester County, Pa. from Ireland, in 1785. He joined the Society of Friends (Quakers) in 1790, and married Esther Hawley in 1791. Their great-grandson Henry Simmons Kent (1833-1906) was active in the establishment of Swarthmore Monthly Meeting and the Borough of Swarthmore, Pennsylvania. The collection includes material used by Daniels' great-granddaughter Ella Kent Barnard in preparation for the writing of three books. Among these materials are genealogical charts and...
Dates: 1785/1928

Hannah M. (Hannah Moore) Levick Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-086
Overview Hannah M. Levick was a Hicksite Quaker, the daughter of Richard and Sara Moore of Richmond in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, and a granddaughter of Theophilus and Hannah Foulke. In 1843 she married William M. Levick of Philadelphia, and they became members of Green Street Monthly Meeting. Her husband was employed as a conveyancer in Philadelphia, and Hannah wrote a number of articles for Quaker publications. The collection includes correspondence of Theophilus and Hannah Foulke, 1794-1796, and a...
Dates: 1766-1896

Charles Smith Ogden family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-108
Overview Charles Smith Ogden (1822-1904) was a Quaker businessman, genealogist, and civic leader. He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, educated in Friends' schools, and married Emma Corbit in 1848. He worked as a wholesale druggist before the Civil War, was active on the committee to elect Abraham Lincoln, and served as Consul to Quebec, Canada, 1860-1864. In 1886, he began a tour around the world, which is recounted in his travel letters, 1886-1891. This collection contains genealogical material,...
Dates: 1732-1938

Walker-Conard-Cowgill Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-155
Overview The Walkers, Conard, and Cowgills were Quaker families of Frederick County, Virginia, and Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. The collections contains papers of the Walker and allied Coates, Cowgill, and Conard families, including general correspondence (1792-1912), Civil War correspondence and diaries (1893-1900) of Union soldier Edward B. Conard (ca. 1844-1917), diaries (1896-1898) of Jacob Walker, ledger (1847-1887) of David Walker (1818-1889), journals, financial and legal papers, genealogical...
Dates: 1699-1912 [bulk 1792-1912]

Walker-Stephens Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-168
Overview William Walker Stephens (1824-1902) was the son of Hannah Walker and Stephen Stephens of Chester Valley, Pennsylvania. The family were members of Valley Preparative and Radnor Monthly Meetings of Friends. William Walker Stephens worked as a businessman in Philadelphia and was married three times. His relation, J. Aubrey Anderson, was district attorney in Conshohocken, Pa. Papers include the diaries and day books of Hannah W. Stephens, 1857-1864, William W. Stephens, 1850-1902, and Annie R....
Dates: 1850-1919

Walton Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-160
Overview The Waltons were a Quaker family from Byberry, Pennsylvania, and the Philadelphia area, including Swarthmore. The lines represented in this collection were descended from Benjamin Walton (1701-1753) and Rebecca Homer Walton (d. 1783), of Abington Monthly Meeting and Byberry. The collection includes business and estate papers, mostly of Israel Walton (1789-1863), a diary of Mary D. Walton (1832-1915) which includes a roll book of Fallowfield Monthly Meeting First Day School, albums and verse by...
Dates: 1725-1930

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Cope, Jasper, 1775-1856 1
Cope, Rebecca, 1781-1856 1
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Cowgill, Eliza Coates 1
Day, Mahlon 1
Ferris, Benjamin, 1780-1867 1
Foulke family 1
Foulke, Hannah, 1767-1850 1
Foulke, Theophilus, 1761-1798 1
Francke, Marie Ogden, 1878-1955 1
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Hicks, Edward, 1780-1849 1
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 1
Hull, Hannah Clothier, 1872-1958 1
Hunn family 1
Hunn, Lydia Jones Sharpless, 1818-1911 1
Jackson, Ann P., 1792-1874 1
Janney, Ann, d. 1837 1
Janney, John, 1765-1823 1
Joseph Solomon Walton (1855-1912) 1
Kent family 1
Kent, Daniel, 1765-1844 1
Kent, Henry S. (Henry Simmons), 1833-1906 1
Kent, Joseph, 1794-1863 1
Kent, Patience W. (Patience Webster), d. 1924 1
Kent, William, fl. 1786-1806 1
Kersey, Jesse, 1768-1845 1
Kimber, Emmor, 1775-1850 1
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Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880 1
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Ogden, Emma Corbit, 1827-1874 1
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Pennsgrove Soldiers Aid Society 1
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Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 1
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Sharples, Nathan H., 1779-1838 1
Sharpless family 1
Stephens, Annie R., 1839-1915 1
Stephens, Hannah W., 1797-1881 1
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Townsend, Nicholas W., 1790-1818 1
Tyson, Elisha, 1750-1824 1
Tyson, Isabella, 1823-1903 1
Walker, David, 1818-1889 1
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Walton, Margaretta, 1829-1904 1
Walton, Mary D., 1832-1915 1
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Western Quarterly Meeting (Society of Friends) 1
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