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West River Quaker Burial Ground Records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-114
Overview Although Thomas Hooker devised a small plot of land to Friends in 1684 and Ann Pemberton deeded adjacent ground in 1833, the State of Maryland confirmed a 1867 deed when it incorporated Trustees for the "Quaker Burial Ground" in Galesville in 1888. This latter group of Trustees was made up of individuals whose families were interred in the ground, not necessarily all Quakers. However, in 1994, their successors petitioned Chesapeake Quarterly Meeting to take responsibility for the site; the...
Dates: 1862-1994

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  • Subject: Society of Friends -- Maryland X
  • Subject: Cemeteries -- Maryland -- Anne Arundel County X