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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...

"Biographical Sketch of Joshua Longstreth Baily"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-007
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume typed manuscript biography of Joshua Longstreth Baily, written by Alfred Baily. The volume includes a brief history of the Baily family, and is largely composed of extracts of Joshua Baily's letters.

Hugh Borton papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-025
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of typed notes on Howland genealogy, and photocopied pages from a book entitled, "New Bedford of the Past."

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...

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.

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.

Brown family history

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-10-011
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the small, single, handwritten volume of the Brown family history. The volume traces the Brown family back to Thomas and Eleanor Brown of West Nottingham, and traces the descendants of this couple through the eighteenth century. The inside of the back cover is inscribed with the name M. Mendenhall, and dated 8th mo 1833.

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...

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.

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.

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Cope, Gilbert 2
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Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 2
Hopper, Isaac T. (Isaac Tatem), 1771-1852 2
Howard family 2
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Richie, Edward 2
Taylor family 2
Taylor, Elizabeth Richie 2
Taylor, Francis Richards 2
Taylor, George Washington 2
Taylor, Hubert Richie 2
Walker family 2
Aimwell School (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Allen family 1
Allen, Charles, 1776-1843 1
Allen, George Briedenhart, 1804-1869 1
Andrews family 1
Baily, Joshua L. (Joshua Longstreth), 1826-1916 1
Baynes family 1
Biddle, Mary, 1780-1849 1
Borton, Hugh 1
Branson family 1
Brantingham family 1
Brantingham, George, 1770-1845 1
Brantingham, John, 1768-1823 1
Brantingham, Joseph, 1754-1832 1
Brantingham, William, 1756-1840 1
Breidenhart family 1
Bringhurst, Joseph, 1767-1834 1
Bronner, Anne Taylor 1
Brosius family 1
Brosius, Lewis Walton, 1856-1930 1
Brown family 1
Bryn Mawr College 1
Bunting family 1
Bunting, Josiah, 1734-1813 1
Bunting, Martha, 1861-1944 1
Bunting, Samuel J., 1889-1966 1
Bye, Arthur Edwin, 1885- 1
Bye, E. Mortimer (Enoch Mortimer), 1818-1894 1
Bye, Pusey P. (Pusey Passmore), 1846-1931 1
Carter, Henry, 1804-1896 1
Cary, John R. 1
Cary, Mary Goodhue 1
Casdorp family 1
Child, Lydia Maria Francis, 1802-1880 1
Coates family 1
Coffin family 1
Coffin, Elijah, 1798-1862 1
Comfort family 1
Comfort, William Wistar 1
Comly family 1
Conard, Edward B., ca. 1844-1917 1
Conrad family 1
Cope family 1
Cowgill family 1
Cowgill, Eliza Coates 1
Cresson, Soloman 1
Crew family 1
Davies family 1
Dillwyn, George, 1738-1820 1
Dora Anne Gilbert (1869-1864) 1
Earlham College 1
Eastburn family 1
Eastburn, Margaret Roberts, 1880-1964 1
Edgerton, Thomas, 1823?-1847 1
Edmunds, Albert J. (Albert Joseph) 1
Elizabeth R. Lippincott (Elizabeth Roberts), 1888-1979 1
Elkinton family 1
Evans family 1
Evans, Charles, 1870- 1
Evans, Williams, 1835-1919 1
F.J. Stokes Machine Company 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
Ferris, Ziba, 1743-1794 1
Fletcher family 1
Forster, Josiah, 1782-1870 1
Garrett, Thomas Harrison 1
Gayner family 1
Gayner, John, 1824-1911 1
Germantown Friends School (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Gibbons, Mary, 1795-1876 1
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