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"Philadelphia Quaker Philanthropists: Ann and George Williams"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-018

Scope and Contents

This collection is comprised of the single volume manuscript of Joseph C. Carter, entitled "Philadelphia Quaker Philanthropists: Ann and George Williams." The manuscript provides a brief biography of, and genealogical information for, Ann Trimble Williams and George Williams, and their involvement in early Philadelphia philanthropic societies, including the Magdalen Society.

Dates

  • 1976

Creator

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).

Biographical Note

George Williams (1766-1852) was born February 24, 1766, the son of Hezekiah and Grace (Biles) Williams. Williams was a Philadelphia merchant. George williams married Ann Trimble on 4th month, 10, 1811. Williams was one of the founders of the Magdalen Society in 1800, and acted as the chairman of the board of managers for many years. Williams died in 1852.

Ann Trimble Williams (1771-1857) was born on July 16, 1771, in Concordville, Pennsylvania, the daughter of Samuel and Esther (Brinton) Trimble. Ann Williams died October 16, 1857, at the age of 86.

Extent

0.08 Linear Feet

Language

English

Overview

Joseph C. Carter's manuscript, entitled "Philadelphia Quaker Philanthropists: Ann and George Williams," provides a brief biography of, and genealogical information for, Ann Trimble Williams and George Williams, and their involvement in early Philadelphia philanthropic societies, including the Magdalen Society.

Acquisition

Unknown.

Processing Information

Processed by Kara Flynn; completed September, 2015.
Title
"Philadelphia Quaker Philanthropists: Ann and George Williams," 1976
Author
Kara Flynn
Date
September, 2015
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

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