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"Memorials"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-073

Scope and Contents

This collection is comprised of two handwritten volumes of copied memorials for various Quaker women, including Hannah A. Jenkins, Mary Allen Hanbury, Hannah G. Field, Mary Mekeel, and Avis Alsop. The memorials give brief biographical information for each woman, and many describe their final moments.

Dates

  • Undated.

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

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

Biographical Note

Hannah Jenkins (?-1819) was married to William Jenkins. She died in Twelfth Month, 1819. She was buried on the first day of the first month of 1820 in the Friend's in Providence, Rhode Island.

Mary Hanbury (1797-1823) was born in Ninth Month, 1797, the daughter of William and Mary Allen. She was a member of the Grace Shurch Street Monthly Meeting in London.

Hannah G. Field (1778-1824) was born in Tenth Month, 1778, the daughter of John and Esther Griffen. She was married to Josiah Field, and died in Seventh Month, 1824.

Mary Meekel was the daughter of Isaac and Sarah Mekeel.

Avis Alsop was the wife of John Alsop.

Extent

0.02 Linear Feet (2 volumes)

Language

English

Overview

These memorials are written for various Quaker women, including Hannah A. Jenkins, Mary Allen Hanbury, Hannah G. Field, Mary Mekeel, and Avis Alsop, and give brief biographical information for each woman, and many describe their final moments.

Acquisition

Unknown.

Processing Information

Processed by Kara Flynn; completed October, 2015.
Title
"Memorials," undated
Author
Kara Flynn
Date
October, 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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