Quakers -- New Jersey
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Scope and Contents This collection is comprised of five items, which originally came from MC 1120. The materials are all genealogical in subject, and were mostly compiled by Asa Matlack and Asa Matlack Stackhouse.
Dates: Undated, 1895
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the six volumes of manuscripts written by Asa Matlack Stackhouse. The volumes largely focus on Quaker history, particularly during the colonial period in and around Burlington, Co., N.j.
Overview The Stackhouse family was a Pennsylvania and New Jersey Quaker family with roots in the earliest settlement of America. The papers include diaries, ledgers, correspondence and other family papers and voluminous genealogical research conducted by Powell Stackhouse, Jr. They were united by the descendants of two sons of Amos and Mary (Powell) Stackhouse who shared an interest in family history. Powell Stackhouse, Jr., (1827-1900) was a real estate lawyer and conveyancer who pursued a...
Dates: 1804 - 1951; Majority of material found within 1820-1916