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Archives & Manuscripts

Delaware County (Pa.) -- Genealogy

 Subject
Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 22 Collections and/or Records:

Allen Family Papers

 Collection
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...

Chester Monthly Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-Ph-C431
Scope and Contents Records of the Chester Monthly Meetings in Chester and Media, Pennsylvania. Includes: births, deaths, marriage certificates, and other vital records from 1677; men's, women's, and joint minutes since 1681; records of the Meeting of Worship and Ministry and Overseers and its predecessors; financial records; and committee and other miscellaneous records. Of additional interest are pre-Separation accounts of sufferings, 1778-1783, manumissions, 1776-1780, and a series of scrapbooks assembled by...

Chichester Preparative Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-Ph-C490
Scope and Contents Records include: pre-Separation men's meeting minutes, 1804-1813; Hicksite women's minutes, 1843-1899; a pre-Separation account book, 1781-1875; pre-Separation trustees' minutes, 1802-1823.

Concord Monthly Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-Ph-C610
Scope and Contents Pre-Separation, Hicksite, Orthodox and United records include: Minutes since 1684; vital records since 1679; women's meeting minutes, 1715-1902; property records; financial records and miscellaneous papers, 1776-1801 " 1959-1987.

Concord Preparative Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-Ph-C670
Scope and Contents Records include: Minutes of the pre-Separation women's meeting, 1813-1819; a pre-Separation subscription book, 1810-1813. Minutes of the Hicksite men's meeting and later, of joint sessions of men and women Friends, 1850-1914; minutes of the Hicksite women's meeting, 1850-1877; Minutes of the pre-Separation men's meeting, 1807-1827; minutes of the Orthodox men's meeting, 1827-1834; school fund account book, 1786-1827; poor fund account book, 1791-1826.

Darby Monthly Meeting Records

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Identifier: QM-Ph-D300
Scope and Contents Records include: minutes since 1684; vital records since 1670; women's minutes; ministers and elders' minutes; financial and property records, etc.

Delaware County Institute of Science Genealogy Collection , 1875

 Item
Identifier: MSS 013
Scope and Contents Genealogical notes, charts, memoranda of various families collected by Minshall Painter and arranged and indexed by genealogist Gilbert Cope, 1875. Envelope contains Advices of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting to its members in relation to the Slave trade and other notes.

Haverford Preparative Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-Ph-H370
Scope and Contents Records of Haverford Preparative Meeting, 1741-1950, include: membership lists, 1783-1796, 1809-1827 and 1826 (with Radnor Monthly Meeting Births and Deaths [copy], 1685-1924); Orthodox membership, 1783-1863; membership list, 1931 (with Minutes, 1918-1935); Hicksite men’s meeting minutes, 1839-1948 and 1948-1950 (with Old Haverford Monthly Meeting Minutes, 1950-1955); women's meeting minutes, 1805-1807 (with Radnor Monthly Meeting women's minutes, 1812-1835); Hicksite women’s meeting minutes,...

Lamb-Booth-Miller Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-085
Overview William Booth married Elizabeth M. Broomall in 1841. Their son, George M. Booth, was born in 1851 and married Ellen Miller, daughter of Lewis and Ann McIlvaine Miller in 1876. Their daughter, Elizabeth Martin Booth, married Robert Emerson Lamb of Baltimore in 1908 at Chester, Pa. The collection contains correspondence (1821-1963), diaries and journals (1833-1905), albums, legal and financial papers, photographs, genealogical and biographical materials, and miscellaneous memorabilia of the Lamb,...

Media Monthly Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-Ph-M440
Scope and Contents Records of Media Monthly Meeting and its immediate predecessor, Chester Monthly Meeting (Media, Pa.) from 1948. Includes: vital records to 2009, minutes, 1948-2003, financial records, committee records, and miscellaneous. Of particular interest are the records of the Sanctuary Committee, 1986-1990, and blueprints of the Media meetinghouse

The pre 1948 records of Chester Monthly Meeting (Orthodox) have been described with the records of Chester Monthly Meeting