Quakers -- Genealogy
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 34 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: MSS 019
Overview Morgan Bunting (1863-1929) was a member of the Society of Friends in Darby, Pa., and a descendant of Samuel Bunting (1692-1759) who emigrated from England in the early eighteenth century. An architect by occupation, Bunting had an avid interest in Darby history and genealogy. The collection includes correspondence and genealogical papers concerning the Sellers, Cadwallader, Bartram, and Coleman families. There are also some original documents concerning the Bunting family, including deeds,...
Identifier: MSS 064
Scope and Contents Genealogical papers compiled by Charles C. Price and his second wife, Ann Parker Gill Price. He was related to many Pennsylvanis Quaker families including the Waltons.
Scope and Contents The collection contains many letters between Rebecca and Isaac Collins during his extended business trip to London in 1845. Rebecca passes along news from friends and family, and from the Philadelphia Quakers. Isaac writes about the English Quakers, news from friends, and describes the gifts he is sending to Rebecca and the children. There are also many letters to Rebecca from Mary Anna Longstreth, during Rebecca’s visit to English and Irish Meetings in 1842-1843. There are also letters of John...
Identifier: MSS 061
Scope and Contents Photocopy of bound volume of Cresson family of Swarthmore, Pa. The records were started by Ezra T. Cresson.
Overview This collection contains the papers of the Darlington family of Delaware County, Pa., and Woodstown, NJ. Quakers with strong ties to Swarthmore College, the family was involved in education, social and peace concerns, and businesses in the Philadelphia area. Charles J. Darlington (1894-1966) served as Clerk of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends during the reunification of the two Philadelphia Yearly Meetings. The collection includes family correspondence relating to...
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.
Identifier: MSS 022
Scope and Contents Carbon of typed notes of additional research, loose in front of volume. Two black and white snapshots attached opposite title page, Center Meeting and property owned by Alphonsus Kirk.
Identifier: MSS 049
Scope and Contents A draft of a Pennock genealogy, compiled by J. Roland Pennock. Computer generated copy. Chuck Gilbert transferred Pennock's files from an obsolete computer program and made a computer printout for Helen Pennock.
Scope and Contents This collection includes letters, biographical accounts of Friends, genealogical material, legal and financial papers, business accounts, minutes, accounts of dreams and visions of Friends, essays, notebooks, epistles of Friends' Meetings, marriage certificates, maps, pictures, deeds, and other material of the Smith and Atwater families.