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Archives & Manuscripts

Quakers -- Genealogy

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 34 Collections and/or Records:

Friends Historical Library Genealogical Manuscripts

 Consolidated manuscripts collections
Identifier: SFHL-MSS-GEN
Overview This collection consolidates genealogical manuscripts into a single genre -- FHL Genealogical Manuscripts.

Genealogy of the Willets Family and Samuel and Ann (Buffin) Brown, 1949

 Item
Identifier: MSS 017
Scope and Contents Typescript in binder. Ann (Brown) Willets was the grandmother of the compiler, Charles R. Willits. She descended from a long line of Quakers as was her husband, Henry Willits of Maiden Creek, Berks County, Pa. Charles Willits also made a typescript of the Willets genealogy compiled by Thomas Montgomery Lightfoot. Both were copied, bound, and cataloged in 2000.

Samuel B. Haines Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-055
Overview Samuel Bowne Haines (1834-1913) was a banker and a minister in New York Monthly Meeting. The collection contains family correspondence (1859-1869), expense book of Samuel B. Haines, and Quaker manuscripts, possibly by Mary Caley. Also includes genealogical and biographical materials on the Haines, Gaskill, and related families.

John Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-077
Overview The John family was a Quaker family of Uwchlan and Shamokin Valley in Pennsylvania. The collection contains family correspondence, diaries, business and legal documents, memorabilia, pictures, and miscellaneous papers of the Reuben John family. Correspondents include Joanna Griffith, Phebe John, Ann Haines, Sarah H. Janney, Reuben John, Abia and Patty John, Pamela Brenholts, and their descendents. Also contains genealogical files of Don D. John which includes original family correspondence,...

Kirk Brown Genealogical Research, circa 1920s

 Item
Identifier: MSS 015
Scope and Contents Genealogical data abstracted from Quaker records and other sources including wills and deeds. Mostly meetings under Baltimore Yearly Meeting, organized by the source rather than surname.

William Laimbeer Genealogical Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-084
Overview Contains the genealogical research papers of William Laimbeer. Includes genealogical data on several hundred families, of whom sixty-five are Quaker. Arranged alphabetically by family name.

William Lewis Lamborn genealogical research papers

 Collection — Box
Identifier: SFHL-SC-288
Overview The collection contains genealogical correspondence and notes compiled by William L. Lamborn in preparation for a proposed book on the Lamborn family. Included are a few letters addressd to his brother George S. Lamborn who continued the project after William's early death. Their research was included in Samuel Lamborn's Genealogy of the Lamborn Family published in 1894.

Lippincott Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-251
Overview Horace Mather Lippincott (1877-1967) was a Quaker editor and historian. The collection contains his speeches and writings on topics primarily concerning the Society of Friends. Of particular interest is the scrapbook he compiled in 1946 of papers and photographs of the 1913-1914 Joint Group which met weekly to study the Separation in the Society of Friends, along with other papers on the topic and on the first joint meeting of the two Philadelphia Yearly Meetings in 1946. The collection...

Matlack Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1120
Scope and Contents These papers include journals, diaries, account books, commonplace books and poetry of the Matlack family, as well as some other families (Roberts and Stackhouse among others) plus 3 boxes of letters, genealogical materials, and other papers. Included among the papers is "Notes Taken from Samuel Spavold's Testimony," signed by Anthony Benezet (n.d.); a copy of George Keith's Journal of Travels...on the Continent of North America, printed in London, 1706; an announcement of a visit he will pay...

Memorials of the Ancestors of the Hall Family, 1758 - 1879

 Item
Identifier: MSS 052
Scope and Contents Beautifully bound volume of Cope's research on the Ancestors of Estelle, William J., Florence, Alice, and Abby M. Hall. Quakers of Swarthmore, Pa., with close connection to Swarthmore College. Contains some original papers.