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Smedley family


Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Fisher-Whitson Family Papers

Identifier: SFHL-RG5-281
Abstract This collection contains manuscripts and other materials relating to the Whitson, Smedley, Fisher and other Quaker families of southeastern Pennsylvania. Along with commonplace books, correspondence, and photographs are a series of thematically arranged genealogical binders assembled by the donors. Of particular interest are the battlefield correspondence of Sam Smedley who was killed in the American Civil War and the journal of Esther Whitson, later Cope, who served as a nurse with the AFSC...
Dates: 1778-2011

Ozone Club records

Identifier: SFHL-RG4-055
Abstract The Ozone Club was a golf association for Quaker men in the Philadelphia area. It was established in 1901 and included in its membership the presidents of Swarthmore College and prominent Quakers. The Niblick Club which was set-off from the Ozone Club in the 1920s, also was a men's golf association with Quaker membership. The Ozone Club records include minute books, correspondence and miscellaneous papers. A small amount of records from the Niblick Club is also included with the collection,...
Dates: 1901-2001

Smedley Family Papers

Identifier: SFHL-RG5-319
Abstract The collection contains correspondence, journals and other writings, business and legal papers, and miscellaneous items of the Smedley family, a large and prominent Quaker family of Penncrest Farm, Middletown Township, Delaware County, Pennsylvania. The family was related to the Kite and Sharples/Sharpless families of Chester and Delaware Counties. The papers include significant correspondence of the Kite family, especially Thomas Kite (1785-1845) and Mary Kite (1792-1861), both prominent...
Dates: 1751 - 1996; Majority of material found within 1821 - 1950

Smedley Family Scrapbook

 Collection — Othertype MSS-066
Identifier: SFHL-MSS-066
Abstract These manuscripts of the Smedley family, Quakers of Chester County, Pennsylvania, were collected by Mary (Green) Smedley in the early 20th century. The scrapbook contains primarily 18th century legal and property documents concerning Thomas Smedley (1688?-1758) of Willistown, Chester County, a member of Goshen Monthly Meeting, and his descendants, particularly George Smedley (d. 1783) and family. The scrapbook includes records relating to a property dispute between George Smedley and George...
Dates: 1700 - 1833

Smedley, Samuel Lightfoot and Hannah Pennell Smedley. Ledger, 1833 - 1860

Identifier: MSS 001/058
Scope and Contents

Samuel L. Lightfoot (1798-1834), member of Chester Monthly Meeting and Clerk, 1829-1833, married Hannah Pennell in 1826. They owned a farm in Edgemont Township, Delaware County. Samuel died suddenly 10 mo 19 1834, and his widow took over running the farm with managers until son William P. Smedley was of age. The ledger was largely kept by Hannah Smedley. Purchase, FHL 2019.052.

Dates: 1833 - 1860

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Archival Object 1
Quakers -- Pennsylvania 4
Agriculture -- Pennsylvania -- Delaware County 1
Agriculture -- Pennsylvania -- History 1
Apprentices -- United States 1
Architects -- United States -- History -- Sources 1