Bettle family correspondence
Scope and Contents
This collection is comprised of three folders of the personal correspondence of Elizabeth, Mary, and Samuel Bettle.
- Bettle family (Family)
The collection is open for research use.
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The Bettle family were prominent 19th century Quaker merchants in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Samuel Bettle, Sr., was Clerk of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting at the time of the Separation in 1827. His son, Samuel Bettle, Jr., was also a Quaker minister.
Source: Finding Aid for An Inventory of the Bettle Family Papers RG 5/103, Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College
Mary Bettle (1833-1912) was born on November 30th, 1833, in Philadelphia, the daughter of Samuel Bettle Jr. and Mary Ann Bettle. She was a member of the Philadelphia Monthly Meeting. Mary Bettle died on October 21, 1912.
This collection contains the personal correspondence of Elizabeth, Mary, and Samuel Bettle.
Processed by Kara Flynn; completed January, 2016.
- Bettle family correspondence, 1825-1890
- Kara Flynn
- January, 2016
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