Lewis Walton Brosius Genealogical Papers
Scope and Contents
This collection contains the materials collected by Lewis Walton Brosius for his book, Genealogy of Henry and Mary Brosius and their descendants, along with other related family papers and pictures.
- Brosius, Lewis Walton, 1856-1930 (Person)
Limitations on Accessing the Collection
Collection is open for research.
Copyright and Rights Information
Friends Historical Library believes all of the items in this collection to be in the Public Domain in the United States, and is not aware of any restrictions on their use. However, the user is responsible for making a final determination of copyright status before reproducing. See http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/NoC-US/1.0/.
Biographical / Historical
Lewis Walton Brosius (1856-1930), was a Hicksite Quaker teacher, businessman and genealogist from Wilmington, Delaware. The Brosius family arrived in Pennsylvania at the end of the 18th century. Henry Brosius married a Quaker, Mary Roberts, in 1793, and Brosius himself joined the Society of Friends in 1812.
3.5 Linear Feet (7 boxes)
Lewis Walton Brosius (1856-1930) was a Hicksite Quaker teacher, businessman and genealogist from Wilmington, Delaware. This collection contains the materials collected by Brosius for his book Genealogy of Henry and Mary Brosius and their descendants with other historical matters connected therewith.
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Mrs. Lewis Brosius, 1929-193?
Malcolm A. Brosius, 1936
George Brosius, 1963
Brosius, Lewis Walton. Genealogy of Henry and Mary Brosius and their descendants. Wilmington, 1928 [BX7791.B8B8]
Brosius genealogical charts have been placed in OE Charts.
Cased photos transferred, stored in FHL Cased Pictures Collections.
Photograph album inscribed "S. Eva Bolton/Presented by the young ladies of her hall, in the winter of 1864 -- Carversville/E.N. Institute" and on inside front cover "This Album belongs to: Mary B. Long/Drumore RD 1/Lancaster Co., Pa." Contains cartes de visites of many of the correspondants in this collection.
Placed in RG 5 by FHL staff prior to 1960. Cased photographs removed in 1999 to PA 107. Deeds, genealogical charts, marriage certificates removed to appropriate folio storage.
- Lewis Walton Brosius Genealogical Papers
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