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Cedar Creek Monthly Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-B-C372

Scope and Contents

Records of Cedar Creek Monthly Meeting, 1729-1939. Includes men's minutes 1739-1893, women's minutes 1754-1880, worship & ministry and its predecessors 1791-1837, vital records 1729-1916, and miscellaneous 1939.

Dates

  • 1729-1939

Creator

Language of Materials

Records in English

Limitations on Accessing the Collection

Collection is open for research. Access may be provided via digital or microfilm copy, per repository policy.

Copyright and Rights Information

Information on reproduction policies available in the Library.

Biographical / Historical

Cedar Creek Monthly Meeting, sometimes called Camp Creek Monthly Meeting, was established from Henrico-Curles Monthly Meeting in 1739. The Cedar Creek Particular Meeting in Hanover County and the Particular Meeting in Caroline County were united to form Cedar Creek Monthly Meeting. This Monthly Meeting would later include meetings in Albemarle, Amelia, Bedford, Campbell, Caroline, Charles City, Goochland, Genito, Halifax, Hanover, Henrico, Louisa, New Kent, and Orange counties. After 1875 Cedar Creek Monthly Meeting became Richmond Monthly Meeting.

Cedar Creek Monthly Meeting introduced the first minute, in May 1767, leading to the abolition of slavery in the Virginia Meetings.

In 1790 all meetings in Northern Virginia, Western Maryland, Nottingham Quarter, and meetings farther west in Pennsylvania were assigned to Baltimore Yearly Meeting.

Extent

4.75 Linear Feet

Arrangement

Divided into series: 1.Men's Minutes; 2.Women's Minutes; 3.Worship & Ministry and its Predecessors; 4.Vital Records; 5.Miscellaneous.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposit, Baltimore Yearly Meeting.

General

From 1875 the meeting is referred to as Richmond Monthly Meeting.

Includes Camp Creek Monthly Meeting records 1747-1753, Cedar Creek Preparative Meeting Minutes 1790-1792, and Richmond Monthly Meeting Records from 1875.
Title
RECORDS OF CEDAR CREEK MONTHLY MEETING (1739-1875)
Subtitle
A Finding Aid for its Records Deposited in Haverford College Quaker Collection
Date
2009
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English

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