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Chester Monthly Meeting Records

 Collection — othertype: SW/Ph/C431
Identifier: QM-Ph-C431
Scope and Contents Records of the Chester Monthly Meetings in Chester and Media, Pennsylvania. Includes: births, deaths, marriage certificates, and other vital records, 1677-1961; men's, women's, and joint minutes, 1681-1984; records of the Meeting of Worship and Ministry and Overseers and its predecessors; financial records; and committee and other miscellaneous records. Of additional interest are pre-Separation accounts of sufferings, 1778-1783; manumissions, 1776-1780; and a series of scrapbooks assembled...
Dates: 1677-2004

Painter Family Papers

Identifier: SFHL-RG5-110
Overview The Painter family was an early Pennsylvania Quaker family that married into the Minshall family of Delaware County. In 1681, William Penn granted Thomas Minshall a land tract which now includes the Tyler Arboretum. The property was home to eight generations of the same family. The collection includes family correspondence, business and legal papers, property records, papers on interests and concerns of the Painter brothers, genealogical papers, and miscellaneous deeds and other papers...
Dates: 1687-1948

Providence Monthly Meeting (Delaware County, Pa.) Records

 Collection — othertype: SW/Ph/P700
Identifier: QM-Ph-P700
Scope and Contents

Records of the Hicksite meeting include: Minutes 1934-1992; vital records since 1769; minutes of Ministry and Counsel, 1934-1944; trustees' minutes, 1938-1987; miscellaneous papers, 1717-1973 and n.d.

Dates: 1717 - 2007

Elizabeth Sellers Papers

 Collection — othertype: SC-115
Identifier: SFHL-SC-115

This collection consists of documents relating to the withdrawal of Elizabeth Sellers from the Society of Friends and her subsequent disownment. Included is a letter from to Darby Monthly Meeting explaining her reasons for leaving the Society of Friends. In the letter she accuses Quakers of failing to take action on issues of temperance, pacifism, and abolition. Also included are genealogical notes on the Sellers family.

Dates: 1845-1851 & n.d

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Chester Monthly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1952) 1