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Fothergill Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-270
Overview

Papers of the Fothergill and related families of Yorkshire, England, and Wilmington, Delaware. Manuscripts include eighteenth and ninteenth century letters, essays, and genealogical documents as well as 19th century sketches and watercolors.

Dates: ca.1763-1995

Friends Social Lyceum (Wilmington, De.)

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-071
Overview

Friends Social Lyceum, a Quaker social and study group, was established by 1872 in Wilmington, Delaware. This collection contains the minutes, 1872-1881, in two bound volumes.

Dates: 1872-1882

Heald family papers

 Collection — othertype: SC-055
Identifier: SFHL-SC-055
Abstract

This collection includes papers of the family of Pusey Bancroft Heald, including the 1886 Friends Almanac with marginal notes by his grandfather, Jacob Heald, and two piece books compiled by his aunt, Lydia Heald, in her adolescence. Also included are copies of the Friends Intelligencer containing articles by his father, Dr. Pusey Heald, and about other members of the family.

Dates: 1841-1908

Hannah Hurnard family letters

 Collection — othertype: SC-062
Identifier: SFHL-SC-062
Abstract This collection includes the correspondence of Hannah Hurnard and her family, written between Essex, England, and Wilmington, Delaware. The letters document the family's emigration to America, their struggles adapting to life there, and finally their return to England. Letters between Hannah and her sister, Elizabeth Clark, share family and local news. Letters from Mary Thresher relate the activities of Quaker ministers, including Stephen Grellet, Jesse Kersey, and Nathan Hunt. The letters...
Dates: 1804-1836

Patience Hunn Jenkins Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-288
Overview

Patience Hunn Jenkins (1805-1884) was a Quaker minister of Camden Monthly Meeting, Delaware. The collection contains journals, a letter book, and miscellaneous correspondence reflecting her life in the ministry and social concerns. Her brother, John Hunn (1818-1894) with whom she was very close, was a major participant in the Underground Railroad.

Dates: 1841-1860

Lavinia Lloyd Knight Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-082
Overview

Lavinia Lloyd Knight (1816-1863) was a Quaker, of Wilmington, Delaware. The collection contains corresondence with Knight's sister, Elizabeth Knorr Knight (1814-1841), lesson book and journal kept as student (1830-1832) of Eli Hilles (1783-1863), essays, poems, biographical material, and other papers.

Dates: 1825-1857

Mifflin-Rasin-Jenkins family papers

 Collection — othertype: SC-080
Identifier: SFHL-SC-080
Abstract

This collection includes legal documents and genealogical information on the Mifflin, Rasin and Jenkins families. Included are marriage records of Warner Mifflin and a will of Abraham Rasin and deeds of Elizabeth Jenkins. Also included is an account of a conversation between Warner Mifflin, an abolitionist, and an enslaved person he was about to emancipate.

Dates: 1740-1899

Rhoads family papers

 Collection — othertype: SC-107
Identifier: SFHL-SC-107
Abstract

This collection includes letters written by J. Edgar Rhoads to his family while he was in Germany administering war relief after WWI. Also included are the diaries of his grandfather, Jonathan E. Rhoads, from 1908-1910. These provide a record of daily appointments and expenses.

Dates: 1908-1920

Rumford estate papers

 Collection — othertype: SC-164
Identifier: SFHL-SC-164
Abstract Estate papers of the Rumford family of Delaware, 1705-1809. Includes: will and witness affirmation, Feb. 3, 1730, revised will, Nov. 26, 1738, and inventory, Dec. 5, 1738, of John Rumford; will, March 10, 1784, and witness affirmation , May 2, 1772, of Francis Way, as well as a statement of repeal of Francis Way's will by John Rumford, Oct. 25, 1784; the will of Jonathan Rumford, Jan. 24, 1772; the will of Sarah (Rumford) Shipley, Dec. 2, 1805; the will of Jonathan Rumford, Sept. 1790;...
Dates: 1705-1809

Job Scott letters

 Collection — othertype: SC-067
Identifier: SFHL-SC-067
Abstract

This collection contains three letters written by Job Scott to fellow Quaker Hugh Judge. Scott wrote the letters while travelling in religious ministry in Oxbridge, Philadelphia, and Charleston, S.C. The letters mostly contain spiritual musings.

Dates: 1788-1790

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Ferris, Anna M., 1815-1890 3
Ferris, Benjamin, 1780-1867 3
American Friends Service Committee 2
Bancroft family 2
Bancroft, William P. (William Poole), 1835-1928 2
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Ferris family 2
Ferris, David, 1821-1908 2
Ferris, Deborah, 1813-1897 2
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 2
Smith family 2
Westtown Boarding School 2
Alston, John, 1794-1874 1
Alston, Jonathan 1
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 1
Bancroft, Joseph, 1803-1874 1
Biddle family 1
Biddle, Clement M. (Clement Miller), 1876-1959 1
Biddle, Mary, 1780-1849 1
Biddle, Owen, 1737-1799 1
Biddle, William Canby, 1864-1942 1
Bringhurst, Deborah, 1773-1844 1
Bringhurst, Joseph, 1767-1834 1
Brooks family 1
Brooks, Benjamin Franklin, 1816-1887 1
Brooks, Charles Franklin, 1891-1958 1
Brooks, Eleanor S. (Eleanor Stabler), 1892-1986 1
Brooks, Esther, 1859-1942 1
Brooks, Francis Augustus, 1824-1902 1
Brooks, Franklin Herrick, 1866-1922 1
Brooks, Frona Marie, 1861-1947 1
Brooks, Morgan, 1861-1947 1
Brosius family 1
Brosius, Lewis Walton, 1856-1930 1
Buck family 1
Buck, Charles W., 1833-1933 1
Butler family 1
Bye family 1
Bye, E. Mortimer (Enoch Mortimer), 1818-1894 1
Bye, Pusey P. (Pusey Passmore), 1846-1931 1
Emma Worrell (1834-1930) 1
Essler, Fanny 1
Farris family 1
Fennell, George, b.1787 1
Ferris, Fanny, 1778-1833 1
Ferris, Hannah, 1793-1860 1
Ferris, Henry 1
Ferris, John, 1775-1802 1
Ferris, Matilda, 1853-1937 1
Ferris, Ziba, 1743-1794 1
Fothergill family 1
Fothergill, Alexander, 1709-1788 1
Fothergill, Alexander, 1788-1843 1
Fothergill, Ann, 1830- 1
Fothergill, Samuel 1
Fothergill-Quinlan, Winifred Quigley 1
Friends Social Lyceum (Wilmington, Del.) 1
George School (Bucks County, Pa.) 1
Gibbons, Mary, 1795-1876 1
Grellet, Stephen, 1773-1855 1
Heald family 1
Heald, Jacob 1
Heald, Pusey Bancroft, 1896-1972 1
Heald, Pusey, 1838-1928 1
Hilles, Eli, 1783-1863 1
Hollingsworth, H. (Henry), 1737-1803 1
Hopper, Isaac T. (Isaac Tatem), 1771-1852 1
Howell family 1
Hunn family 1
Hunn, John, 1818-1894 1
Hunt, Nathan, 1758-1853 1
Hurnard, Hannah, 1778?-1835 1
Hurnard, Robert, b.1774 1
Jackson, Halliday, 1771-1835 1
Jackson, John, 1809-1855 1
James, Dorothy Biddle 1
Jenkins family (Jenkins, Jabez, 1792-1858) 1
Jenkins, Ezekiel, 1802-1873 1
Jenkins, Patience H. (Patience Hunn), 1805-1884 1
Jenkinson family 1
Jenkinson, Thomas, 1794-1890 1
John Fothergill 1
Judge, Hugh, 1750?-1834 1
Kerner, Barbara Brooks, 1922-2007 1
Kerner, Benjamin 1
Kerner, Winifred 1
Kersey, Jesse, 1768-1845 1
Knight family 1
Knight, Elizabeth Knorr, 1814-1841 1
Knight, Lavinia Lloyd, 1816-1863 1
Lewis, Lucy Biddle, 1861- 1
Lord, Nathan, 1792-1870 1
Mifflin, Thomas, 1744-1800 1
Mifflin, Warner, 1745-1798 1
Mott, Bessie Q. (Eliza Quigley), 1876-1957 1
Parke, Thomas, 1749-1835 1
Passmore family 1
Poole, William, 1764-1829 1
Price, Lydia H., 1827-1907 1
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