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Fair Hill Burial Ground

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-069
Overview Fair Hill Burial Ground was established on land bequeathed by George Fox in 1690 to Friends in Pennsylvania, including six acres "for a meeting house and school house and a burying place." Part of the land was set aside as a burial ground as early 1707, but there were few interments. In 1830, it was proposed that a burial ground be established for three Hicksite Philadelphia Monthly meetings, Philadelphia, Spruce Street, and Green Street. In 1985, the property was sold to Ephesians Baptist...
Dates: 1705-[ongoing]

Philadelphia Monthly Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-Ph-P460
Scope and Contents

Minutes of the men's meeting and later, of joint sessions with women; registers of births and deaths; marriage certificates; membership lists and registers; removals issued and received, and other vital records; women's minutes; ministers and elders' minutes; financial and property papers; minutes and other papers of the Race Street First Day School; records of the Library Association of Friends of Philadelphia; and other miscellaneous papers.

Dates: 1677-1955

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  • Subject: Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania X
  • Subject: Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia X
  • Names: Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia held at Spruce Street (Hicksite : 1833-1903) X
  • Names: Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia (Hicksite) X

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Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 1
Quaker Meeting Records at Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections and Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 1
 
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Cemeteries -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 1
Philadelphia (Pa.) -- Genealogy 1
Quaker cemeteries -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 1
 
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Central Philadelphia Monthly Meeting of Friends 1
Fair Hill Burial Ground 1
Green Street Monthly Meeting of Friends (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Green Street Monthly Meeting of Friends (Philadelphia, Pa.). Fair Hill Friends' Meeting 1
Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia 1