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Joel and Hannah Bean Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-012
Overview Joel Bean (1835-1914) and his wife, Hannah Elliott Bean (1830-1909), were prominent Quaker ministers in Iowa Yearly Meeting in the mid-nineteenth century when Quaker settlements were expanding in Iowa. Joel Bean was born in Alton, New Hampshire, in 1825, the son of John and Elizabeth Hill Bean, and educated at Friends Boarding School in Providence, Rhode Island. He migrated to Iowa in 1853, and taught school at West Branch, Iowa, from 1850 to 1861. In 1859, he married Hannah Elliott Shipley...
Dates: 1825-1914

William Hobson Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-062
Overview

William Hobson, 1820-1891, was a Quaker minister and farmer from North Carolina, Iowa, and Oregon. The collection contains chiefly diaries (1859-1891) describing rural life in Iowa and ministerial visits to California, Kansas, Missouri, and Oregon; together with autobiographical fragments and notes for sermons.

Dates: 1851-1891

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Alexander, H.P. 1
Alexander, Samuel, 1840-1914 1
Backhouse, James, d. 1890 1
Bean, Hannah E. (Hannah Elliott), 1830-1909 1
Bean, James, 1822-1915 1