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Catawissa Monthly Meeting Records

 Collection — othertype: SW/Ph/C360
Identifier: QM-Ph-C360

Scope and Contents

Records, all pre-Separation, include: minutes of the men's meeting, 1796-1808; women's meeting minutes, 1796-1808; marriage certificates, 1796-1802; index of removals issued, 1797-1808. Record of births and deaths at Catawissa contained in the book of births and deaths for Roaring Creek Monthly Meeting, 1790-1901.


  • Creation: 1796-1808


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

Copyright has not been assigned to the Repositories All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to the individual Meeting or its successor. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Repositories as the holder(s) of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by reader.

Biographical / Historical

Catawissa Monthly Meeting was established in 1795 by Philadelphia Quarterly Meeting. Its first business sessions were held in 1796. The monthly meeting was discontinued on 12mo 24, 1808, after many of its members had removed to Canada and Ohio. The remaining members were attached to Muncy Monthly Meeting until 6mo 15, 1814, when Roaring Creek Monthly Meeting was established. Thereafter, Roaring Creek included all the remaining members of Catawissa.


3 Linear Feet



Physical Location

This collection is stored at the Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College.

Immediate Source of Acquisition


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Find It at the Library

Most of the materials in this catalog are not digitized and can only be accessed in person. Please see our website for more information about visiting or requesting reproductions from Quaker Meeting Records at Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections and Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College Library