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Verona Monthly Meeting Records (including its predecessor Bridgewater (Hicksite))

 Collection — Othertype SW/Gy
Identifier: QM-G-V47

Scope and Contents

Records of Verona Monthly Meeting and its predecessor Bridgewater Monthly Meeting (Hicksite), 1817-1880. Includes minutes, 1828-80, and vital records, 1817-52.

Dates

  • Creation: 1817 - 1880

Creator

Biographical / Historical

Bridgewater Monthly Meeting was established in 1817. In 1828, it divided into Hicksite and Orthodox branches. The Hicksite branch, which joined with Genesee Yearly Meeting, changed its name to Verona Monthly Meting in 1840 and was laid down in 1880.

The records of the Orthodox branch of Bridgewater, which continues today as the united Westmoreland Monthly Meeting, is described separately.

Extent

.75 linear ft. (5 volumes)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Records of Verona Monthly Meeting and its predecessor Bridgewater Monthly Meeting (Hicksite). Includes minutes, 1828-80, and vital records, 1817-52.

Arrangement

Divided into series: Men's Minutes: 1.1 1828-38, 1.2 1839-61, 1.3 1861-80, 1.4 1834 (recopied); Women's Minutes: 2.1 1842-70; Vital Records: 3.1 Marriages and Removals 1817-52. Notes Vol.1.2 contains minutes of Westmoreland Preparative Meeting, 1826-28. Vol.3.1 includes a list of members of Constantia Preparative Meeting in 1853 and deaths to 1880.

Physical Location

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

Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

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