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Quakers -- New Jersey -- Burlington County

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Burlington First-Day School Union

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-078
Overview

The Burlington First-Day School Union was a Hicksite Quaker organization established in 1888. It included representatives from nine First-Day schools in Burlington and Mercer Counties, New Jersey, who met quarterly. Included are minutes of the Union, 1894-1902, and reports from First-day schools at Trenton, Upper Springfield, Mount Holly, Crosswicks, Mansfield, Mount, East Branch, Rancocas, and Vincentown.

Dates: 1894-1902

William Sharp Prickett Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-127
Overview William Sharp Prickett (1862-1926) was youngest child of Josiah J. and Emaline B. (Engle) Prickett. The Prickett/Prickitt family were Quakers who lived in the area of Northampton and Southampton Townships, Burlington Co.,, New Jersey, from 1716, the date of the earliest document in the collection. They lived in or near villages such as Masonville, Easton, and Vicentown, near Rancocas Creek. In later generations most of the children attended or graduated from Westtown Boarding School, as did...
Dates: 1716-1932

Roberts-French family papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-109
Abstract

This collection includes letters and papers of the Roberts and French families. Included is a record of the disownment of Asa Roberts from the Orthodox meeting in 1828, presumably due to his Hicksite beliefs,and a letter from John Mott to Josiah Mott, regarding Quaker testimony and issues of the Hicksite separation. Also included are wills and deeds of Robert French and other members of the family, as well as maps and charts of their properties in Burlington County, NJ.

Dates: 1731-1910

Wills Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1112
Overview

Papers relate to the first settlement of Burlington, NJ at the end of the 17th century, and include deeds, wills, marriage certificates and other papers, particularly of Wills family members.

Dates: circa 1720-1926