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Quakers -- Family relationships

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 90 Collections and/or Records:

Brown family history

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-10-011
Scope and Content note

This collection is comprised of the small, single, handwritten volume of the Brown family history. The volume traces the Brown family back to Thomas and Eleanor Brown of West Nottingham, and traces the descendants of this couple through the eighteenth century. The inside of the back cover is inscribed with the name M. Mendenhall, and dated 8th mo 1833.

Dates: 1833

Thomas Wistar Brown papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1321
Scope and Contents Correspondence, letter books, diaries, scrapbooks, account books, deeds, marriage certificates, genealogical material, and miscellaneous manuscript and printed items of, or about, Thomas Wistar Brown (1826-1916), his father Moses Brown (1793-1878), his mother Mary (Wistar) Brown (b. 1807), his brother Moses Brown (b. 1829), his wife Mary (Farnum) Brown, his son John Farnum Brown (1873-1894) and others. Under correspondence, there are four letters from Eliza Paul (Kirkbride) Gurney to...
Dates: 1701-1917

Cadbury-Brown Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1177
Abstract

19th-century papers of the interrelated Cadbury and Brown Quaker families.

Dates: 1804-1974

Emma Cadbury Jr. Correspondence, 1893-1923

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1019
Abstract

This collection consists primarily of letter between Emma Cadbury Jr. and other members of the Cadbury family and friends. Letters cover the affairs of family and friends, such as marriages, purchases, and general correspondances. Additionally, there are two pocket diaries and meeting programs.

Dates: 1893-1923; Majority of material found within 1900-1923

Elizabeth Cadwallader papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-188
Abstract

This collection is comprised of the papers of Elizabeth Cadwallader Comfort, and include certificates of removal, clippings, correspondence, diaries, extracts, recipe books, wills, and miscellaneous items from various members of her family.

Dates: 1835-1865

Rebecca Singer Collins papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1196
Abstract

Letters and diaries of Rebecca Singer Collins (1804-1892), a nineteenth-century Quaker well known for her religious philanthropic work.

Dates: 1824-1886

Comfort family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-10-002
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a typed genealogy of the Comfort family, compiled by Anne H. Cresson in 1902, largely based on a family tree prepared by John S. Comfort. It also includes some short biographical sketches of the families, as well as typed notes from Cresson's work.

Dates: 1902

David Cooper memoir

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-108
Abstract

David Cooper wrote his memoir during his later years, when his health was failing, so that his children would be able to reference an account of his life after his death. A note on the inside cover reads: "A Gift of David Cooper to his daughter Martha Allinson." In the memoir, Cooper recounts his early life, his family history, his marriage, the birth of his children, his Quakerism, his struggles with his faith, his work as a representative in 1761, and his attendance at Quaker Meetings.

Dates: 1724-1795

E. Newbold Cooper / Margaret Hawkins collection

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1180
Abstract

Represents, in large measure, the Cooper and Wills families of E. Newbold Cooper and the Green, Hawkins, and Sharpless families of Margaret Hawkins.

Dates: 1820s-1979

Cope-Collins-Morris papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-046
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the correspondence, prints, and legal papers of three Quaker families, Cope, Collins, and Morris. It primarily includes letters by Mary Ann Cope Morris and letters to Eliza Cope Collins; including the letter of the latter's husband William Morris describing cholera epidemic in Philadelphia, as well as abolitionist activity, Philadelphia Quaker life, Yearly Meetings and a trip through an Oneida Indian village with details about life there. In addition, there...
Dates: 1834-1878