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Quakers -- Family relationships

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 90 Collections and/or Records:

Cope-Evans Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1242
Abstract

The Cope-Evans papers cover the years 1683 to 2012, and detail the history of the inter-related Cope and Evans families, important Philadelphia-area Quakers. The papers are divided into four series: Personal and Family papers, Business papers, J. Morris Evans papers, and Miscellaneous.

Dates: 1683-2012

Cope-Evans Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1170
Abstract

Letters (with accompanying poetry, acrostics, drawings, clippings, etc.), marriage certificates, photographs, friendship book, estate related papers, account books, and computer disks. Primarily letters of the closely related Quaker families of Cope and Evans of Germantown (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania); other families include Brown, Drinker, and Haines.

Dates: 1732-1911

Cope family correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-043
Abstract

This collection is comprised of the correspondence of the Cope family.

Dates: 1833-1855

Maramaduke Cooper Cope collection

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1022
Abstract

Letters to and from the Quaker Marmaduke Cooper Cope (1804-1897) of the prominent Philadelphia Cope family on various important issues of his day.

Dates: 1843-1874

Cromwell Family correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-051
Abstract

This collection contains the correspondence of the Cromwell family, a 19th century Quaker family, believed to be the in-laws of Thomas Chase.

Dates: 1832-1842

Dillwyn & Hill family wills

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-11-010
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume notebook of George Dillwyn, and is chiefly comprised of copies of the wills of many members of his wife Sarah Hill Dillwyn’s family. The notebook also includes notes concerning family estates, brief genealogical information for the family, maps for partitioning of land according to the deceased’s will, and Dillwyn’s notes concerning actions taken in his role as executor. Included in the notebook are the wills of Richard Hill Sr, Richard Hill...
Dates: 1762-1801

Henry and Elizabeth Drinker letters

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-854
Abstract Correspondence between Henry Drinker and Elizabeth, his wife, relates to his arrest, imprisonment, and resulting forced exile to Winchester, Virginia during the American Revolution. His letters discuss his physical and spiritual well-being, concern for his children, news of other exiled Friends, and efforts to present their case before Pennsylvanian and Virginian authorities. Elizabeth Drinker's letters to her husband relate family and neighborhood news, Friends' visits, efforts on behalf of...
Dates: 1777-1778

Edwards Family correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-064
Abstract

This collection is comprised of the personal correspondence among members of the Edwards family.

Dates: 1829-1845

J.P. Elkinton autobiography

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-116
Abstract

J. P. Elkinton’s autobiography describes his childhood and family, his attendance at Haverford College, from which he graduated in 1908. He also describes his experiences with the Society of Friends, particularly his travels on religious visits, and his adult life with his wife, Mary Bucknell, and their children. In addition to stories from various periods of his life, he provides biographical sketches of his family members.

Dates: 1966

Hannah Bacon Evans letters

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1252
Abstract

The letters of Hannah Bacon Evans (1839-1939) are written almost exclusively to her niece, Edith Wistar Stokes Silver (1873-1949), offering a picture of the life of an unmarried Quaker woman in Philadelphia in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Also letters to other family members, primarily on family life, but also missionary work and other topics. The letters have been transcribed.

Dates: 1888-1925