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Jesse Stanley (1776 - d.)

6/17/2013

Charles Osborn (1775 - 1850)

Charles Osborn was born in Guilford County, N. C., in 1776, and commenced the ministry in the Friends Church about 1806 or 1808. He was one of the earliest and most extreme of the abolition preachers, ...

6/16/2013

Aaron Coffin MP (1760 - 1846)

Aaron Coffin These families (Aaron and Adam Coffin) were descendants of the N.C. emigrants. They moved to Cincinnati, Ohio. He Removed to N. Carolina in 1773. Aaron Coffin Moved to Ind. in 1831. Secr...

6/14/2013

Zeno Worth (1770 - d.)

6/14/2013

Job Worth (1764 - 1822)

6/14/2013

Jeremiah Hubbard (1777 - d.)

Jeremiah Hubbard was considered to be very important to the causes of manumission and colonization of freed slaves. He was a Quaker of Guilford County, North Carolina, and a clerk for the Yearly Meetin...

6/14/2013

Richard Mendenhall MP (1778 - 1851)

6/13/2013

James Mendenhall (1784 - 1831)

6/13/2013

Life and travels of Addison Coffin, written by himself – Addison Coffin, Ida Coffin Doan Quaker, Pioneer, Teacher, Abolitionist, Traveler and Explorer, Author, ran "Immigrant trains" to th...

5/1/2011

Isaac White (1752 - 1819)

Isaac White was born about 1752 and arrived in North Carolina sometime before the Revolutionary War. He was married to Sarah Vaughn, October 12, 1775 in Guilford County, North Carolina by Mr. Thomas Ri...

4/14/2010

Obadiah Harris (1741 - 1830)

Miriam Rich Mendenhall married Obediah Harris, as his second wife, 9/5/1805 at New Garden MM, North Carolina. In 1811 Obediah, Miriam, and daughter Lydia Mendenhall were granted a certificate to White ...

7/12/2009

Edward Starbuck (1777 - 1862)

5/31/2009

Catherine Coffin MP (1803 - 1881)

From Documenting the American South - Levi Coffin On 28 Oct. 1824, Coffin married Catherine White at Hopewell Church, Guilford County. In 1826 they moved to Newport (now Fountain City), Wayne County,...

4/11/2009

Reuben Starbuck (1787 - 1889)

1/5/2009

Vestal Coffin (1792 - 1826)

Levi Coffin credits Vestal Coffin with organizing the underground railroad in 1819 near present day Guilford College. Levi and Vestal were charter members of the North Carolina Manumission Society. S...

1/2/2009

David Worth, Dr (1776 - 1844)

12/18/2008

Moses Swaim (1788 - 1870)

Moses Swaim, a Randolph County farmer who served as county commissioner, attorney and clerk of superior court, was the first president of the North Carolina Manumission Society. Like many Quakers who f...

12/7/2008

Thomas Francis Sherwood (1768 - 1835)

Thomas Sherwood arrived in Guilford, North Carolina when his parents moved there from Maryland in 1778. He was clerk of the North Carolina Manumission Society. Sources:

12/7/2008

Hugh Sherwood (1770 - 1846)

Hugh Sherwood's family moved to Guilford County, North Carolina in 1778 from Maryland. He was treasurer of the North Carolina Manumission Society. Sources:

12/7/2008

Benjamin Swaim MP (1798 - 1844)

from Benjamin Swaim and "The man of business" SWAIM, BENJAMIN (13 May 1798 – 23 Dec. 1844), lawyer, printer, author and newspaperman, was almost certainly the son of William (10 March 1770 &...

12/7/2008

Richard Mendenhall (1794 - 1871)

10/6/2008

Levi Coffin, Jr. MP (1798 - 1877)

Levi Coffin (1798 – 1877) was an American Quaker, abolitionist, and businessman. It is believed that Coffin and his wife Catharine helped more than 2,000 fugitive slaves escape to freedom, using...

8/24/2008