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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...

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Jesse Stanley (1776 - d.)

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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 ...

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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, ...

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Zeno Worth (1770 - d.)

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David Worth, Dr (1776 - 1844)

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Job Worth (1764 - 1822)

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Reuben Starbuck (1787 - 1889)

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Edward Starbuck (1777 - 1862)

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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...

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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:

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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:

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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...

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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...

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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 &...

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Richard Mendenhall MP (1778 - 1851)

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James Mendenhall (1784 - 1831)

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Addison "The Life and Times Of" Coffin (1822 - d.)

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...

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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...

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Richard Mendenhall (1794 - 1871)

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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,...

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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...

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