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Capt. Christopher Clark MP (c.1681 - 1754)

Captain Christopher Clark was born 1681 in Virginia and died on 28 May 1754 in Louisa, Virginia. Parents: Micajah Clark (1659 - 1706) and Sallie Ann Moorman Clark (1662 - 1710) Married: Penelop...

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Christopher Holder "the Quaker" MP (1631 - 1688)

Christopher Holder (c. 1631—post-1676) was an English Quaker minister who immigrated to the Massachusetts Bay Colony, where he was persecuted for his beliefs. He was prohibited from preaching, i...

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Charity Thornburgh (b. - 1758)

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Benjamin Eli Thornburgh (c.1730 - 1795)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for VIRGINIA. DAR Ancestor # A114724 ID: P8312 Birth: 1735 in Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States _APID: 1,7836::1217293 1 _APID: 1,4725::4833745 2 ...

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Sarah Mary Ellis (1753 - 1818)

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Nehemiah Ellis (1752 - 1822)

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Mordecai Ellis, Sr. (1723 - 1794)

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William Mehls Dewees, II, Lt. Col (1711 - 1777)

William Mehls Dewees - Memorial - Birth: Jul. 8, 1711 Montgomery County Pennsylvania, USA Death: 1777 Montgomery County Pennsylvania, USA **Gabriel Ancestors Who Serv WILLIAM MEHLS DEWEESE,...

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Dr. Thomas Eyre MP (c.1615 - 1657)

Specified to be both a Quaker and a chirurgeon (medical doctor). There is no hard evidence that he was ever known as "Mowrey" or "Mowery". He most certainly did not use that name after arrival in Vir...

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Sarah Thornburgh MP (c.1666 - d.)

Sarah Jackson was the daughter of Anthony Jackson. She was born c. 1666 in Cootehill, Co. Cavan, Ireland. She married Robert Thornburgh in 1686. He was the son of Charles Thornburgh and Elizabeth Leybo...

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Charles Thornburg of Methrop MP (1635 - 1669)

Charles Thornburgh , son of William Thornburgh and Catherine Langtree, was born 19 Jul 1635 in Methop, England, and died in 1669 in England. He married Elizabeth Leyburne, daughter of Thomas Leyburne a...

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Robert Thornburgh MP (c.1661 - 1717)

Robert Thornburgh was the son of Charles Thornburgh and Elizabeth Leyburne. He was born in c.1661 in Lancashire, England and died in Cootehill, County Caven, Ireland. He married Sarah Jackson on 1686 i...

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R.H. Macy (1822 - 1877)

[from wikipedia] Rowland Hussey Macy, Sr. (August 30, 1822 – March 29, 1877) was an American businessman who founded the department store chain R.H. Macy and Company. Macy was born on Nantuc...

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John Snowden MP (1632 - 1736)

John Snowden Birth: 1632 - Edwinsboro Co. of Nottingham, England Death: May 3 1736 - Philadelphia, PA Parents: William Snowden, Ann Snowden (born Hooten) Wife: Ann Snowden (born Barrett) Wi...

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John Chapman MP (1622 - 1694)

While the Chapman family was not very prominently identified with the Friends Meeting at Richland, several members located in Upper Bucks quite early, and were identified with the affairs of the Friend...

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Ann Dutton (Browne) MP (c.1687 - 1726)

From the Browns of Nottingham: Children of William Brown and Ann Mercer: 2. Ann, born 10mo 1st (December 1) 1687; married 1707 to Robert, son of John and Mary Dutton of Aston. Robert settled in Not...

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Joseph Richardson, Sr. MP (1678 - 1748)

Joseph Richardson was also an ardent member of the Society of Friends like his father. He was "the fifth child and fourth son of William Richardson". He was born 3 Apr 1678 in Anne Arundel County in Ma...

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Cuthbert Hayhurst, III MP (1632 - 1683)

CUTHBERT HAYHURST Quaker Biographical Sketches includes the following interesting sketch of Cuthbert Hayhurst: Cuthbert Hayhurst was born at Easington, in the county of York, England, about the yea...

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Thomas Bond (c.1630 - 1683)

Imprisoned with other Quakers for nine weeks. Probabily for his failure to pay tithes Thomas was a wealthy ironmonger. He was also an early (Ca 1655) publisher of Quaker teachings. In 1675 he was imp...

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Joseph Kirkbride MP (1662 - 1738)

From rootsweb: Emigrated from England to Philadelphia, PA on the ship "Welcome" with William Penn in 1682; granted 15000 acres in PA by Penn. He and a Robert Lucas were bonded to several Bucks Co, ...

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Phebe Kirkbride (Blackshaw) MP (1666 - 1701)

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Restore Lippincott MP (c.1653 - 1741)

Restore Lippincott, was the third son of Richard Lippincott, the ancestor of the Lippincotts in America. From John Clement's first settlers in Newton Township we find that Richard emigrated from Devons...

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William Preston (1714 - 1740)

William and Sarah Carlisle were married in Christ Episcopal Church, Philadelphia, a marriage "out of Meeting". However, they were both Quakers, and the Friends of Philadelphia Monthly Meeting gave sati...

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Ralph Cowgill, Jr. (1661 - 1756)

I am related to Ralph in 2 ways, one with his first wife and one with his second. Ralph arrived in America in the fall of 1682 on the Friend's Adventure as an indentured servant to Randal Blackshaw f...

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Randolph or Randall Blackshaw MP (c.1622 - c.1699)

Randall and Alice (Burgis) Blackshaw, of Hot lingee, County of Chester, England, who with their children, Phebe, Sarah, Jacob, Mary, Nehemiah, Martha and Abraham, embarked for America. September 5, 168...

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Sarah Welch (c.1746 - d.)

January 3, 1780; Sarah Welch acknowledges redeeming some cattle taken for her husband's fine. Monthly Meetings ----------------------------------------------------------- Falls monthly meetings rec...

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William Welsh, Sr. (c.1747 - 1804)

Not proven son of James and Laura Welsh --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1769 4, 19, 1769 Welsh, William and Sarah Wharton - Falls Monthly Mee...

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Rufus Barton MP (c.1606 - 1648)

Rufus Barton Birth:  1606 Lancaster Lancashire, England Death:  1648 Warwick Kent County Rhode Island, USA  Spouse: Margaret Honeywell Leased from Anneke Jans land in M...

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Esther Preston (b. - 1774)

Married: 6th 11 mo., 1710, Falls Meeting Amor and his wife Esther spoke Indian fluently and Mrs. Preston served as an interpreter at an Indian treaty at Hollekonk. Source: "Where Pennsylvania Histo...

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Amor Preston (1684 - 1732)

Married: 6th 11 mo., 1710, Falls Meeting Amor and his wife Esther spoke Indian fluently and Mrs. Preston served as an interpreter at an Indian treaty at Hollekonk. Source: "Where Pennsylvania Histo...

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John Fisher (1672 - 1765)

Came to America on the "Welcome" with William Penn. Bought 421 acre "Mayden Head Thickett" in Sussex County, DE on Nov 25, 1701 Genealogy of the Fisher family. No record of marriages to Elizabeth S...

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Nathan Preston (1711 - 1787)

Born 28 2 mo., 1711 Source for burial: Publications of the Genealogical Society, vol. iii, 47.

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Paul Preston (1724 - 1806)

His stone is marked "P. P. 1806"

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Nathaniel Lamplugh MP (c.1688 - 1742)

When Nathaniel was appointed administrator of his father's estate in 1715 he was listed as residing at Duck Creek, Kent County, Delaware but on 1 3rd Mo. 1729 he was granted a certificate from Duck Cre...

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Margaret Barber MP (c.1655 - c.1728)

died the 1st of 9th month in the year 1728 age 73 Source: Lippincott Bible Repository: NEHGS Library ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Th...

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Remembrance Lippincott MP (c.1642 - 1723)

died 11th day of the 12th month 1723 and aged 83 years. Source: Lippincott Bible Repository: NEHGS Library Remembrance Lippincott was the first child born to the English emigrant, Richard Lippinc...

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Abigail Lippincott MP (c.1620 - 1697)

There are no death records for a William or Elizabeth Goody in the "England and Wales, Non-Conformist Record Indexes (RG4-8)." Index. FamilySearch. : accessed 2013., nor a record for a birth of an Abig...

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Richard Lippincott MP (1613 - 1683)

Richard Lippincott (1615–1683), early settler of Shrewsbury, New Jersey, was a devout English Quaker who emigrated to Colonial America to escape persecution for his religious beliefs. He is an...

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Ann Taylor Preston (1651 - 1732)

This Ann Taylor 1651 - 1732, did not marry John or Joseph Preston. As recorded in the Ould Preston Bible: "My worthy husband William Preston departed this life ye 19th 7 month about half an hour afte...

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William Preston (1650 - 1717)

From "William Preston of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and Allied Families" by Charles Starne Belsterling, 1934 William and his wife sailed from England in the ship Amer...

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Paul Preston (1690 - 1732)

Born: 30th. 9 mo., 1690 Paul Preston was a leading iron worker of his day. His will, proved December 5, 1732, shows a good estate including numerous iron objects. Estate also included two negro men, ...

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Elizabeth Oldman MP (1664 - 1724)

Thomas Oldman on the 20th day 1st month 1687/8 married Elizabeth Sykes at Lewes, Sussex County, Delaware, Pennsylvania. The probate record, (pp. 153, 154, records the marriage as follows: "Certificat...

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Thomas A. Oldman MP (c.1663 - 1714)

Thomas Oldman is thought to be the son of John and Elizabeth Oldman of Scarning, a small town within a few miles of Horningtoft, Norfolk. Norfolk was one of the centers of persecution of Quakerism. It ...

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Jedediah Allen (1714 - 1751)

Jedediah Allen Birth: Dec 17 1714 - Shrewsbury, Shrewsbury Township, Monmouth County, New Jersey Death: Mar 26 1751 - Shrewsbury, Shrewsbury Township, Monmouth County, New Jersey Parents: Ralph...

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Martha Beeson (Mendenhall) (1714 - 1800)

MARTHA MENDENHALL BORN June 17, 1714, Concord, Chester County, PA DIED November 27, 1800, Rowan County, North Carolina MARRIED 1 5 March 1738, Hopewell Meeting, West Nottingham, Chester Co, PA ...

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Joanna Squibb (1761 - 1828)

Ann is not mentioned in Joshua's will. I believe she may belong in a different generation.

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Capt. John "Old Trooper" Rush MP (1623 - 1707)

John Rush commanded a troop of horses in Cromwell's army. He embraced the principals of the Quakers in 1660 and came to Pennsylvania in 1683 with seven children and several grandchildren. He settled at...

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William Newland, of Sandwich MP (1612 - 1694)

William Newland Birth: about 1612, Bridgewater, Somerset, England Death: April 1694, Sandwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts Parents: William Newland & Agnes Greenway Siblings: John Newland, of ...

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Thomas Spencer, of Maine MP (c.1596 - 1681)

Thomas Spencer Birth: abt 1596- Winchcombe, Gloucestershire, England Death: Dec 15 1681 - Berwick, York, Maine, USA Parents: unknown Wife: Patience Chadbourne summary He was a tavern ...

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Nicholas Turbet (c.1648 - c.1707)

            Like her parents, Elizabeth may have been a Quaker, for she and her second husband were presented in court 7 Apr...

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Margaret Thornburgh MP (1708 - 1775)

Margaret Beeson was born c. 1708 and died on March 19, 1775 at New Garden, Guilford County, North Carolina. She married Walter Thornburgh of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. He was the son of Walter Tho...

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Dr. Roger Parke MP (1648 - 1731)

"Doctor" Roger Parke, Sr. (1648 – 1738) was the first white settler in Hopewell, New Jersey. Roger Parke (also known as Roger Parks) was born 25 June 1648 in Hexham, Cartmel Parish, Northumber...

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John Parke, Sr. MP (c.1675 - 1757)

John Parke, son of Roger, married Sarah, daughter of the first Andrew Smith, who bought land in Hopewell in 1688, and his deed is the first recorded document bearing the name of "Hopewell." The Parke f...

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Edward "The Quaker" Perry MP (c.1630 - 1696)

Edward Perry, born in Devon, 1630; died in Sandwich, 16 February 1695; married Mary Freeman (1631-1695). Progenitor of Naval heroes - Captain Oliver Hazard Perry, Commodore Matthew Perry, and others. ...

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James Lindley, "The Immigrant" MP (1681 - 1726)

James Lindley came to Chester Co, PA on August 3, 1713. On page 9 of "Lindley Family Roots in PA, NC, SC, GA, & AL" by Terry M. (Mick) Lindley, states: "James Lindley was apparently a very hard wor...

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Elizabeth Barnes MP (c.1715 - 1775)

Elizabeth Lindley died February 01, 1775 in NC. She married Brinsley Barnes about 1733. Notes From DNA test indicates Elizabeth Lindley as wife of Brinsley Barnes Date: December 12, 2012 at 09:37:5...

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Ninevah Carter MP (c.1700 - c.1755)

The parents of Sarah Carter were Ninevah Carter and Mary CLAYTON Carter (who were devout Quakers) so perhaps James & Sarah named one of their sons Ninevah. The name Ninevah is rather unique and was c...

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William Gifford, the Tailor MP (c.1615 - 1687)

William Gifford was probably born around 1615. He immigrated to New England after 1643, and settled in Stanford, Fairfield County, Connecticut. He was ordered whipped and banished from Connecticut in 1...

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Joseph Chase MP (c.1645 - 1717)

A man by the name of Joseph Chase was taken captive by the Indians on 28 Jun 2009 at Dover. Source: Noyes Family Genealogy -------------------- •Name: Joseph CHASE •Sex: M ...

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William Gifford MP (1675 - 1723)

William GIFFORD may be the son of Annaniah GIFFORD by a first wife. William GIFFORD's first wife was probably the daughter of Joseph and Margaret PARKER. Joseph and Margaret lived near the GIFFORDs n...

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Eliakim Wardell MP (1634 - c.1710)

Eliakim Wardell was an early settler of Monmouth County, New Jersey, and served as that county's first sheriff.[1] Wardell was appointed sheriff on May 31, 1683 by Deputy Governor Thomas Rudyard purs...

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Andrew Moore MP (1688 - 1753)

Andrew Moore Birth: Jun. 6, 1688, Ireland Death: Jul. 5, 1753 Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, USA Andrew Moore was born on June 6, 1688 in Ireland. There are conflicting records about where...

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Joseph Dickinson MP (1706 - 1780)

From Quakers of Chester co., PA Joseph Dickinson (1706-aft 1780) came to New Jersey in 1725 at the age of 18 or 19 from Ireland, though he was reportedly born in Cumberland Co., England. He's got a p...

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Patrick Henderson MP (c.1644 - 1702)

Extract from "The Immigration of Irish Quakers into Pennsylvania": Patrick Henderson, the author of a work called "Truth and Innocence, The Armour and Defense of the People called Quakers," was a pro...

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Gayen Miller MP (1674 - 1742)

From "Joseph Dickinson and Family" pg. 100-101: We introduce Gayen Miller by extracts from a letter received from Mrs. Knox Taylor, of Santa Fe, NM, dated Aug. 29, 1930: "I am ever so glad to giv...

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Joshua Hoopes MP (1635 - 1724)

Joshua married three times, once to Ann, once to Eleanor, once to Isabel Middleton. All of his children were with his first wife, Ann. Joshua owned land in Makefield, PA, 1723. Upon his arrival in Ph...

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Levi Pownall MP (1783 - 1863)

From Friends' Intelligencer and Journal, Volume 45 "P. E. Gibbons. Lancaster Co., Pa., Seventh month 14." page 490-491 NOTES BY THE WAY: THE CHRISTIANA RIOT OF 1851. A Few days ago I was visiting L...

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Sarah Pownall MP (1796 - 1852)

Her son in law George Steele wrote in 1918: "Mrs. Sarah Pownall was the best and most capable woman I ever knew". Read the story here: Reminiscences of the Christiana riot From Bloody Dawn : The Chri...

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Isaac Hopper, Father of Underground Railroad (1771 - 1852)

Isaac Tatem Hopper (b. Deptford, New Jersey, December 3, 1771, d. New York City, May 7, 1852) was an American abolitionist who is known as the father of the underground railroad. Links Isaac T....

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Lt. John Tristam Coffin MP (1647 - 1711)

John Coffin was born at Haverhill, Mass. 30 Oct. 1647, the son of Tristram, and Dionis (Stevens) Coffin was the first one of this large and well-known family to take up his residence at the Vineyard. I...

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Richard Scott, of Glemsford & Providence MP (1605 - 1679)

Richard Scott Birth: before Sep 9 1605 - Glemsford, Suffolk, , England Death: before July 1 1679 - Providence, Rhode Island Parents: Edward Scott, Sarah Carter Wife: Katherine Marbury Ric...

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Capt. William Marston MP (1592 - 1672)

Capt. William Marston Birth: 1590 - Ormsby St. Margaret, Norfolk, England parents: Henry Marston, Alice Spouses: Sarah Goody, Sabina Death: June 30 1672 - Hampton, Rockingham, New Hampshire ...

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Henry Howland, Jr. of Duxbury MP (1604 - 1671)

Henry "The Quaker" Howland (1605 –1671) , was born in 1605 in Fen Stanton, Huntingdonshire, England, the son of Henry Howland of Fen Stanton by his wife Margaret. He died at the age of 66 on 17 ...

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JOHN W DAVIS (1847 - 1947)

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Thomas Nichols, the Immigrant MP (c.1683 - 1741)

From In England, Nicole met an English woman, who was a follower of George Fox, (1624-1691), of Market Drayton, Warwick, Founder of the Society of Friends. Their records reveal Thomas Nichols (Nico...

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Samuel Palmer (1645 - 1716)

Will In the name of God, Amen. I, SAMUEL PALMER, of Mamaroneck, in Westchester County, being in perfect health. I leave to my wife Mary, all movable estate during her life, and then to my children an...

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Hiram Sullenberger (c.1860 - 1900)

known as "Pennsylvania Dutch" within´ the Cromer Family descendants. Possibly of German Descent, as this term was applied to Dutch and Deutsch. Possibly Quaker, looking at the pictures and havin...

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Ralph 'Wheelright' Allen, Sr., of Sandwich MP (c.1605 - 1698)

"the records clearly indicate that there were 2 adult Ralph Allens in southeastern Massachusetts in the mid-1600s. The records also indicate that one was the son of George Allen of Sandwich, and that t...

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Zachariah Jenkins MP (1651 - 1722)

Zechariah Jenkins Birth: 7 July 1651 - Sandwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts Death: 1 Jan 1722 - North Kingston, Plymouth, Massachusetts Parents: John Jenkins, Susanna Cooke Wife: Abiah Allen ...

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Thomas Chalkley MP (1675 - 1741)

Chalkley was probably the most influential Quaker minister in America during the eighteenth century. Thomas Chalkey is the Quaker Minister that converted many on Nantucket to Quakerism. CHALKLEY,...

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Lawrence Southwick MP (c.1594 - 1660)

Lawrence Southwick (ca. 1600-1660) was an early immigrant to the American colonies and a devout Quaker (member of the Religious Society of Friends), who was persecuted for his beliefs. Wikipedia, the...

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Robert Zane, Jr., "The Immigrant" MP (1642 - 1694)

Although author Zane Grey believed that his ancestry was Danish, Robert Zane, a Quaker, carried the family name to the New World in 1673 from England, and he resided at various locations in New Jersey....

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Sarah Sutton MP (c.1613 - 1677)

baptized at St. Mildred's Church in Tenterden, England. 1/1/1613. -------------------- She was baptised in St. Mildred's church in Tenterden, Kent, England. Sarah died at age 64 in the area that ...

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Nathaniel Sutton MP (1643 - 1682)

7. v. NATHANIEL SUTTON, b. Abt. 1643, Scituate, Plymouth Co., Mass; d. December 29, 1682, Sutton's Creek, Perquiman Co., NC. Links Note: Nathaniel Sutton married Deborah Astine in Nansemo...

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Elizabeth Redding (c.1751 - c.1776)

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Benjamin Bird Lanier, Sr. MP (1711 - 1796)

Benjamin Lanier moved to Brunswick County, Virginia which later became Mecklenburg County. Benjamin B. Lanier was a recorded patriot of the American Revolution. During the Revolutionary War he gave mon...

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John Bowne, Sr. MP (c.1627 - 1695)

BOWNE LINEAGE History and Genealogy of the Cock, Cocks, Cox Family By George William Cocks, John Cox JOHN BOWNE was b. Matlock, Derbyshire, England. 9th of Third month (? Mar. or May) 1627 and bapt...

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John Burrage MP (1630 - c.1669)

John Burrage married Margaret Maulden, daughter of Francis Maulden and Katherine (?).1 John Burrage was a Quaker.1 He immigrated in 1649 to Anne Arundel County, Maryland.1 Married Margaret Maulde...

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George Haworth MP (1676 - 1724)

Came to America in 1699 with William Penn. Ship Brittannia was chartered by Lancaster Quaker Meeting out of Liverpool, was at sea 14 weeks. Shortage of water and beer and Illness caused 56 deaths out...

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Thomas 'the Quaker' Jordan MP (c.1634 - 1699)

Thomas and Margrett Jordan were persecuted for their Quaker beliefs. The following is a tribute (as it was written) by his family after his death: "Thomas Jordan of Chuckatuck in Nansemond County i...

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Isaac Ricks, Sr. MP (c.1638 - 1723)

Sources Rix, Guy Scoby, 1828- (from old catalog) History and genealogy of the Ricks family of America; Salt Lake City, Press and bindery of Skelton publishing co., 1908. page 15

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Capt. John Stanton MP (1645 - 1713)

The first Stanton to join the Society of Friends (Quakers) of Newport, RI. 1666- Freeman. 1680- Taxed 1 pound, 2 shillings, and 9 pence. 1696- Deputy. Siblings: Robert born 1627 in England, Sar...

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Jonathan Harrold MP (1717 - 1792)

Jonathan Harrold was a Quaker.

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Elizabeth Coates MP (c.1750 - c.1766)

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Mary Newlin MP (c.1663 - c.1712)

Mary Mendenhall was the daughter of Thomas Mendenhall and wife Joane Strode. She came to America in 1683 the same year that her husband arrived from Ireland. Both settled in Concord, PA and were marrie...

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Sarah Barlow Scantlebury (1833 - d.)

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Sir Edward Morgan, 1st Baronet of Llantarnam MP (1573 - 1653)

There are several references that list Frances Somerset's husband as William Morgan instead of Thomas Morgan. Ref: Welsh Biography Online _______________________________ The royal families of E...

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Jeremiah Brown, Sr. MP (1687 - 1767)

Unattributed basic information on Jeremiah Browne (incorrect on a number of points): Jeremiah Browne, born 1686 in Scotland; married Mary Royale Bef. 1712; born Unknown in Scotland. More About Jere...

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Mary Hannah Garrigues (1724 - 1788)

Once they arrived in Philadelphia, the Garrigues family became Quakers, and married Quakers. We don't know how important her religion was to Mary Ralph, but we do know that women in early Quaker hist...

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Mary Ann Garrigues (1798 - 1885)

Not much is known about Mary Ann Pierce (Pearce), except that the Pearce family were Quakers who settled in Chester County, Pennsylvania. 1681--Edward Pierce part of a group of men granted land by Wi...

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