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Major Jacob Downing (USA) (1830 - 1907)

Jacob Downing (April 1830 – 1907) was a major in the Union Army during the American Civil War. He was present at the infamous Sand Creek Massacre as a subordinate of Colonel John Chivington. A...

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Cassandra Southwick (1598 - 1659)

In 1657 the Southwicks were put in jail for hosting two visiting Quaker preachers, John Copeland and Christopher Holder. Lawrence Southwick was found to be a member of the First Church of Salem and w...

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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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Josiah Southwick MP (1632 - 1693)

Lawrence and wife Cassandra and son Josiah and daughter Mary were fined, whipt, imprisoned and finally banished for being Quakers, and their son Daniel and daughter Provided were sentenced by the Gen...

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James Dilworth (1658 - 1749)

"Genealogy of the Dilworth Families in America, 1550-1970" by Virgnia Bushman James Dilworth was born in England and under the influence of his mother became a Quaker early in life. He was married in...

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William England, Sr. (c.1720 - 1790)

DAR A 036765, Patriotic Service, NC. Operated iron furnace; furnished supplies of wheels and cannonballs. -------------------- A Patriot of the American Revolution for NORTH CAROLINA. DAR Ancestor #A03...

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Hannah Lapham (1727 - 1797)

Updated from Find A Grave Memorial via child Asa Lapham by SmartCopy : May 13 2015, 4:45:35 UTC

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Joshua Lapham (c.1721 - 1799)

Joshua Lapham was born 09 Mar 1721/22 in Dartmouth, Bristol, MA, to John Lapham and Mary Russell Lapham. Joshua married Hannah Sherman on 03 Feb 1746/47 in Smithfield, Providence, RI. Joshua Lapham and...

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James M. Pugh, endentured servant of Sir John Bevan (1665 - 1724)

Rootsweb info: Note: James migrated to America about 1682. He settled on the Welsh tract of the Society of Friends in West Chester County, Pennsylvania. Info from rootsweb: SEE "CHAPMAN-PUG...

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Frederick Winslow Taylor (1856 - 1915)

Frederick Winslow Taylor (March 20, 1856 – March 21, 1915) was an American mechanical engineer who sought to improve industrial efficiency. He was one of the first management consultants. Tayl...

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Samuel Teague (1759 - 1841)

"Samuel and Rebecca (Furnas) Teague, two substantial Friends with their large family of children all born in South Carolina, in the years 1783 to 1803, and their oldest daughter, who had married there,...

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Edward Drinker Cope (1840 - 1897)

Edward Drinker Cope (July 28, 1840 – April 12, 1897) was an American paleontologist and comparative anatomist, as well as a noted herpetologist and ichthyologist. He was a founder of the Neo...

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Martha Ellicott Tyson (1795 - 1873)

Martha Ellicott Tyson (September 13, 1795 — March 5, 1873) was an Elder of the Quaker Meeting in Baltimore, anti-slavery and women's rights advocate, author of the first biography of Benjami...

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Laura Smith Haviland (1808 - 1898)

Laura Smith Haviland (December 20, 1808- April 20, 1898) was an American abolitionist, suffragette, and social reformer. She was an important figure in the history of the Underground Railroad.

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Elizabeth Margaret Chandler (1807 - 1834)

Elizabeth Margaret Chandler (December 24, 1807 – November 2, 1834) was an American poet and writer from Pennsylvania and Michigan. She became the first female writer in the United States to ma...

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Robert Commons (1748 - 1837)

Robert Commons was the eldest of five sons of William Commons & Sarah Scarlett. In 1750 he immigrated to Chester County, Pennsylvania, with his parents. On 11, 16, 1780, at New Garden Meeting, Chester ...

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George Ellicott (1760 - 1832)

George Ellicott (1760–1832) was a son of Andrew Ellicott, one of the founders of Ellicott's Mill (now Ellicott City), Maryland. After the colonial war he bought swampland now known as the In...

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Andrew Ellicott (1733 - 1809)

) Andrew Ellicott (1733 – 1809) was one of three Quaker brothers from Bucks County, Pennsylvania who chose the picturesque wilderness up river from Elk Ridge Landing (known today as Elkridge, ...

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Joseph Ellicott (1760 - 1826)

) Joseph Ellicott (November 1, 1760 in Bucks County, Pennsylvania – August 19, 1826 in New York City) was an American surveyor, city planner, land office agent, lawyer and politician of the Qu...

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John Ellicott (1739 - 1794)

) John Ellicott (December 28, 1739 – December 28, 1794) was one of three Quaker brothers from Bucks County, Pennsylvania who chose the picturesque wilderness up river from Elk Ridge Landing (k...

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Joseph Ellicott (1732 - 1780)

) Joseph Ellicott (1732–1780) was one of three Quaker brothers from Bucks County, Pennsylvania who purchased land on the Patapsco River and set up a new milling business there. John, Andrew, a...

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Andrew Ellicott (1754 - 1820)

Andrew Ellicott (January 24, 1754 – August 28, 1820) was a U.S. surveyor who helped map many of the territories west of the Appalachians, surveyed the boundaries of the District of Columbia, c...

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Clifford M. Hardin, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture (1915 - 2010)

Clifford Morris Hardin (October 9, 1915 – April 4, 2010) was a American politician and was the Chancellor of the University of Nebraska. He served as the United States Secretary of Agriculture...

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Julie Ann Wilbur (1815 - 1895)

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Joseph Storrs Fry MP (1794 - 1913)

Joseph Storrs Fry II From wikipedia ) (1826–1913). Headed the chocolate firm after 1886 and very active in the Society of Friends. He never married but was known for his philanthropy.

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Deborah Norris Logan (1761 - 1831)

Deborah Norris Logan (1761-1839) was an early 19th century American Quaker historian and memoirist. Life and education Deborah (Debby) Norris was born on Oct. 19, 1761, to Charles Norris, a Quake...

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Mary Dickinson (1740 - 1803)

Birth: Jul. 19, 1740 Philadelphia Philadelphia County Pennsylvania, USA Death: Jul., 1803 Wilmington New Castle County Delaware, USA daugther of Isaac Norris and Sarah Logan Married July 19, 1770...

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Isaac Norris (1701 - 1766)

In 1751, he was elected speaker of the Pennsylvania Provincial Assembly, and held that office fifteen years. In the first year of his administration, the statehouse bell was ordered from England. Norri...

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Judge Isaac Norris (c.1671 - 1735)

• went to Jamaica with his father in 1678, where he stayed for 14 years • leading member of the Society of Friends in Philadelphia • elected to the Assembly (PA) in 1700 ...

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Anne Tyler (1941 - d.)

Anne Tyler (born October 25, 1941) is a Pulitzer Prize-winning American novelist, short story writer, and literary critic. She has published 19 novels, the best known of which are Dinner at the Homes...

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John Hunn, Sr. MP (1818 - 1894)

In 1845 he assisted Samuel Hawkins in the escape of his family from slavery in Maryland. Along with Thomas Garrett, he was convicted and fined in 1848 by the U.S. District Court, presided over by U.S. ...

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Sarah More (1778 - d.)

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John More, II (1772 - 1841)

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Joseph Jackson Lister MP (1786 - 1868)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... Joseph Jackson Lister , FRS (11 January 1786–October 24, 1869) was an amateur British opticist and physicist [and is known for his work in development of t...

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John john Priestly, sr. (deceased)

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Agnes agnes Moon (1688 - 1717)

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James Jasper Moon, Jr. (1668 - 1755)

BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH - JAMES MOON JR. Milton Moon, Silver Spring, MD, wrote this sketch. JAMES MOON Jr., the eldest son of James Moon and Joan Burgess was born in England about 1669. His parents came to...

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James Moon (c.1695 - 1749)

Find a Grave Birth: unknown Death: Oct. 10, 1798 Family links: Parents: Simon Moon (1700 - 1749) Lauretha Humphrey Moon (1704 - 1747) Children: John Moon (1752 - 1813)* Chari...

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Mary C. Allen (1839 - 1928)

Find a Grave Birth: May 2, 1839 Death: 1928 Morgan County Indiana, USA Wife of George A. Allen, who she married Aug. 22, 1857 in Morgan Co., Indiana. Family links: Parents: Josiah Weesn...

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George Allen (1836 - 1895)

Find a Grave Birth: Sep. 25, 1836 Death: Sep., 1895 Allen First Name: George Middle Name/Initial: Maiden Name: Date of Death: 09/00/1895 Birth Date: 09/25/1836 Spouse: Mary C. Survived By: Wido...

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Sarah Allen (1818 - 1897)

Find a Grave Birth: Jul. 2, 1818 Death: Nov. 2, 1897 Spouse: Charles Allen (died 1873) Married: 8 Feb 1836 by Gideon Johnson, Morgan Co, IN. Other: Age 79 years, 4 months. Born in Surry Co., No...

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Charles Allen (1797 - 1873)

Find a Grave Birth: Oct. 9, 1797 Chatham County North Carolina, USA Death: Dec. 3, 1873 Morgan County Indiana, USA Spouse: 1) Rebecca Hobson; 2) Sarah Jones Other: Age 76 years, 1 month, ...

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Jane Gore (1732 - 1839)

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Thomas Gale, "Quaker" (c.1664 - 1732)

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William Rathbone, IV (1757 - 1809)

William Rathbone IV (10 June 1757 – 11 February 1809) was a member of the noted Rathbone family of Liverpool, England. He was the son of William Rathbone III and Rachel Rutter, and was a Liver...

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Henry Seidel Canby (1878 - 1961)

Henry Seidel Canby (September 6, 1878 – April 5, 1961) was a critic, editor, and Yale University professor. A scion of a Quaker family that arrived in Wilmington, Delaware, around 1740 and gre...

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"Little John" Coate (c.1735 - c.1802)

The John who is married to Susannah is called "Little John" in Medlin's "Quaker Families of SC and GA." and in Emma O. Collins Book on Coate history. He died c. 1802 in Edgefield Co., SC and probably h...

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Corp. Thomas Curran Vestal MP (1727 - 1813)

DAR A 207311, NC., Patriotic service. Corp. Thomas Vestal, Sr., born 08 Sep 1727 in Chester County, PA; died 12 Jun 1813 in Chatham County, NC; married (1) Mary; born Unknown; married (2) Elizabeth...

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Simon Lake (1866 - 1945)

Simon Lake (September 4, 1866 – June 23, 1945) was a Quaker American mechanical engineer and naval architect who obtained over two hundred patents for advances in naval design and competed wit...

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Sandwith Drinker (1808 - 1858)

sea captain (perhaps on Storm King) Philadelphia Quaker, Soldier Of Fortune

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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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Arthur Howland, Sr., of Marshfield MP (1602 - 1675)

In Duxbury, MA by 28 Aug 1640. From Ancestors of Nancy Bonnie Lee May: Arthur and his brother Henry came in either the FORTUNE in 1621 or the A NN 1623 (per "Certain Comeovers" by Henry Howland Cra...

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Nancy Meek Pocock (1910 - 1998)

Nancy Meek Pocock, O.Ont (October 24, 1910 – March 4, 1998) was the 1987 recipient of the Pearson Medal of Peace for her work in disarmament, development and feminism. She was awarded the Or...

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Muriel Duckworth (1908 - 2009)

Muriel Helen Duckworth née Ball, CM, ONS (October 31, 1908 – August 22, 2009) was a Canadian pacifist, feminist and social and community activist. She was a practising Quaker, a religio...

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Enos Thomas (1746 - d.)

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Captain Isaac Winston (1570 - 1628)

There were 3 brothers (ISAAC, WILLIAM ESSEX & JAMES WINSTON) & a cousin, PLEASANT WINSTON who were descended from the ancient & honorable family of that name in England. They emigrated from Yorkshire, ...

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Robert Carr, Sr. MP (1614 - 1672)

Robert Carr, [Benjamin, William] was born 04 October 1614 in London, England. . He was the son of Benjamin Carr and Martha Hardington. Robert Carr came to America with his brother Caleb on the ship E...

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Drew Pearson MP (1897 - 1969)

) Andrew Russell Pearson (December 13, 1897 – September 1, 1969), known professionally as Drew Pearson, was one of the best-known American columnists of his day, noted for his yellow press jou...

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Helen Magill White (1853 - 1944)

Helen Magill White (b. November 28, 1853, Providence, Rhode Island — d. October 28, 1944, Kittery Point, Maine) was the first woman to earn a Ph.D. in the United States. Raised in a Quaker f...

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A. Mitchell Palmer, U.S. Attorney General (1872 - 1936)

Alexander Mitchell Palmer (May 4, 1872 – May 11, 1936), best known as A. Mitchell Palmer, was Attorney General of the United States from 1919 to 1921. He is best known for directing the "Palme...

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Rufus Matthew Jones (1863 - 1948)

) Rufus Matthew Jones (January 25, 1863 – June 16, 1948) was an American writer, magazine editor, philosopher, and college professor. He was instrumental in the establishment of the Haverford ...

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David Scull Bispham (1857 - 1921)

David Scull Bispham (January 5, 1857 – October 2, 1921) was the first American–born operatic baritone to win an international reputation. Early life and family Bispham was born in...

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Philip John Baron Noel-Baker, Nobel Peace Prize 1959 MP (1889 - 1982)

Philip John Noel-Baker , Baron Noel-Baker (1 November 1889 – 8 October 1982) was a British politician, diplomat, academic, an outstanding amateur athlete, and renowned campaigner for disarmament...

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Joseph Allen Baker (1852 - 1918)

Joseph Allen Baker (10 April 1852 – 3 July 1918) was a Canadian-born British engineer, specializing in machinery for the confectionery and bakery industries and later in transportation systems...

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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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Rebecca Jane Allen (1795 - 1835)

Find a Grave Birth: Jul. 15, 1795 Death: May 5, 1835 Spouse: Charles Allen Age 39 years, 9 months, and 20 days. Born July 15, 1795 in Chatham Co., N.C.; daughter of Stephen and Deborah Mars...

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Stephen Hobson, Sr. MP (1742 - 1825)

Stephen Hobson was born 5 Mar 1742, Frederick Co., VA Stephen married Ann Barnes 1762, Frederick VA Children: Stephen, George, David, Ann, Silas and John Ann died 2 Jan 1775, Rocky River, NC St...

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Deborah Hobson (1757 - 1814)

Find a Grave Birth: Mar. 14, 1757 Death: Jul. 20, 1814 Family links: Spouses: Benjamin Hinshaw (1749 - 1779) Stephen Hobson (1742 - 1825) Children: Rebecca Jane Hobson Allen (1...

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Sarah Harlan (1692 - 1747)

BIRTH: History and Genealogy Of The Harlan Family compiled by Alpheus Harlan. DEATH: History and Genealogy Of The Harlan Family compiled by Alpheus Harlan. BURIAL: Friends Burial Grounds

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Henry Willis (1628 - 1714)

He lived in the town of Devizes, Wiltshire, until 1667, the year after the great fire of London, when he removed thither. About 1675 he and his family, except his daughter Mary who came later, emigra...

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Mary Willis (1632 - 1714)

Mary PEACE [NI5268] Jul 1632 - Apr 1714 BIRTH: Jul 1632 DEATH: Apr 1714 Family 1 : Henry WILLIS MARRIAGE: 1654 +Mary WILLIS +Elisabeth WILLIS +William WILLIS Henry WILLIS +Rachel ...

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James Brown, Sr. (c.1765 - c.1849)

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Mary Brown (c.1771 - c.1821)

From: Will of WILLIAM WILLIS Bedford County, Pa., St. Clair Twp. July 2, 1812 Mentions: Wife: Susannah Son William Daughter Mary Brown Son Henry Son James Son Jesse Son Jesse to care for his mo...

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Sarah Susannah West MP (1697 - 1756)

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Benjamin West MP (1738 - 1820)

American Painter Benjamin West is known for his paintings of historical scenes set in and around the time of the American Revolution. His most famous painting "The Death of General Wolfe" i...

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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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Josiah Forster (1782 - 1870)

Photo: pictured in the center Josiah Forster (1782 – 27 June 1870) was a teacher and philanthropist. He was an early member of the British and Foreign Anti-Slavery Society in 1839 and a supp...

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William Forster (1784 - 1854)

Photo: pictured in center of photo ) William Forster (23 March 1784 – 27 January 1854) was a preacher, Quaker elder and a fervent abolitionist. He was an early member of the British and Fore...

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John Fenwick (1618 - 1683)

John Fenwick (1618 – 1683) was the leader of a group of Quakers that emigrated in 1675 from England to Salem, New Jersey where they established Fenwick's Colony, the first English settlement in ...

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John Lynch (1740 - 1820)

from The History of Lynchburg, Virginia: An Overview In the mid-1750's, the colonial village of New London in central Virginia was an important trading center, however, it was difficult to reach fr...

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Col. Charles Lynch MP (1736 - 1796)

DAR Ancestor #: A072635 (see document, attached). On March 5, 1781 (Colonel) Lynch led a battalion of rifleman at the Battle of Guilford Court House. Tombstone Inscription:  A zealous and acti...

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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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John Thomas West (1690 - 1776)

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Thomas Lepper (c.1635 - c.1718)

History Lepper (or Leper), Thomas by Mattie Erma E. Parker, 1991 d. ca. July 1718 Thomas Lepper (or Leper), Council member, marshal, and justice of the County Court of Albemarle, County Court of ...

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Capt. John Akin MP (c.1663 - 1746)

John Akin moved from Portsmouth, Rhode Island to Dartmouth, Bristol, MA fairly early in life. Since he married Mary Briggs of Dartmouth some time prior to 1686 (from Settlers of the Beekman Patent) at ...

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Garrett Garretson (1681 - c.1720)

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Charity Hussey (1681 - 1758)

Garret Garretson married Charity Hussey, a younger daughter of John and Rebecca Hussey. Quakers_in_Delaware_in_the_Tim.pdf?sid=&mbox=INBOX&uid=563260&number=4&filename=Quakers%20in%20Delaware%20in%20th...

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Shadrach Stafford (1773 - 1866)

From Find-a-Grave: Here is buried Shadrach STAFFORD. The Highland Weekly News dated Jan. 18, 1866 stated that he came from North Carolina and settled in Liberty Township in 1806. "He established the ...

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Martha Hiatt (1750 - c.1826)

Please do not merge. This is unlikely to be the same Martha Thomas, the daughter of Col. John Thomas, because according to his DAR lineage, his daughter, Martha, was married to Josiah Culbertson (174...

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Benjamin Borden, II MP (1675 - 1743)

BENJAMIN BORDEN II: The second of ten children, Benjamin Borden II, was born 6 April 1675 at Middletown, Monmouth County, New Jersey. He married about 1710 to Zeruiah WINTER, his first cousin. She wa...

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Nathan Eugene "Jean" Pinchback Toomer MP (1894 - 1967)

See also Jean Toomer (December 26, 1894 – March 30, 1967) was an American poet and novelist and an important figure of the Harlem Renaissance. His first book Cane, published in 1923, is co...

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Robert Were Fox the Younger FRS (1789 - 1877)

The Fox family of Falmouth, Cornwall, UK were very influential in the development of the town of Falmouth in the 19th Century and of the Cornish Industrial Revolution[1]. In the 18th and 19th centuries...

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Charles Fox (1797 - 1878)

) Charles Fox (22 December 1797 – 18 April 1878), a Quaker scientist, developed Trebah Garden, near Mawnan Smith in Cornwall. He was a member of the influential Fox family of Falmouth. He wa...

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Robert Were Fox (1754 - 1818)

Robert Were Fox (5 July 1754 – 1818) was a Quaker businessman who lived in Falmouth. Life and work Fox was born in Fowey, Cornwall, in the United Kingdom, and married Elizabeth Tregelles (...

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Richard Beeson, Sr. MP (1684 - 1777)

Ben M. Angel notes: As a reminder, the West Nottingham Friends Meeting was located in disputed territory at the time of its foundation, and during the time that this ancestor lived there. Eventually, t...

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