Genealogy Projects tagged with Quakers on the Geni Family Tree

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  • American Colonization Society

    American Colonization Society The American Colonization Society (ACS) (in full, The Society for the Colonization of Free People of Color of America), founded in 1816, was the primary vehicle to support the return of free African Americans to what was considered greater freedom in Africa. It helped to found the colony of Liberia in 1821–22 as a place for freedmen. Among its founders wer...

  • Barnes Family

    Scope of Project To build a single, validated and documented shared family tree for the Barnes families, from earliest origins to near modern times. How to Participate Send a request to collaborate on this project and I'll add you as a collaborator. If the profile is a public profile you have edit rights to, then navigate to the profile and under "More Actions" choose "Add to project." ...

  • North Carolina Manumission Society (1816-1834)

    from North Carolina Manumission Society On July 19, 1816, twenty-three delegates from Quaker meetings at Centre, Carraway, Deep River, and New Garden organized the North Carolina Manumission Society at Centre Friends Meeting House in Guilford County. The delegates represented 147 members in the local societies. The antislavery organization alternated between meeting at Centre and Deep River...

  • Pioneers of Old Hopewell, New Jersey

    Please add your pioneer and notable ancestors of Hopewell to this project. Collaborators, feel free to update the page, add resources, documents, images ... origins Hopewell’s first inhabitants were Lenapes, an Algonquin tribe who welcomed Europeans because they needed protection from other Indians. Their Hopewell villages were Wissamonson [Woodbridge] and...

  • 1783 Quaker Anti-Slavery Petition Signatories

    One month and one day following the end of the Revolutionary war securing our freedoms from Tyrany, some of our ancestors turned their attention to the next order of business: Securing the freedoms of other Americans. This project is to identify those who signed this document: To the United States in Congress Assembled The Address of the People Called Quakers Being through the favour ...

  • English Dissenters

    English dissenters prior to and during the civil war/revolution in England as well as during the Interregnum. Please add your "Dissenting" ancestors to the project. Must be set to public. Collaborators, please feel free to edit the page, add resources, and invite more collaborators. From Wikipedia English Dissenters were Christians who separated from the Church of England in the 16th, 17t...

  • West Jersey Proprietors

    Since April 1688 The Proprietors of the Gloucester Tenth have met annually on this spot to elect members to represent them in the Council of  the General Proprietors of  the Western Division of New Jersey The goal of this project is to showcase the original proprietors of West Jersey. background From Wikipedia The Dutch defeated New Sweden in 1655. Settlement...

  • The Nicholites or “New Quakers”

    Founded in the early 1760s by the charismatic preacher Joseph Nichols, the Nicholites shared many similarities with the Quakers, including dedication to nonviolence and antislavery and were one of the first religious groups in America to make the manumission of slaves a requirement of membership. As with Quaker meetings, the Nicholites’ meetings consisted of silent contemplation of the &...