Genealogy Projects tagged with quaker on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Quakers: Religious Society of Friends

    This project is focused around the genealogy of members of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers). If you have sourced information, please don't hesitate to contribute. Influential and Well-Known Quakers Richard M. Nixon, 37th President of the United States William Penn, Founder of Pennsylvania Robert Barclay, The Quaker Apologist Susan B. Anthony, Civil Rights Leader Joan Bae...

  • Quaker Ancestor Roster

    Join this Project and bring your ancestor's profile! The more the merrier. Feel free to break out into "associated projects" as well. The Religious Society of Friends The Quakers, or Friends , were formed in the mid-17th Century by an English shoemaker, George Fox (1624-1691). His core belief was that man did not need an intermediary to establish a relationship with God — no trained ...

  • Early Virginia Immigrants, 1623-1666

    Complete listing of Early Virginia Immigrants, 1623-1666 (from book published 1912 by George Cabell Greer, now copyright-free) Over 17,000 names here: Please add Geni profiles you manage to this project that appear on the list. Citation: Greer, George Cabell. Early Virginia immigrants, 1623-1666. Originally published: Richmond, Va., 1912. Compiled from Land Office records; gives name, d...

  • American Abolitionist Movement

    Abolitionism is the doctrine that slavery must be ended. It is supported by activities that might achieve this goal. It is largely of historic interest because nearly all nations have abolished slavery within their borders. This project recognizes abolitionists — supporters of this doctrine — and the families of abolitionists. In western Europe and the Americas abolitionism wa...

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  • Starbuck / Coffin Family

    Scope of Project To build a single, validated and documented shared family tree for the Starbuck , Coffin , Gardner and related families, from earlier origins to near modern times Overview The Starbuck and Coffin families were a group of whalers operating out of Nantucket, Massachusetts from the seventeenth to the nineteenth centuries. Some members of the family gained wider exposure due ...

  • Quaker Women

    This Project is to study and document Quaker women. Feel free to join, add to the list (below) - and bring your ancestresses profiles with you. Quaker Views on Women For many outside observers during the first hundred years of Quakerism, the most surprising aspect of Quakerism was the fact that "ministry" – the prerogative to speak during a Quaker meeting – was open to women f...

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  • Quakers of New Jersey: "Kent" Passengers (1677)

    Quakers of New Jersey: "Kent" Passengers (1677) Scope of Project To build single, validated and documented Master Profiles for passengers of The Kent , which sailed from London, England to Chygoes Island, now Burlington, New Jersey in Dec. 1677. Many of the passengers were Quakers (members of the Society of Friends). Related Projects Overview from: Fall, 1677— The ship ...

  • 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...

  • Albion's Seed

    WORK IN PROGRESS Hyperlinks refer to Wikipedia pages where more information can be found . Motives Albion's Seed: Four British Folkways in America (America: a Cultural History) From Library Journal This cultural history explains the European settlement of the United States as voluntary migrations from four English cultural centers. Families of zealous, literate Puritan yeomen an...

  • Quakers of New Jersey: "Shield" Passengers (1678)

    Scope of Project To build a single, validated and documented for passengers of "The Shield," which sailed from Stockton, England to Burlington, New Jersey in Dec. 1677. Many of the passengers were Quakers (members of the Society of Friends). Related Projects Overview from: The favorable accounts written home by the first settlers in West Jersey stimulated immigration and soon th...

  • Quakers on Barbados

    This Project is to find our Quaker Ancestors on Barbados. Feel free to join and bring your ancestor profile along. Quakers on Barbados 1655 Quakers Mary Fisher and Ann Austin traveled to Barbados and are said to have been the first Quakers in America. "The island of Barbados was during the 17th century the great port of entry to the colonies in the western world. In the last half of...