An interesting resource for Quaker Genealogy

Started by Private User on Thursday, December 30, 2010


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Private User
12/30/2010 at 2:23 PM
12/30/2010 at 3:20 PM

I've been using "Martha's Extended Family" a lot as Martha Kuykendall apparently has quite a number of Quakers in her family group, and she seems to have done well on the research - she labels her sources and does a fairly good job of creating a defensible tree:

As with any such resource, it's best to attribute her work (give credit where credit is due), and include the resources she has used, in case a comparison with conflicting information is needed.

12/30/2010 at 3:24 PM

I have to admit, this is a pretty good warning page:

Might have to review the sources for the Clayton lineage at some point.

12/30/2010 at 5:45 PM (subscription required) has electronic searchable copies of all of the volumes of Hinshaw's "Encylcopedia of American Quaker Genealogy". It lists births, banns, removals, marriages, deaths etc.)

Also, if you happen to be related to the same batch of early Quakers that I am, (surnames of: Grubbs, Michiners, Balderston, Beeson, Moon, Bowen, Whitaker) then you might find a Google map I put together of Monthly Meeting locations a helpful tool in your research. There are of course 100's of other locations not mapped but in case you find it useful here is a direct link:

12/30/2010 at 7:23 PM

I've added a "Finding Aids" section to the project with several handy links to make finding Quaker profiles easier

Private User
1/21/2011 at 12:21 AM

Those are awesome resources you all posted. Keep up the good work.

Randy, I am a descendant of the Mendenhall-Beeson line. I have a pdf of a mid-1860's book about the Mendenhall family, based on letters exchanged between English and American cousins. The English family was NOT Quaker.

I have often referred to this website -- -- when working on my Beeson ancestors. It has a link to several Beeson wills. I find will extremely useful in identifying unnamed children listed on other sites.

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