Genealogy Projects tagged with Quaker on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Wildman and related families of the Lancashire Yorkshire border (1500s through 1600s)

    Include profiles from any Wildman Yorkshire/Lancashire tree even if they do not seem to be related as yet. It's enough that individuala are in the Lancashire Yorkshire border region in the 16th and 17th centuries Pictured is a chapel that stood on the site of its replacement, the Church of the Good Shepherd of Tatham Fells. The new church has more elaborate architectural features. Note that i...

  • Quaker Ancestor Roster

    Update 6/13/2016(CLM): This is a Genealogy Project for the Quaker Ancestor Roster. This Project is for those with Quakers in their family. This is not a place to put Ads for shows, products. Links current Quaker meetings in Pennsylvania region wiki Quakers in North America Held in the Light The Peaceable Kingdom Quaker archives at Leeds includes so-called "persistent links"

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  • 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 was a movement t...

  • 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 George Fox William Penn, Founder of Pennsylvania Robert Barclay, The Quaker Apologist Susan B. Anthony, Civil Rights Leader Joan Baez, Singer and Political Activist John Dal...

  • 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 from the very b...

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  • Albion's Seed: Four British Folkways in America

    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...

  • Giggleswick Parish (Sub-project) - Focus on <Wildman> surname

    Yorkshire, England: Church of England Parish Records Giggleswick Vol 1, 1558-1669 Volume One Giggleswick Parish Registers ~• found at: online site ~• Fun Quote : " I am researching the Wildman family that orginiates in the North West Region of Yorkshire, in England, particularly in towns of Clapham, Ingleton, Long Preston, Giggleswick, Wigglesworth, Settle,etc... Earliest Wildman found: A Rob...

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  • 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...

  • 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 Kent ar...

  • 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 of the West ...

  • 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...

  • 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...