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Quaker records can provide a wealth of information about our ancestors. Do you have Quaker ancestors? Let's trade information and resources. Photo Paula Hinkel, (c) 2005. Taken in Horsham, Pennsylvania.

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Pearson Family

Started by Carol Anne Kuse Oct 26, 2015.

William Buckman (1650-1716)

Started by Alvin Eugene Collins Jun 21, 2011.

Philadelphia Quaker Meeting or member records 2 Replies

Started by Linda K. Lewis. Last reply by PoetsMyst Sep 9, 2009.

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Comment by Patty Wimpsett Killion on February 28, 2011 at 5:57pm

I've just started on my Quaker reearch.  It is such a pleasant surprise to find so many ancestors.  My Quaker families are Bales/Beals/Beales, Chandler, Garrett and Jessup.  They came from Virginia, to North Carolinia to Indiana to Iowa.

I've found that in Indiana there were two large Quaker areas, one in the Hendricks County, Indiana and the other in Westfield, Hamilton county, Indiana.

Comment by Judy Hall on January 28, 2011 at 10:50am

My Quaker families are Beeson, Clampitt, Grubb, Brooks and Stroud.  They came to Delaware and Pennsylvania then on to Guildford County, NC and on to Indiana. Would love to share information.

Comment by Mark Taylor Edwards on October 28, 2010 at 8:26pm
The first members of my paternal and maternal side came to Pennsylvania 1703 and 1682 respectivelly and the maternal side was pure Quaker, while on the paternal side we are not sure, but some married Quakers. It is said that the first Quaker for business in Philadelphia was held at a home of Christopher Taylor.
Comment by Darin Grimsley on September 16, 2010 at 3:16pm
Hello all. Just joined GW and Quaker Ancestors. My grandmother on my Dad's side was a Wright. She decended from John Wright and Rachel (Wells) Wright, both Quaker ministers.
Comment by beverly Jane watson on August 19, 2010 at 11:04am
Hi, My Great grandfather was a Quaker from Ohio. He was a Hoover. Any one have any Hoover relatives? Also,his fathers wife was a Hinkle Sarah,any relation ? bev Watson beverwat@yahoo.com
Comment by Sheri Putnam-Cline on August 19, 2010 at 10:42am
Hello, Just joined the group and have the family name of "YERKES" on my mother's side. The family farmed and had a lumber mill is Bucks County PA. There is also a town called Yerkes in Montgomery County, PA. Hope to connect with others.
Comment by Timothy Eric Hites on July 18, 2010 at 8:43am
Hello all. My Quaker roots are found in the Hatchers From Bucks County, Pennsylvania to Loudoun County, Virginia to Logan County, Ohio. Other connected families I am researching include Reames/Reams, Merrimoon/ Marmon and Rea. All four families attended Goshen MM in Logan County during the Hicksite–Orthodox split.
Comment by Cheryl on July 17, 2010 at 8:32pm
Hi everyone,
I just discovered one of my ancestors was a Quaker. He's my 9th greatgrandfather Joshua Coggeshall of Rhode Island 1623-1688. He's buried in the Portsmouth Friends Churchyard in Newport RI.
Comment by maggie on July 17, 2010 at 1:16pm
my quaker family is stephen B titus
Comment by Kye E. Parsons on July 2, 2010 at 9:33pm
Hi all, I am a member of the Religious Society of Friends and enjoy studying genealogy. I do have Quaker ancestors who date back to the 17th century. They settled in the Eastern Shore of Virginia and Maryland area.
 

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