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Jessop-Coffin-Hussey Collection

 Collection — Box: 19
Identifier: SC-214

Scope and Contents

Material in the small collection falls into two groups. About half pertains to the family of Thomas Jessop (1715-1783), a Quaker who died in Guilford Co., N.C. It includes "Testimony" of his grandmother, Mary Jessop, concerning her husband Timothy Jessop who died in Yorkshire, England, in 1695; Thomas Jessop's 1760 certificate of marriage to Hannah Bishop in Carteret Co., N.C., and letters among his children. The Coffin-Hussey portion of the collection comprises letters and documents concerning the family of Aaron Coffin (1760-1846) and his wife Sarah Hussey and their son George Fox Coffin (1814-1901), a Quaker of Shelby Co., Ind., who married Lydia Jessop (1816-1884), a descendant of Thomas Jessop. It includes letters, legal and business receipts, an essay on antislavery politics, and genealogical information on the Jessop family. Transferred from FMS 91, 2002.


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Rights: Some materials may be protected by copyright. Permission to reproduce and to publish for commercial purposes must be requested from the Archivist.


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Repository Details

Part of the Friends Collection and Earlham College Archives Repository