Quakers -- Genealogy
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 37 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Lewis D. Stubbs was an attorney and political leader of Richmond, Indiana. This small collection of his papers reflects mainly his interest in genealogy, although it does include personal letters and scrapbook that Stubbs kept during the 1856 and 1858 political campaigns.
Dates: 1855-1924; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/2003
Scope and Contents The Loula (Howell) Thomas Papers consist of genealogical information and diaries of Loula (Howell) Thomas (1891-1972), a Quaker farmwife in Grant County, Indiana. Most of this collection consists of Loula Thomas's diaries from 1933 until two days before her death in 1972. They reflect life in a small midwestern town: work, church, visiting, and the births, marriages, and deaths of neighbors and family. Loula Thomas was also interested in genealogy, and not only kept careful track of events in...
Dates: 1933-1972; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/2000
Scope and Contents This collection, on family sheets and on note cards, consists of information regarding Margorie Diebel's Quaker ancestors in New England, the Delaware Valley, Virginia, North Carolina, and Ohio.
Dates: Other: Add Date
Scope and Contents The Marian Henley Goodwell Collection consists of materials relating to the ancestry of Marian Henley Goodwell, a 1938 Earlham College graduate and active genealogist. It focuses largely on her father's family, the Henleys of Carthage, Rush County, Indiana, but also includes significant genealogical material on other Quaker families, especially Steere, Kenworthy, Morrow, and Thomas. It also includes significant local historical material for Carthage, Indiana. Most of this collection consists...
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents The White Papers consist of correspondence, legal papers, and photographs as well as genealogical materials. Of special interest are photographs and letters of slaves liberated by the Whites in North Carolina.
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a diary written by Nathanial Carter. Carter regularly reflects on his progress in religious life and reports on what happened in his meeting. He also is a typical farmer, giving close attention to the weather and the markets for crops. Finally, he chronicles his community, recording events in the lives of family and neighbors, especially births, deaths, and marriages. The Carter diary was a gift from the Rev. Floyd L. Cook of Indianapolis some time before 1975.
Dates: 1844-1849; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1970
Collection — Box 2
Scope and Contents The Warner-Winder-Calvert Papers consist of account books, diaries, letters, photographs, and other manuscripts of six generations of Quaker families in Ross and Clark counties, Ohio. The most significant materials reflect farm life in the Midwest in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. The earliest document in the collection is the account book of John Winder (1736-1819), a Friend born in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, who married Margaret Briggs (1740-1812). In 1795 he led a party of...
Dates: 1794-1951; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1994