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Quakers And Baptists In Colonial Massachusetts

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Price: $27.99

Publisher: Cambridge University Press:

Seller ID: 525046


This book presents the history of two religious sects successfully established in seventeenth-century Massachusetts, where it was illegal to participate in any faith other than the legally established congregationalism of the Puritan founders of the colony. Taking a comparative approach, the author examines the Quaker meeting in Salem and the Baptist church in Boston over more than a century. The work opens with the dramatic events surrounding dissenters' efforts to gain... View more info

Friends in Life and Death: British and Irish Quakers in the Demographic Transition

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Price: $43.95

Publisher: Cambridge University Press:

Seller ID: 526647


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Indiana Quakers Confron tthe Civil War

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Price: $19.95

Publisher: Indiana Historical Society:

Seller ID: 950642


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Immigration of the Irish Quakers into Pennsylvania: 1682-1750

By: Albert Cook Myers

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc:

Seller ID: M1021


This book presents the history of the Irish Quakers from their origins in Ireland to their settlement in Pennsylvania. The book is divided into three parts. Part One begins with the planting of Quakerism in Ireland. It then goes on to discuss the rise of Quakerism in England, the Cromwellian Settlement of Ireland, the beginnings of Quakerism in Ireland and the racial origin of the Friends of Ireland. Part Two begins the migration of the Irish Friends to Pennsylvania. Thi... View more info

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Births, Deaths and Marriages of the Nottingham Quakers, 1680-1889

By: Alice L. Beard

Price: $26.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc:

Seller ID: B0147


Mainly from East and West Nottingham Meetings, Little Britain Meeting, Deer Creek Meeting, Eastland Meeting and the Octorara Meeting. View more info

Bucks County, Pennsylvania Church Records of the 17th and 18th Centuries, Volume 2: Quaker Records: Falls and Middletown Monthly Meetings

By: Anna Miller Watring and F. Edward Wright

Price: $34.00

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: W0270


Includes not only marriages, births & deaths; also certificates of removal (indicating from whence they came & where they went), breeches of discipline, registers, and minutes. View more info

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A Quaker Goes to War: The Diary of William Harvey Walter, Company F, 188th Pennsylvania Volunteers

By: Carol-Lynn Sappe

Price: $26.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc:

Seller ID: S4636


Learn how a humble man from Kennett, Chester County, Pennsylvania lived his beliefs during and after the Civil War. The doctrine of "pacifism" is part of a Quaker's religious beliefs and William Harvey Walter, Quaker, faced the dilemma of adhering to his faith or serving his country. A Quaker Goes to War is his story of service with the Union Forces during the Civil War. Taken word for word from the diary he carried with him, the journal begins with William's dep... View more info

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The Naked Quaker

By: Diane Rapaport

Price: $12.96

Publisher: Commonwealth Editions:

Seller ID: 212579


On court days in colonial New England, folks gathered from miles around to listen as local magistrates convened to hear cases. In the abundant records extant from these hearings, we experience the passions and concerns of ordinary people, often in their own words, more than three centuries after the emotion-charged events that brought them to court. Rapaport is a lawyer and historian who, by drawing on these court records, has created an award-winning column for New Engl... View more info

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Quaker Records of Northern Maryland, 1716-1800

By: Henry C. Peden, Jr

Price: $28.50

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc:

Seller ID: P0249


This volume includes names and abstracts from the registers and minutes of Gunpowder Meeting, Deer Creek Meeting, Baltimore Meeting, Little Falls Meeting and Pipe Creek Meeting. Counties covered are Baltimore, Harford, Carroll, and parts of Frederick and Howard. View more info

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Quaker Records of Southern Maryland, 1658-1800

By: Henry C. Peden, Jr

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc:

Seller ID: P0215


Information for this book has been taken from Quaker records of southern Maryland prior to 1800, and in some cases to 1815, at the Maryland State Archives. The counties include principally Anne Arundel, Calvert, Prince George's and Montgomery. These registers and minutes are from the West River Monthly Meeting, Clifts Monthly Meeting, West River, Herring Run, and Indian Spring meetings, and Sandy Spring Monthly Meeting. View more info

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Quaker Records of Baltimore and Harford Counties, Maryland, 1801-1825

By: Henry C. Peden, Jr.

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: P0604


This latest volume of Quaker records encompasses Baltimore City, Baltimore County, and Harford County from 1801 through 1825. It includes abstracts of births, deaths, marriages, burials, certificates of removal, and minutes of monthly meetings held in those areas. View more info

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Our Quaker Friends of Ye Olden Time: Being In Part A Transcript Of The Minute Books of Cedar Creek Meeting, Hanover County, And the South River Meeting, Campbell County, Virginia

By: J. P. Bell

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc:

Seller ID: B9723


A history of the Quakers in Virginia, plus a wealth of genealogical material from the early 1700s to the Civil War. Contains births and deaths; marriages; removals; disownments; and letters of confession and condemnation. The Appendices include a history of the religion; doctrines held by the Society of Friends; prominent families (Davis, Jordan, Lynch, Clark, Moorman and Terrell); the colonial church; and the diary of John B. Crenshaw (1861-1865), who lived near Richmon... View more info

The Burling Books : Ancestors and Descendants of Edward and Grace Burling, Quakers [1600-2000]

By: Jane Thompson-Stahr

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: S0000


Includes Barnes, Bedell, Bowne, Brown, Carpenter, Cornell, Cruger, DeZeng, Dusenbury, Ferris, Field, Ford, Griffin, Gummere, Hallock, Haviland, Hunt, Ketcham, Kimble, Lawrence, Lowerre, Mott, Nelson, Norrington, Parsons, Pixley, Roesch, Rogers, Sampson, Schieffelin, Shotwell, Smith, Street, Thompson, Titus, Underhill, Vail, Vincent, Way, Weeks, White, Wood. View more info

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Menallen Minutes, Marriages and Miscellany: Quaker Records, 1780-1890

By: Margaret B. Walmer

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: W0656


Menallen Monthly Meeting began keeping minutes for both the men's and women's meetings at their first meeting in 1780. The books, after they were filled, were eventually turned over to the Friends Historical Library, Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, Pennsylvania, where they have been microfilmed and stored. The records have been alphabetically arranged for this book and include such topics as requests for membership and appointments. The marriage certificates are listed i... View more info

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100 Years at Warrington: York County, Pennsylvania, Quaker Marriages, Removals, Births and Deaths

By: Margaret B. Walmer

Price: $29.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc:

Seller ID: W0269


This important work contains: abstracts of the marriage records of Warrington Monthly Meeting for 1748 to 1854, including the names of all witnesses who signed the certificates; abstracts of the Certificates of Removal issued or received by York Monthly Meeting for 1787 to 1857; and a consolidated list of births and deaths from the records of Warrington (1745 to 18--) and Menallen (1775 to 1857) Monthly Meetings. View more info

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A Genealogical Record of the Descendants in the Male Line of Thomas Gawthrop - An Early Traveling Friend (Quaker), Volume 1 (through the 8th Generation)

By: Philip Evan Gawthrop

Price: $24.50

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: G0399


The author analyzes the history of the Gawthrop name in England and documents the name's various spellings in the first chapter. Chapter two examines the history of the village of Gawthrop and the countryside that surrounds it. The Gawthrop families of Skipton, England, are discussed in chapter three, while chapter four takes a look at Quakerism. Chapters five through twenty-five comprise the majority of the book and provide extensive genealogical information on Thomas G... View more info

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The Quaker Invasion of Massachusetts

By: Richard P. Hallowell

Price: $21.50

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc:

Seller ID: H0085


To say that the arrival of the first Quakers at Boston in 1656 struck terror in the hearts and minds of the Puritan Fathers is a gross understatement. That the arrival of a few pacifists could have induced the leaders of the Colony to so completely subvert the civil and religious rights they had adopted in their "Body of Liberties," shows how fragile the public mind was during the mid-1600s, and makes the witchcraft hysteria of the next generation, as well as num... View more info

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The Quaker of Olden Time: The Life and Times of Israel Thompson (d. 1795). His Land, Plantation, Mills, Tanyard & Mansion House, and the Rise of Wheatland, Loudoun County, Virginia

By: Roberto Costantino

Price: $31.50

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: C2541


This original contribution to American cultural geography concerns backwoods developmental dynamics in the Blue Ridge Uplands during the second half of the 18th century. It is a book about American folk life and the life and times of a certain woodland pioneer named Israel Thompson of a distinctive culture who transformed a temperate wooded area into farmland or a material culture. It traces his family from Anglo Irish Quaker roots through the Province of Pennsylvania to... View more info