Family papers, 1681-1938.

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Ogden, Charles Smith, 1822-1904. Family papers, 1681-1938.

Family papers, 1681-1938.

This collection contains genealogical material, family correspondence, scrapbooks and memorabilia. Of particular interest are letters collected in the scrapbook on prominent members of the Society of Friends, including Elias and Edward Hicks, Benjamin Ferris, Lucretia Mott, and Benjamin Lundy, Moses Brown, and John Comly.

6 boxes ; 3.5 linear ft.

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Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880

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Lucretia Mott (née Coffin) was born Jan. 3, 1793 in Nantucket, MA. She was a descendent of Peter Folger and Mary Morrell Folger and a cousin of Framer Benjamin Franklin. Mott became a teacher; her interest in women's rights began when she discovered that male teachers at the school were paid significantly more than female staff. A well known abolitionist, Mott considered slavery to be evil, a Quaker view. When she moved to Philadelphia, she became Quaker minister. Along with white and black wo...

Hicks, Edward, 1780-1849

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Quaker artist, of Newtown, Bucks County, Pa. From the description of Account book, ca. 1804-1836. (Bucks County Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 70959074 Primitive artist Edward Hicks was deeply religious, he later became an active Quaker preacher. From the description of Edward Hicks selected papers, 1818-1851. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78999169 From the description of Edward Hicks papers, 1826-[ca. 1980]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 829...

Brown, Moses, 1738-1836

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Quaker, abolitionist, founder of Brown University. From the description of Letter : Providence, R.I., to an unidentified correspondent, 1774 Dec. 1. (Bryn Mawr College). WorldCat record id: 29540202 ...

Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830

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Elias Hicks (1748-1830) was an eminent Quaker minister from Jericho, Long Island, N.Y. He was a farmer, partner in a tannery, and had a knowledge of surveying. In 1771, he married Jemima Seaman, daughter of Jonathan and Elizabeth (Willis) Seaman. Hicks was recognized as a minister in 1779 and during the next fifty years, made sixty-three visits as a traveling Friend to meetings in the United States. In the 1820s, a religious controversy within the Society of Friends which focused on Hicks' minis...

Ogden, Charles Smith, 1822-1904.

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Charles Smith Ogden (1822-1904) was a Quaker businessman, genealogist, and civic leader. He was born in Philadelphia, Pa., educated in Friends schools, and married Emma Corbit in 1848. He worked as a wholesale druggist before the Civil War, was active on the committee to elect Abraham Lincoln, and served as Consul to Quebec, Canada, 1860-1864. In 1886, he began a tour around the world, which is recounted in his travel diaries, 1886-1891. From the description of Family papers, 1681-19...

Ogden, Emma Corbit, 1827-1874.

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Ogden family.

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Lundy, Benjamin, 1789-1839

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Abolitionist, publisher, and author. From the description of Benjamin Lundy papers, 1814-1906. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981064 Quaker abolitionist who published a newspaper, Genius of Universal Emancipation, in Baltimore, MD. that was devoted to the complete abolition of slavery in the United States. From the description of Letter, Sept. 23, 1838. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 52538372 ...

Comly, John, 1773-1850

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Byberry Monthly Meeting was established in 1810 by Abington Quarterly Meeting out of Horsham Monthly Meeting. Byberry Preparative Meeting was its only subordinate business meeting. The meeting remained with Hicksite Friends at the time of the Separation in Philadelphia Yearly Meeting in 1827; Orthodox members were attached to Frankford Monthly Meeting. The meeting reunited with Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox) in 1955, and is currently active. From the description of...

Ferris, Benjamin, 1780-1867

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Benjamin Ferris was a prominent member of the Hicksite branch of the Society of Friends in Wilmington, Delaware. He was born a Quaker in 1780, the son of Ziba and Edith (Sharpless) Ferris. Benjamin Ferris married Francis Canby in 1804. Among their ten children were Deborah, born in 1813, Anna M., born in 1815, and David, born in 1821. Fanny Ferris died in 1833 and Benjamin Ferris married his second wife, Hannah Gibbons, in 1835. He died in Wilmington in 1867. From the description of ...