Our Quaker Ancestors Finding Them in Quaker Records

By: Berry, Ellen Thomas; David Allen Berry

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DJ chipped and lightly soiled with tape repaired tears, previous owner's name on FFEP ; A tight solid book. DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. ; 0.6 x 8.7 x 5.7 Inches; 136 pages; ..sets out to acquaint the researcher with the types of Quaker records that are available, the location of the records, and the proper & effective use of those records, guiding him through the pyramidal "meeting" structure to the records of birth, marriage, death, disownment, & removal awaiting him in record repositories across the country. ..a short but essential history of the Quaker movement and a discussion of its organization and structure, particularly as it affects genealogical research. Later chapters describe Quaker migrations to and within America, the special types of records available for research, and the Berrys' very own methods for locating and using those records. In addition, there are chapters on record repositories and libraries with Quaker source material, non-Quaker repositories, and Quaker sources and repositories outside the U.S., together with a bibliography, maps of selected meeting locations, and a glossary of terms peculiar to the Society of Friends. This is indispensable for anyone tracing ancestors who were either birthright members of the Society or who became members through "convincement" or marriage.

Title: Our Quaker Ancestors Finding Them in Quaker Records

Author Name: Berry, Ellen Thomas; David Allen Berry

Categories: Genealogy,

Edition: Second Printing

Publisher: Baltimore, Genealogical Publishing Company: 1990

ISBN Number: 0806311908

ISBN Number 13: 9780806311906

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine in Good+ dust jacket

Seller ID: 11710

Keywords: United States History Genealogy Reference Americas