Free Quaker Genealogy Resources Online

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Free Quaker Genealogy Resources Online

Free Quaker Genealogy Resources OnlineQuakers in your family tree? This post provides links to free Quaker genealogy resources online.

The Quaker Information Center at the Earlham School of Religion in Richmond, Indiana, can help. Their site has information on Quakerism, a resource list of printed publications, and this list of major collections of U.S. Quaker archives:

Following are some of the major collections of the records of U.S. Friends meetings. It would be helpful and appreciated if you would review the web pages of these collections before making inquiries to them:

  • Most archives of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting and Baltimore Yearly Meeting are stored with one or both of the two libraries listed below.
  • The records of New York Yearly Meeting are deposited in the Friends Historical Library at Swarthmore College. Friends Historical Library Swarthmore College Phone: 610-328-8496 Email: friends@swarthmore.edu (See the link for “genealogy.”)

About the Author:

Nancy Loe has an MA in American History and an MLS in Library Science and Archives. She has appeared on PBS’s American Experience, at Rootstech, SCGS Jamboree, and state and regional genealogy conferences. Her website was featured in Family Tree Magazine's “Social Media Mavericks: 40 to Follow.”

2 Comments

  1. Corinne Evans 3 June 2013 at 8:01 AM

    My family were founding members of the first American meeting house, in what is now Eliot, Maine. i would like information and physical verification of that fact. We still have family members that live in that area.

    • sassyjane 3 June 2013 at 4:21 PM

      I’ll send you email, Corinne. Sounds interesting!

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