An Inventory of the Brantingham-Stratton Family Papers, 1797-1937

(1 box; ca. 60 items)

RG 5/017


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Abstract
This collection contains papers concerning the Brantingham and Stratton families, Quaker families of England and Ohio. It contains correspondence, biographies, genealogical data, wills, and pictures. Includes transcript of the sea journal (1798-1799) of George Brantingham (1770-1845), an English Quaker who emigrated to Philadelphia and by 1821 had settled in Salem, Ohio.

Background note:
BIOGRAPHICAL AND HISTORICAL NOTE The Brantingham and Stratton families were Quaker families of England and Ohio. George Brantingham (1770-1845), an English Quaker, emigrated to Philadelphia and by 1821 had settled in Salem, Ohio. John Brantingham (1768-1823), Joseph Brantingham (1754-1832), and William Brantingham (1756-1840) were his brothers.

Scope and content
SCOPE AND CONTENT OF THE RECORDS This collection contains papers, in part typed transcriptions, concerning the Brantingham and Stratton families. It contains correspondence, biographies, genealogical data, wills, and pictures. Includes correspondence and transcript of sea journal (1798-1799) of George Brantingham (1770-1845), an English Quaker who emigrated to Philadelphia and by 1821 had settled in Salem, Ohio. Correspondents include members of Brantingham's family in England, including his brothers, John Brantingham (1768-1823), Joseph Brantingham (1754-1832), and William Brantingham (1756-1840).

Arrangement
Arrangement The collection is divided into four series:


Added entries

Subjects
  • Brantingham family
  • Brantingham, John, 1768-1823 -- Correspondence
  • Brantingham, Joseph, 1754-1832 -- Correspondence
  • Brantingham, William, 1756-1840 -- Correspondence
  • British Americans
  • Emigration and immigration -- Great Britain
  • Emigration and immigration -- United States
  • Genealogies
  • Great Britain -- Emigration and immigration
  • Great Britain -- Family and personal papers
  • Ocean travel
  • Ohio -- Family and personal papers
  • Pennsylvania -- Family and personal papers
  • Philadelphia (Pa.) -- Family and personal papers
  • Quakers -- Great Britain
  • Quakers -- Ohio
  • Quakers -- Pennsylvania
  • Salem (Ohio) -- Family and personal papers
  • Stratton family
  • United States -- Emigration and immigration
  • Voyages and travels fly 18th century
Additional Authors and Contributors
  • Brantingham, George, 1770-1845
Credits
Processed by: Finding Aid Prepared by FHL staff
Date: 1967
Restrictions: Use Restrictions Copyright has not been assigned to Friends Historical Library All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in to the Director. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Friends Historical Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by reader.
Sponsor: Encoding made possible by a grant by the Gladys Kriebel Delmas Foundation to the Philadelphia Consortium of Special Collections Libraries


Inventory

DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF THE RECORDS
Notes
Note to Researchers: To request materials, please note both the location and box numbers shown below:

Ser. 1. Biographical and genealogical material

Genealogical chart, Brantingham and Stratton families Box 1

George Brantingham's Sea Journal 1798 9mo 8 to 1799 3mo 16 (type copy) Box 1

Will of Daniel Stratton and attached executors letters 1867 12mo 24 (ms. copy) Box 1

“A Short Autobiography of Daniel Stratton (1737-1872)” (typed carbon) Box 1

Biographical and genealogical notes on Strattons and Stanleys Box 1

Miscellaneous biographical and genealogical material on George Brantingham, Hugh Brantingham, “William Brantingham and William Bowman”, by Edith Stratton Platt (paper, typed carbon) Box 1

Photos of group including Henry Bowman, father of William; Henry and Mary Bowman Box 1

Additional Brantingham-Bowman data Box 1

Will of John Brantinghamand biographical notes. 1821 12mo 24 (ms. copy, extracts) Box 1

Additional Brantingham data Box 1

Brantingham coat-of-arms Box 1

Descendants of William Floyd of Mastic, L.I. .
Includes some data on Platt family.
to 1896 Box 1

Ser. 2. Correspondence, 1836-1937

Correspondence
Most of the letters are written to George Brantingham or his daughter, Hannah (born 1809).
1817 2mo 17 to 1866 12mo, 1936 & 1937 Box 1

Ser. 3. Memorabilia

Quaker cap worn by Ellen Stanley-Stratton
Placed in relics: caps.
Box 1

Ser. 4. Reference material, Quaker

Jeanes Funds Box 1