An Inventory of the Palmer Family Papers, 1722-1966 [bulk 1898]

(1 box; 0.5 linear ft.)

RG 5/111


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Abstract
The Palmer family was a Quaker family descended from John and Christian Palmer, who settled in Bucks County, Pennsylvania., in 1683. Sarah M. Fell (1824-1911), who compiled the genealogy, was a Hicksite Quaker from Wilmington, Delaware, and a Palmer descendent. The collection contains a family genealogy compiled by Sarah Moore Fell (1822-1911) in 1898, pictures, and an accompanying index compiled in 1966. The collection also contains some Bucks County property records including deeds and legal papers

Background note:
BIOGRAPHICAL/HISTORICAL The Palmer family was a Quaker family from Bucks County, Pennsylvania.

Scope and content
SCOPE AND CONTENT The collection contains a Palmer family genealogy compiled by Sarah Moore Fell (1822-1911), deeds, legal papers, and pictures relating to the Palmer family.


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Subjects
  • Bucks County (Pa.) -- Family and personal papers
  • Bucks County (Pa.) -- Genealogy
  • Deeds
  • Genealogies
  • Palmer family
  • Pennsylvania -- Family and personal papers, 18th-19th centuries
  • Pennsylvania -- Genealogy
  • Quakers --Bucks County (Pa.)
Additional Authors and Contributors
  • Fell, Sarah M., 1822-1911
Credits
Processed by: Finding Aid Prepared by FHL staff
Date: 1969
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
Ser. 1. Genealogy of the Palmer family in America

Genealogy of the Palmer family in America, descended from John and Christian Palmer, who settled in Bucks County, Pa., 1683. Compiler, Sarah M. Fell (37 pp. unbound manuscript) Box 1

Accompanying index (bound, typewritten, photocopied) Box 1

Photographs of Sarah M. Fell, Joseph Rich, and his wife Mary Palmer Rich. Box 1

Ser. 2. Documents, deeds, etc.
Chronologically arranged.


Lease: Jonathan Woolston & Sarah his wife, to Joseph Walker. Middletown, Bucks Co., Pa. Aug. 20, 1722 (Parchment, ADS) Box 1: 1

Birth certificate: Elizabeth Dixon, dau. of John & Mary,
Elizabeth was born at Bishop Auckland, Parish of St. Andrew Auckland, County of Durham.
b. Nov. 6, 1729 Box 1: 2

Lease: Wm. Shreve & Freelove his wife, to Jos. Richardson. Northampton, Bucks Co., Pa. May 2, 1743 (Parchment, ADS) Box 1: 3

Release: Wm. Shreve & Freelove his wife, to Jos. Richardson. Northampton, Bucks Co. May 3, 1743 (Parchment, ADS) Box 1: 4

Deed: Geo. Walker et al, to Jos. Richardson. Middletown Twp., Bucks Co., Pa. Feb. 26, 1760. (Parchment, ADS) Box 1: 5

Deed: Henry Atherton & Elizabeth his wife, to Phineas Paxson. Attleboro, Bucks Co., Pa. 1810 6mo. 1 (Parchment, ADS) Box 1: 6

Deed: John Simpson & John Price, assignees of Jonathan Beans, Jr., to John Jones. Buckingham Twp., Bucks Co., Pa. 1819 (Parchment, AD) Box 1: 7

Deed: John Paxson & John McNair, to Daniel Starkey. Attleboro, Bucks Co., Pa. April 17, 1824 (Parchment, ADS) Box 1: 8

Insurance policy, with Mutual Beneficial Insurance Assoc. of Bucks Co., for Isaac Eyre, on house in Attleboro, Bucks Co., Pa. 1864 3mo. 18 (ADS) Box 1: 9

Letters of administration: granted to John Paxson, W. Rodman Paxson, Isaac Eyre, for estate of Samuel Paxson, Bucks Co., Pa. 1868 12mo. 28 Box 1: 10

Deed: Isaac Eyre & Elizabeth his wife, to Anna R. Palmer. Attleboro, Middletown Twp., Bucks Co., Pa. 187? 4mo. 4. (ADS) Box 1: 11