An Inventory of the Parvin Family Genealogical Papers, 1891-1947

(1 box)

RG 5/ 116


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Table of contents
Abstract
The Parvin family was a Quaker family of Berks County, Pennsylvania. The collection contains papers of the Parvin and allied Brinton, Kirk, Smith, and Starr families, including list of burials in relocated Friends burying grounds of Exeter Monthly Meeting, and account of families affiliated with Maiden Creek Meeting.

Background note:
BIOGRAPHICAL/HISTORICAL The Parvin family was a Quaker family of Berks County, Pennsylvania

Scope and content
SCOPE AND CONTENT The collection contains papers of the Parvin and allied Brinton, Kirk, Smith, and Starr families, including list of burials in relocated Friends burying grounds of Exeter Monthly Meeting, and account of families affiliated with Maiden Creek Meeting.


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Subjects
  • Berks County (Pa.) -- Family and personal papers
  • Brinton family
  • Burial - Pennsylvania
  • Cemeteries -- Pennsylvania --Quaker
  • Kirk family
  • Pennsylvania -- Churches and religious affairs -- Quaker
  • Pennsylvania -- Family and personal papers -- 19th-20th centuries
  • Quaker -- Cemeteries
  • Quakers -- Pennsylvania --Berks County
  • Smith family
  • Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania
  • Society of Friends-- Exeter Monthly Meeting
  • Society of Friends-- Maiden Creek Meeting
  • Starr family
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
Notes
Note to Researchers: To request materials, please note both the location and box numbers shown below:

Genealogy manuscript: Correspondence and rough notes; Parvin, Starr, Wright, Willits, Pearson, Lightfoot, Wily, Davies
Folder 1

Exeter Monthly Meeting burials: Alphabetical list of burials in relocated burial ground of Exeter Monthly Meeting
Folder 2

Kirk family: Genealogical notes
Folder 3

Maiden Creek Meeting: “Glimpses of Maiden Creek,” by Caroline B. Kirk and typescript and old photocopy of portions; news clipping of burials in graveyard; magazine article “An Indian Massacre in 1763,” by John E. Eshelman; handwritten descriptions of family farms; photographs of Maiden Creek meeting, school, bridge
Folder 4

Parvin family: Genealogy notes
Folder 5

Parvin family: Genealogy notes
Folder 6

Starr family: Genealogy notes and A. Pearson, family notes
Folder 7