An Inventory of the Priscilla Walker Streets Genealogical Research Papers, 1779-ca. 1923 (bulk 1880-1923)

(1 box; .25 linear ft.)

RG 5/143


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Abstract
Priscilla Walker Streets (1848-1927) was a birthright member of Radnor Monthly Meeting (Quaker) and a genealogist of the Walker family of Chester Valley, Pennsylvania. She was the daughter of Thomas R. and Mary Baynes Walker and in 1875 was married to Dr. Thomas Hale Streets. These papers are largely genealogical data compiled on the Walker family for her book, Lewis Walker of Chester Valley and His Descendents, 1686-1896, and correspondence after its publication.

Background note:
BIOGRAPHICAL/HISTORICAL Priscilla Walker Streets (1848-1927) was a birthright member of Radnor Monthly Meeting (Quaker) and a genealogist of the Walker family of Chester Valley, Pennsylvania. She was the daughter of Thomas R. and Mary Baynes Walker and in 1875 was married to Dr. Thomas Hale Streets.

Scope and content
SCOPE AND CONTENT These papers are largely genealogical data compiled on the Walker, Baynes, and collateral lines for her book, Lewis Walker of Chester Valley and His Descendents, 1686-1896, and correspondence after its publication. It includes one folder containing genealogical data collected by Priscilla Walker Streets, with related correspondence. Includes some earlier miscellaneous material, including an account of a cholera epidemic in Philadelphia in 1832 by Lewis Walker. Also, a bound volume primarily on the Baynes family.


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Subjects
  • Baynes family
  • Chester Valley (Pa.)
  • Cholera - Philadelphia (Pa.)
  • Genealogies
  • Heacock family
  • Pennsylvania --Quakers
  • Quaker--Genealogies
  • Walker family
  • Women Genealogist
Credits
Processed by: Finding Aid Prepared by FHL staff
Date: 1964
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Inventory

DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF THE RECORDS
Notes
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Genealogical and Miscellaneous Material, 1832, n.d.

Genealogical data collected by Priscilla Walker Streets, with related correspondence. by Lewis Walker.
Includes some earlier miscellaneous material, including an account of a cholera epidemic in Philadelphia in 1832.
1832 (1 folder) Box 1

Primarily research on the Baynes family. (1 bound vol.) Box 1