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Resources for Quaker Genealogical Research

  • Quaker & Special Collections, Haverford College  Icon
    The website for the Quaker Collection at Haverford College which holds the meeting records for Philadelphia Orthodox monthly meetings, the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (PYM) before 1828, and Orthodox yearly meeting records after 1828
  • Friends Historical Library, Swarthmore College  Icon
    The website for Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College which holds the meeting records for Phila delphia Hicksite monthly meetings and Hicksite records after 1828.
  • Guide to the Records of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting  Icon
    Learn what records exist for every meeting that has ever existed in Philadelphia Yearly Meeting and where they are located today.
  • Guide to the Records of Baltimore and Virginia Yearly Meetings  Icon
    Find an inventory of the records that exist for monthly meetings within Baltimore and Virginia Yearly Meetings. Meetings in central and western Pennsylvania will be found here.
  • Published Indexes of Pennsylvania Quaker Meetings  Icon
    A listing of published indexes of the records of Pennsylvania Quaker Meetings within Philadelphia and Baltimore Yearly Meetings
  • New York Yearly and Monthly Meetings inventory  Icon
    The inventory of meeting records within New York Yearly Meeting (NYYM).
  • Name Index for New York Meetings  Icon
    An online master name index to the records of New York Yearly Meeting, current to 2001.
  • Quaker Meetings Index  Icon
    Monthly Meetings in North America: A Quaker Index is a great site for determining the names and affiliations of monthly meetings by state and county. It also includes the dates of establishment of each monthly meeting and a listing of LDS microfilm numbers.
  • Family Papers at the Quaker Collection, Haverford College  Icon
    Links to a list of finding aids to manuscript collections including many family papers.
  • Family Papers at the Friends Historical Library, Swarthmore College  Icon
    Links to a list of the collections of personal and family papers available for research.
  • Dictionary of Quaker Biography  Icon
    Brief biographies of selected Quakers with citations that lead to further research. This resource is strong in 18th Century and British Quakers.
  • Glossary of Quaker Terms  Icon
    Glossary of terms used in Quaker practice and records created by Friends Historical Library.
  • Abbreviations of Quaker terms  Icon
    Abbreviations of Quaker terms for use in research from Friends Historical Library.
  • Quaker Dates  Icon
    Crucial information for understanding Quaker dating practices before 1752 created by Friends Historical Library.

General Genealogy

  • Starting Genealogy and Family History Research  Icon
    Offers tips for people new to genealogical research
  • Beginning Genealogy  Icon
    On-line tutorials are offered for how to search different kinds of records.
  • Cyndi's List of Genealogical Sites on the Internet  Icon
    Simply the best place to begin for online genealogical resources. Provides a categorized & cross-referenced index and a listing of links.
  • National Genealogical Society  Icon
    The national professional association for genealogists. Provides standards for research, conference opportunities, news and suggestions for beginners. See their journal, The National Genealogical Society Quarterly.
  • Ancestry.com  Icon  Icon  Icon
    Wide-ranging collections of information for conducting genealogical and local history research. Includes: digitized images of the United States Federal Census from 1790 forward; the American Genealogical Biographical Index; Passenger and Immigration Lists Index; United Kingdom and United States Directories 1680-1830; court, land, and probate records; and many other resources. Tip: If you're presented with a message that the page isn't redirecting properly, try turning off the third party cookies in your browser.
  • Biography & Genealogy Master Index  Icon  Icon  Icon
    Provides citations to reference sources and important retrospective works that cover individuals both living and deceased from every field of activity and from all areas of the world.

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