Category: Kennett Monthly Meeting, Pennsylvania

Categories: Chester County, Pennsylvania, Quakers | Concord Quarterly Meeting, Pennsylvania | Quaker Meetings, Pennsylvania

See also: Category: Kennett Friends Burial Ground, Kennett Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania

The first monthly meeting of Friends which was to become Newark[1] was held at the Widow Welsh's in New Castle in 1686. It became part of Chester [Concord] Quarterly Meeting in 1693. The monthly meeting was transferred to Western Quarterly Meeting in 1758. In 1760, its name was changed to "Kennett". At the time of the Hicksite Separation of 1827, the monthly meeting split into Hicksite and Orthodox branches.

Kennett Monthly Meeting (Orthodox) was discontinued in 1939, and most of its members were transferred to New Garden Monthly Meeting (Orthodox) in West Grove, Pa.

Kennett Monthly Meeting (Hicksite), which reunited with Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (Orthodox) in 1955, was the forerunner of the current Kennett Monthly Meeting.[2]

  1. see the category page for Newark Monthly Meeting for information on Newark MM
  2. RECORDS OF KENNETT MONTHLY MEETING A Finding Aid for its Meeting Records Deposited in Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College and Haverford College Quaker Collection

People or pages in Kennett Monthly Meeting, Pennsylvania

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  • George Harlan Sr. abt 4 Oct 1690 Chester County, Pennsylvania - 1 Jan 1732
  • James Harlan 19 Oct 1703 Kennett Township, Chester, Pennsylvania - Aug 1774
  • Michael Harlan Jr. 7 Feb 1698 New Castle, Pennsylvania - 30 Nov 1757
  • Michael Harlan abt 1660 Durham, Durham, England - abt 4 Jun 1729
  • Solomon Harlan 7 Dec 1701 Kennett Township, Chester, Pennsylvania - abt 1 Feb 1731
  • Stephen Harlan 16 Apr 1697 Kennett Township, Chester, Pennsylvania - Apr 1732
  • Thomas Harlan Jr abt Jun 1724 Kennett Square, Chester, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America - 21 Apr 1766
  • Thomas John Harlan Sr 24 Jun 1694 Kennett Township, Chester, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America - abt Feb 1745
  • William Harlan 1 Sep 1702 Kennett Township, Chester, Pennsylvania - 22 Oct 1783
  • James Hollingsworth 1714 Kennet, Chester, Pennsylvania - 5 Mar 1763

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