Quakers in The States (Now USA)

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This page will contain a bit of history about Quakerism as it arrived upon the shores and links to spaces that will be more specific as they are created. State pages should contain Meetings, Burial Grounds, and perhaps later even sortable tables.

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The influence behind the immigration to the shores had several noteworthy people. George Fox[1], John Bowne[2], and William Penn[3], likely come to mind.

George Fox
John Bowne appearing before Governor Stuyvesant
William Penn

Research Material

Categories for U.S. cemeteries can be found by going to Category:United States, Cemeteries drilling down through States, and Counties, to find specific cemeteries or burial grounds.

https://sites.rootsweb.com/~paxson/graphics-pax/mtghse.html links some great photos


NEYM Archives http://scua.library.umass.edu/new-england-yearly-meeting/


  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Fox
  2. https://flushingfriends.org/history/history-of-flushing-meeting/
  3. https://www.britannica.com/biography/William-Penn-English-Quaker-leader-and-colonist

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The link for http://www.bownehouse.org/Feeding-the-Sweet-Tooth-of-Flushings-Early-Quakers.html seems to be broken. I haven't seen a replacement for it
posted by Cathy (Barton) Fahey
Thanks, Cathy, for spotting that dead link. I have found an alternative webpage.
posted by Michael Cayley

Categories: American Quakers