Roberts-French family papers
This collection includes letters and papers of the Roberts and French families. Included is a record of the disownment of Asa Roberts from the Orthodox meeting in 1828, presumably due to his Hicksite beliefs,and a letter from John Mott to Josiah Mott, regarding Quaker testimony and issues of the Hicksite separation. Also included are wills and deeds of Robert French and other members of the family, as well as maps and charts of their properties in Burlington County, NJ.
- Roberts, Josiah, 1783-1841 (Person)
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Biographical / Historical
Josiah Roberts was a New Jersey Quaker, born in 1783 to Joseph and Susannah (Cole) Roberts. In 1808, he married Mary French, the daughter of Robert French. Josiah Roberts was a member of Moorestown Monthly Meeting of Friends until his death in 1841.
.1 Linear Feet (.1 linear feet (6 folders.))
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Source of acquisition--Annie Roberts Lamb. Method of acquisition--Gift of; Date of acquisition--1930.
- French family
- French, Robert, 1749-1811
- New Jersey -- Burlington County -- Maps
- Quakers -- New Jersey -- Burlington County
- Quakers -- Wills
- Roberts family
- Roberts, Asa, 1795-1859
- Society of Friends -- Discipline
- Society of Friends -- Hicksite separation
- Society of Friends -- Testimonies and concerns
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- Archives, Personal Papers, And Manuscripts (Appm)
- Language of description
- Script of description
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