Bettle family correspondence
Held at: Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections [Contact Us]370 Lancaster Ave, Haverford, PA 19041
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The Bettle family were prominent 19th century Quaker merchants in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Samuel Bettle, Sr., was Clerk of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting at the time of the Separation in 1827. His son, Samuel Bettle, Jr., was also a Quaker minister.
Source: Finding Aid for An Inventory of the Bettle Family Papers RG 5/103, Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College
Mary Bettle (1833-1912) was born on November 30th, 1833, in Philadelphia, the daughter of Samuel Bettle Jr. and Mary Ann Bettle. She was a member of the Philadelphia Monthly Meeting. Mary Bettle died on October 21, 1912.
This collection is comprised of three folders of the personal correspondence of Elizabeth, Mary, and Samuel Bettle.
Processed by Kara Flynn; completed January, 2016.
- Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections
- Finding Aid Author
- Kara Flynn
- Finding Aid Date
- January, 2016
- Access Restrictions
The collection is open for research use.
- Use Restrictions
Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).