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Marriage Certificates

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Held at: Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections [Contact Us]370 Lancaster Ave, Haverford, PA 19041

This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held at the Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections. Unless otherwise noted, the materials described below are physically available in their reading room, and not digitally available through the web.

Overview and metadata sections

Quakers are members of the Christian denomination known as the Religious Society of Friends.

This collection is comprised of Quaker marriage certificates from various Quaker families. The collection includes original certificates, photos, and photostatic copies.

See item acquisition note.

Processed by Kara Flynn; completed February, 2016.

Publisher
Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections
Finding Aid Author
Kara Flynn
Finding Aid Date
February, 2016
Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).

Collection Inventory

Blank certificate, 1600s.
Box 9 Folder 1
Scope and Content note

A photostatic copy of a pre-written, blank Quaker marriage certificate, created during the 1600s, as well as correspondence related to the copy.

John Allen, 1746/7.
Box 9 Folder 2
Scope and Content note

Photo of marriage certificate.

Nehemia Allen, 1700.
Box 9 Folder 3
Scope and Content note

Photo of marriage certificate.

Thomas L. Allen, Undated.
Box 9 Folder 4
Scope and Content note

Photo of marriage certificate.

William Allen, Undated.
Box 9 Folder 5
Scope and Content note

Photo of marriage certificate.

Thomas Canby & Sarah Profton, 1724.
Box 9 Folder 6
Scope and Content note

Original marriage certificate of Thomas Canby and Sarah Profton.

John Carter & Rebecca Carter, 1798.
Box 9 Folder 7
Scope and Content note

Certificate of marriage of John Carter and Rebecca Carter.

Gilbert Evernghim & Phebe Delaplaine, Undated.
Box 9 Folder 8
Scope and Content note

Typed copy of marriage certificate of Gilbert Evernghim and Phebe Delaplaine.

David Harlan & Alice Harlan, 1756.
Box 9 Folder 9
Scope and Content note

Handwritten marriage certificate of David Harlan and Alice Starr.

Benjamin Hawley & Mary Johnson, 1756.
Box 9 Folder 10
Scope and Content note

Handwritten marriage certificate of Benjamin Hawley and Mary Johnson.

Jacob Lancaster & Rebecca Bolding, 1761.
Box 9 Folder 11
Scope and Content note

Photo of marriage certificate of Jacob Lancaster and Rebecca Bolding.

Henry T. Lea & Helen Bentley Lea, 1878.
Box 9 Folder 12
Scope and Content note

Photo of a marriage certificate.

Benjamin Luken & Martha Daves, 1798.
Box 9 Folder 13
Scope and Content note

Handwritten marriage certificate of Benjamin Lukens and Martha Daves.

Owen Evans & Rebecca Humphrey, 1678/9.
Box 9 Folder 14
Scope and Content note

Facsimilie of a marriage certificate between Owen Evan (?) and Rebecca Humphrey.

Marmaduke Watson & Mary Richardson, 1797.
Box 9 Folder 17
Scope and Content note

Photograph of the marriage certificate for Marmaduke Watson and Mary Richardson.

George Spencer Morris & Lydia Ellicott, 1895.
Box 9 Folder 18
William S. Collins & Julia Cope, 1894.
Box 9 Folder 19

John M. Sharpless & Eliza H. Jenkinson, 1846.
Box 15 (ovs) Folder 8
Scope and Content note

Handwritten marriage certificate of John M. Sharpless and Eliza H. Jenkinson.

General Physical description

See Oversize Box 4, Folder 6.

Jonathan Worrill & Sarah Loyd, 1784.
Box 15 (ovs) Folder 9
Scope and Content note

Handwritten marriage certificate for Jonathan Worrill and Sarah Loyd, recorded in Philadelphia.

General Physical Description

See Oversize Box 4, Folder 7.

Enoch P. Wickersham & Phebe Gatchell, 1844.
Box 15 (ovs) Folder 10
Scope and Content note

Handwritten marriage certificate.

General Physical Description

See Oversize Box 4, Folder 8.

David Bacon & Mary Trotter, 1751.
Case Oversize Drawer Folder 1
Francis R. Bacon & Edith F. Bacon, 1965.
Case Oversize Drawer Folder 1
Scope and Contents

50th anniversary of wedding, renewal and affirmation of vows.

Isaac Barnett & Lydia Harry, 1768.
Case Oversize Drawer Folder 1
Thomas Church & Theophila Fettyplace, 1698.
Case Oversize Drawer Folder 1
Benjamin Clark & Bethsheba Elton, 1775.
Case Oversize Drawer Folder 1
Stephen Comfort & Sarah Stevenson, 1776.
Case Oversize Drawer Folder 1
Lewis Cooper & Hannah Williamson, 1834.
Case Oversize Drawer Folder 1
William Garrigues & Mary Mitchell, 1771.
Case Oversize Drawer Folder 1
William Hammans & Margaret Staples, 1709.
Case Oversize Drawer Folder 1
Thomas Hooton & Bathsheba Braddock, 1762.
Case Oversize Drawer Folder 1
William Hooton & Ann Sharp, 1730.
Case Oversize Drawer Folder 1
William C. Allen & Elizabeth Bromley, 1883.
Case Oversize Drawer Folder 2
James Bromley & Elizabeth Humphreys, 1862.
Case Oversize Drawer Folder 2
James Canby & Sarah Wilson, Undated.
Case Oversize Drawer Folder 2
Marmaduke Cooper & Mary Jones, 1778.
Case Oversize Drawer Folder 2
Briton Corlies & Elizabeth Dugdale, 1816.
Case Oversize Drawer Folder 2
John Humphreys & Rebecca Clark, 1827.
Case Oversize Drawer Folder 2
John Letchworth & Elizabeth Kite, 1783.
Case Oversize Drawer Folder 2
Samuel Lippincott & Anner Haines, 1791.
Case Oversize Drawer Folder 2
Joshua Middleton & Jane Molleson, 1697.
Case Oversize Drawer Folder 2
John Owen & Hannah Maris, 1719.
Case Oversize Drawer Folder 2
William Passmore & Ann Smith, 1713.
Case Oversize Drawer Folder 2
Samuel Pastorius & Hannah Lucken, 1716.
Case Oversize Drawer Folder 2
Francis Greenleaf Allinson & Mary Irwin Carey, 1885.
Case Oversize Drawer Folder 3
Mark Balderston & Ann Scattergood, 1854.
Case Oversize Drawer Folder 3
William Aldrich Battey & Rhonda A. Birdsall, 1901.
Case Oversize Drawer Folder 3
Walter Leroy Bethel & Mary Stokes Evans, 1945.
Case Oversize Drawer Folder 3
Thomas Kite Brown & Caroline Cadbury, 1876.
Case Oversize Drawer Folder 3
Richard Tapper Cadbury & Helen V. Nathans, 1884.
Case Oversize Drawer Folder 3
Thomas Chase & Alice U. Cromwell, 1838.
Case Oversize Drawer Folder 3
Robert Coffin & Lydia C. Bunker, 1838.
Case Oversize Drawer Folder 3
William Henry Collins & Julia Cope, 1894.
Case Oversize Drawer Folder 3
Joseph Pennock & Mary Levis, 1705.
Case Oversize Drawer Folder 4
Roger Prichard & Elizabeth Smith, 1712.
Case Oversize Drawer Folder 4
Joseph Rakestraw & Sarah Clark, 1840.
Case Oversize Drawer Folder 4
Nathaniel Samms & Sarah Carrington, 1773.
Case Oversize Drawer Folder 4
John Sharp Jr. & Ann Haines, 1717.
Case Oversize Drawer Folder 4
Edward Tatnall & Elizabeth Pennock, 1735.
Case Oversize Drawer Folder 4
Jonathan Taylor & Ellin Shoemaker, 1799.
Case Oversize Drawer Folder 4
James Whittall & Ann Cooper, 1739.
Case Oversize Drawer Folder 4
Henry Wood & Mary Williams, 1746.
Case Oversize Drawer Folder 4
Richard Stanton Dewees & Mary Garrigues, 1890.
Case Oversize Drawer Folder 5
John Edge & Ann Pimm, 1768.
Case Oversize Drawer Folder 5
Thomas Edge & Edith Pusey, 1806.
Case Oversize Drawer Folder 5
Benjamin Ellis & Amy Yarnall, 1824.
Case Oversize Drawer Folder 5
Charles Evans & Mary Lownes Smith, 1836.
Case Oversize Drawer Folder 5
James Forsythe & Emily Evans, 1848.
Case Oversize Drawer Folder 5
William Hoyland & Mary Smith, 1747.
Case Oversize Drawer Folder 5
Jonathan Knight & Alice Comfort, 1822.
Case Oversize Drawer Folder 5
Japheth Leeds & Ruth Clement, 1841.
Case Oversize Drawer Folder 5
Robert Letchworth & Elizabeth Hayes, 1817.
Case Oversize Drawer Folder 5
John Marshall & Margaret Chapman, 1763.
Case Oversize Drawer Folder 5
Nathan Marshall & Mary Bolton, 1800.
Case Oversize Drawer Folder 5
Josiah Reeve & Maria Smith, 1831.
Case Oversize Drawer Folder 6
John Stokes & Hannah Smith, 1823.
Case Oversize Drawer Folder 6
William R. Thurston, Jr. & Maria H. Sampson, 1869.
Case Oversize Drawer Folder 6
Nathan Yarnall & Ann Folwell, 1805.
Case Oversize Drawer Folder 6
John Letchworth & Rachel Knight, 1853.
Case Oversize Drawer Folder 6
James W. Oliver & Mary Anna Otis, 1884.
Case Oversize Drawer Folder 6
Henry Leroyd Haines & Anne Morris Wistar, 1888.
Case Oversize Drawer Folder 6
Edward Wood & Marianne Valentine, 1890.
Case Oversize Drawer Folder 6
William R. Hazard & Mary Wilbur, 1828.
Case Oversize Drawer Folder 6
Frank Parker Ufford & Bertha Hazard Tierney, 1898.
Case Oversize Drawer Folder 6
James Smith & Hannah Logan Fisher, 1810.
Case Oversize Drawer Folder 6
Joseph Snowdon & Hannah Ecroyd, 1836.
Case Oversize Drawer Folder 6
John S. Whitall & Sarah Mickle, 1788.
Case Oversize Drawer Folder 7
Joseph Tatnall & Elizabeth Lea, 1765.
Case Oversize Drawer Folder 7
Thomas Tierney & Anna Howard, 1867.
Case Oversize Drawer Folder 7
George Malin & Margaret Garrett, 1824.
Case Oversize Drawer Folder 7
Lea Pusey & Mary Edge , 1806.
Case Oversize Drawer Folder 7
Jasper Cope & Rebecca Shoemaker, 1800.
Case Oversize Drawer Folder 7
Edward Tatnall & Margery Paxson, 1809.
Case Oversize Drawer Folder 8
Joseph Tatnall & Sarah Paxson, 1809.
Case Oversize Drawer Folder 8
Charles S. Taylor & Rebecca Hughes, 1873.
Case Oversize Drawer Folder 8
Charles S. Taylor & Gertrude Allinson, 1894.
Case Oversize Drawer Folder 8
James Whitall & Mary W. Cope, 1856.
Case Oversize Drawer Folder 8
John Whitall & Margaret Haines Bacon, 1881.
Case Oversize Drawer Folder 8
Scope and Contents

Photographs of newlyweds stitched to certificate.

Joseph Michener & Susanna Hallowell, 1819.
Case Oversize Drawer Folder 8
Joseph Rhoads & Elizabeth Snowdon, 1862.
Case Oversize Drawer Folder 8
Barton Rowand & Margaret Albright, 1829.
Case Oversize Drawer Folder 8
Isaac Sharpless & Elizabeth T. Cope, 1876.
Case Oversize Drawer Folder 8
Richard Longstreth & Mary Lawton Comfort, 1926.
Case Oversize Drawer Folder 8
Dickson Werner & Emma Jane Jones Lapsansky, 2003.
Case Oversize Drawer Folder 8
John Collins & Esther Hunt, 1807.
Case Oversize Drawer Folder 9
General

Photograph only

Joseph Hooton & Sarah Pippet, 1813.
Case Oversize Drawer Folder 9
General

Photograph only

Thomas Kite & Mary Brinthal, 1747.
Case Oversize Drawer Folder 9
General

Photograph and photostat only

Moses Moon & Rachel Burges, 1776.
Case Oversize Drawer Folder 9
General

Mounted photograph only

Caspar Wistar & Katherine Johnson, 1726.
Case Oversize Drawer Folder 9
General

2 facsimiles only

John Wistar & Charlotte Newbold, 1781.
Case Oversize Drawer Folder 9
Rodger Moon & Ann Nutt, 1708.
Case Oversize Drawer Folder 9
General

Mounted photograph only

William Scattergood & Elizabeth Comfort, 1828.
Case Oversize Drawer Folder 9
General

Photostat only

Caleb Cope & Florence Fox, 1909.
Case Oversize Drawer Folder 10
Edward D. Cope & Anne Pim, 1865.
Case Oversize Drawer Folder 10
John Stokes Cope & Elisabeth Hooton Savery, 1910.
Case Oversize Drawer Folder 10
William B. Collins & Mary Griffen, 1856.
Case Oversize Drawer Folder 10
Samuel J. Gummere & Abigail Griscom, 1835.
Case Oversize Drawer Folder 10
James E. Rhoads & Margaret W. Ely, 1680.
Case Oversize Drawer Folder 10
Edward S. Wood & Mary W. Reeve, 1895.
Case Oversize Drawer Folder 10
Edward M. Wistar & Margaret C. Wistar, 1876.
Case Oversize Drawer Folder 10
George Malin Warner & Elizabeth B. Wistar, 1879.
Case Oversize Drawer Folder 10

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