Josiah Philbrook account book
Held at: Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections [Contact Us]370 Lancaster Ave, Haverford, PA 19041
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Josiah Philbrook (1821-1901) was born in November, 1821, in Brunswick, Maine, the son of Josiah and Sarah Philbrook. As an adult, he lived in China, Maine, where he worked as a shoemaker. He married his first wife, Hannah Sampson Jones (1822-1869), in January of 1847, and the couple had one child, Beulah R. Philbrook (1848-1911). He later married Mary Eliza Cook (1841-1920) in October, 1870. Josiah Philbrook died in China, Maine, in February, 1901.
This collection is comprised of the single volume account book of Josiah Philbrook. A note on the inside cover reads: "This Book belongs to South China Mechanics Association." The first section is organized by two columns: Expenditures and Receipts. The remainder of the volume is organized alphabetically by names of individuals.
Processed by Kara Flynn; completed November, 2015.
- Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections
- Finding Aid Author
- Kara Flynn
- Finding Aid Date
- November, 2015
- Access Restrictions
The collection is open for research use.
- Use Restrictions
Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).