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Arthur Edwin Bye, Quaker genealogist and local historian, the author of History of the Bye Family and some allied families.
Contains papers compiled by Arthur Edwin Bye, Quaker genealogist and local historian. Includes genealogical files on the Bye and related families of Bucks County, PA, and Cecil County, MD. His research culminated in the publication in 1956 of the book History of the Bye Family and some allied families.
Donor: Arthur Edwin Bye, 1957
Original order retained.
History of the Bye Family, and Some Allied Families, by Arthur Edwin Bye, was removed from the collection and recatalogued as FHL BX7791.B99B9
This account contains much of the material found in the archive, but each includes also material not found in the other
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- Before 1967
- Encoding made possible by a grant by the Gladys Kriebel Delmas Foundation to the Philadelphia Consortium of Special Collections Libraries
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Collection is open for research.
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Consists of six gray folders, mainly longhand, and some typed sheets, prepared by Dr. Arthur E. Bye. In addition to genealogical data, these folders contain historical narratives, character sketches, copies of deeds and wills, descriptions of coat of arms, anecdotes.
"Introduction. Genealogy starts with Thomas Bye d. 1726, England; Concludes with Samuel Bye b. 1-29-1764, son of Hezekiah & Mary Ingham Bye, Buckingham Meeting."
Begins with Enoch Bye b. 9-27-1757, d.1-12-1837. Concludes with Andrew Moore Bye b.9-24-1850.
Begins with Jonathan Bye b. l-22-1761, heir to the family estate in Solebury, and concluding with William DeWitt Bye, b. ll-24-1861.
Noted Book II, Ch.4.