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Middleton Family Genealogical Research Papers


Held at: Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College [Contact Us]500 College Avenue, Swarthmore, Pennsylvania 19081

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Catherine H. (Kate) Middleton (died 1907), the daughter of Enoch Middleton of Philadelphia Monthly Meeting (Hicksite), was a Philadelphia Quaker teacher and genealogist. She taught at Girard College. H. Taylor Rogers was a relation who continued her research on the Middleton and related lines.

This collection contains genealogical notes on the Middleton and related families, including. It also includes correspondence directed to Catharine Middleton and H. Taylor Rogers concerning genealogical research, especially from Joseph S. Middleton, who was also working on the Middleton family genealogy.

The collection is divided into two series:

  1. Genealogical notes
  2. Correspondence

Donor: Mary Middleton Rogers, 1959

Processed by FHL Staff, 1959.

The following material, originally part of the collection, has been removed and recatalogued:

  1. Photocopies placed in PG 7: Justice Family, Killey Family. William Dudley Foulke, William P. Bancroft, Griscom Family, Biddle Family, Howland Family

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Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

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Collection Inventory

Genealogical notes.
Box 1
Physical Description


Additional genealogical notes; section labeled "Bridget, Amos, Abel, copybooks"; children of John and Esther Gilberthorpe Middleton, m., 9-14-1710.
Box 1
Physical Description

Approx. 100 sheets and 5 copyobooks

Additional notes; section labeled "George's Book": George, son of John and Esther Gilberthorpe Middleton.
Box 1
Physical Description

Approx. 36 sheets and 2 small notebooks.

Correspondence re: Middleton family genealogical research. Main recipients, Katherine H. Middleton and H. Taylor Rogers, 1874-1937.
Box 1

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