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Amos Bacon Papers


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

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Joseph Bacon and Sarah West were married in 1781 at Philadelphia Northern District Meeting House (Society of Friends). Their son, Thomas, married Elizabeth Hall in 1818, and son, David, married Margaret Pryor in 1809. Samuel W. Bacon was the son of the former, and Amos W. Bacon, the grandson of the latter and son of Charles W. and Jane (Wilson) Bacon.

Source of acquisition--Fenimore Bacon Zelley. Method of acquisition--Gift of; Date of acquisition--1978.

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