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Edith K. Bushong family papers


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

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Edith K. Bushong was a Hicksite Quaker who was born in 1836, the daughter of Elwood and Elizabeth Paxson. She married Gilbert Bushong in 1855 and died in 1914. Abraham Rakestraw was her half-brother by marriage.

Source of acquisition--Book Haven, Lancaster, PA. Method of acquisition--Purchased from; Date of acquisition--1988.

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