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John Carter family correspondence


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

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John Carter was a birthright Quaker, born in 1800 to John and Rebecca Carter of Deer Creek Monthly Meeting in Maryland. In 1834 he married Sarah Shoemaker, daughter of Nathan and Sarah Shoemaker of Philadelphia. They were members of Philadelphia Monthly Meeting for the Southern District and had ten children. John Carter died in 1877.

Source of acquisition--William Bacon Evans. Method of acquisition--Gift of.

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