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John Cox Genealogical research letters


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

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John Cox (1860-1951), Quaker genealogist, lived in or near New York City for most of his life. He was an architect, engineer, and poet, but his primary interests were religious tolerance and genealogy. As Custodian of Records for the New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends, he worked to collect surviving records from both Orthodox and Hicksite meetings.

Source of acquisition--New York Yearly Meeting. Method of acquisition--Gift of; Date of acquisition--1997.

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