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Thomas family papers


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

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The Thomas family was a Quaker family that held extensive property in Montgomery and Chester Counties, Pennsylvania. Charles Thomas, the son of John Thomas and Sarah Williams, purchased a farm in King of Prussia circa 1829 and was an executor for his mother's estate. Sarah Williams Thomas had married, secondly, Job Roberts in 1820. Charles' son, Joseph, operated a nursery business on the family farm, and his wife, Mary P. Thomas, was an Elder in Valley Meeting.

Source of acquisition--Anne Thomas Moore. Method of acquisition--Gift of; Date of acquisition--1994.

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