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Marshall Fell writings


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

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Marshall Fell was born in West Grove, Pennsylvania, in 1822, the son of Joseph and Ann Lamborn Fell of New Garden Monthly Meeting. The family moved to Ohio when he was 10 years old. In 1855 he married Hannah Thomas at Goshen Monthly Meeting in Pennsylvania. In 1857 the young family transferred their membership to Bradford Monthly Meeting (Orthodox) and settled near Marshallton, Chester County. A Quaker minister, Fell supported abolition and prohibition. In his later years, he wrote poems for pleasure and for local publication.

Method of acquisition--Purchase, 2013.

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