My Quaker Ancestors
I have found about 40 direct ancestors who were Quakers
This branch stayed in England. Rebecca married Thomas Furnas, a Quaker. Their children migrated to SC.
This family originated in England and migrated to PA and VA
With French roots, her family originated from MD and she married Enoch Pearson, a Quaker
This family migrated from England and lived in SC and OH
They were active in the Bush River, SC and Miami County, OH meeting houses
This branch stayed in England. The Janney's were early and active Quakers of the Wilmslow/Mobberly area.
Elizabeth married Lawrence Pearson, a Quaker.
This branch stayed in England; Mary married John Bowater, a Quaker.
Elizabeth migrated from England to NC. She married William Vestal, a Quaker.
Of English descent, the family migrated to PA and OH
Nothing is known of her ancestry but she married William Furnas, a Quaker and lived in SC and OH
Nothing is known of her ancestry but she married David Mote, a Quaker and lived in OH
This family stayed in England. Mary married John Worthington, a Quaker
This family migrated from VA to SC and OH.
Enoch (1689-1749), Thomas (1653-1734), Lawrence (1607-1673)
This family originated in England and migrated to PA, VA, SC, and OH
Margery married Thomas Pearson, a Quaker and migrated from England to PA
Mary married Enoch Pearson and migrated from PA to SC
Margaret married Joseph Wells, a Quaker. They lived in MD and NY
William has English ancestors and is a known Quaker along with daughter Mary. They lived in PA, VA, and OH.
Joseph and Rachel were known Quakers who lived in MA and SC
Mary married John Furnas, a Quaker and migrated from England to SC
(c1732-bef 1757), Robert
From England, the family migrated to MD, PA, SC, and OH
(1757-aft 1805), John
(1716-abt 1789), James
James was born in PA and his children migrated to SC
|QUAKER HISTORY LINKS|
|Wikipedia article on the Quakers||In depth history on the Quakers, their origins and religion|
|Quaker Migration Map||Shows some of their westward migration routes|
|Quaker Beliefs and Practices||Answers questions on Quaker beliefs|
|QUAKER GENEALOGY LINKS|
|The Quaker Corner||Repository for Quaker-Roots discussion group|
|Quaker Information Center||Information on archives, branches, etc.|
|Cyndi's List - Quakers||Very comprehensive list of Quaker resources|