World Archives Project: Indiana, Quaker Meeting Directories, 1836-1921

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'''About this project'''
'''About this project'''

Revision as of 18:33, 11 October 2013

About this project These directories provide a list of members of various Society of Friends (Quaker) Meetings in Indiana and Ireland.

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Directory

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Suffix

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Surname

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Given

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Prefix

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Residence Place

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Birth Year

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Target

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