Quakers

Religious Society of Friends

  • American

Christian religious movement, notable for being conscientious objectors and their strong believe in abolitionism - AsNotedIn

Notable Position Person From To
Member Lucretia Mott
Member, expelled from the Society of Friends for marring a non-member, James Madison Dolley Madison 1768 1794
Member Levi Coffin
Member James Arnold
Member William Rotch Sr

Timeline

Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
1676/00/00 First Salem Meeting of the Society of Friends was organized in 1676 Abel and Mary Nicholson House Salem
1694/00/00 Old Quaker Meetinghouse New York City
1703/00/00 Established Fair Hill Burial Ground Philadelphia
1753/00/00 Chappaqua is settled c 1740 by a group of Quakers from Long Island. The Chappaqua Friends Meeting House at 420 Quaker Road dates from c 1753. Vocation Old Chappaqua Historic District Chappaqua
1760/00/00 Evesham Friends Meeting House is built Owners Evesham Friends Meeting House Mount Laurel
1777/00/00 Creek Meeting House and Friends' Cemetery Clinton Corners
1780/00/00 Nine Partners Meeting House and Cemetery Millbrook
1786/00/00 Simple post and beam building built as a Quakers meeting house, designed by William H Douglas Affiliation Oak Grove Chapel Vassalboro
1790/00/00 Oswego Meeting House and Friends' Cemetery Moore's Mill
1797/00/00 Crum Elbow Meeting House and Cemetery East Park
1809/00/00 Beekman Meeting House and Friends' Cemetery LeGrangeville
1812/00/00 Twelfth Street Meeting House was originally built on the west side of 12th St, south of Market Street, in Philedelphia in 1812 using salvaged timbers from a 1755 meeting house. Twelfth Street Meetinghouse Newtown Township
1835/00/00 New Garden Boarding School building constructed Founders Founders Hall Greensboro
1837/00/00 Guilford College founded in 1837 by members of the Religious Society of Friends Founders Guilford College Greensboro
1846/00/00 Woodlawn plantation sold to Quaker timber merchants who ran the farm without slave labor Work Woodlawn Plantation Mt Vernon
1851/00/00 Woodlawn Quaker Meetinghouse Mt Vernon
1851/00/00 Farmers Institute Academy opens Architect Farmers Institute Shadeland
1863/00/00 Poughkeepsie Meeting House (Montgomery Street) Poughkeepsie
1864/00/00 Race Street Friends Meetinghouse Philadelphia
1875/00/00 Clear Creek Meeting House is built for the Illinois Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Clear Creek Meeting House McNabb
1890/00/00 Clinton Corners Friends Church Clinton Corners
1928/00/00 Built Poughkeepsie Meeting House (Hooker Avenue) Poughkeepsie
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