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Research Notes:

We are researching Hannah and Phebe Addams, both of whom married men named Abraham Brown in Burlington County, New Jersey. The sibling children shown here are speculatively copied from undocumented trees on the internet and have not yet been researched by us.

1692/93 On 23 of month 1, William Hollinshead, of Northampton, married Elizabeth Adames Junior, daughter of John and Elizabeth Adams, of Burlington, at the house of John Adams. Witnessed by John and Elizabeth Adams, John and Grace Hollinshead, James Adams, John Adams, Thomas and Mary Stokes, and others. [1]

1695 On 2 of month 7, James Addams, of Burlington County, and Esther Allen of Shrewsbury, were married. [2]

1696 On 7 of month 3, Edward Buzby of Dublin, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania and Susannah Adams, daughter of John and Elizabeth Adams of Chester,, Burlington County, were married. Witnessed by John and Elizabeth Adams, James Adams, several Buzby's, and others. [3]

1705 On 15 December, Juda Allin, of Burlington County, West Jersey, and Deborah Addams, daughter of John and Elizabeth Addams of the same place, were married at the Chester meeting house. Witnessed by
Females: Elizabeth Adames, Experience Field, Mary Allen, Susanna Busby, Ester Adams, Elizabeth Scott, Sarah Cooperthwaite, Deborah Clifton, Mary Markboi?, Mary Enos, Sarah Roberts, Susanna Hancock, Elizabeth Hancock, Mary Hancock, Ann Watkins, Mary Hawson, Martha Sinior?, Ela Haddon.
Males: Elisha Allen, Nathan Allen, Ralph Allen, Henry Allen, Henry Clifton, James Adames, Benjamin Field, George Smith, William Marblock, Timothy Hancock, John Heritage, Edward Busby, Samuel Jennings, Thomas Thakrea, John Wills, Isaac Marriot, Martin Scott, John Cowperthwaite, Thomas Wallis, Joseph Heritage, John Kay, Simeon Ellis, John Hudson. [4]

1709 On 13 of month 1, Elizabeth Addams and Sarah Cooperthwaite were appointed at Newton, to review a request for certificate by Rachel Sharp. [5]

1711 On 20 of month 1 [March], Abraham Brown, of Welinborow Twp, Burlington County, married Hannah Adams [single woman] in Chester Twp, Burlington County. Witnessed by Abraham Brown, Abigail Adams, Deborah Allin, Elizabeth, John Cowperthwaite, Sarah Cowperthwaite, Joseph Cooper, Abia Brown, Mary Clifton, Mathew Allin, John Roberts, Hugh Sharp, Margaret Howell, Elizabeth Evans, Thomas Smith, Mary French, William Haster?, John Harvey, Thomas French, Joseph Cooper, Daniel Wills, Anthony Morris, George Deacon, Thomas Shable, Timothy Hancock, Joseph Herigate, Preserve Brown, and Mary Brown. [6] [7]

1712 On 17 July, Abraham Brown, of Springfield Twp, son of Abraham, married Phebe Addams, daughter of John Addams, late of Chester, in Springfield. Witnessed by several Brown family members and by John Cleyton (perhaps brother of deceased wife Leah), Abraham Browne, Preserve Browne, John Cleyton, James Addams, Thomas Addams, Alce Brown, William Hollingshead, Jud Allen, Hester Adams, Deborah Allen, Mareby Adams, Caleb Shreve, Thomas Shreve, Elizabeth Shreve, Grace Hollingshead, Mary Browne, Joshuah Shreve, Caleb Shreve, Abigail Ridgway, Mary Crispin, Mary Butcher, Phebe Scattergood, Elizabeth Shinn, Abigail Ridgway Jr, Richar Ridgway, John Butcher, John Gosling, William Hearne, Joseph Rowe, Tho Scattergood, Benjamin Brian. [8]

1713/14 On 8 of month 1 (March), Henry Allen and Abigail Adams declared their intention to marry at the Haddonfield meeting. [9] [10] [11]


[1] Quaker Meeting Records, Haddonfield Monthly Meeting Marriage Certificates, 1681-1741, 7, [AncestryRecord], [AncestryImage].

[2] Quaker Meeting Records, 1681-1935, Abstracts of Marriages, Births, Deaths of Shrewsbury Meeting (Monmouth County, New Jersey), 23, [AncestryRecord], [AncestryImage].

[3] Quaker Meeting Records, Haddonfield Monthly Meeting Certificates of Removal Marriage Certificates, 1681-1741, (13) 26, [AncestryRecord], [AncestryImage].

[4] Quaker Meeting Records, Haddonfield Monthly Meeting Marriage Certificates, 1681-1741, 13, [AncestryRecord], [AncestryImage].

[5] Quaker Meeting Records, Newton Women's Minutes, 1698-1737, Call number MR-PH 243, 10, [AncestryRecord], [AncestryImage].

[6] Quaker Meeting Records, Haddonfield Monthly Meeting Marriage Certificates, 1681-1741, 45, [AncestryRecord], [AncestryImage].

[7] John E. Stillwell, Historical and Genealogical Miscellany, Vol. 3 (1914), 131, [InternetArchive].

[8] Quaker Meeting Records, 1681-1935, Marriages, Births in Burlington Monthly Meeting (Rancocas and Burlington Monthly Meeting), 1712, [AncestryRecord], [AncestryImage].

[9] U.S. Quaker Meeting Records, 1681-1935, Newton meeting, Women's Minutes, 1687-1707, Call Number: P2.23, 16, [AncestryRecord], [AncestryImage].

[10] U.S. Quaker Meeting Records, 1681-1935, Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Minutes; Call Number: P2.9.1, Minutes, 1710-1731, 20, [AncestryRecord], [AncestryImage].

[11] Quaker Meeting Records, Haddonfield Monthly Meeting Minutes, 1731-1761, 261?, [AncestryRecord], [AncestryImage].