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From: robert stacey <>
Subject: Re: [Q-R] Quaker Meeting Site
Date: Sat, 4 Sep 2010 11:45:55 -0700
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Are there any meeting records for the early 1600's when Mahlon Stacye and
William Penn came over from England, having been members of the quaker group
near Sheffield, UK.

On Sat, Sep 4, 2010 at 9:39 AM, <> wrote:

> Tom Kirk, in a mailing dated 9/3/2010, would like to know about a Meeting
> or Meeting site in Warriors Mark Township, Huntingdon County, Pa. He has
> seen a reference to one of his ancestors getting married there at Centre
> Meeting in Warriors Mark Twp. on March 20, 1800.
>
> It appears that a portion of Huntingdon County, Pa. was incorporated into
> the forming of Centre County, Pa., including Warriors Mark Twp., in 1800.
>
> In 1802 the name of Warriors Mark Twp., Centre County, Pa. was changed to
> Half-Moon Twp.
>
> Centre Monthly Meeting, Centre County, Pa. seems to have been set off from
> Warrington MM, York County, Pa. in 1803.
>
> The Friends Meetings in that area were split by the Orthodox/Hicksite
> Separation of 1827. It appears that the Centre Meeting site was retained by
> the
> Hicksite branch. The Monthly Meeting declined in the twentieth century and
> was finally laid down in 1976, Its address might have been Port Matilda
> 16870. Half Moon Valley. There is a Friends Cemetery in Halfmoon Township,
> the
> records of which have been published. The records of this Centre Monthly
> Meeting seem to be kept at Swarthmore College.
>
> A short history: _Quakers of Centre County, Pennsylvania_, has been written
> by Elwood Way, most recently published in the year 2000.
>
> I have not visited this area. The nearest active Friends Meeting is at
> State College, Pa.
>
> - Herbert Standing.
>
>
>
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