St. John's Church - Credits and Research Sources

Compiled and written by Imen Boussayoud, PhD Candidate Department of History | Brown University

Research Sources

1. Parrish, Dillwyn. The Parrish Family. (G. H. Buchanan Company, 1925.), 258.

2. Wharton, Susanna Dillyn. Friends Intelligencer, Philadelphia, September 25, 1913, Number 39.

3. There were still some outliers in the Quaker community who owned slaves. In New Jersey, they
comprised 3% of the total slaveowning population. Weston, Guy. “Timbuctoo and the First Emancipation
of the Early-Nineteenth Century.” New Jersey Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal 8, no. 1 (January 27,
2022): 224–59.

4. The National Archives in Washington D.C.; Record Group: Records of the Bureau of the Census;
Record Group Number: 29; Series Number: M432; Residence Date: 1850; Home in 1850: Sadsburyville,
Chester, Pennsylvania; Roll: 766; Page: 302b

5. Burlington County, New Jersey, Deeds, G3:389, Peter Quire to Edward Giles, et al (January 4,
1834),Burlington County Clerk’s Office, Mount Holly.

6. Barton, 31.

7. Proceedings of a Complimentary Dinner Given to Dr. Joseph Parrish of Burlington, N.J. Press of the Case, Lockwood & Brainard Company, 1890.

8. Burlington County, New Jersey, Deeds, G3:389, Peter Quire to Edward Giles, et al (January4, 1834),Burlington County Clerk’s Office, Mount Holly

9. Ibid.

10. Rhode Island State Census, 1875. Microfilm. New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, Massachusetts. Accessed via Ancestry, Rhode Island, U.S., State Censuses, 1865-1935 [database online]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2013.

11. 1870 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2009.

12. Arnold, James Newell. Rhode Island Vital Extracts, 1636–1850. (Providence, R.I.: Narragansett Historical Publishing Company, 1891–1912), pg 523. Digitized images from New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, Massachusetts.

13. Merolla, James. “St. John the Evangelist – The Legacy of Peter Quire – Newport This Week.” Newport This Week -, September 3, 2015.

14. William J. Brown, The Life of William J. Brown (Providence, RI: Angell and Printers, 1883), pg. 46-47.

15. Newport History: Bulletin of the Newport Historical Society. (Volume 159, United States: The Society, 1973) 336-342.

16. Journal of the 95th Annual Convention, Diocese of Rhode Island. United States: The Diocese, 1881, pg

17. Merolla.

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