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Frederick John Titus, Jr. (b. December 01, 1916, d. June 02, 1974)Frederick John Titus, Jr. (son of Frederick John Titus, Sr. and Maybelle Becker) was born December 01, 1916 in Brooklyn, NYC, and died June 02, 1974 in Roosevelt Hospital, NYC, NY.He married (1) Jean.He married (2) Irma Mary Stretz on August 17, 1956 in Percy Crawford's Estate, NJ side of Milford, PA, daughter of Francis Joseph Stretz and Bertha Flourence Tumm.
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Info re history of the Boondocks - Drinker was the original landholder.These papers may holdthe original deed from the Penn brothers.
Stewardson, Thomas, 1762-1841. Papers, 1716-1900.
(9 linear ft.)
Thomas Stewardson, Sr., Philadelphia Quaker, identified himself as a merchant, but his primary occupation was as agent for local and British concerns and estate administrator. His agency was carried on by successive generations, by his son George, also a merchant, and his grandson, Thomas, an attorney.
Records of commercial activities, shipping, land speculation, legal matters, and Quaker affairs, of the colonial and early national periods, and additional family papers of a later date.
A large portion of the correspondence, 1770-1792, is with Frederick Pigou, of London, England, pertaining to the disposal of iron foundries and land holdings in the colonies, in which Henry Drinker and Abel James were interested. Among the papers are miscellaneous land patents, 1716-1820; bonds, indentures, receipts, tax records for Pigou lands, 1798-1831; leases on Philadelphia properties, 1719; fire insurance policies for Philadelphia estates, 1784; tax lists of Washington and Bedford counties, 1789; an account of the Pennamites, 1770; miscellaneous broadsides, 1775; Quaker boarding school receipts, 1795; lottery tickets for the construction of the Schuylkill, Susquehanna, and Delaware canals, 1795; price reports, 1802; turnpike road construction papers, 1807; personal account book, 1777-1786; records of estate settlements, family correspondence, genealogical notes on various families, and other items.
Gift of Eleanor Stewardson, 1929.
Thompson family. Papers, 1607-1903.
(16 linear ft.)
This collection comprises the papers of Jonah Thompson and his descendants, Philadelphia Quakers, humanitarians, merchants, ironmasters, and landowners.
The papers of the period, 1745-1850, pertain to commerce, land transactions, and manufacture. They include Jonah Thompson's manuscript books on the manufacture of iron, nails, machinery, 1783-1829, and journals while abroad, 1812; George Thompson papers, 1769-1876, relate to land holdings at Fort Pitt, legal controversies, administration of estates, Thompson's business interests in the Pennsylvania Salt Company, in iron, coal, copper, potash, 1831-1876, and to Eastern Penitentiary, 1839-1850; among the papers of John Thompson, 1793-1803, are his accounts with Robert Morris.
John J. Thompson papers, 1803-1903, relate to the iron industry, manufacture of steam engines, machinery, and his other interests; papers of estates in which the Thompsons were interested.
Joseph Trotter's papers, 1725-1868, include items on literature, ethics, commerce; Newbold family papers, 1755-1838, letter and daybooks, material on Mexico; Abel James, merchant, account with Lawrence Growdon, 1765-1868; John Harper papers, 1776-1779; Thomas Pleasant's papers, 1776-1793; Henry Drinker papers, 1771-1783; Joseph Galloway papers, 1782-1792; accounts, legal papers, bonds, deeds, surveys, 1607-1851; Quakeriana, monthly meeting reports, 1661-1802; copies of deeds, 1676-1789; Sir William Johnson letter to Tedyuskung, 1760; New England colonists' petition against the Sugar Act, 1763; petition for a road from Philadelphia to Chester, 1764; North Carolina land warrants, surveys, leases, 1796-1838; Deaf and Dumb Institution, papers, 1813-1817; Thaddeus Stevens letters, 1813; William C. Poultney, journal on board the brig Washington, 1805; journal of a trip to Europe on the Montyuma, 1827; James Gallagher journal, Easton through New Jersey, 1831; Hanover Furnace records, 1793-1838; Bridgewater, N.J., copper mine records, 1831; broadsides on fire extinguisher, 1848.
Purchased, Gratz Fund
More About Frederick John Titus, Jr. and Jean:
More About Frederick John Titus, Jr. and Irma Mary Stretz:
Marriage: August 17, 1956, Percy Crawford's Estate, NJ side of Milford, PA.
Children of Frederick John Titus, Jr. and Jean are:
- Frederick John Titus.