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Iowa Quaker Meeting Records
Salem Monthly Meeting
The first Friends meeting west of the Mississippi River was organized at Salem, Henry County, Iowa Territory, 1838. Meetings had been held regularly at the house of Henry Jay for a year before that. The committee directed to set up the meeting was composed of: Abraham Holoday, Thomas Reubottom, Jeremiah H. Seler, Henry Pickard, Achsah Newlin.
The meeting was set off from Vermillion M.M., Illinois, under the direction of Western Y.M. at Bloomfield, Indiana. In 1839, a lot of 5 acres was purchased, a log meeting house erected. The first meeting set off from Salem was Cedar Creek M.M., January 1841, followed in February, 1841, by Pleasant Prairie, later called Pleasant Plain. New Garden, East Grove and Chestnut Hill meetings were also soon established.
10-8-1838 M.M. Henry County, Iowa, opened.
The following are surnames found in these records which include Births and Deaths 1840-1919; Minutes 1838-1934 and Women's Minutes 1838-1879.
Abbott, Adamson, Adcock, Addington, Adell, Albman, Albright, Alford, Allen, Allender, Allman / Allmon, Almond, Aminson, Ammonson, Anderson, Andrew / Andrews, Arnold, Arnate, Asborn, Athalinda, Atkins, Austin, Ayers, Bacon, Bailes, Bailey, Baker, Baldwin, Baley / Raley, Ball, Ballard, Banta, Barber, Barclay, Barker, Barnett, Barton, Beals, Beard, Beasley, Bedell, Bedinger, Beeler, Beeson, Bell, Bench, Bennet / Bennett, Binford, Bishop, Blackledge, Blackman, BOGUE, Bond, Bonnell / Bonnel, Bonsall, Bowen, Bowersock, Bowles, Boyce, Brackett, Branson, Bray, Brede, Bride, Brantingham, Braun, Briggs, Broadhead, Brown, Brud, Bruff, Bulla, Bundy, Bunker, Burkes, Burroughs, Bush, Buson, Butter, Button, Byers, Cadwalader, Cain, Caldwell, Calhoun, Campbell, Canaday / Canada, Cane, Canne, Carey, Carlisle, Carlilies, Carter, Cattell, Cawn, Chandler, Child, Clark, Claypool, Clement, Coburn, Coffin, Coil, Coin, Colrock, Coltrane / Coletrane, Colwell, Collott, Collett, COLLINS, Comer / Comar, Comfort, Comock / Cammack / Commack, Common, Compton, Comstock, Conner, Cook, Cooper, Copeland, Capelen, Coppock, Corsbie, Cotton, Coulson, Cowgill, Cox, Crompton / Crampton, Crazier, CREW, Crozier, Curl, Darlington, David, Davis, Davison / Davidson, Dean, Denny, Derbyshire, Despaine, Dewese, Dillavon, Dillon, Dengee, Doan, Dobbins, Dorland, Dorman, Douglas, Dow, DRAPER, Drury, Dudley, Duncon, Duncanson, Dyer / Dyre, Dyzart, Edmunds / Edmonds, Edwards, Ellerman / Elerman, Elliott, Ellis, Elleson, Elmore, Embrey / Embrie, Embree, Emery, Endersby, Fairman, Falkner, Fardon, Fawcett, Faylor, Fenn, Fisher, Fletcher, Fogg, Folkner, Fop, Ford, Foredice, Foss, Foster, Frame, Frazier / Frazer, Friend, Fuller, Furgeson, Gaines, Gardner, Garretson/ Garrettson, Gibbs, Gibson, Glass, Glendening, Glover, Gordon, Gough, Graber, Gray, Greenough, Greenup, Greenwich, Gregory, Grinnell, Grim, Hackett, Hadley, Hail, Haisley, Hall, Hallowell, Hamberger, Hamblen, Hammans, Hammer, Hammond / Hammons, Hampton, Hancock, Hanks, Hanson, Hargrove / Horgrove, Harris, Harrison, Harrold, Harsley, Harshbarger / Harshberger, Harter, Hartley, Harve, Harvey, Hasket, Hawkins, Hawley, Hawnhurst, Haworth / Hayworth, Haycock, Hazley, Hancock, Heald, Heals, Heckenberg, Hemingway, Herring, Heston, Hiatt, Hightower, Hill, Hillis, Hinshaw, Hoag, Hobson, HOCKETT, HODSON, Hoggott / Haggott, Hagan, Hogan, Hogt, Holliday / Holiday, HOLLEN, HOLLING, Hollingsworth, Honts, Hormer, Horner, Horter, Hosdon, Hosbake, Hoskins, Hough, Hought, Howe, Hoyt, Huff, Hull, Hunnicut, Hunt / Hunts, Hunting, Husband, Hussey, Ingle, Ingram, Ingraim, Irish, Jackson, Jacob, Jacobs, James, Jay, Jenings/ Jennings, Jessop / Jessup, Johnson, Jones, Joy, Kellum, Kenney, Kenworthy, Kersey, Kimberly, King, Kinney, Kirk, Kirkpatrick, Knight, Knowles / Knowls, Knudson / Kneudson, Kindson, KOLLING, Lacy, Lafevre / Lefever, Lamb, Lanim, Lane, Langston, Larson, Laurence, Leeland, Lester, Lewelling / Luelling, Lewis, Long, Lowden, Lowder, Lupton, Lynch, McBride, McDorland, McDoriman, McDowell, McGrew, Mace, McKinzie / McKinsey / McKenzie, McMillan / McMillon, McPherson, McQuarter, McVey, McWhorter, Macy, Maddock, Mandlin, Manning, Mareds, Marshall / Marshalls, Marshman, Martin, Masden / Masdan / Masdon, Mason, Massey / Massay, Massie, Mather, Matthews, Maulden / Malden, MAXWELL, McGowen, Melton, MENDENHALL, Mercer, Michiner / Michener, Middaugh, Miles, Miller, Millikan, Millison, Mills, Mexon, Moon, Moor / Moore, Morden, Morgan, Morris, Morrison, Mosier, Mosher, Mosier, Mote, Munden, Munson, Murphy, Negus, Newby, Newman, Nichols, Nicholson, Nixon, Nordyke, North, Oliphant, Olson, Osborn / Ozbun, Overman, Overton, Packer, Palen / Palin, Painter, Paliner, Palmer, Parisho / Perisho, Parker, Parkins, Patterson / Paterson, Paxton, Pearson, Peas / Pease, Peasley, Pegg / Pigg, Pemberston, Pembuton, Pennabaker, Perkins, Permentier, Peterson, Phillips, Pickard, Pickerell, Pickering, Pickett, Pidgeon / Pigeon, Pierce, Pierson, Pinkum / Pinkham, Pitman, Pointer, Pope, Poulter, Powel, Pray / Prey, Price, Prichards, Prisneck, Pruett, Pucket / Puckett, Quaintance, Radcliff, Raley, Randolph, Ransom, Rapaly, Rash, Ratliff / Ratliffe, Ratcliff, Ravnass / Ravnaas, Reece, Reeder, Rees / Reese, Reeves, Reuben, Rhode / Rhodes, Richardson, Ridgway / Ridgeway, ROBERTS, Robins, Robinson, Rogers, Rood, Reece, Ruder / Reeder, Runyon, Rush, Russell, Saint, Samma, Sams / Samms, Saunders, Sarenson, Savage, Scarborough, Schalfield / Schafield, Schooley, Scott, Seong, Septer, Shalkly, Shampnoes, Sharpless, Shay, Sheale, Sheyak, Shelman, Sheldon, Sheridan, Shockley, Shriner, Shriver, Simkins / Simpkin / Simpkin, Sivain, Siviter / Siveter, Skinner, Slack, Smith, Sneath, Snider, Sorenson, Southwick, Spake, Spaulding, Spencer, Spray, Spurgeon, Spurrier, Sriner, Stanley, Stansberry, Stanton, Star, Stevens, Stack, Stonehawker, Stover, Stratton, Street, Strahl, Stuart, Stubbs, Sucath / Succath, Swain, Swan, Switer, Symond, Tabor, Talbert, Tomlinson, Tatum, Taylor, Teas, Terrell, Thacker, Thatcher, Thomas, Thompson, Thornburg, Timberlake, TRUEBLOOD, Tucker, Vandoren, Vandusen, Vanhorn, Varney, Venable, Vataro, Votaw, Wagner, Wahser, Wall, WAY, Watson, Watts, Weaver, Weeks, Wetmore, Whitacre, White, Weddefield, Wilcoxon / Wilcoxen, Wilkinson, Willford, Williams, Wilmuth, Willson, Wilson, Wing, Winslow, Withrow, Witmore, Wood, Woodard, Woodward, Woody, Woolman, Wright, Wroe.
Example entry: pg. 88.
Contributed by Jean Leeper
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