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From: "Jerry Edwards" <>
Subject: Re: [Q-R] Way/Hickman
Date: Wed, 28 Aug 2002 21:35:42 -0500
You wouldn't happen to know Robert Mother's or Father's name, would ya?
Looking for Edwards/Chamberlain/Mote/Patty/Hiatt/Hiett
----- Original Message -----
From: "Dan Treadway" <>
Sent: Wednesday, August 28, 2002 9:24 PM
Subject: RE: [Q-R] Way/Hickman
> I thought the names of this couple rang a bell, so I went to
> <www.rootsweb.com> and put "Hannah Hickman" in the boxes labeled "Search
> Rootsweb.com" and clicked the Search button. The screen that came up told
> me WorldConnect had 333 matches, so I clicked on that link. I didn't want
> to look at all 333 entries, so I scrolled down to the bottom of the page,
> typed "Robert Way" in the box labeled "Spouse" and clicked the Search
> button. This narrowed the list down to 42.
> I scanned down the list, looking for entries that have the little
> icon, which denotes entries with footnotes. From these entries I found
> the couple are evidently mentioned in the 1881 _History of Chester County,
> Pennsylvania_ by Futhey & Cope. There's also evidently a two-volume work
> about this particular couple, titled _Descendants of Robert and Hannah
> Hickman Way of Chester County Pennsylvania_ by Herbert Way, published
> (I think I have seen this book in libraries, and this is why my mental
> alarms went off when I saw the names.) A third book which appears in the
> footnotes is _Abstracts of Chester County, Pennsylvania Land Records
> 5 1758 - 1765_ by Carol Bryan.
> Looking at locations for the births of their children in the various
> entries, it would appear they lived at Kennett Square. Kennett Montly
> Meeting records are housed at Swarthmore College in Pennsylvania. At
> some of them have been microfilmed. LDS film numbers are 20401-02 and -16
> according to Tom Hill's list. According to Jerry Richmond's very useful
> list at
> Kennett Monthly Meeting records appear in Martha Reamy's _Chester County
> Church Records of the 18th Century_ and in the _William Wade Hinshaw
> Pennsylvania Quaker Meeting Records_ published by Selby.
> I think you local librarian ought to be able to get at least some of these
> books into your hands using interlibrary loan services. Or you can try
> searching library catalogs yourself on-line and plan a road trip.
> Dan Treadway
> P O Box Gilbert IA 50105
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Sandra Johnson [mailto:]
> Sent: Tuesday, August 27, 2002 12:26 AM
> Subject: [Q-R] Way/Hickman
> I have been told that my ancestors Robert and Hannah (Hickman) Way were
> Quakers. Where would I find Quaker information on them? They were
> abt 1693 in Chester County, PA and died 1725 (Robert) and 1727 (Hannah) in
> Kennett Twp, Chester County, PA.
> Thank you, Sandra Johnson
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