Quakers in North America constitute approximately 21% of Quakers worldwide (
2012), ... Some Quakers came to North America in the early days because they ...
The missionary efforts of the earliest Friends took them to North America, ... No
Quaker did more to enlist his brethren into public service than William Penn.
Jun 9, 2016 ... City & State North Reading, MA My ancestors, Lawrence and Cassandra
Southwick, arrived in Salem, MA in the very early 1600's and were ...
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Jun 9, 2016 ... How Quakers Came to North America ... Penn did seek to live peaceably with the
Native Americans in what became known as Pennsylvania.
This idea of taking action led the Quakers who had moved to North America to
refuse to take sides in the American Revolutionary War in the 1700s. They did not
Men did not understand the Quakers. ... pretended that for conscience' sake they
had chosen the wilderness of America before the well-cultivated Old England.".
They came as Puritans and were converted at the hands of Quaker ... They did,
however, have a highly organized system of meetings and record keeping.
Only in this way could English people understand what Christ did for them,
develop ... Margaret Fell, and James Naylor among others in the north came to
believe that the ... Many northwestern Quakers fled to America, however, where
Puritan leaders did not have much tolerance for people of other religions, and as
... she had been called by the Lord to come to America and share the Quaker
message. In all, from 1656 to 1661, at least forty Quakers came to New England
The first " Quaker Churches " in America were formed out of this sort of material
..... Then, too, when the awakening did come, there was still a long period during