Cook County, Illinois
Quaker Monthly Meeting Minutes

Record books: Minutes, 1931-1934
Hyde Park (Chicago, IL) MM - 57th St.

57th St, Chicago Illinois Monthly Meeting, Illinois
(aka "Hyde Park Meeting", est. 1931
)


[Note: Refer to the Abbreviation Key to help make sense of these records]

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Date: 13 May 1930
Comment: Hyde Park (Chicago, IL) MM - 57th St. First Meeting held. Garfield Cox appointed Clerk.
(This is a combined Meeting of Hicksite & Orthodox Friends.)

Date: 04 Mar 1932
Comment: Blue River QM approves change of name of this meeting from Chicago MM to 57th Street MM

Date: 31 May 1931
Name: Mary Newlin Allee
Comments: trans by req fr Chicago MM

Date: 31 May 1931
Name: Warder Clyde Allee
Spouse: Marjorie Hill
Family's Comments: trans by req fr Chicago MM, also Barbara Elliott

Date: 04 Sep 1931
Name: Robert Balderston
Spouse: Martha
Family's Comments: rocf (?) or recrq (?)

Date: 06 Jan 1933
Name: Ruth Balderston
Comments: rocf (?)

Date: 04 Mar 1932
Name: George Roberts Bent
Comments: rec mbrp

Date: 31 May 1931
Name: Craig R Branson
Spouse: Jane
Family's Comments: trans by req from Chicago MM

Date: 31 May 1931
Name: Craig R Branson
Spouse: Jane
Family's Comments: trans by req fr Chicago MM

Date: 31 May 1931
Name: Alberta Chawner
Spouse: Mary Grove
Family's Comments: trans by req fr Chicago MM

Date: 31 May 1931
Name: Percival Brooks Coffin
Spouse: Lucy V Baxter
Family's Comments: trans by req from Chicago MM

Date: 31 May 1931
Name: Anna E Coppock
Spouse: Ruth
Family's Comments: trans by req fr Chicago MM

Date: 13 May 1930
Name: Garfield Cox
Comments: appointed Clerk at first mtg of Hyde Park MM, 57th St, Chicago, IL

Date: 31 May 1931
Name: Garfield V Cox
Spouse: Jeanette Wade
Family's Comments: trans by req fr Chicago MM

Date: 31 May 1931
Name: Phyllis Jean Cox
Spouse: Marilyn Lois
Family's Comments: trans by req fr Chicago MM

Date: 04 Nov 1932
Name: Brucie Dedinsky
Comments: rocf Central City MM, NB, dtd (?)

Date: 06 Apr 1934
Name: Debra Dillon
Comments: rec mbrp

Date: 31 May 1931
Name: Paul H Douglas
Comments: trans by req fr Chicago MM

Date: 31 May 1931
Name: Fern Drummond
Comments: trans by req fr Chicago MM

Date: 01 Sep 1933
Name: Helen (Eaton) Flitcraft
Child Name: Anthony David Flitcraft
Family's Comments: recrq

Date: 04 Mar 1932
Name: Ray Forrester
Comments: rec mbrp

Date: 31 May 1931
Name: Hilda Marie Hendricks
Spouse: Cynthia
Family's Comments: trans by req fr Chicago MM

Date: 31 May 1931
Name: Walter Hendricks
Spouse: Flora B
Family's Comments: trans by req fr Chicago MM

Date: 31 May 1931
Name: Anna E Hill
Spouse: Caroline Miles
Family's Comments: trans by req fr Chicago MM

Date: 05 Feb 1932
Name: Rogers Isaac
Comments: rec mbrp

Date: 31 May 1931
Name: Charlotte Johnson
Comments: trans by req fr Chicago MM

Date: 02 Jun 1933
Name: Mary Ruth Jones
Comments: rocf Green field MM

Date: 07 Aug 1931
Name: Robert C Jones
Comments: rocf West Richmond MM, IN, dtd (?)

Date: 31 May 1931
Name: Sylvester Jones; May M Jones; Louis Jones
Comments: trans by req fr Chicago MM

Date: 06 Apr 1934
Name: Wilfred Jones
Comments: rocf West Richmond MM, IN, dtd (?)

Date: 05 Feb 1932
Name: Karl Klein
Spouse: Helen
Child Name: Peter Klein
Family's Comments: rec mbrp

Date: 31 May 1931
Name: Blanche Krauel
Comments: trans by req fr Chicago MM

Date: 31 May 1931
Name: Jane Krauel
Comments: trans by req fr Chicago MM

Date: 05 Feb 1932
Name: Ralph B Long
Comments: rec mbrp

Date: 06 Nov 1931
Name: Robert MacGonagle
Comments: rolf United Presby Ch, Ben Avon, PA

Date: 06 Apr 1934
Name: William Mackensen
Spouse: Ruth
Child Name: Judy Mackensen
Family's Comments: rec mbrp

Date: 31 May 1931
Name: E Howard Marshall
Spouse: Eurah R
Family's Comments: trans by req fr Chicago MM

Date: 31 May 1931
Name: Harvey Marshall
Spouse: Phillip
Family's Comments: trans by req fr Chicago MM

Date: 31 May 1931
Name: William Newman
Spouse: Edwin
Family's Comments: trans by req fr Chicago MM

Date: 31 May 1931
Name: Theodore K Noss
Comments: recrq

Date: 06 Apr 1934
Name: Betty Peelle
Relative: daughter of: Miles & Eleanor
Comments: rec mbrp

Date: 06 Apr 1934
Name: Eleanor Peelle
Comments: rocf Salina MM, OH

Date: 06 Apr 1934
Name: Miles Peelle
Comments: rocf Wilmington MM, OH

Date: 03 Jun 1932
Name: Craig E Pickett
Comments: rocf Glen Elder MM, KS, dtd (?)

Date: 06 Jan 1933
Name: Bernard Ransome
Comments: rocf - MM, England, dtd (?)

Date: 04 Dec 1931
Name: Rufus Rorem
Spouse: Gladys
Child: Rosemary Rorem
Child: Ned Miller Rorem
Family's Comments: rocf West Richmond MM, IN, dtd (?)

Date: 07 Mar 1934
Name: Leon Sayvetz
Comments: rec mbrp

Date: 03 Jun 1932
Name: Lewis A Taylor
Spouse: Margaret N
Family's Comments: rocf Westtown MM, PA, dtd (?)

Date: 02 Jun 1933
Name: Arnold B Vaught
Spouse: Lois
Family's Comments: rocf Chicago MM, dtd (?)

Date: 31 May 1931
Name: Avery D Weage
Spouse: Eleanor
Family's Comments: trans by req fr Chicago MM

Date: 01 May 1932
Name: Avery Weage
Spouse: Eleanor
Family's Comments: gct Clinton Corners (NY) MM

Date: 05 Feb 1932
Name: Edith Yeomans
Child Name: Helen Victoria Yeomans
Family's Comments: rocf Georgetown MM, IL, dtd (?)

Date: 06 Apr 1934
Name: Phillip Jay Zollinger
Comments: rec mbrp

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ABBREVIATION KEY
Some Frequently used Quaker abbreviations:

altm = at liberty to marry
apd = attending places of diversion
apd = appointed, appealed
apt = appointed
att = attached to, attended
b = born
BG = burial grounds
btw = between
bur = buried
bef = before
c = circa, about
cem = cemetery
cert = certificate
cd = contrary to the Discipline
ch = child, children, church
chm = condemned his/her misconduct
chr = charter
co = chosen overseer (s), county
com = complained, complained of
comm = committee
comp = complained, complained of
con = condemned
ct = certificate, certificate to
d = died, day
dau = daughter
dec = deceased
dis = disowned, disowned for
div = divorced
dp = dropped plain dress and/or speech
dr = drinking spiritous liquor to excess
drpd = dropped
dt = daughter, daughters
dtd = dated
e = east
end = endorsed
FBG = Friends burial grounds
fam = family
form = formerly
fr = from
Frds = Friends
gc = granted certificate
gct = granted certificate to
gl = granted letter
glt = granted letter to
gr dau = grand daughter
gr s = grand son
Gr Yd = grave yard
h or hus = husband
j = joined
jas = joined another society
JP = justice of the peace
ltm = liberated to marry, left at liberty to marry
lvd = lived
lvg = living
m = marry, married, marrying, marriage, month
mbr = member
mbrp = membership
mcd = married contrary to Discipline
MG = minister of the Gospel
MH = meeting house, church
mi = miles
MM = monthly meeting
mos = married out of society
mou = married out of unity
mt = married to
mtg = meeting
mvd = moved
n = north
na = not attending meeting
neg att = neglecting attendance
nmn = no middle name
NW Terr = Northwest Territory
O = Orthodox, Ohio
ou = out of unity
PM = preparative meeting
PO = post office address
prc = produced a certificate
prcf = produced a certificate from
prob = probably
Qkr = Quaker
QM = quarterly meeting
rcd = recorded
rec/rcd = receive, received
recrq = received by request
relfc = released from care for
relrq = released by request
rem = remove, removed
ret = returned, retired (rarely used)
ret mbrp = retained membership
rev = reversed
rm = reported married
rmt = reported married to
roc = received on certificate
rocf = received on certificate from
rol = received on letter
rolf = received on letter from
rpd = reported
rrq = request, requests, requested
rqc = requested certificate
rqct = requested certificate to
rqcuc = requested to come under care (of mtg.)
rst = reinstate, reinstated
s = son, south
sep = separated
sis = sister
temp = temporarily
transfrd = transferred
twp = township
uc = under care (of mtg)
unm = unmarried
upl = using profane language
w = wife, west
w/c = with consent of
wid = widow
w/pwr = with power
wrkd = worked
y = year
YM = yearly meeting

Disciplinary complaints consisted of: fiddling, dancing, drinking intoxicating liquor to excess, serving in the militia or other armed forces, using profane language, fighting, failure to meet financial obligations, marrying contrary to the order used by Friends, deviation from plainness in apparel or speech, joining another religious society, etc. Unless the offending member expressed sorrow for his misconduct and brought a signed paper condemning the same, he was usually "disowned".



Source Information: Quaker Records: Illinois Monthly Meetings. U.S.: s.n., 19--
[No author, publisher or date listed in this volume. Located at the Allen County Public Library, Fort Wayne, IN]

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