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Samuel Bettle


Other Names: None

Assumed Gender: Male

Birth Date: 1774

Birth Place: Philadelphia

Death Date: 1861

Death Place: Unknown

Affiliations: Philadelphia Friends meeting , Society of Friends

Notes: The Bettle family were prominent 19th century Quaker merchants in Philadelphia. Samuel Bettle, Sr., was Clerk of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting for 14 years, including at the time of the Separation in 1827. Helped to found Haverford School (now College).His son, Samuel Bettle, Jr., was also a Quaker minister.

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