An American Family History

New Garden Monthly Meeting
Guilford County, North Carolina


New Garden Monthly Meeting established in 1754. They brought the name with them from the New Garden Meeting in Chester County, Pennsylvania.

. . .25th of the 5 mo. 1754. Friends at New Garden requested this meeting to Grant them the privilege of holding a Monthly Meeting amongst them by Reason of the hardship they underwent in Attending the monthly meeting at Cane Creek;

And it appeared to this meeting that there is Near or Quite Forty Families of Friends seated in them parts; In consideration of which, this meeting thought propper to grant them there request.

The New Garden meeting disowned the members of their society who participated in the 1781 Battle of Guilford Court House. The friends took care of the wounded.


Early Members      
Armfield, William     participated in Battle of Guilford Court House
Beals, Thomas      
Beeson, Benjamin and Elizabeth Hunter      
Beeson, Richard and Charity Grubb      
Beeson, William and Mary Mills      
Britain, Benjamin      
Brown, James      
Coffin, Elijah      
Coffin, William      
Cook, Abraham      
Cox, Isaac and wife      
Dicks, Nathan      
Dicks, Peter and family      
Dicks, Zacharias      
Dillon, Daniel and Lydia Hobson      
Edwards, Hanuel      
Harrold, Richard and Mary Pitts      
Hodgson, George      
Hodgson, Robert      
Hoggatt, Anthony and wife      
Hoggatt, Joseph      
Hunt, Eleazar      
Hunt, Nathan      
Hunt, William      
Hyatt, George     or Hiatt
Knight, Abel      
Knight, Thomas and Elizabeth Pitts      
Mendenhall, Mordecai      
Mills, George     joined the Regulators in 1769 and was disowned
Mills, Henry      
Mills, Hur      
Mills, John      
Mills, Thomas      
Norton, William     joined the Regulators in 1767 and was disowned
Pearson, Samuel and family      
Pidgeon, Isaac      
Reece, William      
Rudduck, Benjamin      
Rudduck, John      
Smith, William and family      
Thornbrugh, Thomas      
Unthank, Joseph and family      
Vestal, Thomas      
Williams, Richard     died of smallpox after Battle of Guilford court house
Wright, John     disowned for taking arms
Guilford County, North Carolina was organized in 1771 from parts of Rowan and Orange Counties.


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