The American Converts Database

Conversion of Warder Cresson to the Shakers

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Conversion of Warder Cresson to the Shakers


Mullen, Lincoln

Conversion Item Type Metadata

Type of conversion

Conversion between religions

Origin religion

Destination religion

Date of conversion



Biographical Quotation

"On January 29, 1829, the Gwynedd [Quaker meeting] r record shows that 'Warder Cresson has for a long time declined the attendance of our religious meetings and has recently joined himself in membership with another religious society, commonly known by the name of Shakers.'"

Fox, 152.


Fox, Frank. "Quaker, Shaker, Rabbi: Warder Cresson, the Story of a Philadelphia Mystic." Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography 95, no. 2 (April 1971): 147-194.


“Conversion of Warder Cresson to the Shakers,” The American Converts Database, accessed April 21, 2018,

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