Tag Archives: Modern Quakers

You’re In The Army Now!

When young George Trofimoff was growing up in Germany, his father told him tales of honor, pomp and majesty, while serving in the Czar’s White Russian army. He also somehow knew that the United States Army Expeditionary Force had two regiments inside Russia supporting the White Army against the Red Army...

Quaker Meeting

Young George Trofimoff had been in the home of Paul Butterworth at Sunset Farms for a couple of weeks, when “Uncle Paul” told him that he would like for him to attend the Sunday Meeting of the local Society of Friends, the Quakers. Uncle Paul wanted to introduce George to...

“Uncle Paul”

“Uncle Paul,” Paul Butterworth, owned a farm at Sunset Farms, West Hartford, Connecticut. It could easily have been photographed for a Currier and Ives calendar with its two-story house, pond down the hill and trees lined in orderly rows. This man of Quaker faith was both generous and disciplined. Young...