Records of the Kingwood Monthly Meeting of Friendsk, Hunterdon County, New Jersey (Google eBook)

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H. E. Deats, 1900 - Hunterdon County (N.J.) - 42 pages
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Page 13 - She According to the Custom of Marriage Assuming the Name of her Husband, as a further Confirmation thereof: Did then and there to these Presents Set their Hands, and we whose Names are here under also subscribed, being present, at the Solemnization of the said Marriage and Subscription, have as Witnesses thereunto set our Hands the Day and Year above Written 1754.
Page 13 - Janney by the hand did in a solemn Manner Openly declare that he took her...
Page 13 - Husband untill Death Should Separate them (or words to the Same Effect) And then and there in the Same Assembly the Said...
Page 13 - ... day of the tenth month in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and seventy five.
Page 9 - A considerable time was spent in this meeting, in a weighty consideration of the fluctuating state of people's minds. In the situation of public affairs, it appeared to be the sense of the meeting, that it would be the safest, and most consistent for us, as a religious Society, to keep as much as possible from mixing with the people in their human policy and contrivances, and to forbear meeting in their public consultations. Snares and dangers may arise from meetings of that kind, however well disposed...
Page 25 - ... Soon after it was concluded to set apart a few Friends in the different Meetings as elders to sit with the ministers, Beulah Coates was appointed to that station. Her friends say she ' was careful to evidence by an upright life and conversation her regard for the promotion of the cause of Truth, being a diligent attender of our religious meetings both for worship and discipline, and was well beloved and esteemed. Departed this life the 29th of the fourth month, 1741, in good unity with Friends.
Page 23 - He was a man much esteemed amongst Friends and others, being of a meek and quiet spirit, exemplary in life and conversation and a pattern of plainness and simplicity, diligent in attending meetings for worship and discipline, duly observing the hour appointed, and in contribution for the service thereof gave freely according to his ability. He often gave up to attend monthly, quarterly and yearly meetings with great willingness...
Page 9 - ... to keep as much as possible from mixing with the people in their human policy and contrivances, and to forbear meeting in their public consultations. Snares and dangers may arise from meetings of that kind, however well disposed individuals may be to mitigate and soften the violent disposition too prevalent; it being a season in which it is abundantly needful to seek best Wisdom, to guide and preserve in safety and in consistency of conduct with our religious profession...
Page 22 - Christ, that enjoins us to do " good to all, but especially to the household of faith...
Page 23 - ... do to him. His house was freely opened for those who traveled in the work of the ministry, whose company he greatly valued, and often cheerfully traveled with such as a guide to other meetings. He lived in the fear of the Lord, and was much concerned that love and unity might be obtained among Friends, and deeply affected when anything of a contrary nature arose to obstruct it. In his last illness, which was but short, he entirely refused the help of any physician, signifying his resignation...

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