The Leavens name including Levings: an account of the posterity descending from emigrant John Levins, 1632-1903

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Passaic Daily News Print, 1903 - 137 pages
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Page 120 - God, calling unto mind the mortality of my body, and knowing that it is appointed for all men once to die, do make and ordain this my LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT : That is to say, principally and first of all, I give and recommend my soul into the hand of Almighty God that gave it, and my body I recommend to the earth to be buried in decent Christian burial at the discretion of my executor, nothing doubting but at the general resurrection I shall receive the same again by the mighty power of God...
Page 120 - Executors nothing doubting but at the general Resurrection I shall receive the same again by the mighty power of God and as touching such worldly estate wherewith it hath pleased God to bless me...
Page 122 - Named, Willed and bequeathed, Ratifying and Confirming this and no other to be my last will and Testament. In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my Hand and Seal the day and Year above written.
Page 2 - Christ," he wrote to those at home, " and is not that enough ? I thank God I like so well to be here as I do not repent my coming. I would not have altered my course though I had foreseen all these afflictions. I never had more content of mind.
Page 2 - I shall call that my country, where I may most glorify God, and enjoy the presence of my dearest friends.
Page 1 - Puritans at large the grant was at once regarded as a Providential call. Out of the failure of their great constitutional struggle and the pressing danger to " godliness" in England rose the dream of a land in the West where religion and liberty could find a safe and lasting home. The Parliament was hardly dissolved when
Page 48 - Mortality of my body: and knowing that it is appointed for all men once to dye: do make and ordain this my Last Will and Testament: That is to say: principally and first of all I give and recommend my soul into the hands of God that gave it : and my body I recommend to the Earth : to be buried in decent Christian burial...
Page 120 - Therefore calling to Mind the Mortality of my Body and knowing that it is appointed for all Men once to die do make and ordain this my last Will and Testament...
Page 2 - God shall enable us, to give him no rest on your behalfs, wishing our heads and hearts may be fountains of tears for your everlasting welfare, when we shall be in our poor cottages in the wilderness, overshadowed with the spirit of supplication, through the manifold necessities and tribulations which may not altogether unexpectedly nor, we hope, unprofitably befall us.
Page 2 - only the best" as sharers in their enterprise; men driven forth from their fatherland not by earthly want, or by the greed of gold, or by the lust of adventure, but by the fear of God, and the zeal for a godly worship.

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