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QUAKER WOMEN PASSING:
DEATHBED AS MINISTRY IN THE MEMOIRS
OF SUSANNA LIGHTFOOT AND MARTHA THOMAS


Susanna Lightfoot (1720-1781) was an impoverished Irish peasant whose preaching ministry began in her adolescence and spanned two continents. Martha Thomas (1805-1836) was a wealthy American Quaker who died young. Each woman used her deathbed as an active pulpit for preaching the Gospel. This book contains the unabridged contemporary accounts of these remarkably similar deathbed ministries.



Originally published as:

An Account of the Religious Experience and some of the Trials of
that faithful servant and minister of the Gospel, Susanna Lightfoot
Manchester, 1844

Memoir of Martha C. Thomas, Late of Baltimore, Maryland
Philadelphia,1837


Contents

Introduction

Susanna Lightfoot

(including Two brief episodes, 1. on William Penn; and 2. on A Peaceful, Profitable Old Age )

Martha Thomas: