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YOUR POT OF GOLD – Irish Quaker Records Beginner & Intermediate (75 min) Are you so lost in Ireland that you need a miracle or help from a leprechaun?Maybe your ancestor was a Quaker (Religious Society of Friends).Today, Americans are used to a calendar with a "year" based the earth's rotation around the sun, with "months" having no relationship to the cycles of the moon and New Years Day falling on January 1.However, that system was not adopted in England and its colonies until 1752. Most Quakers do not consider the Bible to be the final authority or the only source of sacred wisdom. Quakers are informed by Biblical scholarship that offers perspective on the creation of the Bible and the understanding we have of it today. What happens in Quaker worship—is it really silent? In this living silence, we listen for the still, small voice that comes from God through the Inward Light.
It sounds like Quakers can believe anything they like—is that so? Worshiping together in silence is a way for a community to be brought together in love and faithfulness.
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Mary appears to have joined Friends many years before her husbands death. She died about the year 1728 and was buried at Lewistown in a piece of ground given by her for a Friends' Burial Ground.
While Calebs letter provided some accurate information about Mary Haworth Miers and her family, his letter is inaccurate in several respects.