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Journal of Ann Branson

INDEX.


INDEX.

Abbott, George,  248.

“Appeal for the Ancient Doctrines of the Society of Friends.” Notice of,  17, 274.

Adopted by Ohio Yearly Meeting,  17.

Armstrong, N.,  110.

Ash, Edward. Notice of unsound doctrines of,  17.

Ashton, Martha,  112.

Askew, Parker,  287.

Bacon, Wilmon,  245.

Bailey, William,  320.

Barclay, Lydia Ann,  257.

Bates, Elisha. Unsound doctrines advocated by,  12, 353.

Disownment of,  16.

Dr. William S.,  327.

Bedell, William,  284.

Binns, David,  192.

Jonathan,  383.

Blackburn, Ann,  335.

Bonsall, Abraham,  279.

Borton, Mary,  240.

Brackin, Lemuel and Mary,  278.

Richard,  278.

Braithwaite, Isaac,  14.

Anna,  14.

Branson, Abraham,  170.

Abigail,  305.

Ann. Birth and parentage of,  9.

Early religious exercises of,  11, 18.

Remarks of, in relation to Elisha Bates,  12, 18.

Testimony of, against the writings of Joseph John Gurney  16, 18.

Branson, Ann. An impression of, to engage in the ministry, disobeyed,  26.

Deep exercises of spirit by, and experience of forgiveness,  27-30.

First appearance of, in the ministry,  31.

Extracts from diary of,  32.

Accompanies her father on a religious visit in Ohio,  40.

Attends Indiana Yearly Meeting and some meetings belonging thereto,  40.

Remarks upon conflicting sentiments respecting the use of products of slave labor,  45.

Extracts from diary of,   47.

Attends Ohio Yearly Meeting in 1844,  51.

Attends a neighboring Monthly Meeting,  53.

Remarks of, on the prevalence of the erysipelas fever,  54.

Exercises of, in regard to the Society of Friends, and individuals,  56.

Obtains a Minute to visit meetings in Stillwater and Short Creek Quarterly Meetings,  64.

Comments upon the performance of this visit,  76.

Memoranda by, of deep conflicts of spirit,  77.

Visits families belonging to her own Monthly Meeting,  81, 90.

Visits families not members of our religious Society,  84, 90.

Deep conflicts of spirit,  91.

Exercises of, respecting gold hunting in California,  100.

Engagements in the ministry,  101.

Visits meetings in Salem and Springfield Quarters, Ohio,  106.

Advice of a dying man to,  118.

Visits meetings of Pennsville Quarterly Meeting, Ohio,  133.

Bears a testimony against music,  137.

Visits meetings in Stillwater Quarterly Meeting, and attends appointed meetings,  138.

Remarks of, on attending the Yearly Meeting of ministers and elders,  148.

Obtains a Minute for religious service in her own Quarterly Meeting,  149.

Close exercises of, respecting individuals,  151, 153.

Visits families in the neighborhood of Guernsey, Ohio,  154.

Branson, Ann. Has very exercising religious service in a family,  155.

Account by, of her prospect in 1833 of a great declension among Friends, and a gathering to the Society of faithful members,  156.

Visits meetings in Stillwater Quarterly Meeting,  157.

Visits meetings and families in the limits of Short Creek Quarterly Meeting,  158.

Testimony of, in 1861, respecting the work of the Lord in this people and nation,  163.

Interview with a young man who had enlisted in the army,  164.

Notice of the death of the above-mentioned man, and conflicts of spirit connected therewith,  165.

Deep exercises of,  166.

Returns from religious engagements in Guernsey,  169.

Attends an appointed meeting at Georgetown,  170.

Exercising religious interviews in families,  171, 172.

Distress of, in consequence of the civil war, and exercises respecting the unlawfulness of war under the gospel dispensation,  173, 174, 175, 176.

Attends meetings in and near Harrisville,  176.

Has an interview with two desponding persons,  184, 185.

Visits meetings in Salem and Springfield Quarterly Meetings,  186.

Addresses an individual who had been tempted to take his own life,  187.

Neglects an apprehended duty at the town of Barnesville,  193.

Acknowledgments of, for other neglects of duty,  195, 197.

Observations on searching exercises of spirit in certain families,  199.

Obtains a Minute to visit Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, &c., under great bodily weakness,  205.

Visits Philadelphia Yearly Meeting and some meetings composing it,  207-252.

Exercises of mind recorded upon a sick-bed at her own home,  252.

Interview with two individuals concerned in a recent separation from Friends in Ohio,  254.

Branson, Ann. Notice of interviews with other individuals,  257, 258, 259.

Leaves home to visit those professing with Friends in some of the Western States,  259.

Deep trials in and near Richmond, Indiana,  259.

Visits in the neighborhood of Spiceland, Indiana,  262.

Bears a testimony against the doings of Indiana Yearly Meeting,  269.

Interviews with individuals in and near Indianapolis,  271.

Remarks on unsound doctrines of Joseph John Gurney,  272.

Interviews with individuals in and near Plainfield, Ind.,  273.

Attends meetings in Cedar Co., Iowa,  275.

Visits Friends in Keokuk Co., Warren Co., Iowa, &c.,  277.

Attends meetings and visits Friends, &c., in Linn Co., Iowa,  283.

Visits the families of Hickory Grove Monthly Meeting, Iowa,  285.

Attends Hickory Grove Quarterly Meeting,  287.

Is present at the Yearly Meeting of Ohio under great weakness,  290.

Attends Salem and Springfield Quarterly Meetings,  290.

Attends two appointed meetings near Guernsey,  293.

Exercises of mind on account of herself and others,  293.

Has an appointed meeting at St. Clairsville,  296.

Labors of, in the ministry, at and near home,  298.

Visits prisoners in the jail of Belmont Co.,  300.

Expresses to the sheriff the views of Friends in regard to capital punishment,  302.

Visits Springfield Quarterly Meeting under appointment of the Yearly Meeting,  303.

Passes through great distress of mind on account of the lukewarmness and indifferency of many,  304.

Exercises at and near home,  307.

Remarks upon attending Ohio Yearly Meeting,  309.

Has religious service at Concord, Ohio,  311.

Remarks on the death and religious character of Joseph Hobson,  312.

Religious engagements and exercises of, near home,  314.

Branson, Ann. Enters upon religious service in Pennsville and Short Creek Quarterly Meetings,  320.

Engages in a visit to families in and near Flushing,  321.

Visits families in and near Guernsey, and appoints meetings,  322.

Visits families at Harrisville, Smithfield and Concord,  323.

Exercises and incidents connected with the above-mentioned visit,  325.

Attends Salem Quarterly Meeting, meetings composing it, &c.,  330.

Encouraging prospect of, in relation to the Society of Friends,  332.

Distress of, on account of unfaithfulness among many,  339.

Remarks after attending the sittings of Ohio Yearly Meeting,  340.

Religious engagements at and near home,  341.

Encouragement administered to, by her cousin, Joseph Branson, on his death-bed,  343.

Exercise of, in the Yearly Meeting of 1881, in regard to our testimony to silent worship,  346.

Exercise of, in the Yearly Meeting of 1882, respecting the ministry,  349.

Remarks on the state of the Society on returning from a religious visit to Friends and others in the West,  351.

Remarks on returning from a religious visit to the meetings of Stillwater, Pennsville and Salem Quarterly Meetings,  354.

Exercises of mind on behalf of the Society of Friends,  356.

Pays a visit to Hannah Warrington, of Moorestown, N. J., and attends meetings there,  358.

Visits the meetings of Canada Yearly Meeting,  361.

Religious labors at and near home,  363.

Remarks after attending the Western Yearly Meeting,  366.

Visits New England Yearly Meeting (Smaller Body),  369.

Attends meetings in Philadelphia on her return home,  372.

Remarks in reference to the separation in Ohio Yearly Meeting in 1854,  382.

Memoranda made while confined to the house by sickness,  384.

Returns from a visit to the meetings of Salem Quarterly Meeting, &c.,  385.

Branson, Ann. Notice of religious exercises at and near home,  386.

Memoranda of, made in great bodily weakness,  393.

Death of,  395.

Branson, Asa,  27, 139, 259, 262, 264, 271, 274, 275, 284, 290, 314, 316.

Benjamin,  362.

Deborah,  21, 53.

Isaac and Sarah,  277.

Isaiah,  259, 289, 361.

Jacob (father of Ann Branson), 9.

Remarks on the character of,  10, 69, 113, 345.

Letter of Ann Branson to,  42, 43.

Death of,  54.

Jacob (brother of Ann Branson),  186, 288, 303.

Remarks on the death and character of,  291.

Joseph,  321, 343.

Juliann H.,  395.

Lydia,  14, 36, 90.

Rebecca (mother of Ann Branson),  9.

Remarks on the character of,  10.

The death of,  38, 306.

Rebecca S.,  207, 330.

Samuel,  353.

William,  286.

Brantingham, John,  334.

Margaret,  107, 334.

Briggs, Job,  281.

Brooks, Deborah,  227.

Bufkin, John,  267.

Carpenter. Lukewarmness in spiritual things in a, and warning therefrom,  20.

William,  244.

Clendenon, Amy,  278.

Coffin, Elijah,  270.

Comfort, Martha R.,  376.

Comly, Dr.,  323.

Conrow, David,  254.

Ruth,  319.

Cope, Jonathan,  239.

Maria,  358.

Morris,  223.

Samuel,  220.

Crew, Aquila,  283.

Dancing. Happy effects of faithfulness of a young woman to her convictions against,  24.

Darnell, David,  240.

Davis, Clarkson,  267.

Dewsbury, William,  374.

Dixon, Samuel,  120.

Doudna, James,  283.

Edgerton, Anna,  53.

Anna,  330.

Joseph,  43, 123, 124, 189, 206, 267.

Thomas,  53.

Walter,  267.

Elkinton, Joseph S.,  244, 369, 376.

Ellis, Miriam. Letter of Ann Branson to,  36.

Visited by Ann Branson,  96.

Ann Branson attends the funeral of,  98.

Notice of an account by, of her mother Abigail Branson,  305.

Ellyson, Robert,  124.

Embree, Joseph,  285.

Emmons, Mary,  282.

Thomas,  282, 283.

Evans, Jonathan. Testimony of, against the writings of J. J. Gurney,  16.

Josiah,  242.

Fawcett, M. J.,  130, 189, 191.

Simeon,  123.

William,  108.

Fisher, William and Ruth,  336, 338.

Foster, Anna A.,  369.

Ethan,  369.

Friends. The plain dress of, an hedge against many temptations,  21.

Remarks in 1846 on the condition of the Society of,  66, 70, 75.

Friends. Account by Ann Branson of her prospect, in 1833, of a great declension among, and subsequent gathering to the principles of,  156.

Brief allusion to the future condition of the Society of,  245, 332, 377.

Remarks on the greatest enemies to the Society of,  333.

Garrett, Aaron,  239.

David,  235.

Gibbons, Hannah,  217, 232.

Gregg, Caleb,  284.

Gurney, Joseph John. Visit of, to America,  16.

Unsound views of,  16, 217, 272, 274, 377.

Testimony of Thomas Shillitoe concerning the effects of, in the Society of Friends,  16, 228, 270, 274.

Notice of Memorial concerning, issued by London Yearly Meeting,  17.

Testimony against the unsound writings of,  69.

The effects of the unsound views of,  228, 270, 274.

Hadley, William,  271.

Hale, Judge,  297.

Hall, Abigail,  236.

Deborah,  325.

Isaac,  236, 237.

Josiah,  325.

Mary T.,  325.

N.,  159.

Robert,  294.

William,  183, 325.

Hampton, William,  283.

Harvey, Cyrus W.,  382.

Heald, Abner. Testimony of, against the writings of Joseph John Gurney,  16.

Abner,  108, 121.

J.,  120.

Sina,  108, 121.

William,  109.

Henley, Henry,  269, 271.

Jabez,  264.

Heston, David,  337, 338.

Hicks, Elias. Remarks on the deistical doctrines of,  234, 377.

Hill, Thomas,  271.

Hoag, Nathan,  114.

Hobbs, Barnabas C.,  260.

Wilson,  270.

Hobson, Joseph,  170, 171, 292.

Remarks on the death and character of,  312.

Stephen,  365.

Hoge, John,  278, 280.

Lydia,  278.

Holloway, Asa,  273.

David,  264.

Jacob,  330, 361, 369, 376.

Joseph,  278.

Martha,  40.

R.,  265.

Robert,  265, 278.

William W.,  338.

Hosier, Maria,  172.

Howgill, Francis. Encouraging and warning prophecies of, respecting Friends,  232, 332.

Hoyle, Benjamin,  382.

Lindley,  283.

Hunt, Asa,  271, 273.

Ireland. Remarks of Ann Branson in 1847, on the famine in,  68.

Jenkins, George K.,  177.

Johnson, Micajah,  170, 199.

William,  269, 270, 271.

Jones, Mary,  26.

Kirk, William,  173, 174.

Kite, Hannah,  248.

Dr. John,  330, 331.

Mary,  95.

Nathan,  248, 250.

Thomas,  353.

Remarks on a testimony of, in Ohio Yearly Meeting,  354.

Koll, Daniel,  188, 254.

Ladd, Benjamin W.,  274.

Lee, John,  277.

Leeds, Elizabeth,  331.

Leech, William,  111.

Lewis, Enoch,  275.

Louis IX., King of France,  302.

Lukens, Solomon,  226.

Lupton, Henry,  192.

Sarah,  331.

Lynch, J.,  123.

Malin, George,  236.

Maulsbury, Benjamin,  107.

Maule, Benjamin,  226.

Maule, Joshua,  390.

Miller, Robert,  132.

Ministry. On the qualification for, and the work of the,  56, 58, 223. 266, 349, 354.

Exercises of Ann Branson in regard to a spurions,  66, 88, 147.

Remarks in reference to a paid,  314.

Mitchell, Hannah,  318.

Isaac,  133, 201, 207, 341.

Moore, C. and S.,  130.

Music. A testimony borne by Ann Branson against,  137, 251.

Penn, William,  223, 340, 367.

Phillips, Isaac,  220.

Pitfield, Elizabeth,  249.

Plummer, Jane,  273, 274, 275.

Preservation of Samuel Smith and others at Coshocton, Ohio,  41.

Prey, Enos,  271, 272.

Pritchard, Samuel,  268, 269.

Providential deliverance from injury by fire,  23.

Ratcliff, Mildred,  105, 157.

Resurrection of the body. Unsound views respecting the, preached by Elisha Bates,  13.

Roberts, Henry,  241.

Jacob,  239.

Jesse,  361.

Lydia,  376.

Phebe,  376.

Phebe W.,  220, 239.

Robson, Elizabeth,  26.

Sanctification must precede justification,  57.

Scattergood, Elizabeth,  217, 220.

Joseph and Elizabeth,  222.

William,  220.

Thomas. Comments on the deep religious experiences of,  50, 61, 63, 103.

Sears, Abigail,  186, 201, 259, 281, 290, 321, 361, 369, 376.

Sharp, William Henry,  275, 288.

Sharpless, Aaron,  233, 234.

Susanna F.,  233.

Sheppard, Clarkson,  244.

Shillitoe, Thomas. Testimony of, against the unsound doctrines of J. J. Gurney,  16, 228.

Sidwell, Elizabeth,  328.

Smith, Edith,  323, 324, 325, 326.

Elisha,  281.

Elizabeth,  207.

Elizabeth,  356.

Evan,  280.

John W.,  170, 323, 324, 325, 326.

Nathan,  172.

Robert,  146.

Samuel,  40, 356.

Snowdon, Joseph,  242.

Spencer, John,  264.

Stanley, J. H.,  124.

Steer, Israel and Rebecca,  311.

Stokes, Carleton P.,  244.

Stratton, Barclay,  188.

Joseph,  187, 331.

Rachel,  331.

Terrell, Clark,  282.

Thomas, Enoch,  301.

Thomas, John,  275, 277, 285.

Miriam,  275.

Mary,  162.

Updegraff, Rebecca,  114.

Walker, Lewis,  131, 188.

Joseph,  339.

Walton, Joseph,  243, 244, 251, 337, 338.

Warren, Job,  124.

Warrington, Hannah,  241, 243, 358, 376, 377.

Nathan,  186, 282.

Wilbur, John,  370.

Williams, Charles,  229.

Jason and Abigail,  262.

Wilson, E.,  290.

Joseph,  292.

Remarks on the death and character of,  316.

Martha A.,  363.

Wistar, Caspar,  248.

Martha,  244, 248.

Wood, Daniel,  43.

John, Sr.,  43, 44, 45.

Woolman, Aaron,  127.

Wright, Hannah,  273.

Rebecca,  133.

William,  290, 292.

Yarnall, Peter,  235.

Yearly Meeting, Indiana. Remarks on the acknowledgment by, of all the doctrines of Joseph John Gurney,  269, 271.

London. Unsound doctrines of J. J. Gurney, &c., sanctioned by,  17.

New England. Remarks in reference to,  348.

Ohio. “Appeal for the Ancient Doctrines,” adopted by,  17.

Remarks on the separation from, in 1854,  382.

Philadelphia. Notice of “Appeal for the Ancient Doctrines,” issued by,  17.


Journal of Ann Branson, A Minister of the Gospel in the Society of Friends. Philadelphia: Wm. H. Pile's Sons, Printers, 422 Walnut Street. 1892.