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Quaker terms, disown and dismiss question

Quaker terms, disown and dismiss question

Posted: 5 Aug 2013 12:22AM GMT
Classification: Query
I have seen the term disown used in Quaker terminology but have not found a similar term "dismiss".

A distant relative of mine was probably a Quaker widow and was recorded as dismissed at the time she remarried.

If i could find whether dismissed was a Quaker term used in the mid 1880s it might help prove that she was indeed a member of the Quakers.

Re: Quaker terms, disown and dismiss question

Posted: 16 Oct 2013 9:40PM GMT
Classification: Query
Disowned means kicked out, but "dismissed" usually involved a kind of letter of introduction to another meeting when one moved somewhere else and wanted to join the local congregation. It simply meant they had moved away.
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