A transcription of obituary published in the Primitive Methodist Magazine by John Jackson is attached.
Elizabeth was brought up within the Church of England. See was converted through the primitive Methodists in the summer of 1826. Jackson writes of her: “When health would admit, she sustained the office of prayer and class leader, Sabbath-school teacher, and occasionally took the pulpit; being always ready to supply any vacancy in her power. Her labours in prayer meetings were extensive. She was an excellent singer; and a Divine unction attended her exertions.”
In later years her health suffered with heart problems.
Elizabeth was born in 1805 at Sykehouse, Fishlake, Yorkshire, to parents William, a labourer, and Elizabeth. She was baptised on 24 July 1805 at Fishlake.
She married John Jackson, a PM minister, on 22 March 1827 at Fishlake, Yorkshire.
Elizabeth died on 4 June 1838 at Hatfield, nr Doncaster, Yorkshire.
Primitive Methodist Magazine 1839/175
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