A smal account of Sister Anna Henrich’s Life and Departure from the year 1756 till the year 1762.
in the year 1756 the 18th of Novem. she took lief of the Congregation in Bethlehem with many a hundred Sinner Tears and set besides
her Husband, me and my Wife, off for Jamaica. The Danger where we was in on sea she behav’d as a real Sister and put all hir trust
in our Dear Savior. and spent many an Hour in praying to him and believed He would bring us safe on land– the 24th Dec. When we came for anchor at Port Royal near Kingston in Jamaica. She was so rejoiced in his Heart, that she prostrated her self before our Savior under many a Thousand Tears and Thank’d him Humble for
Women to be baptised which arose such a joy in her, that she brock out in those words. Dear Savior it’s worth while to Sacrify ones
self for such a people etc. on the 29th December. on Evining when my dear wife went home to our Dear Savior, Sister Anna was not to be comforted because she found herself now quit(e) alone without anny assistents of hir sex. She retired for some Days To Carmel (which is our own Place) where
she was quit alone to converse with hir only Comforter. from that time she got the rumatik which afterwords turnt out in a consumption. on the 28th
March in the year 1759 when Br [Powell] and Sister Powell and Geschwister Leverings ariv’d at Carmel/ where she just hapened to be there/ new Life came in her, and all her Sorrow and grif was gon, for joy over
Those Sisters. on the 11th April she took leave of the Negroes at the Bogue and removed to Carmel with her husband and
B. Powell & his Wife [Powell] came on the place . on Carmel she was a faithful house mother and was much be loved by
the Negroes there hear she Experienced manny heavy circumstances, but Kept Clost to our Dear Savior She Every now and then visited the Negroes at the Boque Mesopotamia see and sweetned hir grif and sorrow again by conversationes with thise poor People. in the year
62 she became weeker & weeker & hir constitution brock very vast; one perceivd on hir some thing extraordinary especially in conversations whe [page fold] she
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upon being soon by hir beloved one and rest of all his Labor. Hir Husband was severel Times obld (obliged?) to live hir at home | when visiting the Negroes| on account of hir Illnes which She took much to Heart. in the beginning of July she, was so ill that she hardly Could stur about, but when hir Husbend Propos’d her to goe to Mesopotamia She maid hirself ready to goe with hum He advised hir not to goe but she in- sisted
upon, told me the evining before that the Fever was very smart upon hir, and if hir Hosbend knew the condition she was in He would bit hir to stay at home but said she I know what I have maid out with my Savior concerning this
Jurney, He will strengthen me and bring me Save there etc. the next morning She got up, she was Exiding Happy & so rejoiced over hir journy as She
never was before, when she set of she told hir Hosbend to goe before but she stopt, call’d me and said: Dear Charles you have bestoed much kindness to me where fore I give you thousand thanks; Pray forgive me all wherwith I have grivet you, I think on one hir tears begun to rol Down her Cheeks Farwell said she, and Sead off. . I was so struck by her Talking live in…page folded tha…page
that manner, that it Directly came in my mind this is the last Time I see her. after two days journey they arrived at Mesopotamia she felt herself quit Brisk & was visited by many of the Negroe Women whom she told with emphasis how Happy a poor sinner can be in the wounds of our Dear
Savior, and that her being now at Mesopotamia were a particular time for her. soon after she began to be ill again, so that she
was forced in the beginning of august to keep hirself in bed; from that Time she was from Morning
till night visitted by the Negroes Especially of those which are infirm and can’t do no work in the field; she told her Husband how near her only friend and Sav. is to her & o what hap- piness Enjoy I & every Body who came to see her she recommends the wounds of Christ to be recconciled with him and so fort on the 12th she called her husband and told him that our Dear Savior had opened at great ministry to her and made it clear in her Hear that that happy Hour where she long ago had long for to eagerly
is at hand, and that her soul and body is rejoyced to see her bloody redeamer she took leave of him and thank’d him for all love he had showed to her.
She remain’d in that happily condition, and in the sweetest conversations with the Negroe womens (who did not leave her bed till the last moment she went home) ill the 14th august at 9 o clock in the morning. and went home in arms of her Bright groom under a happy Liturgy. Many of the Negroes
were spectators to their greatest satisfaction so that
so that her End was accompanied with many tears. In hir memorandum- Book she found a month after her Departure she had wrote Down
in the beginning of this year I kept a Band with my intimate friend & Savior, where he granted me my re- quest with the strongest assurence in my hearts.
In the year 1763 the 11th Nov. between 11 and 12 o clock hir Dear Husband followed hir.