Saturday, April 27, 2019

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks: AT WORSHIP

Amy Johnson Crow challenges us to remember our ancestors and their families through this task: 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks. I completed ’52 Ancestors’ in 2014 & here I go again. This post is in response to that challenge. The topic for this week is At WORSHIP.


52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks: AT WORSHIP


2012 Photo taken in Ireland



My family has worshipped in many different ways over the years & the generations. There are many whose religious beliefs are unknown to me. These are a few that I do know. I’m sure our family encompasses even more beliefs than those listed.

Follow the links to learn more about these family members.

Baptist

·     William M. Fortenberry, 1799 SC – 1867
·     Jasper Pascal Brown, 1865 MS – 1950 MS
·     Jessie Alexander Brumfield, 1838 LA – 1914 MS

Catholic

·     Patrick Coyle, 1841 Ireland – 1925 CT
·     Margaret (Brady) Coyle, c 1855 Ireland – 1934 CT
·     Helen (Coyle) Gardner, 1897 NY – 1965 NY
·     Alberta Joy (Gardner) Brown, 1928 NY – 1992 NY
·     Daniel Mullane, 1838 Ireland – 1930 Ireland
·     Brigid (English) Mullane, 1848 Ireland – 1920 Ireland

Jewish

·     Adolph Edelstein, b c 1830
·     Leopold Gartner, 1860 Poland – 1948 NY
·     Nathaniel Gardner, 1882 NY – 1944 NY

Methodist

·     Needham Judge Alford, 1789 NC – 1869 TX
·     Seaborn John Alford, 1807 LA – 1884 MS
·     Edwin Barksdale Alford, 1792 NC – 1878 MS
·     Rev. Joseph Martin Alford, 1870 LA – 1962
·     Rev. Jason Abraham Alford, 1877 MS - 1974
·     Thomas K. Mark, 1879 OH – 1975 OH

Quaker

·    Edward Brown, c 1730 – c 1797 NC

·     Moses Brown, 1777 NC – 1838 OH


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