A Memorial to Eldress Anna White, and Elder Daniel Offord by Leila Sarah TaylorA Memorial to Eldress Anna White, and Elder Daniel Offord by Leila Sarah Taylor

A Memorial to Eldress Anna White, and Elder Daniel Offord

byLeila Sarah Taylor

Paperback | February 3, 2012

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1912. Excerpt: ... MEMORIAL OF ELDRESS ANNA WHITE. i ACENTER of high thought and pure living, existing in America since 1774, is found in an organized community, whose basic principle is the life of purity and self-sacrifice, embodying and reflecting the Christ-life and the Christ Spirit. A member of this communistic order during sixty-two of her almost eighty years, amenable to its discipline, exemplifying its principles and embodying its spirit, ELDRESS ANNA WHITE, of Mount Lebanon, is a worthy exponent of that manifestation of Divine Motherhood known as Shakeristn. The White family brought from Old to New England many of its best elements, Elder John White, a parishioner of the Rev. Thomas Hooker, from Chelmsford, Essex County, landing with his family at Boston, September 16th, 1632. He settled on or near the site of Gore Hall, Harvard University, served as one of the seven first selectmen of Cambridge and four years later was with the one hundred, who journeyed afoot through the wilderness to the Connecticut River and founded the city of Hartford. At Hartford, Hadley, Northampton and Boston, Elder John White's judicial and religious ability and leadership were wrought into the structure and life of Massachusetts and Connecticut. His sterling qualities were transmitted to his descendants, of whom four generations resided at Middletown, Connecticut. Calvin, youngest son of Deacon Moses White, born at Middletown in 1762, a graduate of Yale University, married Phebe Camp, daughter of Rachel and Capt. Nathaniel Camp, of Newark, New Jersey. A Presbyterian and then an Episcopalian clergyman, he finally embraced the Roman Catholic faith and, after the death of his wtfe, studied for but did not enter its priesthood. The book "John White and his Descendants," Hartford, i860, says...
Title:A Memorial to Eldress Anna White, and Elder Daniel OffordFormat:PaperbackDimensions:56 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.12 inPublished:February 3, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217427014

ISBN - 13:9780217427012