History of Patrick Henery Reason

Patrick Henry Reason Grand Master, 1861-1867 By Ludwick S. Hall                                                                  Patrick H. Reason who was elected Grand Master of the United Grand Lodge of New York in 1861 (now the MWPH,GL-NY), was born in New York City, on March 17, 1810. His father, Michel Rison, was a native of St. Anne Island, a part […]

GRAND UNITED ORDER OF ODD FELLOWS IN AMERICA AND JURISDICTION AREA TWO SHOE SIZE RALLY

GRAND UNITED ORDER OF ODD FELLOWS IN AMERICA AND JURISDICTION  AREA TWO SHOE SIZE RALLY DONATE A DOLLAR MATCH OF YOUR SHOE SIZE                                AREA TWO WAYS AND MEANS FUNDRAISER HELP SUPPORT THE WAYS AND MEANS  CHAIRPERSON SISTER BRENDA DUTTON-HARDING IF YOUR […]

I Bro. Asean Malik Bey greet you all with the Fraternal Greeting of Friendship, Love, and Truth!

I Bro. Asean Malik Bey greet you all with the Fraternal Greeting of Friendship, Love, and Truth! I Bro. Asean Malik Bey am the Noble Grand and Charter Holder of Northern Star Lodge No. 715 of the Grand United Order of Odd Fellows in American and Jurisdiction in Syracuse New York. I live my life […]

Brother Henry C.C. Astwood: founder of the Grand United Order of Oddfellows in the Dominican Republic

Astwood was thirty years old when he migrated to #NewOrleans in 1874. According to the Christian Recorder, his life up to that moment had been marked by both privilege and tragedy….. Born in #SaltCayIsland in 1844, Astwood lived in the #BritishWestIndies #TurksandCaicos Islands during his childhood. The Astwoods were counted among the more privileged class […]

Prof. Edward Walter Turner, Sr. The Great Teacher….

Prof. Turner was born in the District of Columbia on October 25, 1850. His mother Sarah Turner Mercer, was a devoted Christian, rendering loyal and consecrated service to her parents in the foundation of the M. E. Church in Washington, D. C. As a boy, young Turner attended private school in Washington before the establishment […]

Connecting my Family Oddfellows and the Household of Ruth Past to the Present 

Connecting my Family Oddfellows and the Household of Ruth Past to the Present  By: Tina Carter Douglas When I was a child, children did not participate in “grown folks’ business so when and adult pulled you aside for a face to face eye to eye conversation you knew it was serious. My Grandmother Pearl Arnethea […]

History of the Various Oddfellows Orders

This is a long excerpt from Charles H. Brooks’s History and Manual of the Grand United Order of Oddfellows…….The purpose here is to give a clear and concise  look at the origin(s) of our Order as well as clearing up some misconceptions about the Order…….   Enjoy! P. G. M., W. A. Pledger, who delivered […]

Georgia’s brethren on his mind…

Our Bro. DR. EUGENE BRINSON, of  Americus,Ga,  is a native of Terrell county, Georgia. He was born near Dawson, July 1, 1872. His father was a carpenter by trade, and his mother was her former master’s cook. Brinson was educated in the public schools of Dawson, and enjoyed such opportunities as were afforded by the […]

HISTORY OF ORIGIN GRAND UNITED ORDER OF ODD FELLOWS IN AMERICA AND JURISDICTION AND ADOPTION OF THE DISTRICT LODGES

HISTORY OF ORIGIN AND ADOPTION OF THE DISTRICT LODGES OF THE GRAND UNITED ORDER OF ODD FELLOWS IN AMERICA AND JURISDICTION At the A.M.C of 1879 began and held at the State House in the city of Little Rock, Ark.,  on the 7th, 8th, 9th, and 10th days of October, A.D. 1879, among other things done […]

District No. 13 of South Carolina Grand United Order of Odd Fellows in America and Jurisdiction Helps with Historic Cemetery Clean-up

            District No. 13 of South Carolina Grand United Order of Odd Fellows in America Jurisdiction                            Helps with Historic Cemetery Clean-up On Saturday, August 17, The Darlington Memorial Cemetery Association lead by Mr. Joel Dargan and with […]