One of North Carolina’s DGMs

Bro. Samuel H. Vick One of the men of mark in North Carolina who has succeeded in more than one field of endeavor is Prof. Samuel Hynes Vick of the thriving little city of Wilson. He was a native of #NashCo having been born at Castalia during the #CivilWar, April 1, 1863. Just about the […]

Application to Household of Ruth Approved By Committee In Of Board

Application to Household of Ruth Approved By Committee of Board In Of 2019 January 2019 To the officers and members of Mary Alice Parker Household of Ruth No. 124, G.U.O. of O.F., greeting: The said new Household of Ruth is to be known as Gloria Green, Household of Ruth No. 2906, G. U. O. of […]

Re-Activate Household of Ruth 124 which was originally charted on August 8, 1878.

COMMITTEE OF MANAGEMENT GRAND UNITED ORDER OF ODD FELLOWS IN AMERICA AND JURISDICTION 7314 Porters Rd. Esmont, VA 22937  John W. Green Most Honorable Grand Master 19653 Club Lake Rd. Montgomery Village, MD 20886  February 19, 2018 Brother Shawn Cannon, DGM DGL 13- South Carolina Florence, SC   Sister Elizabeth Henderson, DMNG DGH 22- South Carolina […]

History of Sister Pollie Thomas of, Rose of Sharon Household of Ruth No. 79

History of Sister Pollie Thomas of, Rose of Sharon Household of Ruth  No. 79 Sister Pollie Thomas (1888-1976) Dated between 1904 and 1918, this photo depicts Pollie Thomas of Staunton, Virginia. A copy of the “By-laws and Rules of Order Rose of Sharon Household of Ruth,” published in 1915, signed “Sister Pollie Thomas,” shows that […]

Suspension Letter by Florence Lodge No. 2212

Suspension Letter by Florence Lodge No. 2212                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Date January […]

Grand United Order of Odd Fellows of Virginia DGL No.15 and DGH No.11.

Rev. Bobby L. Stone, President of Sub-District No. IV, deliver PPEs to Holly Haven No.7 Assisted Living Home on behalf of Virginia DGL No. 15 and DGH No. 11. The joint State initiative to donate PPE to nursing homes was completed last month. Sub-district 5 donated over 300 personal protective equipment to The Elizabeth Crump […]

Cancel the January 2021 Full Board Session

Hello Brothers and Sisters, As we are all aware, the COVID 19 pandemic has begun a second global surge.  Even though vaccines are becoming available, it will be several months before it becomes available to a significant portion of the population.  Therefore, the remedies that have been recommended- wearing masks in public and practicing social distancing and […]

Tuscaloosa Hero

Source: Zadie Jones, “Barnes Story, Continued From Last Week,” Alabama Citizen, March 6, 1954 Self-Taught Rebel and Educational Pioneer Our worthy #GUOOF brother PDGM Jeremiah Barnes: Bro. Barnes was born not “before the stars fell” as our forefathers computed time; but, eleven years after, February 28, 1844. His mother was a slave on a plantation along […]

Houston Texas stand up !

    Our Brother, Dr. Benjamin Jesse Covington was born in 1869 near Marlin, Texas. The son of former slaves, Ben and Georgiana Covington, he graduated from Hearne Baptist Academy in 1892. After graduation, he taught at a local school near his hometown. However, he soon quit his job due to the hostility of some […]

Baldwin’s Block

❤✋Brother Dana Olden Baldwin❤✋ From Virginia Change Makers: “For many years, Dana Olden Baldwin (March 20, 1881–November 9, 1972) was Martinsville’s only African American physician. Bright and hardworking, he graduated from high school in North Carolina at age 16 and, after teaching school and working on a farm, earned his medical degree from Leonard Medical […]