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Alma Bridwell White

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born June 16, 1862, Kinniconick, Lewis county, Ky., U.S.
died June 26, 1946, Zarephath, N.J.

née  Mollie Alma Bridwell   American religious leader who was a founder and major moving force in the evangelical Methodist Pentecostal Union Church, which split from mainstream Methodism in the early 20th century.

Alma Bridwell grew up in a dour family of little means. She studied at the Millersburg (Kentucky) Female College and in 1882 moved…


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