Death benefits certificate issued by District Grand Lodge, No. 18, to Cornelia Hill, 1913 June 1

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Title

Death benefits certificate issued by District Grand Lodge, No. 18, to Cornelia Hill, 1913 June 1

Description

A death benefits certificate issued by District Grand Lodge, No. 18, of Atlanta, Georgia, to Cornelia Hill of Winder, Georgia. Dated June 1, 1913. In this document, Cornelia Hill, a member of the Winder Household of Ruth, No. 1445, purchases death benefits to be paid out to her husband in the event of her death. In 1843, Peter Ogden, "a person of color who traveled between New York and Liverpool, England," as a steward on a ship, founded the Grand United Order of Odd Fellows, an African American mutual aid society, in New York City.

Source

Collection of the Scottish Rite Masonic Museum & Library, Lexington, Massachusetts. FR 007

Date

1913 06 01

Rights

This image is presented for research and educational purposes only, and may not be distributed or re-published without permission from the Scottish Rite Masonic Museum & Library.

Language

English

Identifier

A2020/017/001

Extent

1 item (4 pages) ; 47 x 46 cm.

Provenance

Museum purchase

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Citation

Grand United Order of Odd Fellows in America. District Grand Lodge, No. 18, Jurisdiction of Georgia (Atlanta, Ga.), “Death benefits certificate issued by District Grand Lodge, No. 18, to Cornelia Hill, 1913 June 1,” digitalVGW, accessed May 20, 2022, https://digitalvgw.omeka.net/items/show/1053.