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- Alder, Fred & Verna
Verna & Fred Alder were excommunicated in June of 1999 by Jim Knipe & Don Shenton who worked under the Overseer Willis Propp. They reside in Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada. Three of their four children no longer attend meetings, as well as other relatives.
- Barnato, Alex
Alex Barnato was in the work in Sweden and sent to labor in Italy. She was well liked in Italy but choose to quit the work and upon returning to Sweden was told she was unwelcome in all the friends homes in Scandinavia. Photo taken in 2003.
- Barnato, Astrid & Grant
Astrid & Grant Barnato currently live in Norway. He is originally from South Africa and was in the work in South America. He was put out of the work and excommunicated. Photo taken in 2002.
- Barnato, Terry
Terry Barnato was excommunicated prior to 2001, after she asked to leave the work in Sweden. Photo taken in 2002.
- Blubaugh, Steve
Steve Blubaugh was from Kansas and was excommunicated after leaving the work.
- Campbell, Ron #1
Ron Campbell grew up in Mannanarie, near Peterborough in South Australia. He went into the work in 1926 and labored in the USA and was put out around 1950. He died in 1978. (#2)
- Campbell, Ron #2
Ron Campbell grew up in Mannanarie, near Peterborough in South Australia. He went into the work in 1926 and labored in the USA and was put out around 1950. He died in 1978.
- Cameron, Lea
Lea Cameron was excommunicated in Canada on October 29, 1999
- Cooney, Edward
Edward Cooney from Enniskillen, Co. Fermanagh, N. Ireland He was excommunicated in 1928 for various reasons. Among them was the failure of his attempt to convince the leaders that they had abandoned the original tenets of the faith. When his preaching became more and more in conflict with current policies, he was ousted and those who agreed with him were also expelled. They formed a separate branch which is referred to as the Cooneyites. He continued his worldwide missions as an itinerant evangelist until his death in 1960. Details are on TTT.
- 1931 July 9
Impartial Reporter: "Eddie Cooney, at one time a leader in the movement, now an outsider. Dethroned! Eddie, at present in Fermanagh was not there! He ploughs his lonely furrow in the same old way -- denunciation of all and sundry, abusing the Churches and the clergy, and counting only himself and those that agree with him to be on the right straight path to heaven...."
- Elliott, Tom & Ellen
Tom & Ellen Elliott. Entered work in 1902. Shown on 1921 Staffordshire Worker Convention photograph as Nos. 16 & 168. Tom was nicknamed Tom the Baptist as he baptized numerous converts. The Elliotts sided with Ed Cooney in 1928 Division and left the original group. Tom died in 1930; Mrs. Elliott died April 16, 1966. Both passed away in England.
- Galloway, Don & Myrna 2003
Don & Myrna Galloway were excommunicated in 1999 in Alberta, Canada The Workers who excommunicated them were Jim Knipe and Scott McChesney, who were under the oversight of Willis Propp. Photo taken in 2003.
- Holt, Elizabeth
Elizabeth Holt (Born Dec. 26,1912 - Died June 26, 2005) of Evansburg, Alberta, Canada, She was excommunicated in 1999 by Thelma Galbraith, working under the oversight of Willis Propp.
- Holt, Jim
Jim Holt, Assistant Elder from Evansburg, Alberta, Canada, was excommunicated in 1999 by Thelma Galbraith, working under the oversight of Willis Propp. (Jim was born June 13, 1913 - Died March 19, 2000)
- Holt Elizabeth & Jim
Elizabeth and Jim Holt from Evansburg, Alberta, Canada. Jim was an Assistant Elder of Meeting. This photo was taken on May 16,1999 right after they were Excommunicated by Thelma Galbraith, working under the oversight of Willis Propp.
- Jacobsen, Dennis
Dennis Jacobsen, of Castle Rock, Washington was excommunicated by Therald Sylvester in a hand delivered letter from Jenneth Hamon and Jan Demon in the Spring of 1986.
- Jordan, Dale & Marlene Family
Dale and Marlene Jordan were from Alberta Canada. They were excommunicated in May 1999. You can listen to their actual excommunication made over the phone. http://www.thelyingtruth.info/index.php?f=exc&id=exc
- Kerr, Joe (1902); John Sullivan (1900) & John Cavanagh (1901)
Joe Kerr, John Sullivan & John Cavanagh. Joe Kerr was a convert of Ed Cooney, went in the work in 1902 and was EXCOMMUNICATED in 1916. He is credited with being the one who FIRST applied the Living Witness Doctrine to the 2x2 ministry and was one of the original group of workers who went to pioneer South Africa in 1905. Around 1915-16, Joe and Barbara Baxter were married. Barbara was a sister worker who went from Britain to S.A.on the same boat that Joe did. Joe and Barbara later joined the Plymouth Brethren and had 3 children.
- Long, John
John Long was with William Irvine in his first independent mission. He was excommunicated from the platform by William Irvine in 1907 at Crocknacrieve Convention. John Long's journal can be read on TTT at: http://www.tellingthetruth.info/publications_johnlong/
- 1917 Heresies Exposed john long
The exommunicated John Long is mentioned in "Heresies Exposed"... by William C. Irvine. *Mr. John Long has written us that he was the man who obtained for William Irvine "the first opening for a mission in Nenagh, August, 1897." That "William Irvine is the name of the original leader of the "Go Preache
- Massey, Edgar & Family
This photo of Edgar Massey family was at Carema, Italy convention in 2001. Eldon Knudson was responsible for their excommicataion, which was authorized at the European Workers meeting. attended by Dale Shultz, Dean Johnson, Larry Stevens and Steve Sorenson among others. Edgar's excommunication came about from supporting a sister worker whose "crime" was visiting an excommunicated couple who had a professing daughter in her field. Mrs. Massey was rejected on the grounds that she was married to Edgar. The workers refused to recognize their 10 year old daughter professing at convention the previous week. Their 12 year old professing daughter was never contacted after they were put out. Their 18 year old daughter quit meetings a short time after, as the folks she met with for meetings acted as if her parents didn't exist. Photo taken shortly after they were excommunicated.
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Edgar Massey family in Canada
- Magowan, Alfred
Alfred Magowan was born Oct. 24, 1883 in Drumgor, Armagh, Ireland to James and Jane (McNabb) Magowan. He professed in 1902 and entered the work in 1907; he came to America to preach and was later excommunicated. Alfred Magowan died Nov. 13, 1960 in Portadown, Armagh, N. Ireland, aged 77 years. Photo taken about 1921 in California.
- Magowan, Marg and her husband Lance and Marg's Mother
Marg Magowan, Sister Worker excommunicated around 1999.
- Seminiuks, John & Elizabeth
John & Elizabeth Seminiuk from Alberta Canada were excommunicated in 1999.
- Starkweather, John & Horace Burgess
John Starkweather and Horace Burgess. John was Overseer of Texas for a time, and was excommunicated as well as Walter and Truitt Oyler of Manhattan, Montana.
- Veitch, Keith & Mabel
Keith & Mabel Veitch, Alberta, Canada were excommunicted around 1999.
- Weir, Irvine
James Irvine Weir (born September 7, 1878 in County Dublin, Ireland and died in 1957). He is buried in North Weymouth, Massachusetts. He was friends with Carrolls, who invited him from Dublin to Nenagh to hear William Irvine. He was one of the young men who went on 1899 bicycle trip and he also was was one of the first three workers to come to America in 1903, along with George Walker and William Irvine. Irvine Weir was in the work from 1900-1918, in California, Ontario, and Kentucky. One of the first workers, he is listed on 1905 Workers list. The FIRST Sunday Morning meeting was held in their home in Dublin, over their store, Weir's Hardware Store. He was later EXCOMMUNICATED by George Walker. Irvine Weir later married, had 2 sons and a daughter, and lived in Boston, Massachusetts, USA.