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Garrigus, Alice Belle
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Alice Belle Garrigus (1858–1949), born in Rockville, Connecticut, was the founder of Pentecostalism in Newfoundland. Her sympathetic biographer, Burton K. Janes, based much of his work about her on the autobiography she published in serialized form in Good Tidings, the official publication of the Pentecostal Assemblies of Newfoundland and Labrador, in 1939–1940 (Janes 1982, 1983). Garrigus’s life story is a familiar one in Newfoundland religious history. One popular publication with the subtitle “The Story of What One Little America…

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Ambrose, Linda M., “Garrigus, Alice Belle”, in: Brill's Encyclopedia of Global Pentecostalism Online, Edited by: Michael Wilkinson, Conny Au, Jörg Haustein, Todd M. Johnson. Consulted online on 04 April 2020 <>
First published online: 2019

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