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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 and Labrador, Canada. 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 American Woman H…

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Ambrose, Linda M., “Garrigus, Alice Belle”, in: Brill's Encyclopedia of Global Pentecostalism Online, Edited by: Michael Wilkinson, Connie Au, Jörg Haustein, Todd M. Johnson. Consulted online on 02 December 2023 <>
First published online: 2019
First print edition: 20201204

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