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Henry H. Miller (1892 - 1981)

Miller.- Henry H., son of Henry B. and Sarah (Schrock) Miller, was born in Holmes Co., Ohio, Apr. 10, 1892; died at Pleasant View Home, Kalona, Iowa, May 21, 1981; aged 89 y. On Aug. 16, 1925, he was m...

10/5/2010 6/19/2020

Norman Bartlett Pearse (1887 - 1975)

10/1/2018 2/18/2020

Minister of the Gospel. Father to seven children.Worked in forestry as a consciencious objecter to WW II, in "C.P.S." in Luray Va., then transferred to Exeter, Rhode Island, to work at a "colony" for m...

9/12/2007 9/11/2019

Stephen served in the Civil War as a private under J. H. Shafer, Co., D, Unit 173 Mil 26 Mil, WV. He enrolled on 29 Sept 1864 in Grafton, WV. Length of service: 6 days. Remarks: Refused to take arms fo...

11/1/2014 1/13/2019

Christian Landes (1710 - 1782)

"Landis"

According to Lancaster Mennonite Vital Records, he was born 9/2/1710 and died Feb 5, 1782. This was based on research by Strickler Genealogy p239, 276, MRJ (journal) XI, 4, p. 40, and DKL Landis data p...

2/17/2007 11/26/2018

Thomas William Bennett MP (1947 - 1969)

matches in Morgantown, West Virginia, Thomas W. Bennett was sociable and deeply religious. He was raised Southern Baptist, but while a student at West Virginia University, he formed the Campus Ecumenic...

8/8/2016 11/17/2018

Benjamin Joseph Salmon MP (1888 - 1932)

"Ben"

Ben Salmon , From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Benjamin Joseph Salmon (1888–1932) was an American Christian pacifist, Roman Catholic, conscientious objector and outspoken critic of just war theory,...

8/20/2018 8/20/2018

Karin Stephen MP (1889 - 1953)

"Karin"

From her English Wikipedia page:Karin Stephen (née Costelloe) (1890–1953) was a British psychoanalyst and psychologist.Karin Stephen was educated at Newnham College, Cambridge, where she became a Fello...

8/22/2009 7/25/2018

Desmond Thomas Doss (February 7, 1919 – March 23, 2006) was the first conscientious objector to receive the Medal of Honor and one of only three so honored (the others are Thomas W. Bennett and Joseph ...

6/13/2016 4/22/2018

Reuben Andrew Hamsher (1923 - 2009)

SUGARCREEK -- Reuben A. Hamsher, 86, Sugarcreek, died Friday, Sept. 4, 2009, at Walnut Hills Nursing Home.He was born July 3, 1923, in Walnut Creek Township to the late Milo and Ollie (Miller) Hamsher ...

10/5/2010 10/4/2017

√ Burke's Peerage - page 7 Volume 1 107th edition* Sir Fulque Melville Gerald Noel Agnew of Lochnaw, 10th Bt (later dropped title); b 6 Oct 1900; educ Harrow and Edinburgh U (BSc 1943); Lt 4th Bn Roy S...

10/23/2013 3/28/2017

Horace Gundry Alexander (1889 - 1989)

Horace Gundry Alexander (18 April 1889 – 30 September 1989) was a British Quaker teacher and writer, pacifist and ornithologist. In 1914 the First World War broke out, and he served as secretary on var...

8/19/2014 1/17/2017

Peteris Arājs (b. - c.1941)

Died serving in WWI as an ambulance driver. Was a conscientious objector.

1/25/2010 9/16/2015

Campbell Glenie (1894 - 1958)

Conscientious objector in WWI. Served 14 days in gaol at 18 years of age for refusing a Defence Forces medical examination. Was living in Broken Hill at the time.

2/14/2011 9/16/2015

Abraham Ranz (1869 - 1945)

Born in the Minsk Governiya (i.e. the State of Minsk; which would have included all the Jewish shtetls around Minsk), Byelorussia, Russia (see Map of Belarus ). Family lore has it that Abraham married ...

8/8/2007 9/16/2015

Prynce Hopkins (1885 - 1970)

"Prynce Hopkins"

Hopkins (March 5, 1885 - August 1970), who was born Prince Charles Hopkins, was an American Socialist, pacifist and author of numerous psychology books and periodicals. He was jailed and fined for his ...

3/27/2015 9/16/2015

Crystal* Catherine Eastman MP (1881 - 1928)

' Catherine Eastman (June 25, 1881 – July 8, 1928) was a lawyer, antimilitarist, feminist, socialist, and journalist. She is best remembered as a leader in the fight for women's right to vote, as a co-...

10/11/2008 9/16/2015

Sgt. Alvin York MP (1887 - 1964)

Cullum York (December 13, 1887 – September 2, 1964), also known as Sergeant York, was one of the most decorated United States Army soldiers of World War I. He received the Medal of Honor for leading an...

12/1/2008 9/16/2015

Edna St. Vincent Millay MP (1892 - 1950)

Edna St. Vincent Millay 1892–1950much of her career, Pulitzer Prize-winner Edna St. Vincent Millay was one of the most successful and respected poets in America. She is noted for both her dramatic work...

12/1/2011 9/16/2015

Thomas Simons Attlee (1880 - 1960)

Thomas Simons Attlee* Born on 18 October 1880.* Son of Henry Attlee and Ellen Bravery Watson.* Married Kathleen Mary Medley in 1913.* Died on 11 October 1960 at age 79.* Educated at Haileybury College,...

9/13/2015 9/13/2015

Jacob Bahler (1861 - 1944)

JAKOB (JACOB) BÄHLER:Immigrated to the United States in 1884.He came to America to avoid the Swiss compulsory military service as a conscientious objector, as well as for economic reasons. He and his b...

3/30/2009 9/13/2015

Harold Pinter , CH, CBE (10 October 1930 – 24 December 2008) was a Nobel Prize–winning English playwright and screenwriter. One of the most influential modern British dramatists, his writing career spa...

1/14/2010 9/13/2015

Isidore Levitt (1889 - 1986)

Massachusetts Death Index, 1970-2003 Name: Isidore Levitt Certificate: 009354 Death Place: Boston Death Date: 28 Dec 1986 Birth Place: Other Birth Date: 19 Dec 1889 Source Information: Ancestry...

6/22/2014 9/13/2015

Norman Mattoon Thomas (1884 - 1968)

Mattoon Thomas (November 20, 1884 – December 19, 1968) was a leading American socialist, pacifist, and six-time presidential candidate for the Socialist Party of America.Early yearsThomas was the oldes...

2/8/2012 9/13/2015

Patrick Evans MP (1906 - 1971)

Pat was a quiet, deep, and serious man, who held great ethics and manners. He often would sit in the corner of the lounge, quietly smoking his pipe and reading the newspaper. He always would "tip" his ...

1/1/2011 5/20/2014