1896 Rev. Henry Stephens Clubb Autographed Photo, Vegetarian Activist
On reverse: "Doctor and Mrs. Mercer from their friend, Henry S. Clubb, Jan. 1 1896, Happy New Year to Both" is handwritten in old dip pen ink. Photo type: Original signed Antique Victorian Cabinet Card Photograph, dated 1896. Photographer: F. Gutekunst, 712 Arch St., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Montgomery, Philadelphia or Schuylkill County. (known to be famous Philadelphia photographer Frederick Gutekunst 1831-1917)
Found in Public Genealogy Records:
Henry Stephen Clubb, 1827-1922, was a pioneer vegetarian and activist born in Colchester, England. He emigrated to the United States in 1852, where he became an activist in social justice causes such as temperance, anti slavery, abolitionism and vegetarioanism. He was a writer, author, journalist, Civil War veteran and Pennsylvania state senator. He was the leader of a Philadelphia Swedenborgian sect as well as the president of the Vegetarian Society of America. There is extensive and fascinating info online of his amazing life.
Henry Stephen Clubb 1827–1921 born in Colchester in the county of Essex, in southeast England to parents Stephen Clubb 1775–1852 and Elizabeth Twinn Clubb 1785–1852. He died in Philadelphia.
Eliza Clubb 1810–1811
Mary Ann Clubb born 1812
Susannah Clubb 1813–1884
Elizabeth Clubb 1814–1883
James Clubb 1815–1889
Jephthah Clubb born 1820
Robert Twinn Clubb 1823–1891
Sarah Ann Clubb born 1826
His wife: Anne Barbara Henderson Clubb 1833-1915 born in Thurso, Caithness, Scotland to James Henderson and Isabell Campbell Henderson.
Naomi Clubb 1865–1946
Elizabeth Rose Helen Clubb 1868–1931
Martha Washington Clubb 1871–1946
Henry is buried with his wife and three daughters at Oakwood Cemetery in Philly.
He was the Pastor of the Philadelphia Bible Christian Church. This beautiful hand signed and autographed photo was found in Genesee County, New York addressed to a Dr. Mercer. A rare, one of a kind and original historical piece.
Size: 4.5 by 7 inches
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