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Baptism in 1824 on the deathbed of a Vermont resident.

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David Allen Lambert

David Allen Lambert
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Question: I was reviewing a Vermont diary from 1824 that states my ancestor's neighbor was "baptized in half".  I am puzzled as to what they are referring to?

 

Answer: According to an Anglican Priest the term is most likely "half-baptism".  This was the term for baptism given to someone on their deathbed.


Posted by David Lambert at 09/02/2011 09:49:04 AM | 


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