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B. F. Wheeler (Benjamin Franklin), 1854-1909
The Varick Family
Mobile, Ala.: s. n., 1906.


Benjamin F. Wheeler's The Varick Family contains biographical sketches of James Varick, the founder and first Bishop of the African Methodist Episcopal Zion (A. M. E. Z.) Church, and his family. Portraits of the family members mentioned are included. The most extended biography is obviously that of James Varick whose life Wheeler presents as a lens for understanding A. M. E. Z. Church history. Researchers will find detailed information about this important family including a family tree.

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