Annie C. Tuggle, 1890-1976
Educator, Missionary, Historian
Tuggle attended G.P. Bowser's Silver Point Christian Institute in 1913 and later worked as a field agent for the school. She taught at Nashville Christian Institute before moving to Detroit in 1944. Tuggle was a missionary in Jamaica, the Bahamas and Haiti. She compiled the first directory of African-American churches of Christ and in 1973 published her autobiography, Another World Wonder, covering the history of black churches of Christ during the 20th century. -- Gospel Advocate, Nov. 1999, p. 33-34.
Another World Wonder, Annie C. Tuggle. Privately Printed. 227 pages. $5.95. This is really the autobiography of Annie C. Tuggle. who is now in her eighty-fourth year. As student, teacher, and Christian worker her life paralleled that of such men as G. P. Bowser, Alexander Campbell, R. N. Hogan, and Marshall Keeble. She taught in the Silver Point Christian Institute, The Bowser Christian Institute, the Southern Practical Institute, and the Nashville Christian Institute. Her activities were many and fruitful. The book contains many pictures. It is an unusual encyclopedia of work among her people. It should enjoy a wide reading. -- Gospel Advocate, Oct. 10, 1974, p. 652.
Note: Born 12 May 1888, died June 1977. SSN: 410-90-7936
Annie was baptized the second Sunday in August 1908 by Robert Burton. She was 17 years of age. Her dad attended Rust College in Holly Springs and she attended Lane College in Jackson, TN.
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