Alpha / Slason / Gainer

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This is the letter Alpha, the first letter of the Greek alphabet.  Along with Omega, the last letter, it is one of the names of God, as found in Revelation 1:8:

“I am the Alpha and the Omega,” says the Lord God, “who is, and who was, and who is to come, the Almighty.”

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Esther M. Slason, 1820 – _____
Mary Elizabeth Gainer, 1853 – 1900

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