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||Gail and Gerald Curwin with their daughter Leeanna and Maurice and Ethel Holmes arrived in Nassau and were named Knights of Bahá’u’lláh for the Bahamas Islands. [BW13:449]
||Knights of Bahaullah; Islands; Gail Curwin; Ethel Holmes; Gerald Curwin; Maurice Holmes
||The first person to become a Bahá’í in Nassau, Bahamas, Winfield Small, a young police officer from Barbados, enrolled.
Mr Small opened Barbados to the Faith.
||Nassau; Bahamas; Barbados
||First Bahais by country or area
||The first local spiritual assembly in the Bahamas was formed in Nassau.
|1958 20 Apr
||Mírzá Ahmad (Esphahani) Sohrab, the Covenant-breaker who rebelled against Shoghi Effendi, died. [MC90; CBN No 102 July 1958 p1]
For the story of his defection from the Faith see CB343–7.
He was buried in the Saint Paul Episcopal Church Cemetery, Glen Cove, Nassau County, New York.iiiii
||Glen Cove; Nassau County; New York; United States
||Ahmad Sohrab; Covenant-breakers; New History Society
|1975 2 May
||The first teaching institute of the Bahamas took place in Nassau. [BW16:207]
||Teaching institutes; Firsts, Other; Islands
||The National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahamas was formed with its seat in Nassau. [BW17:162, 348]
||National Spiritual Assembly, formation
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