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INDEPENDENT DIRECT VOICE MEDIUMSHIP
If you ever hear someone say: "Well,
nobody has come back from the dead to tell us what it's
like". Tell them they are wrong.
Lots of people who have died have been able to have extended
in their own voice
with their loved ones through an independent direct
Is it the same as mental mediumship?
NO. In mental mediumship only the medium can hear the
voice of the spirit usually inside their head.
Is this the same as channelling?
NO. When a person channels, you can still only hear the
Is it the same as trance mediumship?
NO. In deep trance mediumship the medium is unconscious.
A spirit takes over the medium's body but in most cases
there is no proof to the audience that it not the medium
SO WHAT DOES HAPPEN IN INDEPENDENT DIRECT VOICE MEDIUMSHIP?
Spirit team is able to create an artificial voice box
outside the medium's body made with ectoplasm - a substance
taken from the medium's body. In the photo on the left
you can see the ectoplasmic voicebox on the left shoulder
of medium Leslie Flint. Below anre voice boxes in the
shoulders of Mina Crandon and Jack Webber.
Is it the same as trumpet mediumship?
Not exactly. The spirits can also construct a voice box
inside a "seance
trumpet"- a cone which can amplify the sound.
The trumpet remains connected to the medium with ectoplasm.
The trumpet can be moved around the circle and placed
against a particular sitter's ear for a private message.
But the voices or a trumpet medium are usually not as
loud as when the voice box is independent and able to
be moved anywhere in the room without a trumpet.
If you are sitting with a physical medium and a trumpet
comes to you, you must be careful not to touch it because
it is connected to the medium and if you brush it aside
you could injure the medium.
Jack Webber tied into the chair,
deep in tance with two trumpets connected to his body
Is trumpet mediumship the same as physical mediumship?
A physical medium is one who can be used by spirit to
produce phenomena which can be seen, heard or felt by
others who are present. Some physical mediums produce
raps and taps. Some produce apports. Some produce materialised
hands or spirit lights or their faces change into the
face of the spirit (transfiguration). Some produce full
materialisations. Some produce independent direct voice.
And some produce of all the above at different
Below is a list of
some independent direct voice and
trumpet mediums who lived and worked in the USA that we
have been able to find information about.
Please email email@example.com if you had experiences
with any of these mediums and or can suggest additional
United States of America
Jonathan Koons?? 1850s. gave
up mediumship after 6 years- bullying.
Hatfield: Enchanted Ground
Emily S. French (1831-1912)
French Revelation by N. Riley Heagarty.
Mrs Elizabeth Blake (- 1920)- Direct voice in light
Doyle - The History of Spiritualism, Pages 158 - 161
Lewis Spence - Encyclopedia of Occultism and Parapsychology
American Society for Physical Research (ASPR) (vol. 7: 570-788)
Joseph B. Jonson (1854-1930)
Etta Wreidt (1859-1942)
Michael Tymn's article
George Valiantine (1874 – 1947)
Margery (Mina) Crandon (1888–1941)
Clifford Bias (1910-1987)
Sophia Williams (Chicago, mid 20th Century)
Frank Decker (1880- 1957)
Chapter in N. Riley Heagarty's new book
Ethel Post-Parrish ( ? -1960)
Reverend Dorothy Flexer, Sarasota, FL. ( ?- 1996)
Gerald O’Hara's book : I Come to the Garden
Reverend Florence S Becker (1892-1979)
D. Mona Berry ??
Rev. James Jacob Dickson
Hugh Gordon Burroughs (1930?-1970)
written by him:
Warren Smith and Penny Umbach-
trumpet and materialisation mediums
at Camp Silver Belle in 1974
James Gordon- trumpet and materialisation
medium Camp Silver Belle in 1975
Bill Donnelly- trumpet and materialisation
medium Camp Silver Belle in 1975
Rev. Gladys Strohme Camp Chsterfield 1976
Mildred Curren and Mamie Brown direct voice mediums
Camp Chesterfield 1976
Keith Milton Rhinehart (1936-1999)
Dan Taggert Trumpet medium
at Camp Silver Belle in 1985
Don Dugar (1941- 2007) Trumpet medium
Books for further research:
Conacher, Douglas: Chapters of Experience(1973)
C. - The History of Spiritualism, Pages 158 - 161
Edwards, Harry: The mediumship of Jack Webber (1962)
On the Edge of the Etheric (1931)
Voices in the dark (1971)
In pursuit of physical mediumship (1996)
Harris, Louie: Alec
Harris: The Full Story of his Remarkable Meidumship 2009
Life After Death Living Proof.
N. Riley Heagerty: The
Randall, Edward C.: The dead have never died (scan)
Life after death (1975)
An easy to read description of what happens when you die
based on the Lselie Flint tapes/
Strack-Zanghi, Jeanette I Walked With Spirits:Gerda
Slater's Proof of Life After Death Kindle Edition (2010)
on Amazon.au A fascinating account of direct voice and
materialisations through multiple mediums at Camp Silver
Belle and Camp Chesterfiled in the 1970's.
Usborne Moore, Vice-Admiral W.: The
Voices (1913) - reprinted 2011
Tymn on Etta Wreidt
Tymn on Sophia Williams
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