International Order of Job’s Daughters (IOJD) was organized with
the consent obtained from J.B. Fradenburg, the Most Worshipful Grand
Master of the Grand Lodge of Nebraska; Mrs. Anna J. Davis, the Grand
Nebraska, Order of the Eastern Star; and James E. Bednar, the Grand Patron
of Nebraska, Order of Eastern Star, to work under the following
To be known as Job’s Daughters.
Membership to be composed of developing girls who believe in
God and bear a Masonic relationship.
The meeting place to be called a Bethel.
The teachings based on the “Book of Job” with special
reference to the 42nd Chapter, 15th verse.
To be taught in three epochs (not degrees).
Motto: “Virtue is a quality which highly adorns woman.”
The emblems to be the Open Book, Horn of Plenty and the Lily
of the Valley.
Requiring all members, guardians and visitors to assume a
pledge based on honor.
To be a democratic organization with the right of appeal to a
supreme authority, with all members and guardians amenable to the
A Supreme Guardian Council with Constitution and Bylaws in
conformity with the landmarks governing Supreme Guardian,
subordinate Guardians and Bethel
by Mrs. Ethel Wead Mick, 1920 Founder
further information, please contact Mrs.
Susan Anderson, Bethel Guardian