1852–1956

April 8, 1852, near Bremen, Ohio.

January 28, 1956, Elgin, Illinois.

Bluff City Cemetery, Elgin, Illinois.

William was the husband of Adaline Beery (married 1888).

He attended Juniata College, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, where he later taught vocal music. He also conducted music institutes and singing classes.

In 1910, he and his wife moved to Elgin, Illinois, where both were employed by the Brethren Publishing House. His music was included in several Brethren hymnals.

Beery’s works include:

  1. Come to Jesus
  2. Father, Send Thy Spirit to Our Hearts
  3. Jesus Offers Peace and Comfort
  4. O Lord, Before Thy Throne We Come
  5. O Lord, We Seek Thy Presence Now
  6. There’s a Call That Is Coming
  1. Take My Hand and Lead Me, Father

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