1836–1920

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Born: Jan­u­ary 19, 1836, Lon­don­der­ry, Ire­land.

Died: May 20, 1920, Del­air, New Jer­sey, af­ter a bug­gy ac­ci­dent.

Buried: We­no­nah Ce­me­tery, Man­tua Town­ship, New Jer­sey.

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Biography

Henry was the hus­band of Le­ti­tia Paul­ine How­ard (mar­ried 1858).

He em­i­grat­ed to Am­er­i­ca at age 16. He start­ed work­ing as a paint­er, then served in the Am­er­i­can ci­vil war, where he was cap­tured and spent sev­er­al months in Lib­by Pris­on, Rich­mond, Vir­gin­ia.

After the war, he be­came a den­tist. In 1869, he moved to We­no­nah, New Jer­sey, and helped found the We­no­nah Me­thod­ist Church in 1885.

For four de­cades, he di­rect­ed the choir at the Pit­man Grove Camp Meet­ing, and worked at camp meet­ings and re­vi­vals in Moun­tain Lake Park, Mar­y­land, and Ridge­view Park, Penn­syl­van­ia.

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