Born: September 17, 1846, St. Austell, Cornwall.
Died: January 30, 1924, Passaic County, New Jersey.
Buried: Cedar Lawn Cemetery, Paterson, New Jersey.
Son of an English
open-communion Baptist, Offord emigrated to America in 1870. He was associated for some time with the Methodists, but joined the Dutch Reformed Church in 1878. In addition to writing, he edited the New York Observer.
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