1846–1924

Introduction

Born: Sep­tem­ber 17, 1846, St. Aus­tell, Corn­wall.

Died: Jan­u­a­ry 30, 1924, Pas­sa­ic Coun­ty, New Jer­sey.

Buried: Ce­dar Lawn Ce­me­te­ry, Pa­ter­son, New Jer­sey.

Biography

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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