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Henry William Berkey
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Birth: May 6, 1871
Mahoning County
Ohio, USA
Death: Oct. 23, 1948
Salem
Marion County
Oregon, USA

Gospel Herald - Volume XLI, Number 51 - December 21, 1948, pages 1222, 1223, 1224

Berkey.-Henry William, son of Jacob and Leah (Burgey) Berkey, was born in Mahoning Co., Ohio, May 6, 1871; passed away at Salem, Oreg., Oct. 23, 1948; aged 77 y. 5 m. 17 d. He had been in poor health for several years and was gradually failing. On Jan. 10, 1894, he was married to Sarah Whitney, of Gabriel, Kans., who survives. Also surviving are 4 sons and 3 daughters (Samuel, Oliver, Chester, Jacob, Leah, Cordelia, and Kathryn). In early mar-ried life he united with the Baptist Church, of which his wife had been a member from girl-hood. About 1903 they moved to Jasper Co., Mo., where they united with the Mennonite Church near Oronogo. After moving to Cheyenne, Wyo., in 1907, they again placed their membership with the Baptists. In 1935, when they moved back into a Mennonite community in Sheridan, Oreg., they again affiliated with the Mennonite Church, of which he was a member at the time of his death. He was zealous for the cause of Christ and gave a clear witness and testimony for the Lord. Funeral services were conducted by G. D. Shenk and D. F. Shenk. Texts: I Cor. 9:24; Phil. 3:14. Burial was made in the Riverside Mennonite Cemetery, west of Sheridan.
Obit courtesy of Royce E Hostetler#47447951 
 
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 Parents:
  Jacob Berkey (1845 - 1882)
  Leah Bergey Berkey Kilmer (1849 - 1915)
 
 Spouse:
  Sarah Jane Whitney Berkey (1878 - 1955)
 
 Children:
  Henry Oliver Berkey (1898 - 1963)*
  John Jacob Berkey (1905 - 1955)*
 
 Siblings:
  Susannah Berkey Pletcher (1868 - 1962)*
  Lydia Berkey Pletcher (1870 - 1896)*
  Henry William Berkey (1871 - 1948)
  Jacob P Berkey (1874 - 1916)*
  Mary Berkey Hamilton (1876 - 1961)*
  Noah Ellsworth Berkey (1879 - 1963)*
  John W. Berkey (1881 - 1973)*
  Joseph D Kilmer (1884 - 1954)**
  Cora Kilmer Smith (1886 - 1984)**
  Saloma S Kilmer Schoenheinz (1889 - 1962)**
  Albert Samuel Kilmer (1892 - 1977)**
  Anna Kilmer Stauffer (1894 - 1985)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Mennonite Cemetery
Willamina
Polk County
Oregon, USA
 
Created by: Sue Wehnert Guss
Record added: May 06, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 89655359
Henry William Berkey
Added by: Sue Wehnert Guss
 
Henry William Berkey
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- JARROTT P. COX
 Added: Dec. 30, 2014

- Sue Wehnert Guss
 Added: Nov. 29, 2012
 
 
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