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Rev Henry Beard Delany, Sr
Birth: Feb. 5, 1858
Saint Marys
Camden County
Georgia, USA
Death: Apr. 14, 1928
Raleigh
Wake County
North Carolina, USA

Henry Delany was 1 of 2 African American Men who were Bishops in the Episcopal Church in N.C and the USA, as of 1928. He died at St. Augustine College where he had been the vice president. The funeral was held at St. Augustine Chapel @ 3:00pm.

He was born into slavery in St. Mary's Georgia to Thomas S. Delany and Sarah Delany on 02/05/1858, and recieved his religious training in Fernandins, Florida and graduated in 1885. He became Archdeacon in 1908, and Shaw University awarded him Doctor of Divininty in 1911. He married Nannie James Logan in 1886 and they had 10 Children.

 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Nannette James Logan Delany (1861 - 1956)*
 
 Children:
  Lemuel Thackara Delany (1888 - 1956)*
  Sarah Louise Delany (1889 - 1999)*
  Annie Elizabeth Delany (1891 - 1995)*
  Julia Emery Delany Bourne (1893 - 1974)*
  Henry Beard Delany (1895 - 1991)*
  Hubert Thomas Delany (1901 - 1990)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Father of Sadie and Bessie Delany
 
Burial:
Mount Hope Cemetery
Raleigh
Wake County
North Carolina, USA
 
Created by: Felicia Clouds
Record added: Nov 20, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 12418328
Rev Henry Beard Delany, Sr
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Rev Henry Beard Delany, Sr
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- liz in brooklyn
 Added: Jul. 19, 2013
Born into slavery. Free forever.
- Epictetus
 Added: Jul. 6, 2013

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