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 Joseph Flintoff Berry

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Joseph Flintoff Berry

Birth
Aylmer, Elgin County, Ontario, Canada
Death Feb 1931 (aged 74)
Winter Park, Orange County, Florida, USA
Burial Clinton Township, Macomb County, Michigan, USA
Memorial ID 9533608 View Source
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BISHOP JOSEPH F. BERRY, Minister, (1856-1931)

Born in Ontario, Canada; came to Mount Clemens in 1879. Married Alice Johnson (d.1933). Served as Minister of the First Methodist Church in 1879. Chosen Associate Editor of the Epworth Herald, the official organ for the Epworth League. Elected Bishop in 1904. He headed the Genessee Conference in the Buffalo area for 8 years. He served as Bishop of Philadelphia until his retirement. He retired to Winter Park, Florida, where he died. His body was brought back to Mount Clemens to be buried with his two sons who died during his tenure in Mount Clemens. His father, mother and wife are also buried in his lot.


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