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OLD M. E. PASTOR DIES IN NEW YORK Rev. Henry M. Crydenwise Passes Away At Home of His Daughter. Rev. Henry M. Crydenwise, D. D., for many years a member of Wyoming: conference and at various times pastor of several charges in the Scranton district bureaus department. of of the for - of a the - j of. died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Walter Austin Wagner, of Richmond jHlll. New York City, yesterday, aged I seventy - five years, in; Rev. Henry M. Crydenwise was born in the town of Milford, Otsego county, I N. Y., on Sept. 26, 1839. His parents I (vf m . H. 31. REV CKlUK.WVlSE, D. were Oliver and Louise Crydenwise. He was educated in the public schools and I in the academy at Franklin, N. Y. At of the opening of the Civil war he volunteered and was mustered In as a second lieutenant in the Ninetieth regiment, New York Volunteers, on April 13, 1861. and served until Jan. 29, 1866. At the close of the conflict - he served In the Freedman's bureau. He attained the rank of captain, and was one of tha volunteers in the "Forlorn Hope" at Fort Hudson. He united with the Wyoming conference of the Methodist Episcopal churph in April. 1869, and was pastor at Middlefleld, Cooperstown. N. Y.; Honesdale, Pa.: Norwich, N. Y.; Wilkes - Barre. Pa.: Newark Valley. N..Y.; West Pittaton. Pa.; Tunkhannock, Pa.: Lester - shire. N. Y.: Sayre. Pa.: Fsrty Fort. Pa., and Oak Street, Binghamton, X. Y. He served in the offices of presiding elder in the Owego and Chenango districts, putting iti forty - two years of active ministerial service. He received the degree of Doctor ef Divinity from Dickinson college In June. 1896. Dr. Crydenwise was married to Sarah Wells Hickox, of Bainbridge. N. Y., on Feb. 2. 1865. on a steimer on the Mis - cissippl river by the chaplain of the regiment. Mrs. Crydenwise passed to the larger life on July 31, 1913, at the home of her daughter In Middletown, N. Y. Two children were born to them, both surviving. Rev. H. W. Crydenwise, rector of St. James' Episcopal church, Clinton, N. Y., and Mary Gaylord, wife of Rev. Walter Austin Wagner, minister of Union Congregational church. Richmond Hill. New York City. For two years Dr. Crydenwise had made his home with his daughter, where he patiently waited for the heavenly summons, which came on April 14. A prayer service will be held at 3106 Brandon avenue, on Thursday evening. The funeral services will be held In the Centenary Methodist Episcopal church, Binghamton. N. Y.. on Friday at 10:$o a. m. Interment In Chenango Valley cemetery. ,

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  1. The Scranton Republican,
  2. 15 Apr 1915, Thu,
  3. Page 6

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