John Chauncey Sevy Obit 1890

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John Chauncey Sevy Obit 1890 - Iu Momorlaui. Kev. J. O. Bevy, well known to...
Iu Momorlaui. Kev. J. O. Bevy, well known to muny citizens of Hutchinson, died last Sunday, Sept. 38,1800, at hia home near Mt. Hope. He had been declining for the last two mouths and believed from the first that he would not recover. He was bearing a great sorrow iu the loss of his daughter, Mrs. Alice Anderson, who died the (1 th of last March. On the Saturday before his <leath he said "they would come for him" •on Sunday at 10 o'clock, and that waB the time of his death; Instead of going to the earthly sanctutry at the uccustomed time he assembled with "the saints in light./ Had he lived till Dec. 13th he would have been 02 years old. He bad been married forty years, and had been in the ministry of tho Christian church thirty years. Mr. Sevy was a soldier durln g the late civil war, enlisting in an Iowa regiment • »s a private, and was mustered out as a captain as well as chaplain. He was in several battles and was all his manhood- life a patriot and worthy citizen. As a •preacher be had rare natural ability and was everywhere highly esteemed and very successful. He baptised during his ministry about 8CO0 converts, organized a large number of churches, and secured the building of a score of meeting• meeting• houses. The funeral services were held in the Congregational churcb at Mt. Hope, but many were not able to obtain seats in the house. The sermon was preached by Chancellor Everest, assisted by Elder J, H. Morse and alt the clergymen of the Tillage. The singers were from the Mt • Hops and Andale ohurches. Among the hundreds who tearfully followed his remains remains to the cemetery, were his old neighbors, representatives of several Churches for which he bad minlBtered, and many who had turned to a better life under hU preaching. He was joid tenderly down, to his rest; but /tkougbdead he will "still speak" through .Jlhemeinory of his godly example «1

Clipped from The Hutchinson News05 Oct 1890, SunPage 4

The Hutchinson News (Hutchinson, Kansas)05 Oct 1890, SunPage 4
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