Derry, Charles  (or Bloxwich)
b July 25, 1826 Bloxwick Parish, Stafford Co, England
m Ann Stokes (d1854)
m Oct 28, 1854  Eliza Herbert
bap Oct 3, 1847
d July 16, 1921

1854 emigrated from England to Utah
June 3, 1859 left Utah for Nebraska
March 3, 1861 rebaptized into Reorganization & o elder
Aug 31, 1861 o seventy
Dec 1862 started on mission to England
April 8, 1865 o high priest
April 1865 o apostle
April 1870 resigned apostleship, o president of
quorom of high priests
1890 o member of High Council
June 8, 1902 o patriarch
1907 superannuated

author  "Lord, May Our Hearts Be Tuned"
"O Lord, Around Thine Altar Now"
"This is the Day the Lord Hath Made"
A Manual of the Priesthood(1890)

bibl HC3:769-75, HC7:462-63
SH 68(29):674obit
SH 68(33):792obit
SH 55(40):949-55photo
JH 1(3):259--9(3):313-27
JH 14(4):483-85obit
RTF 9(1):5photo

Hiles, Norma Derry
"Charles Derry: A Palimpsestic View"
JWHAJ 4:22-29

Hogue, Raymond E
"Profile of Charles Derry,  a Prairie Preacher"

papers at RLDS Archives
Photo from Journal of History v7 (1914):114
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