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Rev. Henry Monroe Safford
12020-08-12T17:42:46-07:00John David Beatty85388be94808daa88b6f1a0c89beb70cd0fac252327161plain2020-08-12T17:42:47-07:00John David Beatty85388be94808daa88b6f1a0c89beb70cd0fac252The Rev. Henry Safford was born in Royalton, Vermont, on 2 February 1822, the son of Jacob J. and Jane (Child) Safford. He married Lucia Flynn, do died in Monroe County, Michigan, on 5 February 1883. Henry left Vermont for Michigan and was rector at St. Thomas, Battle Creek, in 1847. He also served churches at Coldwater and Sturgis. He was in Emmett, Michigan, in 1850, but by 1852 had come to northern Indiana, serving three years as rector of Trinity, Michigan City, from 1852 to 1855. In 1870, he lived in Wilmington, Illinois, and in 1880, in Topeka, Kansas. He died in Topeka on 30 May 1898 and was buried in Topeka Cemetery.