1854–1932

Introduction

Born: June 19, 1854, Shel­by Coun­ty, In­di­a­na.

Died: May 10, 1932, In­di­a­n­a­pol­is, In­di­a­na.

Buried: An­der­son Ce­me­te­ry, War­ren Park, In­di­a­na.

Biography

Americus was the son of James and Amer­ica Con­ner, and hus­band of Mary J. Cad­wall­a­der (mar­ried 1875).

A Dis­ci­ples of Christ min­is­ter like his father, he was or­dained in 1875. He held pas­tor­ates in Penn­syl­van­ia, In­di­a­na, Il­li­nois, and Ca­na­da.

In 1909, he found­ed the Boys Friends, and pub­lished the move­ment’s mag­a­zine for five years. He was al­so a Chau­tau­qua lec­tur­er.

Copyright re­cords show Con­ner liv­ing in Dan­ville, In­di­a­na, in 1897. He re­tired around 1924 and moved to In­di­an­a­po­lis.

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