Born: January 19, 1836, Londonderry, Ireland.
Died: May 20, 1920, Delair, New Jersey, after a buggy accident.
Buried: Mantua Methodist Cemetery, Mantua, New Jersey.
Henry was the husband of Letitia Pauline Howard (married 1858).
He emigrated to America at age 16. He started working as a painter, then served in the American civil war, where he was captured and spent several months in Libby Prison, Richmond, Virginia.
After the war, he became a dentist. In 1869, he moved to Wenonah, New Jersey, and helped found the Wenonah Methodist Church in 1885.
For four decades, he directed the choir at the Pitman Grove Camp Meeting, and worked at camp meetings and revivals in Mountain Lake Park, Maryland, and Ridgeview Park, Pennsylvania.
Old Storyin Song, with William Kirkpatrick & Arthur S. Magann (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Praise Publishing, 1906)