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From: Tom Ladner <>
Subject: Rev. Perry A. Arnold Gladwin County Record Obituary!
Date: Fri, 4 Jun 2004 07:12:05 -0700 (PDT)
Hello! Church of the Brethren.
Note: I've just made the connection to another Church
of the Brethren's early minister's. Rev. Perry A.
Arnold who had a similiar following like (my) Rev.
Perry McKimmy & his brother Rev. James William (Bill)
McKimmy with the Church of the Brethren in Lenawee
County, Michigan and then, Beaverton, Gladwin County,
Michigan. So, here's another obituary for your
From the Gladwin County Record --- March 2, 1949
FORMER MINISTER PASSES AWAY
Perry A. Arnold, 84, of Beaverton, passed away at
the home of his son, Calvin, in Clare, on Monday,
February 28. Funeral services will be held at the
Brethren Church of the Brethren on Thursday afternoon
at 1:30 with the Rev. Ernest Jehnsen officiating.
Burial will be in River Lawn cemetery, Isabella
county. He will be at the Hall Funeral Home until 1
o'clock on Thursday.
Mr. Perry was born in Preston county, West
Virginia, on November 17, 1864, the son of John S. and
Susan S. Arnold. He was married there to Miss Marian
Fike on August 5, 1888. There were five children,
Calvin B. of Clare, Bessie E. Stiles of
Fredericksburg, Va., Albert B. of Coleman, Effie E.
Sowle of Eaton Rapids and Perley L. of Albion.
He became affiliated with the church in 1889, and
moved from West Virginia to Lenawee county, Michigan
in 1892. He was called too the ministry by the
Fairview congregation in 1895. The family moved to
Isabella county in 1900 and Mr. Arnold was ordained to
the full ministry in 1911. In April 1914 he became
pastor of the Beaverton church of the Brethren where
he served for a number of years.
Mrs. Arnold passed away on September 24, 1905. He
was married to Sarah Schrider May 22, 1907, who died
on August 28, 1947. Following her death Mr. Arnold
moved to Clare to make his home with his son.
Note: If anyone has information on Rev. Perry A.
Arnold Ancestry or his wife. Please, post! Or email me
at: for I have lot's more
information to share! Tom
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