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J. Tenent Birch, Sr.

Obituary Date: 3/20/1929

Information in this record:
J. Tenent Birch, Sr., age 72, passed away after a long and painful illness, Wednesday, March 20, 1929.
Mr. Birch was born at North Beach, and was the son of the late Thomas B. Birch and Martha J. Bowen Birch. Later he moved to Sinepuxent, where he lived the greater part of his life.
Five years ago he moved to West Ocean City, near Herring Creek, and remained there until his death.
Mr. Birch was a kindly, courteous gentleman and was loved by all who knew him.
Funeral services were held in the M. E. Church in Ocean City, conducted by the Rev. Otis P. Jefferson, on Friday afternoon at 3 o'clock. The body was laid to rest in the Evergreen Cemetery, Berlin, Md.
Besides his widow, Mrs. Margaret Birch, who is the daughter of the late John J. Hill and wife, of Snow Hill, the deceased is survived by fourteen grandchildren and nine children: Mrs. John Gibbs, Mrs. George Pruitt, Mrs. Frederick Fears, Nora Birch and Holmes Birch, of Berlin, Md. Mr. Tenent Birch of Wilmington, Del., Mrs. William Pine and Mrs. Margaret Tatum of Philadelphia.

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