Kennedy, B J
Kennedy, B. J., a Methodist Episcopal minister, was born in Bolton, Vt.; Aug. 16,1808; was converted in 1842; served the Church faithfully as a local preacher until 1860, when he joined the Erie Annual Conference, and filled with great success the pulpits at Bainbridge, Mayfield, Bedford, Twinsburgh. and Hudson successively. He died at Hudson, Ohio, Nov. 30,1869. The chief elements of Kennedy's power with the people were purity of life, cheerfulness, broad Christian sympathies for fallen humanity, and strong convictions of the saving efficacy of Jesus and his Gospel. He sustained a high position among the brethren of his Conference.-Christian Advocate (N. Y.), 1870.