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John Kenner (b.1834)

John Kenner was born in Cornwall and entered the Bible Christian ministry in 1855. He emigrated to Canada in 1871 and held several pastoral positions in Ontario. Kenner served as President of the Canadian Conference in 1875, Secretary of Conference in 1877 and 1880 and Connexional treasurer for eight years. In 1884 he transferred to the Canadian Methodist Church.

Kenner's two brothers Henry and William were also Bible Christian ministers who served in Britain and Canada.

Source: Oliver Beckerlegge, United Methodist Ministers and their Circuits 1797-1932 (1968)

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