The Rev. John Biery, Who Organized Church Near Wathena 50 Years Ago, Died Last Night.

The Rev. John Biery, eighty-nine years old, a retired minister, died at 10:40 o'clock last night at the home of his son-in-law, J. F. Ramser, 812 Green street. Mr. Biery came to the United States from Germany when he was fifteen years old. He organized the German Zion Reform Church . . .

Source: St. Joseph News-Press, 4 October 1923, p. 6, col. 2

[Previously erroneously listed as buried at the Zion Cemetery in Andrew County, Missouri.]