Allen, James Wilburn Ma
Allen, James Wilburn M.A., a minister in the Methodist Episcopal Church, South, was born in Virginia, Jan. 10, 1804. He was converted in 1822, and in the same year united with the Tennessee Conference. In 1827. he located on account of ill-health; but was again admitted into Conference in 1847, though unable to do any regular work, and was continued on the supernumerary list until his death, Oct. 1, 1858. He was an industrious and able writer, and during. his latter years, when unable to preach, wrote largely for the Church periodicals. See Minutes of Annual Conferences of the M. E. Church, South, 1858, p. 20.