Ayars, James B
Ayars, James B.
a Methodist Episcopal minister, was born in Philadelphia, Pa., Aug. 21, 1800. He was the subject of early religious impressions, and was converted in 1816; and soon began to exercise himself in every possible Christian enterprise, exhorting, preaching, and visiting. In 1822 he entered the Philadelphia Conference, in which he served till his supernumeration, which relation he held during the last nine years of his life. He died March 9,1873. Mr. Ayars was greatly devoted to the Church. Punctuality, zeal, faithfulness, and ardent piety characterized his life. See Minutes of Annual Conferences, 1873; p. 145.