Aydelott, Joseph a minister of the Methodist Episcopal Church, was born Feb. 26, 1758, and entered the itinerant ministry in the Philadelphia Conference in 1802. After 23 years of active service, he died at Philadelphia, May 11, 1824. "Perhaps no man gave a more decided character to the purity and excellence of religion. His life, as well as his preaching, was a living comment upon the doctrines and precepts of Christ, and his Master owned his labors." — Minutes of Conferences, 1, 475.