Babbitt, Carlisle a Methodist Episcopal minister, was born in Vermont, March 19, 1808. In 1831 he entered the itinerant ranks of the Kentucky Conference. He located and moved to Illinois in 1855, and in 1857 united with the Southern Illinois Conference, in which he labored with -anxious zeal and fidelity until his decease, June 26, 1864. Mr. Babbitt was a devoted father and husband and an excellent minister. See Minutes of Annual Conferences, 1864, p.206.