Barcus, W R
Barcus, W. R.
a Methodist Episcopal minister, was born near Richmond, O., May 8, 1844. He experienced conversion. at the age of fourteen; by his own efforts gained a good education; served his country in the "hundred-day service;" received license to preach in 1870; and in 1871 entered the Pittsburgh Conference,which he served until death, Sept. 29, 1875. Mr. Barcus was brilliant, practical, modest, fearless. See Minutes of Annual Conferences, 1876, p. 32.