Barrow, David

Barrow, David a Baptist minister, was born in Brunswick County, Va., Oct. 30, 1753. He united with the Church in. his seventeenth year, aild began to preach when he was eighteen. He was ordained in 1774, and had the pastoral care of three churches in Virginia, itinerating much also in that state and in North Carolina. He was exposed to many of the persecutions which in those times the Baptists suffered. "In 1778 he was seized at one of his meetings by a gang of twenty men, dragged a half-mile, and forcibly dipped under water twice, with many jeers and mockeries." In 1798 he removed to Montgomery County, Ky., and became pastor of the Church at Mt. Sterling. He was a warm advocate of antislavery, and was regarded as a leader in the abolition movement in the section of the state in which he lived. He died Nov. 14, 1819. Among his published writings were a book against slavery and a treatise in defence of the doctrine of the Trinity. See Baptist Encyclop. p. 83. (J. C. S.) Barrowclough, Samuel, a minister of the Methodist New Connection, a native of Stainland, Yorkshire, was born in 1756, and devoted himself in early life to the Methodists. He joined the New Connection'at thetime of the division, and in 1804 entered their ministry; travelled in thirteen circuits, laboring with great success, some of his converts being eminent Christians. He was an eloquent and able divine; but in 1820 his health failed, and he retired to Manchester, and died there Dec. 1, 1821. See Minutes of the Conference.

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