Baskerville, John T
Baskerville, John T., a minister in the Methodist Episcopal Church South, was born in Mecklenburg County, Va., Feb. 17, 1803. He graduated in medicine in Baltimore city in 1822; professed conversion in 1833; received license to preach in 1839, and about that time entered the Tennessee Conference. In 1843 he received an appointment to the agency of the Memphis Conferelce Female Institute. He thus labored as agent and as minister until 1853, when he became superannuated, which relation he sustained until his death, May 1, 1873. Mr. Baskerville was warm and impulsive in nature, and decidedly pious. See Minutes of Annual Conferences of the M. E. Church South, 1873, p. 851.