Bewley, George Washington
Bewley, George Washington a minister in the Methodist Episcopal Church South, was born in Fairfax County, Va., May 2, 1810. He joined the Church in his sixteenth year, received license to preach a few months later, and was employed in the Tennessee Conference. In 1826 he entered the travelling connection of that Conference, and in 1829 was transferred to the Missouri Conference. In 1841 failure of health obliged him to take a superannuated relation, which, with two years' exception of active work, he sustained until his death, at Hannibal, Mo., Nov. 5, 1846. Mr. Bewley was eminent for his sincere self- devotion and abundant labors. See Minutes of Annual Conferences of the M. E. Church South, 1847, p. 106.