Blanton, William L
Blanton, William L.
a minister in the Methodist Episcopal Church South, was born in Cumberland County, Va., April 4, 1821. He was converted in 1832, and in 1844 entered the Virginia Conference. After a brief career, full of zeal, fervent piety, and intellectual promise, he died, Aug. 5, 1846. See Minutes of Annual Conferences of the M. E. Church South, 1846, p. 72.