Boswell, John (2)
Boswell, John (2), a minister in the Methodist Episcopal Church South, was born in Bladen County, N. C., Jan. 30, 1798. He was converted in 1810, and was licensed to preach and received into the Alabama Conference in 1811, in which he performed regular work till a few years previous to his death, when he took a superannuated relation, and thus continued to the close of his life in 1853. Mr. Boswell was remarkable in his self-taught acquisition of knowledge, and in his exemplary life. See Minutes of Annual Conferences of the M. E. Church South, 1853, p. 478.