Burpo, Thomas a minister in the Methodist Episcopal Church South, was born in North Carolina, Sept. 7, 1804. He was converted in 1820; and in 1823 entered the Tennessee Conference, and was transferred to the Mississippi Conference. After filling various appointments with success his health failed, and in 1837 he located. In 1847 he was admitted into the Alabama Conference, and continued efficient until his decease, in January, 1856. Mr. Burpo was an unpretending, modest. Christian gentleman, faithful in all the relations of life, and full of the Holy Spirit. See Minutes of Annual Conferences of the M. E. Church South, 1856, p. 707.