Byrkit, William A
Byrkit, William A.
a Methodist Episcopal minister, was born in Marion County, Ind., Nov. 4, 1838. He went to Iowa in his youth; joined the Church in 1855; studied for the ministry at the Iowa Wesleyan University; and in 1860 received license to preach and entered the Iowa Conference. He died July 2,1863. Mr. Byrkit was a young man of promise. See Minutes of Annual Conferences, 1863, p. 155.