Campbell, William (5)
Campbell, William (5), a young English Methodist preacher of great promise and deep piety, born at Alnwick, Northumberland, in 1816, was converted in his youth, and began to preach. He became an itinerant in the New Connection in 1842, and travelled only at Staley Bridge and Stanley. He died at Alnwick, Aug. 19, 1842. See Minutes of' the British Conference, 1850, p. 462.
a Methodist Episcopal minister, was born in Ireland in 1816, and, at the age of three, emigrated with his parents to Quebec, Canada. He was converted when about nineteen; entered Wesleyan University, Middletown, Conn., in 1837, where he remained three years, receiving while there license to exhort and to preach. Between 1840 and 1843 he labored under the presiding elder, and then united with the' Philadelphia Conference. He continued his work in the effective ranks until his death, at Salisbury, Md., Aug. 13,1849. Mr. Campbell was an excellent preacher, thoughtful, fluent; a good pastor, solicitous, diligent, sympathetic, punctual. See Minutes of Annual Conferences, 1850, p. 426.