Carlton Thomas, Dd
Carlton Thomas, D.D.
a Methodist Episcopal minister, was born in Londonderry, N.H., July 26,1808. He removed with his parents to Niagarak County, N. Y., while a child, and there spent his south in earnest toil on a farm. He was converted early in life; received very meager educational advantages; became class leader in 1827, exhorter in 1828, and in 1829 entered the Genesee Conference. His record indicates a service of thirteen years in regular pastoral work, seven years in the presiding eldership, and twenty years as book agent in the Book. Concern in New York. In 1873 he became superannuated, and died April 17, 1874. Dr. Carlton was thoroughly devoted to the Church. As a minister he excelled in tact, in ability to win and move and direct human hearts; as a friend he was gentle, generous, and faithful. See Minutes, of Annual Conferences, 1874, p. 123; Simpson, Cyclop. of Methodism, s.v.