Carpenter, Alfred G
Carpenter, Alfred G.
a minister in the Methodist Episcopal Church South, was born in South Carolina, Aug. 1, 1837. He professed religion at the age of fourteen; became careless afterwards, but was reclaimed when about eighteen; labored from that time as exhorter and Sunday school superintendent till 1862, when he was licensed to preach, and, after serving the Church six years as local preacher, he entered the North Georgia Conference, wherein he labored until his death, Sept. 30, 1871. MI. Carpenter was characterized by great faith, exemplary piety, and a prayerful life. See Minutes of Annual Conferences of the M. E. Church South, 1871, p. 549.