Charlton, George W
Charlton, George W., a minister in the Methodist Episcopal Church South, was born at Williamsburg, Va., Sept. 26, 1796. He experienced religion at the age of nineteen, entered .the Virginia Conference in 1818 j located in 1828, and in 1840 removed to Petersburg, where he resided to the close of his life, in February, 1863. Mr. Charlton was endowed with extraordinary abilities as a pulpit orator; was well read, cultured, bold and scathing in satire, startling and terrible in philippics, a sincere Christian, and a successful preacher. See Minutes of Annual Conferences of the M. E. Church South, 1863, p. 439.