Christopher, Ralph G
Christopher, Ralph G.
a Methodist Episcopal minister, was born in Halifax County, Virginia, October 10, 1787. He was converted in 1809, licensed to preach in 1810, and admitted into the South Carolina Conference. About 1820 he located and practiced medicine. In 1823 he removed to Alabama, continued his medical profession until 1831, and then entered the Alabama Conference, wherein he labored as health permitted until his death, October 13, 1839. Mr. Christopher was a man of great faith and resignation under many afflictions. See Minutes of Annual Conferences, 1840, page 58.