Dannelly, James a minister of the Methodist Episcopal Church South, was born in Columbia County, Georgia, February 4, 1786. He was converted at the age of thirty, and in 1818 received license to preach and was admitted into the South Carolina Conference, in which he labored faithfully, with but two years' intermission as superannuate, until 1838, when he again became superannuated. He died April 28, 1855. See Minutes of Annual Conferences of the M.E. Church South, 1855, page 627; Simpson, Cyclop. of Methodism, s.v.; Sprague, Annuals of the Amer. Pulpit, 7:606.