Davies, Francis Barton
Davies, Francis Barton a minister of the Methodist Episcopal Church South, was born in Savannah, Georgia. He was converted in early life; began his ministry in the Holston Conference, but afterwards gave up preaching for a time, on account of failing health; in 1866 again entered the itinerant ranks in the North Georgia Conference, in which he labored until his death, at Decatur, April 25, 1881, in the forty-seventh year of his age. See Minutes of Annual Conferences of the M.E. Church South, 1881, page 332.