Davies, John Le Roy
Davies, John Le Roy a Presbyterian minister, son of the Reverend John B. Davies, was born in Chester. District, S.C., November 3, 1799. He received a through academic education; graduated from the University of North Carolina in 1821, and from Princeton Theological Seminary, N.J., in 1824; was licensed by the New Brunswick Presbytery, and ordained by Bethel Presbytery, then in connection with the synod of North Carolina, June 7, 1827. His first charge was Catholic Presbyterian Church, in Chester District, S.C., where he labored for eleven years; in 1839 he became pastor of Prospect and Centre churches, in Concord Presbytery, N.C.; in 1845 gave up the latter; in 1850 returned to South Carolina, and supplied several churches in his native region; in 1859 visited Arkansas, and. returning' to South Carolina, died June 16, 1860. See Wilson, Presbst. Hist Almanac, 1861, page 85.