Davies, Richard P
Davies, Richard P.
a minister of the Methodist Episcopal Church South, was born in Shrewsbury, England, March 12,1833. He emigrated to Canada with his parents when twelve years old; was converted among the Wesleyans in 1852; removed to Louisiana and joined the Church South in 1855; received license to preach in 1858; went to Lewisville, Arkansas, in 1860; and in 1863 entered the Little Rock Conference, in which he labored; zealously until his death by assassination, February 24, 1871. See Minutes of Annual Conferences of the M.E. Church South, 1871, page 619.