Fleming, Thornton a Methodist Episcopal minister, was born at Williamsburg, Va., Oct., 1764; was converted at about twenty; entered the itinerant ministry in 1788. He was set off with the Pittsburg Conference from the Baltimore Conference in 1825, superannuated in 1834, and died at Elizbethtown, Pa., in 1846. He was fifty-eight years in the ministry, fifteen of which he was presiding elder. He possessed rare endowments as a man and a minister, and was widely useful in his life and labors.-Minutes of Conferences, 4:139; Stevens, Hist. of the Methodist Episcopal Church.