Holliday, Charles

Holliday, Charles A Methodist Episcopal minister, born in Baltimore Nov. 23, 1771, was licensed to preach in 1797, and entered the itinerancy in 1809. He was made presiding elder on Salt River District in 1813; located in 1816; was again presiding elder on Cumberland District, Tennessee Conference, 1817-21; on Green River District, Kentucky Conference, 1821-25 and on Wabash District, Illinois Conference, 1825-28. At the General Conference of 1828 he was appointed Book Agent at Cincinnati, where he remained eight years. After this he was for several years presiding elder in the Illinois Conference. He was superannuated in 1846, and died March 8, 1850. Mr. Holliday was a "clear, sound, and practical preacher," a deeply pious Christian, and amiable and beloved in all the relations of life. — Minutes of Conferences, 4, 528; Redford, History of Methodism in Kentucky, 2, 95 sq. (G.L.T.)

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