Jones, Greenbury R

Jones, Greenbury R., a Methodist Episcopal minister, was born at Brownsville, Pa., April 7, 1784; was converted in August, 1803; entered the itinerancy at Steubenville, Ohio, in 1818; was presiding elder on Scioto District in 1821; Miami District in 1827; Portland District in 1832; but superannuated in that year, and so remained until 1839; and died at Marietta Conference Sept. 20, 1844. Mr. Jones was a zealous and capable minister, of fine tact and sound judgment. He was several times secretary of the Ohio Conference, nine years presiding elder, and twice delegate to the General Conference.

He was faithful in all things. and much beloved. — Minutes of Conferences, 3, 651; Sprague, Annals Am. Pulpit, 7, 587. (G.L.T.)

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