Keith, William a Methodist Episcopal minister, was born in Easton, Mass., Sept. 15, 1776, entered the itinerancy in 1798, withdrew from the connection in 1801, but returned in 1803, and in 1806 re-entered the itinerancy. In 1809 he was stationed in New York, where he died, Sept. 7, 1810. He was a man of fine abilities, of comprehensive mind, and. logical power. His piety was 'deep and sincere, and his preaching talents often eloquent and always useful.- Minutes of Conferences, i, 193.