Lumsden, Wlliam O
Lumsden, Wlliam O.
a minister of the Methodist Episcopal Church, was born in Alexandria, Virginia, about 1805. He was converted in the fifteenth year of his age, was received into the Baltimore Annual Conference in 1824, and held the following appointments in the states of Pennsylvania, Maryland, and Virginia: 1824, Prince George's; 1825, Harford; 1826, Bedford Circuit; 1827, Phillipsburg; 1828, Gettysburg; 1829, Fairfax; 1830, Stafford; 1831, Prince George and St. Mary's; 1832-3, Montgomery; 1834, Severn; 1835, Springfield; 1836-7, Carlisle Circuit: 1838-9, Fairfax; 1840, Westmoreland; 1841-2,Winchester Circuit; 1843-4,Calvert; 1845-6, William Street, Baltimore; 1847, Whatcoat, Baltimore; 1848, Baltimore Circuit; 1849, Summerfield. In 1850 failing health obliged him to take a supernumerary relation. He died May 15, 1868. He was an active and efficient laborer in the vineyard of the Lord to the last. Though he was a supernumerary for eighteen years, he ceased not to preach of " the things pertaining to the kingdom of God." See Conf. Minutes, 1869, page 13.