Mcdearmon, James, a Presbyterian minister, was born in Amelia County, Va., April 1, 1799; was educated in what were known as the Old Fields Schools of Virginia; was early made a ruling elder in the Church, and at once identified himself with the cause of temperance. He was licensed by West Hanover Presbvtery in 1834, and in 1838 ordained and installed pastor over Hoe Creek and Morris churches, in Campbell County, Va. He died Sept. 15, 1867. Mr. McDearmon was a good and useful man, and an earnest apostle of temperance in his region. See Wilson, Presb. Hist. Almanac, 1868, p. 347.