Mcferrin, John Berry, Dd
McFerrin, John Berry, D.D.
a minister of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South, was born in Rutherford County, Tennessee, June 15, 1807. In 1825 he was admitted to the Tennessee Conference, and served his Church for eighteen years as editor of the Southern Christian Advocate; seventeen years as book agent; four years as secretary of Domestic Missions, and eight as secretary of Foreign Missions. He died May 10, 1887. He was the author of Methodism in Tennessee (3 volumes). See Minutes of Annual Conferences of the M.E. Church, South, 1887, page 25.