Morgan, William N
Morgan, William N.
a minister of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South, was born in Mecklenburg County, Virginia, June 1, 1806. His early educational advantages were limited. In 1836, being impressed with a call to preach, he joined the Memphis Conference of the then Methodist Episcopal Church, and in 1844 went over with the Separatists into the Church South. He was actively engaged in the work for twenty years, preaching in Tennessee and Mississippi. For thirteen years he sustained a supernumerary relation, and finally died October 18, 1869, in Sommerville, Tennessee, where he had settled because of impaired health. He occupied an important position in the Conference. He was a good preacher, sound in doctrine, clear and practical in the exhibition of divine truth, and earnest and forcible in his appeals to the Church and to the world. Many gracious revivals were the result of his pastoral visitations of the people and the faithful preaching of the Word. See Minutes of Conf. of M.E. Ch., South, 1869, pages 344, 345.