Pierce, Thomas A

Pierce, Thomas A.

a minister of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South, was born in Fauquier County, Virginia, October 25, 1819; was converted at the age of twenty; aild feeling called of God to the work of the sacred ministry, joined the Virginia Conference at Charlottesville in the fall of 1847, and was appointed to the Stafford Circuit. In 1848 he was sent to Rappahannock and Culpepper; in 1849 he, went to King William, where he travelled two years; in 1852 and 1853 he labored on the James City and :ew Kent Circuit; in 1854, in King George; 1855, in New Hampshire; 1856 and 1857, in Hanover. In 1858 he was again in King William; in 1859 he was sent to Greensville; in 1860 and 1861 he had his pastoral charge in Mecklenburg; in 1862 and 1863. in Campbell; 1864 and 1865, in Appomattox. In all of these appointments he labored like a man of God, and was instrumental in doing much good. Failing health obliged him in 1866 to take a superannuated relation. He died February 26. 1867. See Minutes of Ann. Cona: of the M.E. Church. South, 1868.

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