Poisal, John, Dd
Poisal, John, D.D.
a minister of the Methodist Episcopal Church South, was born at Martinsburg, W. Virginia, May 13, 1807. He was converted when a youth, and in his nineteenth year was admitted into the Baltimore Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church, in which, and in the corresponding Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church South, after its separation, he continued, with the exception of a few years in the New York and the Philadelphia conferences, to labor with great efficiency and success until his death, June 25, 1882. See Minutes of Annual Conferences of the M.E. Church South, 1883, page 14.