Posey, Alexander a colored minister of the Methodist Episcopal Church, was born about the year 1814. He came from the African Methodist Episcopal Church March 20, 1869, at, which time the Washington Conference was sitting in Winchester, Va. He was received into full connection, and the same year (1869) was appointed to Johnmann Street Chapel, Winchester, Va. He was reappointed in 1870 to Winchester, Va.; in 1871 to Harrisonburgh, Va., and in 1872-73 to Lexington, Va. In 1874 he was appointed to Abingdon, Va., but did not reach his work, he being sick at the time he received his appointment. He never recovered, but died Aug. 1, 1874. See Minutes of Annual Conferences, 1875, p. 14.