Ramsey, William B
Ramsey, William B.
a minister of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South, wmas born in Rutherford Co., Tenn., March 12, 1831. He embraced religion in 1846, was licensed to preach in 1853, and was admitted on trial in the Memphis Conference in the fall of that year. His health failing him in 1854; he entered Andrew College, from which he graduated in 1858. He was readmitted into the Conference in the same year, granted a supernumerary relation in 1862, and in 1863 served in the Confederate army as chaplain for four months. He died of consumption, July, 1865. Mr. Ramsey was sweet-spirited, modest, and unassuming. — Minutes of Annual Conferences of the Meth. Episc. Church, South, 1865, p. 594.