Reeves, Williams, Dd
Reeves, Williams, D.D.
a minister of the Methodist Protestant Church, was born in Kent, England, December 5, 1802. His parents being poor, his early education was limited. He was converted at the age of twenty-three, and united with the Church. Landing in America about the time of the organization of the Methodist Protestant Church, he united with the Ohio Conference at its first session. In 1833, at the formation of the Pittsburgh Conference, he became one of its members, and was frequently its president. At various times he was elected delegate to the general conferences and conventions of the Methodist Protestant Church. He died April 20, 1871. See Cobhauer, Founders of the Meth. Prot. Church, page 437.