Shockley, James A
Shockley, James A, a Methodist Episcopal minister, was born in South Carolina l809. He was converted at twelve years of age, obtained license to preach in 1840, was received on a trial in the Mississippi Conference in 1841, and appointed to the Paulding Circuit; in 1842, to the Decatur Circuit; in 1843, to the Whitesand Circuit, where he died, Sept. 12, 1844. He was a faithful preacher and pastor, and his death was a signal triumph. See Minutes of Annual Conferences, 3, 589.