Slaughter, Devereaux Jc
Slaughter, Devereaux J.C., a minister of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South, was born in Dinwiddie County, Va., Nov. 8, 1817. He was converted Aug. 16, 1835, joined the Church May, 1836, was licensed to preach Sept. 25, and received on trial into the Virginia Conference in November, 1842. He received deacon's orders in November, 1844, and elder's in November, 1846. He was effective and very useful until 1862, when, because of ill health, he obtained a supernumerary relation which he retained until his death, Nov. 6, 1870. See Minutes of Annual Conferences of M.E. Church, South, 1870, p. 403.