Smith, Alexander J
Smith, Alexander J., a minister of the Methodist Episcopal Church, was born in South Carolina in 1831. He united with the Church when nine years of age, and was licensed to preach and admitted on trial in the Mississippi Conference, Methodist Episcopal Church, South, in 1855. After being ordained elder, he was located at his own request. He was admitted into the Arkansas Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church in 1869, and labored faithfully until his death, Feb. 2, 1875. See Minutes of Annual Conferences, 1875, p. 158.