Spain, Hartwell a minister of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South, was born in Wake County, N.C., Feb. 10, 1795. He was converted in August 1810, licensed to preach in November 1816, and admitted into the South Carolina Conference in December. In 1821 he was made a superannuate, locating the following year. In 1828 he was readmitted; in 1837 was again superannuated; in 1838 was made presiding elder of the Columbia District; in 1844 was superannuated, and continued in this relation during his life. He was a delegate to the General Conference of 1832, and reserve in 1838, 1840, and 1849. He died, March 9, 1868, in Clarendon, S.C. See Minutes of Annual Conferences of the M.E. Ch., South, 1868, p. 212.