Starr, John Wesley
Starr, John Wesley (1), a minister of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South, was born in Wilke's County, Ga., Aug. 7, 1806, and associated himself with the Church when fourteen years of age. He was licensed to preach Sept. 17, 1830, and in 1833 was admitted into the Georgia Conference. In 1839 he was transferred to the Alabama Conference; superannuated in 1848; agent for the Oak Bowery Female Institute in 1849; in 1866 again superannuated, and so remained until his death in Bibb County, Feb. 24, 1870. See Minutes of Annual Conferences of the M.E. Church, South, 1870, p. 438.