Starr, William H
Starr, William H., a minister of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South, was born in Edentown, N.C., May 7, 1793. He was converted when twenty-two, and was admitted into the Virginia Conference, January 1816. In 1843-44 he was a supernumerary; active in 1845; chaplain of the Seaman's Bethel from 1846 to 1848; and in 1850 became again a supernumerary. After serving as colporteur two months, he acted for three years as agent of the American Colonization Society, and then of the Virginia Colonization Society till the close of 1858. He was supernumerary with appointment from 1862 to 1864, when he became superannuated, and held that relation until his death, near Murfreesborough, N.C., Feb. 14,1867. See Minutes of Annual Conferences of the M.E. Church, South, 1867, p. 102.