Thomas, Christopher a Methodist Episcopal minister, was born in Matthews County, Va., Oct. 31, 1797. He was converted in 1816, admitted on trial in the Virginia Conference in 1823, and appointed to the Sussex Circuit. In 1824 he still held the same circuit; in 1825, Yadkin; in 1826, Salisbury; in 1827, Iredell; in 1-828, Williamsburgh; and in 1829, Newbern, N. C., all of which appointments he filled with ability and success. He died Nov. 14,1829. He was a plain man, of strict integrity, consistent Christianity, and highly respectable abilities. See Minutes of Annual Conferences, 1830, p. 75.