Thompson, George C
Thompson, George C.
a Methodist Episcopal minister, was born at Nanticoke, Luzerne Co., Pa., Jan. 15,1817. He was converted in December, 1832, educated at Cazenovia Seminary, licensed to preach Aug. 6, 1836, received on trial in the Oneida Conference in 1840, and appointed to Dundaff Station; in 1841, to Montrose Circuit; in 1842, ordained elder and reappointed to the same circuit; in 1843 he became insane, and died Sept. 18, 1846, at the New York Lunatic Asylum in Utica. His talents as a minister were elevated. "In ministerial labors he was abundant, in mental application he was excessive." See Minutes of Annual Conferences, 4:257.