Turpin, Thomas D
Turpin, Thomas D.
a Methodist Episcopal minister, was born in Somerset County, Md., June 30,1805. He was converted Sept. 8, 1823; licensed to preach Sept. 12, 1827; admitted on trial in the traveling connection Feb. 7, 1829, and was appointed to Union Circuit; in 1830, to Pendleton; in 1831, to the Savannah mission; in 1832, to the Black Swamp Circuit; in 1833, to May and New River; in 1834, to the Wadmatane and John's Island mission and Orangeburg Circuit; in 1835, to Pee Dee; in 1836, to Laurens; in 1837, again to Pendleton; and in 1838, to the Cambridge and Flat Woods mission, where he died, July 26, 1838. See Minutes of Annual Conferences, 2, 665.