Wadsworth, Edward, Dd
Wadsworth, Edward, D.D.
a minister of the Methodist Episcopal Church South, was born at New Berne, N.C., August 28, 1811. He was converted in 1829, entered the Virginia Conference in 1831, in which, and subsequently (1855) in the Alabama Conference, he filled important stations until 1859, when he became a professor in the Southern University, and in 1871 he returned to pastoral work, in which he continued until his death, in the spring of 1883. See Minutes of Annual Conferences of the M.E. Church South, 1883, page 97.