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Davis, Absalom L.
a minister in the Methodist, Episcopal Church South, was born in Tennessee, May 10, 1812. In early life he removed to Indiana, where he was converted and united with the Methodist Episcopal Church. In 1864 he joined the Methodist Episcopal Church South, in Illinois, and in 1867 became a member of its Illinois Conference. He died at De Soto, Illinois, April 20, 1882. See Minutes of Annual Conferences of the M.E. Church South, 1882, page 40.
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McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Davis, Absalom L.'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/tce/d/davis-absalom-l.html. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.