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a minister in the Methodist Episcopal Church South, was born in Wayne County, Kentucky; was converted in manhood; labored several years as a local preacher, and in 1852 entered the Louisville Conference, wherein he continued until his death, September 30, 1858. See Minutes of Annual Conferences of the M.E. Church South, 1858, page 8.
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McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Davis, Absalom'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/tce/d/davis-absalom.html. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.