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Asbury, Francis

(1745–1816). Sent 1771 by J. Wesley* as miss. to Am.; first bp. of M. E. Ch. ordained in Am.; Journals reveal his zeal and wide miss. activity. See also Coke, Thomas; McKendree, William; Methodist Churches, 1.

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