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O'Kelly, James

(O'Kelley; ca. 1757 [ca. 1735?]–1826). B. perhaps Ireland (or S Virginia?); Meth. preacher Virginia and North Carolina 1778–84; elder and mem. ruling council M. E. Ch. 1784–92; withdrew; est. Rep. Meth. Church in the early 1790s. See also Methodist Churches, 1; United Church of Christ, I B.

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