Batchelder, George W
Batchelder, George W.
a Methodist Episcopal minister, was born in Philadelphia, June 15, 1836. He was educated at the Pennington Seminary, N. J., and afterward was engaged as classical teacher at Caseville, Pa., and New Egypt, N. J. In 1857 he entered the itinerant ministry, and was appointed to Princeton, N. J. Here his preaching made an extraordinary impression, and Princeton College conferred upon him the degree of A.M. His next appointment was State Street, Trenton, and his last Bayard Street, N. Brunswick. He died of consumption at Princeton, March 30, 1865. He was a young man of rare promise, of deep piety, of fine culture, and of extraordinary eloquence. — Minutes of Conferences, 1864, p. 20.