Ferguson, Samuel D
Ferguson, Samuel D.
a Methodist Episcopal minister, was born in the city of New York in 1798, but removed with his parents at an early age to Delaware County, where he was converted at fourteen. He entered the New York Conference in 1819, and died in New York, December 30,1855. He was a highly influential and useful minister, and an able presiding elder. He was three times a delegate to the General Conference, in 1832, 1836, and 1844. He served some time as agent for the Troy Conference Seminary, and spent four years with eminent success as superintendent, of the Leake and Watts Orphan House, New York.-Minutes of Conferences, 6:64.