Martin, John Satchell, Dd
Martin, John Satchell, D.D.
a minister of the Methodist Episcopal-Church, South, was born at Alexandria, Virginia, September 7 1815. He joined the Baltimore Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church in 1835, and in 1866 entered the ministry of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South. He was secretary of his conference from 1853 until his death, July 8, 1888. In 1856 and again in 1860 he was a member of the General Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South, and subsequently a member of every General Conference of the same Church, and secretary of that body in 1882 and 1886. He was secretary of the great Methodist Centenary also. See Minutes of Annual Conferences of the M.E. Church, South, 1888, page 157.