Martin, Samuel, Dd
Martin, Samuel, D.D.
a Presbyterian minister, was born at Chestnut Level, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, January 9, 1767. He was converted in his twenty-second year, graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 1790, was licensed by the Baltimore Presbytery in May 1793, and soon after was installed pastor of the congregation at Slateridge, York County, laboring there faithfully for five years, and then accepted a call from the congregation of Chaneford, where he remained until 1812. He died June 28, 1845. Dr. Martin published several sermons: two in which the doctrine of election is proved and illustrated (1806); one on Regeneration, printed in the Spruce Street Lectures; and one entitled Children are an Heritage of the Lord. See Sprague, Annals of the Amer. Pulpit, 4:118.