Ostrander, Daniel a veteran Methodist Episcopal minister, was born at Plattekill, N.Y., August 9, 1772. He was converted at sixteen, entered the New York Conference in 1793, was for fourteen years on circuits, for eight on station (New York, Brooklyn, and Albany),. and for twenty-eight years was presiding elder. From 1808 to 1840 inclusive he was elected member of every General Conference. He retired in 1843, and died December 8 of that year. He was firm, faithful, wise in pursuing his course, ever at his post, and always ready to serve See Minutes of Annual Conferences, 1843-44, page 472; Sprague, Annals of the Amer. Pulpit, 7:221.