Sandford, Peter P, Dd
Sandford, Peter P., D.D., A Methodist Episcopal minister, was born of respectable parents in Lodi, N.J., Feb. 28, 1781. At eighteen years of age he was converted, and still earlier had begun to hold religious services among his neighbors. In 1807 he entered the Philadelphia Conference, and in 1810 he was transferred to the New York Conference, in which he held some of the most important appointments till his death, Jan. 14, 1857. He "was a thorough divine, an able preacher, a judicious administrator of discipline, and an eminently honest Christian." See Minutes of Annual Conferences, 1857, p. 320.