Sanford, Joseph

Sanford, Joseph, A Presbyterian minister, was born in Vernon, Vt., Feb. 6, 1797. He became a communicant in the Church at the age of thirteen; pursued part of his preparatory course at Granville, Washington County, N.Y., and part at Ballston, Saratoga County, N.Y.; graduated at Union College in 1820, and at Princeton Theological Seminary, N.J., in 1823; was licensed by the Presbytery of New York in April, 1823; was pastor of the First Presbyterian Church, Brooklyn, L.I., from 1823 till 1828, and of the Second Presbyterian Church, Philadelphia, from 1828 until his death, Dec. 25, 1831. Mr. Sanford's only publication was a Farewell Sermon, delivered at Brooklyn in 1829 (8vo). He was a model pastor and a most effective preacher. See Memoirs of Joseph Sanford, by the Rev. Robert Baird (Phila. 1836, 12mo); Sprague, Annals of the Amer. Pulpit, 4, 655; Allibone, Dict. Brit. and Amer. Authors, s.v. (J.L.S.)

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