Sanford, Peter P, Dd
Sanford, Peter P., D.D.
a Methodist Episcopal minister, was born at Lodi, N.J., February 28, 1781. He was religiously inclined from childhood, converted at the age of eighteen, and in 1807 entered the Philadelphia Conference. In 1810 he was transferred to the New York Conference, and in it continued laborious till his death, January 14, 1857. Dr. Sanford was a thorough divine, an able scholar, and an eminent, honest, and devout man. From 1816 to 1852 he was elected a delegate to every general conference. See Minutes of Annual Conferences, 1857, page 321; Simpson, Cyclop. of Methodism, s.v.