Santer, John, A minister of the Methodist Episcopal Church, was born in the city of Tettnang, kingdom of Würtemberg, Germany, May 18, 1812. He came to this country about 1835. Having been converted, he was licensed to preach, and in 1844 was sent to Rahway, N.J., and after three months to Newark, N.J., where he labored with success for three years. In 1845 he was received into the New Jersey Conference, and until 1868 was in active service, filling appointments successfully in the states of New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Maryland. From 1868 to 1874 he sustained a supernumerary and superannuated relation. On March 17 he received injuries on the railroad that proved fatal, death taking place March 24, 1874. Mr. Santer was a good man, a diligent worker, a faithful pastor, and a safe adviser. See Minutes of Annual Conf. 1875, p. 44.