Saul, John, Dd
Saul, John, D.D.
an Irish Methodist preacher, was born at Dromore, County Down, in July 1795. He was brought up in the Established Church, converted in his youth, and joined the Methodists to exercise his gift for preaching. He entered the ministry of the Irish Conference in 1826, and for forty-two years employed his talents to the glory of God and the good of man. He was some years treasurer of the Children's Fund, became a supernumerary in 1868, and removed to England. He was for fifty years a diligent student of the Bible in the original languages. He was a happy, pious, and useful minister, and died near Manchester, October 11, 1878. See Minutes of the British Conference, 1879, page 43.