Sillick, John A
Sillick, John A., a minister of the Methodist Episcopal Church, was born in Saratoga, N.Y., May 21, 1805, and was converted at the age of twelve. Falling away, he was restored when about twenty-four. He then spent two years at Wilbraham Academy, and about two years at the Wesleyan University. In 1834 he joined the New York Conference, and remained in it until its division (1848), when he became a member of the New York East Conference. In 1854 he was transferred to the New York Conference, and continued effective till 1861, when he took a superannuated relation, and settled in Yorkville, a suburb of New York city, where he died July 10, 1865. He was kind and generous, a good preacher, practical entertaining, and instructive. See Minutes of Annual Conferences, 1865, p. 73.