Sleeper, Joseph Jonathan
Sleeper, Joseph Jonathan, a minister of the Methodist Episcopal Church, was born in Vincenttown, N.J., Jan. 24, 1793, and was converted Aug. 31, 1812, uniting with the Methodist Episcopal Church in Burlington. In 1823 he received a local preacher's license, and in 1837 was admitted into the New Jersey Conference. In 1857 he took a supernumerary relation, in which, and that of a superannuate, he remained until his death in Pemberton, N.J., Feb. 27, 1873. See Minutes of Annual Conferences, 1873, p. 25.