Stikeman, William, a minister of the Methodist Episcopal Church, was born at Port Richmond, Staten Island, N.Y., Aug. 9, 1845. He was converted in his sixteenth year, and was licensed to preach Jan. 31, 1862. He was received on trial by the Newark Conference in 1866, and ordained deacon in 1868. He was attacked by a pulmonary trouble and obliged to give up his charge in November of the same year, and died Feb. 10, 1869. See Minutes of Annual Conferences, 1869, p. 57.