Waterman, John A, Dd
Waterman, John A., D.D.
a Methodist Episcopal divine, was born in New Hampshire, June 29, 1790. He was converted in his eighteenth year; admitted into the Ohio Conference in 1814; and traveled successively the Miami, Mahoning, and Zanesville circuits. When the Pittsburgh Conference was formed, he fell within its bounds, and successively filled Pittsburgh, Wheeling, Washington, Steubenville, and other prominent appointments. In 1832 he was transferred to the Ohio Conference, as a superannuate; in 1837 he was made effective, and appointed to Oxford, where he died, Aug. 6, 1837. Mr. Waterman was a self-made man. See Minutes of Annual Conferences, 2, 570.