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THE LIFE OF MRS, SARAH A, LANKFORD PALMER, CHAPTER I. BIRTH, PARENTAGE, CONVERSION, ENTIRE SANCTIPICATION. The subject of this biography, Mrs. Sarah A. Lankford Palmer, was born in the city of New York, April 23, 1806. Her father, Heniy Worrall, was a native of Yorkshire, England. "In his fourteenth year," says Dr. Richard Wheatley, the biographer of Mrs. Phoebe Palmer, " young Worrall stole away from his home one morning to attend one of Mr. Wesley's five o'clock meetings at Bradford. It pleased the Lord, through the ministry of that remarkable man, to enlighten his mind. He was converted and joined the society, and from the hand of John Wesley received a ticket of membership. For a time he walked in the light of God, but by incau- tion in reading skeptical authors he fell into great darkness." But his faith was restored. When about twenty-five years old, he came to America and here married Miss Dorothy Wade, of New York. They had ten sons and six daughters. Of them, nine attained maturity. Their namea were Henry C., Caroline R., Sarah A., Phoebe, Noah M., Mary Jane, Wade B., Hannah A., and Dr. Isaac G. Worrall. Wade married a daughter of Rev. Peter Moriarty, an early and honored minister of Methodism. Phcebe was married to Dr. Walter C. Palmer. Dr. Miles W. Palmer, his brother, married Hannah Angelina. Mary Jane was married to Joseph A. Kellogg. Dr. Isaac G. Worrall married a granddaughter of the Rev. Billy Hibbard, whose ministry early in this century made so great a stir in the Calvinism of New England. Sarah A. was married to Thomas A. Lankford, and some years after his death, and after that of her sister Phoebe, she was married to Dr. Walter C. Palmer. Henry married SarahShields. Noah married Angelina McDermott. Caroline married Kedric Rehoen. The sons...