Arnold, John a Methodist Episcopal minister, was born at Great Barrington, Mass., in 1780. He was converted in 1796, and in 1815 joined the Genesee Conference. In 1830, on the division of the conference, he became a member of the Oneida Conference. .In 1831 he became superannuated, and so remained till his decease, April 23, 1872. See Minutes of Annual Conferences, 1872, p. 131.