Bloomer, William (2)
Bloomer, William (2), a Methodist Episcopal minister, brother of Reuben H., was born in Newburgh, N.Y., Feb. 23, 1809. He was converted at the age of twenty- one, and in 1836 joined the New York Conference. In 1865 failure of health compelled him to retire from active service, and in the following year he became superannuated, and continued in that relation to the end of his life, May 19, 1872. Mr. Bloomer was a good preacher, a confidential friend, a superior pastor. See Minutes of Annual Conferences, 1873, p. 46.