Brackett, Edward a Methodist Episcopal minister, was born in Limington, Me., July 10, 1806. He was converted at the age of nineteen, received license to preach in 1837, and in 1841 entered the Maine Conference. On the division of the conference he became a member of the East Maine division, and in it labored till his decease, Sept. 30, 1869. Mr. Brackett was eminently plain and practical, exemplary in his life, and much beloved. See Minutes of Annual Conferences, 1870, p. 151.