Brandt, Charles a minister in the Free Methodist Church, was a native of Prussia. In 1869 he was received into the Church, and in 1870 into the Illinois Conference. His appointments were Winnebago and Freeport, Savannah and Plum River, Freeport and Lena, the German Mission, and the Oregon Mission. He died in Oregon in the early part of 1879. He was a student of cultivated taste. He could speak readily the German, the French, the Spanish, and the English languages. See Annual Conferences of the Free Methodist Church, 1879, page 94.