Brim, William W
Brim, William W.
a Methodist Episcopal minister, was born at Henrietta, N.Y., May 18, 1827. He went to reside with friends on a farm, near Cazenovia, at the age of thirteen; was apprenticed to a turner at eighteen; experienced religion at nineteen; studied at Wyoming Seminary one year, a short time at Cazenovia, and graduated at Dickinson College in 1857. Soon afterwards he became principal of Rainsburgh Seminary, and in 1859 entered the East Baltimore Conference. In 1862 he became superannuated, and travelled for his health. In 1863 he became principal of Jonesville Seminary, and in 1864 retired to Lockport, N.Y., where he resided until his death, October 7, 1874. Mr. Brim was a genial Christian gentleman, and led a gentle, devoted life. See Minutes of Annual Conferences, 1875, page 32.