Brooks, William A
Brooks, William A.
a Methodist Episcopal minister, was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, July 7, 1810. He was converted at the age of twenty-one; licensed to exhort in 1836; and in 1838 entered the New Jersey Conference, in which he toiled zealously and successfully, in the pulpit, pastorate, and in the distribution of Bibles, until his death, September 12, 1868. Mr. Brooks was a man of much prayer and great liberality; always cheerful and laborious. See Minutes of Annual Conferences, 1869, page 63.