Brown, Ebenezer a Congregational minister, was born at Brimfield, Massachusetts. He studied theology, and was first settled as pastor over the Congregational Church in the north parish of Wilbraham, March 3, 1819. He resigned this charge, July 1827, and was installed three months later over the Congregational Church in Prescott, where he continued until March 1835. He left this Church to accept a call to the Second Church in Hadley. In 1838 he went from this position to Illinois under a commission from the American Home Missionary Society, and settled first in Byron, Ogle County. In November 1843, he aided in forming the Congregational Church in Roscoe, and two months later assumed its pastoral charge. He died there, February 13, 1872. See Obituary Record of Yale College, 1870-80 sup.