Brown, George R (2)
Brown, George R. (2)
a Universalist minister, was born at Watertown, N.Y., October 6, 1806. He removed with his parents to Peru, Ohio, in 1823, where for some years he worked on the farm summers and attended the district school winters. He was ordained to the Universalist ministry in 1837, and labored in Northern Ohio and Indiana, and Southern Michigan, serving largely as a pioneer. He died May 9, 1873, Mr. Brown possessed a special gift as counsellor and comforter to the afflicted, was mighty in the Scriptures, a firm and zealous advocate of temperance, and his life was above reproach. See Universalist Register, 1874, page 127.