Brown, Jacob A
Brown, Jacob A.
a Methodist Episcopal minister, was born at Morristown, N.J., September 15, 1810. He became a Christian in early manhood, in due time was licensed to exhort and to preach, and in 1834 entered the Ohio Conference. On the formation of the North Ohio Conference he became a member of it. During his later years he sustained a superannuated relation, retired to Delaware, Ohio, and engaged in mercantile business, where, by his integrity, fair dealing, and genuine piety, he won the high respect of all. He died Jan. 26, 1879. As a preacher Mr. Brown was clear, tender, and scriptural. He was an affectionate man and a faithful Christian. See Minutes of Annual Conferences, 1879, page 39.