Brown, John, Dd

Brown, John, D.D., a Presbyterian minister, was born in Co. Antrim, Ireland, June 16, 1763. His father emigrated to South Carolina, and the son's early education was limited. At 16 he entered the Revolutionary army as a volunteer. After the war he studied theology, and in 1783 was licensed to preach, and became pastor of Waxhaw Church, S. C. In 1809 he was appointed professor of Moral Philosophy in the College of S. C., and in 1811 president of the University of Georgia. He was made D.D. at Princeton 1811: His services in the university were faithfully discharged for many years, and on retiring he devoted himself again to pastoral work in Georgia. He died Dec. 11, 1842.-Sprague, Annals, 3:536.

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