Brown, Nehemiah a Presbyterian minister, was born at Canterbury, Connecticut, June 11, 1791. After leaving college he studied divinity. He was for a time principal of Clinton Academy, in East Hampton, L.I. He was ordained and installed eighth pastor of the First Presbyterian Church in Huntington, October 18, 1824. In consequence of failing health he resigned this charge, June 25, 1832, and removed to New York city. Here he was for several years principal of the Pickett School, and he afterwards taught a collegiate school in Washington, D.C., but returned to New York to pass his later years. He died January 5, 1876. See Obituary Record of Yale College, 1876.