Brown, Obadiah B
Brown, Obadiah B.
a Baptist minister, was born in Newark, N.J., July 20, 1779. He was licensed in 1806, and first preached at Salem. In February 1807, he removed to Washington city, and in May following was called to the pastorate of the First Baptist Church there. During his stay in Washington he became chief clerk under the postmaster-general. He died May 2, 1852. See Sprague, Annals of the Amer. Pulpit, 6:538.