Brown, Oliver Eldridge
Brown, Oliver Eldridge a Methodist Episcopal minister, was born at Huntington, L.I., in 1813. He received a careful religious training from his devout widowed mother, experienced religion at the age of seventeen, graduated at Wesleyan University in 1839, and in 1844 entered the New York Conference, in the active ranks of which he continued until his death, July 28, 1857. Mr. Brown was distinguished for his consistent life, deep piety, and faithful ministry. See Minutes of Annual Conferences, 1858, page 147.