Brownell, John B
Brownell, John B.
a Wesleyan Methodist minister, son of the preceding, was born in St. Kitts, W.I., October 29, 1802. He was converted at the Kingswood School, England; commenced his ministry in 1826; labored for five years in the West Indies, for five in Malta (1833 to 1838), then in the upper provinces of Canada, and finally in Bermuda (1846) and the lower provinces. He became a supernumerary in 1861, and died at Frederickton, N.B., March 27, 1864. His attainments in scholarship were respectable, and he was a good sermonizer. His piety was intelligent and decided. See Huestis, Memorials of Wesl. Meth. Preachers (Halifax, N.S., 1872), page 28.