Brown,William Colvin a Protestant Episcopal clergyman of the diocese of New Jersey, entered the ministry in 1854, and in 1857 was rector in Haverhill, Massachusetts; the next year was rector in Newport, R.I., having charge of Zion Church. In 1862 he was called to the rectorship of St. Stephen's Church, Milburn, N.J.; and in 1867 removed to Hanover. For several years thereafter he was not regularly employed in ministerial labor. In 1875 he went to Europe. He died at Lyringham, Massachusetts, September 8, 1880. See Prot. Episc. Almanac, 1881, page 172.