Colson, Ebenezer a Methodist Episcopal minister, was born at Plainfield, Massachusetts, about 1805. He was converted at the age of fifteen, and at twenty-four entered the Oneida Conference. In 1844 he joined the Genesee Conference, in which; he labored as health would permit, until his death, December 16, 1864. Mr. Colson was a true man, deeply pious and faithful. See Minutes of Annual Conferences, 1864, page 134.