Colwell, John W
Colwell, John W.
a Free-will Baptist minister, was born about 1810. He was ordained at Rochester, Massachusetts, September 3, 1841, and was pastor there four years; at Charlestown and Richmond, R.I., in 1846. During the next five years he organized a Church at Cranston. He died April 26, 1852, on board the steamer off the coast of Mexico, near Acapulco. See Free-will Baptist Register, 1853, page 87.