Dow, John G
Dow, John G., a Methodist Episcopal minister, was born at Gilmanton, N.H., June 15, 1785; entered the New England Conference in 1822; in 1833 was made presiding elder; in 1839 was agent of Newbury Seminary; was superannuated in 1857; and died at Chelsea, Massachusetts, May 18, 1858, having preached thirty-six years. Mr. Dow was "an excellent man and minister, sound in doctrine, deep in experience, and uniform in piety. His preaching was full of thought, and in demonstration of the Spirit." — Minutes of Conferences, 1859, page 141.