Frederick Brown

(1860-1899). Pioneer Seventh-day Adventist minister in India. He was a son of a Protestant minister in the state of New York and was dedicated by his parents for service in India in his childhood. At the age of 15 he was baptized in the Free Will Baptist Church. At 17 he determined to become a preacher, and was licensed to preach in 1881. After completing his theological education at Hillsdale College (Michigan), he was invited by the Free Will Baptist Mission Board to go to India, where he went in 1888 as the college’s missionary. He served as Indian secretary for his missionary society from 1890 to 1892. While in India he married Kate D. Lawrence, a member of the Disciples Church and a missionary of the Christian Women’s Board of Missions. She did zenana work among the women, trained...

From the Seventh-day Adventist Encyclopedia. Published with permission from the Review and Herald Publishing Association.

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