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Clergyman

Isaac Van Arsdale Brown, American clergyman. member American Bible Society Author: Memories of Robert Finley, 1819.

Background

Brown, Isaac Van Arsdale was born on November 4, 1784 in Duckemin, New Jersey, United States. Son of Abraham R. and Margaret Brown.

Education

Graduated from College of New Jersey (now Princeton), 1802. Doctor of Divinity, Lafayette College, Easton, Massachusetts, 1858.

Career

Tutor, College of New Jersey, 1805-1806. Licensed and ordained to ministry by New Brunswick Presbytery, 1807. Pastor Maidenhead (later Lawrenceville) Presbyterian Church, 1807-1842.

Established Maidenhead Academy (later Lawrenceville Classical and Commercial School), 1810, principal, until 1833. Trustee College of New Jersey, 1816-1861, Princeton Seminary, 1822-1861. Organized Presbyterian Church, Mount Holly, New Jersey, 1842.

A founder American Colonization Society. An original member American Bible Society Author: Memories of Robert Finley, 1819. Slavery Irreconcilable with Christianity and Sound Reason, 1858.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Memories of Robert Finley, 1819. Slavery Irreconcilable with Christianity and Sound Reason, 1858.

Membership

Member American Bible Society Author: Memories of Robert Finley, 1819.

Connections

Married Mary Wright Houston, 1807.

father:
Abraham R.

mother:
Margaret Brown

spouse:
Mary Wright Houston