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Brown, Samuel Robbins

Born: 1810 AD
Died: 1880 AD
Nationality: American
Categories: Missionaries

1810 – He was born in Connecticut.

1832 – He graduated at Yale, studied theology in Columbia, S. C.

1834 – He taught for four years in the New York Institution for the Deaf and Dumb.

1838 – He went to Canton and opened, for the Morrison Education Society, the first Protestant School in the Chinese Empire — a school in which were taught Yung Wing and other pupils who afterward came to the United States.

1851-1859 – Dr. Brown returned to the United States and became a pastor and teacher of boys at Owasco Outlet, near Auburn.

         – He was one of the founders of the Asiatic Society of Japan and in many ways was one of the most prominent makers of the new Japan.

1880 – He is buried at Monson, Mass., his boyhood’s home.