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Lydia Brown

1780– 1865

Born in Wilton, New Hampshire; sailed to Hawai‘i in 1834, part of seventh company sent out by ABCFM; associated with Wailuku Female Seminary, 1835–40, primarily teaching native girls the domestic arts; labored in Kalua‘aha, Moloka‘i, 1840–57, operating a school for girls; died in Honolulu. (See Day, History Makers of Hawaii, 15; Missionary Album, 57; Grimshaw, Paths of Duty, 240; Kuykendall, Hawaiian Kingdom, 1:438; GQC journal, Apr. 1, 1851.)