Batcheler, John a Methodist Episcopal minister, was born at Brookfield, Mass., Aug. 23, 1795. He was converted at the age of sixteen; received license to preach in 1817; was ordained deacon in 1821, and in 1830 was ordained elder and received into the Maine Conference. In 1841 he located, and in 1843 was put on the superannuated list, which relation he held until his decease, Feb. 15, 1873. Mr. Batcheler was a man of great devotedness to the Church, and was highly esteemed by all who knew him. See Minutes of Annual Conferences, 1873, p. 70.