Coate, Samuel a Methodist Episcopal minister, entered the New York Conference in 1794, and after traveling Flanders Circuit, N.J., and Albany Circuit, N.Y., went in 1806 to Canada as a co-laborer with Dunham, Coleman, and Wooster. In 1806 he was stationed at Montreal. His later history is unrecorded. See Stevens, Hist. of the M.E. Church, 3:195, 476; 4:274; Sprague, Annals of the Amer. Pulpit; 7:255, 256.