Cochran, Samuel a Methodist Episcopal minister, was born in Halifax, Vermont, August 31, 1778. He was converted in 1800; labored some time as exhorter and local preacher, and in: 1804 entered the New York Conference, wherein he served the Church faithfully thirty-eight years. He died in the spring of 1845. Mr. Cochran was energetic, devoted, and successful in his ministry, and kind in all his social relations. See Minutes of Annual Conferences, 1846, page 31.