Cochrane, Sylvester a Congregational minister, was born at Antrim, N.H., May 8, 1796. He graduated from Dartmouth College in 1823, and was ordained at Poultney, Vermont, in 1827, where he labored six years with great success. In 1837 he removed to Michigan, and preached in Vermontville and Howell, and for the Presbyterian Church in Northville. He died March 14, 1860, at Northville. Mr. Cochrane was an able and faithful minister, and an advocate of all moral reforms. See Cong. Quarterly, 1860, page 344.