Cooper, Eugene Becklard
Cooper, Eugene Becklard a Universalist minister, was born at Russell, N.Y., May 6, 1852. He received an early Methodist training, and became an exhorter; but soon after embraced Universalism; graduated from the theological school at Canton in 1876, and took charge of the Universalist society in Mexico, Oswego County. One year later he removed to Dexter, where he performed but one Sunday's service, when he was taken sick and suddenly died, September 24, 1877. Mr. Cooper was industrious, modest, true to his convictions, amiable, and faithful; an able and acceptable preacher. See Universalist Register, 1878, page 94.