Cooper, Samuel Milroy

Cooper, Samuel Milroy a Presbyterian minister, was born in the Kishacoquillas Valley, Pennsylvania, in 1814. He graduated at Jefferson College, Cannonsburg, in 1836; studied one year (1837) at Princeton Theological Seminary; was licensed to preach by the Huntingdon Presbytery, April 16, 1840, and ordained October 15 following, as, pastor at Lick Run Mills, Centre County, Pennsylvania, and continued to preach there until the spring of 1852. He was also at this time in charge of a female seminary at Jacksonville, and continued in this position for about a year and a half after his pastoral relation closed with the Lick Run Church, when he received a call to Clearfield, and there spent two years. After a trip to Florida for his health, he became stated supply at Little Valley, Pennsylvania, but soon returned to the female seminary, the buildings of which belonged to him. His health shortly failed altogether, and he died at East Kishacoquillas, August 16, 1860. See Hist. of Presbyterianism in Huntingdon, 1874; Genesis Cat. of Princeton Theol. Sem. 1881, page 114.

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