Cowle, John a minister of the Methodist Episcopal Church South, was born in Huntingdonshire, England, in January 1815. He went with his parents to Vanderburgh County, Indiana, in 1822; removed to Arkansas in 1838; and in 1841 entered the Arkansas Conference. From 1868, he was a siperannuate to the close of his life, June 6, 1870. During his entire ministry Mr. Cowle' acquitted himself with honor. He was a close student and: a laborious minister. See Minutes of Annual Conferences of the M.E. Church .South, 1870, page 496.