Koch, Henry, a pioneer minister of the German Reformed Church in Western Pennsylvania, was born in Northampton Co., Pa., in 1795; pursued his theological studies with Rev. Dr. Becker, of Baltimore, Md.; was licensed and ordained in 1819, and settled in what is now Clarion Co., Pa. He died August 7,1845. He laid the foundations of numerous congregations. Five charges have grown up on his field, which constitute the heart of what is now Clarion Classis. His memory is blessed.