Searles, Isaac, a minister of the Methodist Episcopal Church, was born in Hartford, Conn., Oct. 30, 1816, removed to Ohio at an early age, and professed conversion in his seventeenth year. He was received on trial into the Rock River Conference, Aug. 25, 1841; ordained deacon in 1843, and elder in 1845. In 1848 the Wisconsin Conference was formed, and Mr. Searles became One of its members. He was superannuated for a short time, but became effective in 1852; superannuated in 1866, and active in 1867. His last appointment was Brandon, Wis., Where he died, Dec. 8, 1870. See Minutes of Annual Conferences, 1871, p. 273.