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Jonathan Smith Green

1796– 1878

Born in Lebanon, Connecticut; graduated from Andover Theological Seminary in 1827; sailed that same year to Hawai‘i with wife Theodotia in third company of missionaries sent by ABCFM; briefly stationed at Lahaina, Maui, and Hilo, Hawai‘i, before moving to Wailuku, Maui, in 1832; served as founding principal of the Wailuku Girls’ Seminary, 1836–42; left ABCFM service in 1842 because of the organization’s tie to American slaveholders; became pastor at Makawao, Maui, affiliated with American Missionary Association; died at Makawao. (See Day, History Makers of Hawaii, 46; Missionary Album, 104–5; Grimshaw, Paths of Duty, 241; Kuykendall, Hawaiian Kingdom, 1:442; GQC journal, Apr. 5–6, 9, 11, May 14, June 4, Sept. 3, 1851.)