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Titus Coan

1801– 1882

Born in Killingworth, Connecticut; graduated from Auburn Theological Seminary, Massachusetts, in 1833; sailed to Hawai‘i with his wife, Fidelia, in 1834, members of seventh company of ABCFM missionaries; stationed at Hilo, Hawai‘i, 1835–53; left ABCFM service in 1853; remained in Hilo as pastor of Haili church until his death; visited Salt Lake City in 1870. (See Day, History Makers of Hawaii, 24; Missionary Album, 70–71; Coan, Life in Hawaii; Dictionary of American Biography, 2:236–37; Grimshaw, Paths of Duty, 240–41; Kuykendall, Hawaiian Kingdom, 1:439; GQC journal, May 7, 1854.)