Coffing, Jackston Green
Coffing, Jackston Green a Congregational minister, was born at Redstone, Pennsylvania, September 21, 1824. He graduated at Marietta College in 1853; was a student at Union Theological Seminary from 1853 to 1856; then a resident licentiate in 1856 and 1857; was ordained November 9, 1856; was a foreign missionary at Aintab, Western Asia, from 1857 to 1861; also at Hajin and Adana, in 1861 and 1862, and was assassinated at Alexandretta, March 26, 1862. See Gen. Cat. of Union Theol. Sem. 1876, page 77.