Coit, J Townsend
Coit, J. Townsend a Presbyterian minister, was born at Buffalo, N.Y., May 8, 1824. He graduated at Yale College in 1844; during his college course was converted; entered the theological seminary at Andover, Mass., in 1845; after completing his studies, sailed for Europe in 1849, and remained there two years. In 1851 he was licensed by the Niagara Presbytery; in 1854, accepted a call from the Church at .Albion, N.Y., where he labored for five years; in 1860, accepted a call. from the Church of St. Peter's in Rochester, and died January 23, 1863. See Wilson, Presb. Hist. Almanac, 1864, page 105.