Coit, John Calkins
Coit, John Calkins a Presbyterian minister, was born at New London, Connecticut, in 1799. For a time he studied and practiced law, and was president of a bank in Cheraw, S.C. He was finally ordained and installed pastor of an old-school Presbyterian Church in Cheraw. His ecclesiastical and political sentiments were of a very decided character. During the last few years of his life he was without pastoral charge, and, for the improvement of his health, resided in Wisconsin, North Carolina, and South Carolina successively. He died in Cheraw, February 6, 1863. See Obituary Record of Yale College, 1864.