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King, Jonas 1792- Missionary; born in Hawley, Mass., July 29, 1792; graduated at Williams College in 1816, and at Andover Seminary in 1819. For some months he was engaged in missionary work in South Carolina; and he went to Palestine in the same work in 1826, where he remained about three years. Reaching Boston in the fall of 1827, he was employed as missionary in the Northern and Middle States, and in July, 1828, he entered upon the Greek mission. A year later he married a Greek lady, all of 1827, he was employed as missionary in the Northern and Middle States, and in July, 1828, he entered upon the Greek mission. A year later he married a Greek lady, and remained in that country until his death, in Athens, May 22, 1869. Before 1867 he had translated and printed, in modern Greek, five volumes of the American Tract Society's publications. He also published four volumes of his own works in that language. Mr. King was one of the most efficient workers in the missionary field.