Details of CHRISTIAN SAMUEL KOHLHOFF

Born: 1815

Died: 1881

Source: SPG Missionary (Rev Frank Perry, The Church In Madras 1904)

Biography: CHRISTIAN SAMUEL KOHLHOFF was born in 1815 at Tanjore, being the son of the Rev. J. C. Kohlhoff, of the S.P.C.K. Mission, and the grandson of the Rev. J. B. Kohlhoff, of the Royal Danish Mission. He was educated at Bishop's College, Calcutta; ordained deacon in 1839, and priest in 1840, by the Bishop of Madras. After forty-two years work he died at Tranquebar in 1881. His principal work was at Erungalore, where his father founded a mission and built a Church. Here he worked from 1858 till his death.