Source: Native Clergymen (Rev Frank Perry, The Church In Madras 1904)
Biography: JESUDASEN JOHN was the son of John Devasagaiyam. He was a contemporary of D. Gnanamuttu, and was with him both at the Palamcottah Seminary and the Madras C.M. Institution. He worked as a Catechist during the same period, and was ordained deacon at St. George's Cathedral on the same day. He was ordained priest by Bishop Dealtry in 1851 . All his valuable work was done at Palamcottah, where he died in 1889.