Rev. John Diell - 6th Missionary Company 1833

Last Updated: Jun 22, 2017 PST

PICTURE: John Diell Name: John Diell
Born: Cherry Valley, N.Y., Aug., 1808
Schools: Hamilton College -1827; Andover Seminary -1832
Arrived: Honolulu, May 1, 1833
Married: (Caroline Platt)
Departed: to U. S. Dec. 3, 1840
Died: Jan. 18, 1841 at sea*
Other: Chaplain of the American Seamen's Friend Society. (*)After arriving in Hawaii he labored about 5 years, after which he took an extended sea voyage for his health. He died at sea, Jan. 18, 1841, and was buried in Pacific Ocean, Lat. 40 S.
Source: [1] Picture: John Diell []

PICTURE: Mrs. Caroline (Platt) Diell 1887Wife: Mrs. Caroline (Platt) Diell
Born: Plattsburg, N. Y., 1807
Married: (John Diell)
Children: 4
Departed: to U. S. in 1841
Died: Adriance, VA., Jan. 16, 1901
Other: She lived in Honolulu about 8 yrs and returned to U. S. in the ship Lausanne in 1841, with 4 children. There she lived in Plattsburg, N.Y., and later in Richmond, VA.
Source: [1] Picture: Mrs. Caroline (Platt) Diell 1887[1]





  • [1] Extracted From "Portraits of American Protestant Missionaries to Hawaii" (1901) - Published by the Hawaiian Mission Children's Society