LASERON, Nathan Edward

LASERON, Nathan Edward. Koningsburg 15.8.1815 — Ootacamund 5.12.1868. Rev. German Missionary in Kerala. From Prussia, born in a Jewish family, son of Wulf Saul L. and Henrietta Simeon. Moved to Edinburgh. Connected with Church of Scotland he worked in Cochin preaching to local Jews in 1844-55. Married Eliza Kerr Sommerville, four daughters and two sons.
Publications: A Dictionary of the Malayalim and English and the English and Malayalim Languages. 242+10 p. Cottayam 1856.
Sources: Stray notes in Internet; ancestry.com.

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