ELMORE, Wilber Theodore. Saint Charles, Kane county, Illinois 29.7.1871 — Wayne, Delaware 27.11.1935. Rev. U.S. Baptist Missionary in South India. Son of Jerome Humphrey E. and Emeline Sarah Hall. Ph.D. 1915 University of Nebraska, Lincoln. Worked in Rampatnam, Nellore dt. (1909 there) until 1918. Then in Lincoln, Nebraska, in 1925 moved to Wayne PA, where he taught at Eastern Baptist Seminary. Married Maude Johnson, musician and composer Robert Hall E. was his son, two other sons and one daughter. The ancestry.com has enigmatic account of his birth: “Born in S India, Lincolnshire, England on 1871 to Jerom Humphrey Elmore [who is said to be born in Illinois] and Emeline Sarah Hall [also American]”.
Publications: Diss. Dravidian Gods in modern Hinduism: a study of the local and village deities of Southern India. 163 p. S.l. 1913/Lincoln, Nebraska 1915.
Sources: Only one work in N.U.C. (+ a Christian booklet by his wife); family details in wikitree.com.
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