NEWTON, Edward Payson

NEWTON, Edward Payson. Lahore 8.7.1850 — Jalalpur, Gujrat dt., Punjab 10.4.1918. Rev. U.S. Presbyterian Missionary in India. Son of Rev. —> John N. and Elizabeth Popham Janvier (d. 1857). Educated at Princeton College and Alleghany Theological Seminary. Arrived in India 1874 and worked 43 years in Ludhiana and Khanna. Married 1875 Sarah Ann Higgs, two sons and one daughter. Note that claims he died in Kassauli 14.5.1912.

Publications: Pañjābī Grammar, with Exercises and Vocabulary. 533 p. Ludhiana 1898.

– Translated New testament in Pañjābī.

Sources: Obituary from the Indian Standard republ. in The Harvest Field July 1918, 271; stray notes.

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