JELLINGHAUS, Theodor

JELLINGHAUS, Theodor. Šlissel’burg (Schlüsselburg) near St.Petersburg 21.6.1841 — Berlin 4.10.1913. German Missionary in India. Born in Russia, son of a Pietist Minister. After theology studies missionary of Gossner Mission in Chota Nagpur, India 1866-70. Then minister in Rädnitz and from 1881 in Gütergotz near Potsdam. He was one of the…

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EXEM, Albert van

EXEM, Albert van. 1918 — 1994. S.J. Father. Belgian Missionary and Anthropologist in India. From 1946 worked 17 years among Muṇḍas. Fluent in Muṇḍari. Publications: “Haram and Singbonga. The Concept of the Supreme Being According to Munda Mythology”, P. Ponette (ed.), The Munda World. Ranchi 1978, 81-115. – The Religious System…

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WAGNER, Paul

WAGNER, Paul. 1868 — 1951. Rev. German Missionary in India. Worked in Chota Nagpur. WW I forced him back to Germany. Married 1897 Marie Hahn, the daughter of —> Ferdinand Hahn, children. Publications: “Some Kolarian Riddles current among the Mundaris in Chota Nagpur, Bengal”, JASB Extra Number 1904, 62-79. – Translated Nottrott’s Grammar of…

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SMET, Jean de

SMET, Jean de. 1862 — 1???. Rev. S.J. Belgian Missionary in India. In Ranchi. Publications: Rudiments of a Mundari Grammar. Calcutta 1891. Sources: No further details found.

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SCHAENZLIN (Schänzlin), Gottlieb L.

SCHAENZLIN (Schänzlin), Gottlieb L. Pfullingen near Reutlingen 25.5.1877 — Springfield, Clark, Ohio 27.9.1963. Rev. German Methodist Missionary in India, then in the U.S.A. Son of Johann Jakob Sch. M.A. 1921 Johns Hopkins, in Indology. From 1907 worked in Bengal, from 1914 he was Principal of Collins Institute and Bible Training School…

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RAMSAY, E. Wardlaw

RAMSAY, E. Wardlaw. 18?? — 19??. Miss. British (Scottish) Missionary in India. Worked many years among Korkus in Central India. E. Stock, History of the Church Missionary Society. Suppl. vol. L. 1916, 125 says that one Miss E. Wardlaw-Ramsay came to Palestine in 1889 and died in Jaffa in 1913, but…

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PRENDERGAST, M. H.

PRENDERGAST, M. H. 18?? — 1???. In 1880 he was Assistant Superintendent of Police in Yizigapatam of the Madras Province. Publications: “Short Vocabulary of the Savara Language”, JRAS N.S. 13, 1881, 425-428. Sources: With mere initials he is very difficult to trace, according to geni.com no close relative of Thomas Pr.

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NOTTROTT, Alfred

NOTTROTT,  Carl Gustav Rudolf Eduard Alfred. Oppershausen, Thüringen 19.8.1837 — Westfalen 1924. Rev. German Lutheran Missionary in India. Studies at Halle, then left to India. During a furlough Ph.D. 1887 Leipzig. Hon. D.D. 1907 Halle. WW I forced him back to Germany. Married 1896 Louise Hahn, daughter of —> Ferdinand Hahn…

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NORTON, Albert Benjamin

NORTON, Albert Benjamin. Alabama, Genesee co., NY 21.3.1847 — Dhond, Punjab 31.12.1923. Rev. U.S. Methodist Missionary in India. Son of Moses N. and Sally Ann Lynch, a farming family. Graduated from Northwestern University and and the Garrett Biblical Institute. Arrived in India in 1872 as Methodist missionary and worked in…

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DRIVER, W. H. P.

DRIVER, W. H. P. 18?? — 1???. Civilian, probably Civil Servant, interested in Ethnology (Muṇḍa and Draviḍian) and Archaeology. An emigration agent in Ranchi (1880/91), where he also found prehistoric remains. Publications: “Notes on some Kolarian Tribes”, JASB 57:1, 1889, 7-18 & 60:1, 1891, 24-37; “The Korkus”, JASB 61:1, 1892,…

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