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Bridges, Thomas (c. 1842–1898), dictionary compiler, missionary, and sheep farmer

James Piggot.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Linguistics; Religion and Education; Agriculture and Farming. 1631 words.

Bridges, Thomas (c. 1842–1898), dictionary compiler, missionary, and sheep farmer, was found abandoned, perhaps on a bridge near Bristol, aged about two and a half, and taken to an...

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Hepburn, James Curtis

Sam Alewitz.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Linguistics; Ophthalmology; Medicine and Health; Religion and Education. 1050 words.

Hepburn, James Curtis (13 March 1815–21 September 1911), medical missionary, oculist, and lexicographer, was born in Milton, Pennsylvania, the son of Samuel Hepburn, a lawyer, and Ann Clay,...

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Hunter, Robert (1823–1897), Free Church of Scotland missionary, geologist, and lexicographer

T. B. Johnstone.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Linguistics; Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Religion and Education; Geology and the Lithosphere. 625 words.

Hunter, Robert (1823–1897), Free Church of Scotland missionary, geologist, and lexicographer, was born at Newburgh, Fife, on 3 September 1823, son of John Hunter, a clerk of the Inland...

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Krapf, (Johann) Ludwig (1810–1881), linguist of Swahili and first protestant missionary in east Africa

P. J. L. Frankl.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Linguistics; Religion and Education. 1484 words.

Krapf, (Johann) Ludwig (1810–1881), linguist of Swahili and first protestant missionary in east Africa, was born on 11 January 1810 at Derendingen near Tübingen, in the kingdom of...

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Moffat, Robert (1795–1883), missionary in Africa and linguist

Elizabeth Elbourne.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Linguistics; Religion and Education. 5929 words.

Moffat, Robert (1795–1883), missionary in Africa and linguist, was born on 21 December 1795 in Ormiston, East Lothian, near Haddington, Scotland, the third of seven children of Robert...

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Schön, Jacob Friederich [James Frederick] (1803–1889), missionary and philologist

David Killingray.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Linguistics; Religion and Education. 929 words.

Schön, Jacob Friederich [James Frederick] (1803–1889), missionary and philologist, was born at Ober Weiler, Baden. He trained at the Basel missionary seminary and the Church Missionary...

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