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Name: ERHARDT, John James

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Birth Date: 17 Apr 1823 B├Ânigheim, W├╝rttemburg

Death Date: 14 Aug 1901 Stuttgart

First Date: 1848

Last Date: 1855

Profession: Missionary

Area: Mombasa

Married: In Clerkenwell 1 Aug 1856 Maria Sophia Deerr b. 1831 India, d. 8 Apr 1891 Genoa

Children: Conrad Charles James (1870 North West Provinces, India)

Book Reference: CMS

School: Basle seminary

General Information:

CMS 1848 - Age 25. Of Bonningheim, Wurtemberg. At Basle Seminary and 1846 at CM College. 1847, Dec 19 Deacon and 1848 Oct 29 Priest by Bishop of London. 1848, Dec 20 to East Africa; 1855, April 27 to England; 1856, Sept 1 transferred to North India ……….. With Rebmann constructed the sketch map of Eq. Africa, from native sources, which gave the first impetus to the travels and discoveries of the following years. Author of 'Enguduk Iloigob, Vocabulary of the Masai Language ………… Married 1856, Aug 1, Maria Sophia Deerr, daughter of a CMS Missionary,  who died at Genoa April 8 1891. He died at Stuttgart 14 Aug 1901. Rabai has Jacob Erhardt - smoked a pipe - Krapf could hardly bear it.

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