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1807 – Born in New Ipswich, New Hampshire on June 22, 1807. 1824 – Attended Williams College, where he graduated first in his class. 1848 – He and his wife, whom he married in 1830, went on to serve as missionaries in Burma. 0riginal intention had been to translate the Bible into Burmese, but he ..

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1721- Born in Moravia -A Moravian Church missionary to the American Indians. 1738 – Educated in Saxony, and was migrated to America in settling in Bethlehem, Pa. 1745 – He began 63 years of missionary service among the Indians. 1772 -He established the Christian Indian village of Schoenbrunn (the first settlement in Ohio), But it ..

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1506 – Saint Francis Xavier, born on the 7th of April in Xavier Castle, near Sangüesa, Navarre Spain. Spanish  San Francisco Javier, or Xavier  the greatest Roman Catholic missionary of modern times, who was instrumental in the establishment of Christianity in India, the Malay Archipelago, and Japan. 1525 – He journeyed to the University of ..

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1808 – Born in March 14th in Prattsburg, New York. Narcissa Whitman, a gentle missionary, became one of the most famous women of the West because she crossed the continent as one of the first two white women who managed almost the whole way from Independence, Missouri, to Oregon riding side-saddle. 1824 – At the ..

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1802 – He was born this year in the Oregon Country. He is famous for leading the first large party of wagon trains along the Oregon Trail.   1834 – He applied to the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions.   1835 – He traveled with missionary Samuel Parker to present-day north-western Montana and ..

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1713 – Born on the Balearic Island of Majorca on the 24th of November. 1730 – On the 14th of September, he entered the Order of Friars Minor. 1749 – He also occupied the Duns Scotus chair of philosophy at the College of San Fernando until he joined the missionary college of San Fernando. 1767 ..

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?? AC – Born in Bethsaida in Galilee.  He was the brother of Andrew, son of Jona (John), and probably the oldest of Jesus’ twelve disciples.   10-26 AD – Simon worked as a fisherman.   26 AD – Jesus told Simon to follow him and changed his name to Peter.   26-30 AD – Peter followed ..

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