Ann H. Judson of Burma by E. Published by Christian Literature Crusade, See more recommended Missionary biographies. Ann Hasseltine Judson : Teacher, translator, author and first missionary wife of Adoniram Judson, she was the first American woman missionary to go overseas.
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Ann H. Judson of Burma by E. Published by Christian Literature Crusade, See more recommended Missionary biographies. Ann Hasseltine Judson : Teacher, translator, author and first missionary wife of Adoniram Judson, she was the first American woman missionary to go overseas. Born December 22, , in Bradford, Massachusetts, Ann became a Christian at sixteen, studied at Bradford Academy, and taught school for several years.
Married Adoniram on February 5, , and within a few days they began a four month ocean journey with some other missionaries on the brig "Caravan" bound for Calcutta, India. Ann learned the Burmese and Siamese languages, did translation work, taught Burmese girls, and managed her household and cared for her husband during his 18 month imprisonment in When home in the United States briefly in because of ill health, she wrote a history of the Burmese work titled American Baptist Mission to the Burman Empire, which was published in She died October 24, , at the age of thirty-seven.
Born November 3, , in Alstead, New Hampshire. Her family knew the Judsons well, and when she was thirteen she wrote a poem on the death of the first child of Ann and Adoniram. Later they settled at Tavoy to work with a mountain tribe Karens , where she founded a school for girls.
Her husband died in , and she continued the work with her small son, George. Sarah married Adoniram in , nearly eight years after the death of Ann Judson. During eleven years of marriage, they had eight? She translated hymns and other materials into the Burmese language. She died September 1, , exhausted and ill, on a ship sailing back to the United States. Born August 22, , in Eaton, New York.
She was a professional writer under the pen name of Fanny Forester. Judson had read some of her writings and contacted her to write the biography of his second wife, Sarah. After working together on the biography, their acquaintance lead to their being married in , about a year after his return to the United States following the death of Sarah.
They returned to Burma, where Emily finished the biography of Sarah, which was published in They had two children, a daughter Emily, born in , and a son Charles, born and died the same day in , three weeks after the death of Judson.
Adoniram Judson — Biographies and Information
Adoniram Judson was born in Malden, Mass. He entered the sophomore class of Brown University at the age of In , uncertain about a permanent vocation, he began a short tour of the North. He entered Andover Seminary in but did not announce his ministerial intentions until Influenced by contemporary romantic sentiments for preaching to the heathen, Judson joined other youthful seminarians in forming the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions In the board dispatched him to seek joint missionary action with the London Missionary Society. On his return to Boston he convinced the board to proceed without British aid.
Adoniram Judson Facts
In six seminary students, with a petition drafted by Judson, succeeded in getting the General Association of Massachusetts Congregational to establish the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions. He was delayed by the capture of his vessel by a French privateer, and growing international tensions on the eve of the War of prompted the American board to act independently. In Judson and his wife, Ann Hasseltine — , along with four other missionaries, set out for India. Anticipating a meeting with Baptists at Serampur , India, they made a study of Baptism while they were aboard ship and were won over to the Baptist point of view. They were baptized by immersion and left the U. Adapting local customs to evangelism, Judson opened his first public preaching place in He soon founded a Myanmar church , established schools, and trained preachers.
Adoniram Judson biography
Then he adds this: "Whoever loves his life loses it, and whoever hates his life in this world will keep it for eternal life" John In other words, a fruitful life and an eternal life come from this: dying like a seed and hating your life in this world. To put it more plainly and specifically, God designs that the suffering of his ministers and missionaries is one essential means in the joyful triumphant spread of the gospel among all the peoples of the world. The position we are now in with regard to world evangelization. The pain of Adoniram Judson as an illustration of the truth. A plea to you to be a part of what Judson and Christ died for.