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Ishmael Michael Semler
19th century
Anglican (CMS)
Mozambique

A boy from Mozambique, employed in a sailing ship as boat boy. In 1850, landed at Bombay. 1853, at Indo-British Institution under the care of the Rev. G. Candy (see Jones, William Henry and No. 411, List I). 1859, at Robert Money School. 1860, to Nasik. 1864, to the East Africa Mission, under Mr. Rebmann. 1885, May 31, ordained a deacon by Bishop of East Equatorial Africa (Hannington), and 1895, June 30, ordained a priest by Bishop of East Equatorial Africa (Tucker). 1885, Pastor at Frere Town.

Source:

Church Missionary Society, Register of Missionaries (Clerical, Lay and Female) and Native Clergy from 1804 to 1904.