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Nevius, John Livingston

(March 4, 1829–October 19, 1893). Presb. miss to China; b. near Ovid, New York; educ. Union Coll., Schenectady, New York, and Princeton (New Jersey) Theol. Sem.; worked at Ningpo (now Ninghsien) 1854–59, Hangchow 1859, in Shantung Province 1861–64, 1871–93; in Japan 1859–61, in Am. 1864–68; developed Nevius* Methods. Works include China and the Chinese; The Planting and Development of Missionary Churches.

H. S. C. Nevius, The Life of John Livingston Nevius (New York, 1895).

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