(Theophil occurs also as Gottlieb; November 5, 1790June 5, 1838). B. at the fortress of Grandenz (Grudziadz), West Prussia; educ. J. Jänicke's* miss. training school, Berlin; ordained 1812; CMS miss. to India 1814; at Tranquebar for several mos., then Madras till 1820; in the Tinnevelly dist. 182035; severed connection with CMS 1835; formed the Ger. miss. in Tinnevelly and led it 183538. See also Lutheran Foreign Mission Endeavors in the United States, Early, 2.
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