digplanet beta 1: Athena
Share digplanet:

Agriculture

Applied sciences

Arts

Belief

Business

Chronology

Culture

Education

Environment

Geography

Health

History

Humanities

Language

Law

Life

Mathematics

Nature

People

Politics

Science

Society

Technology

Charlotte White (b. July 13, 1782, d. ?) was the first unmarried American woman missionary sent to a foreign country. She was sponsored by the Baptist Board of Foreign Missions and arrived in British India in 1816.

Early life[edit]

Charlotte "Susanna" Hazen Atlee was born in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, the daughter of Judge William Augustus Atlee and Esther Bowes Sayre. She married Nathaniel Hazen White in 1803. He died in 1804 and the couple's one child died in 1805. Charlotte White joined the First Baptist Church in Haverhill, Massachusetts in 1807.[1]

Missionary to India[edit]

Charlotte White's application to become a missionary with the newly founded Baptist Board of Foreign Missions was controversial as many members of the Board believed that only ordained males should be appointed missionaries. Charlotte was accepted as a missionary in a restricted appointment as a helper and companion for the wife of George Henry Hough, a missionary printer being sent to India, and with her assurance that she would be sustained by her own resources.[2]

Charlotte remained only briefly with the Houghs on arrival in Calcutta, India, marrying a widower with three sons, Joshua Rowe, a missionary with the English Baptist Missionary Society,(BMS) shortly after her arrival in 1816. She transferred to the BMS and the couple managed missionary schools in Digah, near Patna, India and Charlotte wrote a Hindustani language spelling book for children. In 1823, a letter from Charlotte was published, without her permission, accusing four prominent missionaries at Serampore College of expropriating property belonging to the Baptist Missionary Society.[3]

Joshua and Charlotte Rowe had three children. Rowe died in 1823. Charlotte remained in India until 1826 before returning to the United States with her three children.[4]

Later life[edit]

White taught English, music, and drawing in an academy at Lowndesboro, Alabama in the 1830s.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Barber, Edwin Atlee Genealogical Record of the Atlee Family Philadelphia: Wm. F. Fell & Co, 1884, pp. 80-81
  2. ^ Anderson, Gerald H. Biographical Dictionary of Christian Missions Grand Rapids, MI: Wm. B. Eerdman's Publishing Co., 1991, p. 727; Proceedings of the Baptist Convention for Missionary Purposes, Philadelphia, 1814, pp. 65, 112
  3. ^ The Reformer, Vol. 4, April 2, 1823, pp. 73-79
  4. ^ Brackney, William H The A to Z of Baptists Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 2009, p. 605; Missionary Herald, 1827, p. 293
  5. ^ Anderson, p. 727

Original courtesy of Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charlotte_White — Please support Wikipedia.
This page uses Creative Commons Licensed content from Wikipedia. A portion of the proceeds from advertising on Digplanet goes to supporting Wikipedia.
1000000 videos foundNext > 

Charlotte Hatherley - White

Music video by Charlotte Hatherley performing White. (C) 2009 Fullfill.

All About ME January 2015 - Charlotte White Center

Charlotte White plays Bach - Cello Suite No. 1, Prelude (abridged) using assistive music technology

As a teenager, Charlotte performed the opening bars of the prelude to Bach's cello suite. Perhaps not so remarkable until you learn that Charlotte is profoundly disabled and performed the piece...

The Mish Mash Show - Aye Patch Attacks (Starring Charlotte White)

The Mish Mash Show features an action-hero three-year old who goes on adventures to help teach other kids while having fun.

The OHMI Trust - An Interview with Charlotte White

The OHMI Trust - An Interview with Charlotte White http://www.ohmi.org.uk/

Rationing in WW2 by Charlotte White (Restoration Cake)

Charlotte White from Restoration Cake gives us the low down on food rationing during World War Two. This is in support of The Three Belles' Ration Book Challenge for Royal British Legion. ...

Dream by Charlotte White

Dream by charlotte white.

KKK & National Socialist Movement Clowned By Counter-Protesters In Charlotte "White Flour"

http://www.paperchaserdotcom.com/profiles/blogs/hilarious-protestors-dressed-as-clowns-disrupt-national-socialist The National Socialist Movement (NSM) a neo-nazi group and the Ku Klux Klan...

Charlotte White Water Center Mountain Biking

Charlotte White Water Center Mountain Biking.

Decorate a Heart Cookie with Charlotte White

In this baking tutorial, Charlotte White shows you how to use the decorating technique of flooding to create a truly beautiful and fabulous heart cookie. Perfect as a gift on Valentines Day,...

1000000 videos foundNext > 

369 news items

 
GoErie.com
Tue, 31 Mar 2015 17:56:15 -0700

He pitched for Triple-A Charlotte (White Sox) in 2013 and Triple-A Fresno (Giants) last season. He was a sixth-round pick in 2006 by the Orioles. Tyler Henson had a double, sacrifice and two runs scored for the Triple-A Phillies. Tyler Greene doubled ...
 
SouthCoastToday.com
Tue, 31 Mar 2015 08:45:00 -0700

WESTPORT. 350 Charlotte White Rd $385,000. Jason E. Gomes to Kimberly A. and Scott Casto. 29 Courtney Dr $390,000. Paul and Betty A. Sirois to Anthony D. and Natalie Branco. 24 Mount Pleasant St $177,000. Sandra A. Rebello to Elijah M. Bjornson.
 
SouthCoastToday.com
Sat, 28 Mar 2015 21:30:00 -0700

Internationally known Quaker merchant Captain Paul Cuffe, early public official George Gifford, colonial trader and privateer Captain Isaac Cory, mixed race herbalist Charlotte White, and the Lewis brothers, founders of North Westport's first modern ...

CNN

CNN
Fri, 20 Mar 2015 12:29:54 -0700

Charlotte's white silk dress, handed down from her grandmother, bore a train of Belgian lace that stretched past the second row of pews as she knelt near the altar. In family photos, the newlyweds look happy, a bit uncomfortable as the center of ...

cleveland.com (blog)

cleveland.com (blog)
Tue, 24 Mar 2015 22:08:29 -0700

Carlos "Cookie' Carrasco, facing Class AAA Charlotte (White Sox), threw 5 2/3 scoreless innings Tuesday. He struck out 10, walked one and allowed one hit. What happens next? RHP Josh Tomlin faces Angels right-hander Nick Tropeano at 4:05 p.m. in ...

VICE

VICE
Tue, 24 Mar 2015 07:14:54 -0700

In the early 2000s, after finishing his playing career with a one-year stint for the Carolina Panthers in Charlotte, White turned his attention towards providing opportunities for minority drivers in racing. "Throughout his entire career, he'd always ...
 
The Kittanning Paper
Sun, 22 Mar 2015 23:00:00 -0700

He is survived by his wife of 57 years: Charlotte (White) Toy; son: Wayne Mauthe and wife Kendra of DuBois; sister: Shirley McKee and husband Dean of Kittanning; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; his brother: ...

New York Times

New York Times
Fri, 06 Feb 2015 10:56:15 -0800

“It's called chutzpah,” said Charlotte White, describing how she, at age 100, could be bustling — with a walker, no less — around the elegant Hungarian Consulate on East 52nd Street one recent weeknight making final preparations for an evening billed ...
Loading

Oops, we seem to be having trouble contacting Twitter

Support Wikipedia

A portion of the proceeds from advertising on Digplanet goes to supporting Wikipedia. Please add your support for Wikipedia!

Searchlight Group

Digplanet also receives support from Searchlight Group. Visit Searchlight