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John Williams (1796–1839)

Williams, John. An English missionary; born at Tottenham, June 29, 1796; killed and eaten by cannibals, at Erromanga, New Hebrides, Nov. 20, 1839. His adventurous and generally successful life as a missionary extended over a period of more than twenty years (1816–39). He wrote that famous classic of missionary literature, ‘A Narrative of Missionary Enterprises in the South Sea Islands.’